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HolidayHanukkah Shabbat Dinner and Menorah Lighting
Celebrate the 4th night of Hanukkah and Shabbat from 6-9 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 19 at Congregation Beth Emek, 3400 Nevada Court. Join for Shabbat dinner, followed by lighting menorahs and Hanukkah songs. Stay for a Family Shabbat Service. Go to http://www.punchbowl.com/parties/5cc2b6cbfde5067289f9. Call 931-1055. Congregation Beth Emek, 3400 Nevada Court, Pleasanton.
HolidayFifth Night Initiative: A Young Family Hanukkah Celebration
Beth Emek and Beth Emek Preschool will host a Hanukkah celebration for young families from 4:30-7 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 20 at Congregation Beth Emek, 3400 Nevada Court. Instead of receiving a gift, the focus is on giving. Families will make a fleece blanket to be donated to Tri-Valley Haven. The celebration will include menorah lighting, Hanukkah songs with Rabbi Milder, and latke dinner. Cost is $20 per family. Call 931-1055 or go to www.bethemek.org. Congregation Beth Emek, 3400 Nevada Court, Pleasanton.
HolidayCommunity Holiday 'Posada' Celebration
The Pleasanton/Tulancingo Sister City Association will present the traditional Christmas celebration "Posada" at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 21 at the Veterans Memorial Building. Music, carols, and refreshments. For more information, contact Sylvia or Jorge Victoria at 462-6723 or email@example.com Veterans Memorial Building, 301 Main St., Pleasanton.
HolidayChristmas Season Services
Join Lynnewood United Methodist Church for Sunday morning worship at 9 a.m. or 10:30 a.m., with lessons and carols on Dec. 14 and Christmas Orchestra on Dec. 21. Childcare is provided at both services. Call 846-0221 or go to www.lynnewood.org. Lynnewood United Methodist Church, 4444 Black Ave., Pleasanton.
HolidayCenterpointe Christmas Services
Centerpointe Church will celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ with two services focused on the hope of the season on Christmas Eve in its worship center. The 4 p.m. service is designed for multiple generations and is family friendly. It will include familiar carols led by the Centerpointe worship band, a children's message with Pastor Mike Barris and a Christmas message for everyone with Pastor Barris. It will conclude with the lighting of candles. The 9 p.m. traditional service features familiar carols led by the Centerpointe choir and musicians, a Christmas message by Pastor Barris and the lighting of candles. For more information, call 846-4436 or go to www.centerpointechurch.org. Centerpointe Church, 3410 Cornerstone Court, Pleasanton.
HolidayChristmas Eve Service
Join the annual Christmas Eve service from 7-8 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 24 at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 1893 North Vasco Road, Livermore. It will feature candlelight and singing, followed by cookies and fellowship. Appropriate for all ages. Call 447-8747 or go to www.uucil.org. Unitarian Universalist Church, 1893 North Vasco Road, Livermore.
HolidayLynnewood United Christmas Eve Services
Join a Christmas Eve Family Service at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 24 at Lynnewood United Methodist Church, 4444 Black Ave. Candlelight Services with Choir will be at 7:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. Childcare provided at 5 p.m. service. Call 846-0221 or go to www.lynnewood.org. Lynnewood United Methodist Church, 4444 Black Ave., Pleasanton.