Participants can also choose to chop vegetables and serve lunch at the nearby St. Vincent de Paul Dining Room or pull weeds in Muir Woods, which is part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area.
Artistic volunteers will make cards for seniors living at Northgate Convalescent Hospital and for others who are served by Jewish Family and Children's Services. Others plan to stuff envelopes for the Marin Child Abuse Prevention Council.
Marin Housing Center will get some help with various painting, gardening and cleanup chores, and Rodef Sholom members are eager to help the Marin Association for Retarded Citizens plan its upcoming picnic.
Other temple members will join a singalong with seniors at The Redwoods in Mill Valley, while others will carve jack-o'-lanterns for homeless youngsters at Ecumenical Community Services of Marin.
To run smoothly, the project welcomes donations including art supplies and cookies.
Coordinators also request donations of kitchen utensils, small appliances, baby items, clothing, bath towels and bicycles, which will be given in turn to Soviet emigres and disadvantaged adults and children.
For information, call co-chairs Joan Gosliner at (415) 499-1559, Jan Luxenberg at (415) 925-9815 or Marlene Knox at (415) 485-5600, extension 319.