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Benefits/Fundraisers2016 OFJCC Annual Benefit
The Oshman Family JCC's annual benefit event will include a performance by Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Marc Cohn. The event supports the center's educational, cultural and social programs. Feb. 6, 6-10 p.m. $275. Oshman Family JCC, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto.
Benefits/FundraisersSuper Bowl Charity Basketball Game
Supporting East Palo Alto and Menlo Park sports programs, this charity game at the Onetta Harris Community Center will feature over 13 NFL players and various Menlo Park and East Palo Alto police and firefighters. Feb. 6, 1-3 p.m. $10. Onetta Harris Community Center, 109 Terminal Ave., Menlo Park.
Benefits/FundraisersSuper Sole Sunday
Before the Super Bowl game, the Los Altos Methodist Church will host an event where community members can transform jeans and plastic jugs into parts for shoes for children in Uganda who are at risk of developing debilitating diseases. Sole Hope will ship the parts to Africa, where local tailors and shoemakers will complete the shoes. Attendees should bring jeans, plastic jugs and scissors. Feb. 7, 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Free. Los Altos United Methodist Church, 655 Magdalena Ave., Los Altos.
Benefits/FundraisersFit Tuesday at Title Nine
Title Nine will celebrate "Mardi Bras" by holding a donation drive for gently used or unworn bras for Free The Girls, a nonprofit organization providing job opportunities for survivors of sex trafficking. Those who donate will receive a $5 Title Nine gift card. Feb. 9, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Free. Title Nine Palo Alto, 208 Hamilton Ave., Palo Alto.
Benefits/FundraisersBellydance for Syria
Talented belly dancers from the Bay Area will team up to create an oriental fantasy of music and dance in a performance benefiting Syrian refugees. All proceeds will go to the International Rescue Committee. Feb. 4, 7-9 p.m. $50 adult; $35 child ages 12 or under. Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St., Mountain View.
Benefits/FundraisersPalo Alto Swing Dance
The inaugural Palo Alto Swing Dance will allow adults ages 21 and older to dance to live music by the Gunn High School jazz bands. There will also be swing dance lessons, light food and drinks. March 5, 6:30-10 p.m. $40 general (other options available). Lucie Stern Ballroom, 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto.