Spiritual & holidays

friday/19

Potluck Shabbat dinner with ballot discussion. Representative from Bend the Arc leads discussion on November propositions. 7:30 p.m. RSVP for Livermore location to reservations@tri-valleyculturaljews.org. www.trivalleyculturaljews.wordpress.com.

saturday/20

Bonfire. Yeashore community presents Havdallah service followed by songs and stories. At Ocean Beach, across from Beach Chalet, near Fulton Street. Look for fish wind sock. S.F. 6:30 p.m. Free. www.yeashore.org

friday/26

“HUBad SoMa Shul.” Chabad of S.F. happy hour followed by Shabbat services and dinner. 5 p.m. Happy hour and services free, dinner $20. Also Oct. 27. Morning services followed by lunch. 9:45 p.m. Lunch $20 suggested. At S.F. School of Digital Filmmaking, 925 Mission St., Suite 108, S.F. www.chabadsf.org.

sunday/28

Kirtan devotional music. Call-and-response chanting led by Rabbi Andrew Hahn and his band. At JCC East Bay, 1414 Walnut St., Berkeley. 7 p.m. $18-$180. www.wildernesstorah.org.

thursday/1

“The Moving On Dance Project.” Workshop for mourners to transform grief through dance. No experience necessary. 6 p.m. Free. Also Nov. 2. Sharing of dance creation at Shabbat service. 7:30 p.m. At Chochmat HaLev, 2215 Prince St., Berkeley. www.chochmat.org.