Kids & families

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friday/17

Marissa Moss. Author celebrates the 20th anniversary of “Amelia” series, as well as her latest release, “Amelia’s Middle-School Graduation Yearbook.” At Folio Books, 3957 24th St., S.F. 6 p.m. Free. (415) 821-3477.

sunday/19

Post-Passover Pajama Pancake Breakfast. Wear pajamas for games, stories, raffle prizes and lots of pancakes. Gluten-free options available. Proceeds benefit the young-families programs of Congregation Kol Emeth. RSVP requested. At Kol Emeth, 4175 Manuela Ave., Palo Alto. 9:30 a.m. $10-$15, free for kids under 3. www.tinyurl.com/Pancakes-Breakfast2015

sunday/26

Hebrew storytelling for preschoolers. Children’s program with Koren Zuckerman includes puppets, stories, crafts and dancing. At Jewish Community Library, 1835 Ellis St, S.F. 11 a.m. Free. RSVP requested.  www.jewishcommunitylibrary.org

JCHS writing workshop. Middle-school students are invited to improve their creative writing skills through a variety of exercises. At Jewish Community High School of the Bay, 1835 Ellis St., S.F. 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Free. (415) 694-5772 ext. 103 or [email protected]

URJ Camp Newman open house. Family-fun festival with PJ Library includes arts and crafts, stories, hay rides, nature walks and more. At Camp Newman, 4088 Porter Creek Road, Santa Rosa. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free, but $5 for BBQ lunch. www.campnewman.org/event/openhouse