Kids & family


Hanukkah storytime. Morning story hour with holiday songs, crafts and a raffle, sponsored by Chabad of Petaluma. At Toy B Ville, 136 Petaluma Blvd. N., Petaluma. 11 a.m. Free.

Menorah building. Workshop for children to make wooden menorahs. Sponsored by Chabad of Novato. At Home Depot, 111 Shoreline Pkwy., San Rafael. 10 a.m. Free, but registration required.

Dancing with Danny the Dreidel photo/courtesy carol appel-big tent judaism

Hanukkah in Snoopy’s house. The Charles M. Schulz Museum in Santa Rosa is the site for “Hands-On Hanukkah,” a free, family-friendly event organized by Big Tent Judaism. Kids activities include menorah-making, decorating marshmallow dreidels and coloring. Plus, get your picture taken with Danny the Dreidel. Adult activities include gourmet olive oil tasting.

10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 18 at the Charles M. Schulz Museum, 2301 Hardies Lane, Santa Rosa. Free when you mention “Hands-On Hanukkah.”




Menorah workshop. Kids learn to make their own menorahs and get personalized worker aprons. Co-sponsored by Chabad of Contra Costa. At Home Depot, 2090 Meridian Park Blvd., Concord. 5 p.m. Free, but registration required.


Drop-In Art Studio. Create art for Hanukkah that shines, reflects and glows. For kids. Also Dec. 27, 29 and 30. At Contemporary Jewish Museum, 736 Mission St., S.F. 11 a.m. Included with museum admission, children under 18 free.