Kids & family

thursday/22

Menorah workshop. Kids make their own menorahs and get personalized worker aprons. Co-sponsored by Chabad of Contra Costa. At Home Depot, 2090 Meridian Park Blvd., Concord. 5 p.m. Free, but registration required. www.jewishcontracosta.com

sunday/25

CJM Community Free Day. Families can explore exhibits, create in the art studio, buy noshes from Wise Sons and hear music by Alison Faith Levy and the Big Time Tot Rock Band (shows at 1 and 2:30 p.m.). At Contemporary Jewish Museum, 736 Mission St., S.F. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free, but music tickets are limited. www.thecjm.org

monday/26

Drop-In Art Studio. Kids create art for Hanukkah that shines, reflects and glows. Also Dec. 27, 29 and 30. Jan 8: create multimedia desert landscapes. At Contemporary Jewish Museum, 736 Mission St., S.F. 11 a.m. Included with museum admission, children under 18 free. www.thecjm.org

sunday/1

“Naama and the Hanukkah Miracle.” Hebrew-language musical for families starring children’s entertainer Naama Atal. At Cubberly Community Center Theatre, 4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto. 5:30 p.m. $25-$28. www.tinyurl.com/naama-hanukkah2016

sunday/8

Hebrew storytelling for preschoolers. Hebrew-language stories, songs and games for young children, led by puppeteer Koren Zuckerman. At Jewish Community Library, 1835 Ellis St., S.F. 11 a.m. Free. www.jewishcommunitylibrary.org