Benefits: July 7-July 13

Pastors for Peace and the Cuba Caravan crossing the border into Mexico without a license in 2009

Ways to have fun while giving back this week

Thursday, July 8

Do Good Lab
Join the Do Good Lab to raise money for The Champions, a primary school for orphans and vulnerable children who lack access to state provided education. Baobab Restaurant will donate 20% of their proceeds to the project.
6 p.m., donations encouraged
Baobab Restaurant
2323 Mission, SF

IFCO Pastors for Peace Cuba Caravan
Attend this sendoff and benefit for the 21st annual Cuba Caravan carrying 100 tons of humanitarian aid to the blockade-starved people of Cube featuring a potluck dinner at 6pm, speakers from the caravan, two short films, music by Dave Welsh, salsa dancing lessons, and more.
6:30 p.m., $10-$15 suggested donation
Berkeley Fellowship Unitarian Universalists
Fellowship Hall
1924 Cedar, Berk.
(510) 495-5132

Saturday, July 10

“Land, Villains, and Revolutionaries”
Take a walking tour across 200 years of the social movements of San Fransico history and help raise funds for Revolution Books’ ongoing program, Put Revolution on the Map.
1 p.m., $15
Meet at Cable Car turnaround
Powell and Market, SF

Sunday, July 11

ArtSeed Apprenticeships
Join Surfpulse for a benefit party and surf board raffle for ArtSeed’s Apprenticeships Program, which brings long term artist mentors into the lives of children. Featuring food, music, raffles, and surf flicks.
6 p.m., free
Joxer Daily’s
46 West Portal, SF

Berkeley East Bay Humane Society
Help raise funds for the Berkeley East Bay Humane Society, which suffered a tragic fire that destroyed most of the building and help get their adoption offices and hospital open again at this fundraiser featuring performances by over a dozen singer-songwriters.
2 p.m., $10 suggested donation
Starry Plough Pub
3101 Shattuck, Berk.