Chabad of Santa Clara presents a three-day getaway at a cabin in the Sierras. Includes hiking, happiness workshops, meditation, art, meals and Shabbat dinner, plus a mindfulness coach. Discounts available for 35 and under.
Spend three nights with Chabad at Lake Tahoe for outdoor fun such as hiking, swimming, rafting and boating. Enjoy kosher BBQ and stay in a trailer, tent or hotel. Aug. 8-11. At Sugar Pine Point State Park, 10 miles south of Tahoe City along Highway 89. $159 for adults, $89 for 12 and under.
Jewish New Year–themed scavenger hunt through the botanical garden in Golden Gate Park. Geared toward kids 4-9, but siblings of all ages are welcome. Hosted by Congregation Sherith Israel. Entry to gardens is free with proof of S.F. residency. Meet at Great Meadow, 1199 9th Ave., S.F. [email protected]
Spiritual leaders Norman Fischer and Rabba Dorothy Richman lead a day of Jewish meditation, prayer and learning in preparation for the High Holidays. No experience needed. Presented by Urban Adamah and Makor Or. Sliding scale, with registration.
A daylong Urban Adamah event for the month of Elul focused on Jewish meditation, prayer and learning. Led by Jewish meditation experts Norman Fischer and Rabba Dorothy Richman. Registration is required.
Jewish Baby Network event with music, puppets, storytelling, Shabbat blessings and play time. Bring blanket and snacks. Co-sponsored by Beth Am, Kol Emeth, Beth Jacob and PJCC. At the Oasis outdoor play area. $10 suggested donation.
Showcase premiere featuring 10 top musicians from the philharmonic's Keynote and Sulamot education programs. Presented by American Friends Israel Philharmonic.
Get to know the Jewish educational farm by volunteering. Tasks include weeding, planting, harvesting, watering and animal care. 12 and over only; under 18 must be with an adult. Wear old clothes, closed-toe shoes; bring a mask, water, snack.
Volunteers will assemble hygiene kits that will be delivered to soup kitchens and homeless shelters by Abrahamic Alliance International, a nonprofit organization that unites Jews, Christians, and Muslims through philanthropy and poverty relief. Volunteers must be 12 or older unless accompanied by a parent. Face masks and registration required.