“Project Mah Jongg.” Opening of exhibit on the history of mah jongg and the game’s introduction into Jewish culture. At Contemporary Jewish Museum, 736 Mission St, S.F. $10-$12. www.thecjm.org. (See story, 20)
“The Invisible Photographer.” Opening of the exhibition by Armenian photographer Elia Kahvedjian, depicting life in early 20th-century pre-state Israel. Also “To Build and Be Built: Kibbutz History.” Opening of a photographic exhibition on loan from the Contemporary Jewish Museum, depicting life on the kibbutzim and the evolution of the kibbutz movement. At the Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road, San Rafael. Free. www.marinjcc.org.