Spiritual & holiday

saturday | 24

“Erev Navidad.” Sponsor: Temple Beth Sholom. Chinese banquet, movie and dessert buffet at various locations in Napa. 5:30 p.m. $55. Call (707) 253-7305 for details.

sunday | 25

“Family Hanukkah Celebration.” At Jewish Community Center of San Francisco, 3200 California St., S.F. 2 p.m. $5-$7. www.jccsf.org.

Menorah lighting with Chabad of San Jose. At 201 S. Second St., San Jose. 5 p.m. (408) 358- 5530.

Public menorah lighting with Chabad of Greater South Bay. At City Hall Plaza, 250 Hamilton Ave., Palo Alto. 5 p.m. (650) 424-9800.

“Chanukah on Ice.” Sponsor: Chabad of Contra Costa. At Walnut Creek Ice Rink, Civic Park, Walnut Creek. 6 p.m. $10-$12. (925) 937-4101.

monday | 26

Chabad House of Berkeley menorah lighting. At Cody’s Books, 1730 Fourth St., Berkeley. 4:30 p.m, (510) 540-5824.

“Bill Graham Menorah Day.” Hosted by Chabad of S.F. At Union Square, S.F. 3 p.m. (415) 668-6178.

Chabad Jewish Center of Sonoma menorah lighting. At Oliver’s Market, Cotati. 5:30 p.m. (707) 577-0277.

“Chanukah at the Promenade.” Hosted by: Chabad of Contra Costa At Broadway Plaza Shopping Center, Walnut Creek. 4 p.m. (925) 937-4140.

Chabad of Marin menorah lighting. At 5800 North Gate Mall, San Rafael. 6 p.m. (415) 492-1666.

Chabad of Noe Valley menorah ceremony. At the corner of Noe and 24th streets. 4 p.m. (415) 821-7046.

Public menorah lighting. Chabad of Greater South Bay. At Community Plaza, corner of Main and State streets, Los Altos. 5 p.m. (650) 949-5282.

Chanukah celebration and menorah lighting. Sponsor: Coastside Jewish Community. At Holy Family Church, 1590 S. Cabrillo Hwy., Half Moon Bay. 6:30 p.m. $10-$18. (650) 306-0328.

tuesday | 27

Chabad Jewish Center of Sonoma menorah lighting. At Coddington Mall, Santa Rosa. 5:30 p.m. (707) 577-0277.

Chabad of the North Peninsula menorah ceremony. At the Burlingame train station, 1190 California Drive, Burlingame. 6 p.m. (650) 341-4510.

Chanukah party. Russian River Jewish Community. At the Senior Center, 15010 Armstrong Woods Road, Guerneville. 6 p.m. (707) 869-3273. rrjews@yahoo.com.

wednesday | 28

Chabad House of Berkeley menorah lighting. At the Plaza, 5816 Bay St., Emeryville. 4:30 p.m. (510) 540-5824.

thursday | 29

Candlelighting ceremony and Chanukah lunch. At the Contra Costa Jewish Community Center, 2071 Tice Valley Blvd., Walnut Creek. 12 p.m. $8. (925) 938-7800.

Chanukah celebration. At the Stanford Hospital Atrium, 300 Pasteur Drive, Stanford. 4 p.m. Daily candlelighting, Dec. 25 to Jan. 1 at 4 p.m. (650) 723-4000.

“Latkes & Vodkas Chanukah party.” Sponsor: Congregation Sha’ar Zahav, LGBT Alliance. At Medjool, 2522 Mission St., S.F. 6:30 p.m. $15. (415) 512-6279.

friday | 30

“Joy of Shabbat & Community Chanukah Candlelighting Service.” At Congregation Beth El, 1301 Oxford St., Berkeley. 7:30 p.m. Free. (510) 848-3988.

saturday | 31

Chanukah party. At Chabad of the Greater South Bay, 3070 Louis Road, Palo Alto. 8 p.m. (650) 424-9800.

sunday | 1

West Marin Chanukah party. Latke making with Susan Tacherra. Hosted by Gan Halev at the San Geronimo Valley Community Center, 6350 Sir Francis Drake Blvd., San Geronimo. 2 p.m. (415) 488-4524.

Communitywide Chanukah party. Hosted by the Jewish Federation of Sacramento. At the Radisson Hotel, Sacramento. $5-$25. (916)486-0906. www.jewishsac.org.