Benefits & social events



Hot Buttered Rum will perform July 12.

Playdate meets happy hour. “Oneg Shabbat: Saturdays Unplugged” will offer children and parents an afternoon of social and cultural activities on three upcoming Saturdays. On the slate are cooking workshops, yoga classes, storytime and board games for the kids, and beer and wine tasting and cocktail-making workshops for the adults, along with live music. The day ends with Havdallah and a virtual campfire sing-along. 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday, June 28, July 12 and 26 at the JCCSF, 3200 California St., S.F. Free.

Havdallah bonfire and dance party. Music, dancing, dessert potluck and ceremonial bonfire. At Urban Adamah, 1050 Parker St., Berkeley. 9 to 11:30 p.m. Free with RSVP, $5 at door.

“Olallieberries and Elephant Seals.” Bay Area Jewish Singles Hiking Club goes berry-picking at Phipps Ranch in Pescadero, followed by lunch and  elephant seal viewing at Año Nuevo. 9:30 a.m. Prices vary. For meeting location, contact Jack Borok at [email protected]


“Color Our World with Pride.” Twenty-five Bay Area Reform synagogues will march together down Market Street in the San Francisco Pride Parade. 10:30 a.m. Free, but registration is required.

Singles Night at Jerusalem Grill. Kosher buffet dinner, Israeli and American music and a belly-dancing performance. At Jerusalem Grill & Bar, 1740 S. Winchester Blvd., Campbell. $25. RSVP recommended. (408) 866-2666.

Tilden Park Nimitz Trail hike. Bay Area Jewish Singles Hiking Club takes eight-mile hike in the Berkeley Hills. Meet at Orinda BART station at 10:30 a.m. $1. For information, contact Isaac at (925) 228-4213.


“Float Night Pool Party.” Pool party with free barbecue. At Addison-Penzak JCC, 14855 Oka Road, Los Gatos. 4 to 7 p.m. Free.