Congregation Beth Am presents Friedhelm Weinberg, executive director of Human Rights Information and Documentation Systems, discussing emergency support to Ukraine and documenting potential war crimes. Free, with advance registration.
Kehilla Community Synagogue of Piedmont presents a picnic for tots up to age 4-ish and their families and friends. Bring a picnic blanket and food/snacks. Registration required.
Various LGBTQ and community organizations present a 12 p.m. ceremony and 1-5 p.m. block party with DJs and music to celebrate the life/legacy of the “Mayor of Castro Street” on what would have been his 92nd birthday. Includes multiple screenings of restored 1984 documentary “Times of Harvey Milk” at Castro Theatre.
Opportunity for soon-to-be parents to learn about rituals during pregnancy, labor and delivery, choosing a Hebrew/Jewish name, circumcision, naming/welcoming ceremonies, Jewish perspectives on parenting and more. Led by Jewish Baby Network, local rabbis and lay leaders. Registration required.
At a One Bay One Book 2021-22 culminating event, the author will discuss her follow-up to “The Golem and the Jinni” and field questions. Presented by Jewish Community Library and Taube Center for Jewish Studies.
The Nigunim Chorus of Berkeley performs songs in English, Hebrew, Yiddish and Ladino, with guest musicians Noa Levy and Asaf Ophir. Event outdoors; donations encouraged.
Congregation Beth Shalom in Modesto presents a concert of klezmer music tinged with influences of jazz, blues, folk and hip-hop as part of its “Sunday Afternoon” series. Tickets required.
Under One Tent book talk with Nick Davis discussing his dual biography of the Academy Award–winning Mankiewicz brothers, Herman (co-writer of “Citizen Kane”) and Joe (“A Letter to Three Wives” and “All About Eve”). Presented by JCC Contra Costa.
Oshman Family JCC presents an artist reception with Tel Aviv–born and Los Altos resident Ronit Shalem, who’ll be exhibiting her colorful, folk-style paintings that employ a mixture of techniques and materials. Includes a glass of wine and live music. Registration required.