Holidays & spiritual


Early childhood Purim carnival. Games, music, bouncy house and Shushan Purim Pizza Café. Followed by Shabbat service and dinner. At Congregation Sherith Israel, 2266 California St., S.F. 4 to 6 p.m. Free, but donations accepted.


“Les Mégillah! Purimspiel.” Purim play by the Beth Ami Purim Spielers, with homemade kosher hamantaschen and music by the Megillah Band. Party with the spielers on Saturday night, matinee performance on Sunday. At Congregation Beth Ami, 46767 Mayette Ave., Santa Rosa. 8 p.m. Also March 8 at 2 p.m. $30 on Saturday, $10 on Sunday, children under 12 free.

PurimPalooza. Congregation Emanu-El’s young adult party with dancing, drinks, two DJs and more. At The Factory, 525 Harrison St., S.F. 9:30 p.m. to 2 a.m. $20-$25.

Yeashore Community Bonfire. Havdallah ceremony and sing-along. Potatoes and onions for roasting provided, as well as fixings for kosher s’mores. At Ocean Beach. Meet at Beach Chalet, 1000 Great Highway, S.F. 6:30 to 9 p.m. Free.


Purim carnival. Food, games, carnival booths, costume parade and Purimspiel. Co-presented by Congregation B’nai Emunah and Or Shalom Jewish Community. At B’nai Emunah, 3595 Taraval St., S.F. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free.


jewish calendar

March 6, 2015
Adar 15, 5775
Light candles at 5:50 p.m.
Shabbat ends at 6:48 p.m.
March 13, 2015
Adar 22, 5775
Light candles at 6:57 p.m.
Shabbat ends at 7:55 p.m.