Benefits & social events


Café Shalom. Monthly Israeli folk dancing event. Dance requests and children welcome. At St. Paul’s Presbyterian Church, 1399 43rd Ave., S.F. 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. $5-$8. [email protected]

Alameda Creek hike. Flat six-mile hike to Fremont’s Niles district with the Bay Area Jewish Singles Hiking Club. Optional dinner follows. Meets at Alameda Creek trailhead, Fremont. 2:30 p.m. $1. (408) 817-5686


Jewish Study Network annual banquet. Fundraising event includes honoring Leo Hmelnitsky for his dedication to education. At Sofitel Hotel, 223 Twin Dolphin Drive, Redwood City. 6 p.m. $250.


Sonoma County Chabad gala celebration. Fundraising dinner honoring community members. With dinner, live auction and music by Moshav. At Vintner’s Inn, 4330 Barnes Road, Santa Rosa. 5 p.m. $125 and up. www.jewishsonoma com/gala