The Book-Go-Round: The Friends of the Saratoga Libraries are looking for volunteers for their used bookstore, the Book-Go-Round, in downtown Saratoga. Easy work with a scheduled monthly commitment of 2½-3½ hours. Adults only. For more information, call Bobbi Stek, store manager, 408-868-0376. Jerry’s Girls: South Bay Musical Theatre presents a revue of composer Jerry Herman’s musical numbers for his larger-than-life female characters, from the incorrigible Dolly Levi to the resourceful Auntie Mame to the spirited Mabel Normand. Feb. 20, 2:30 p.m. Saratoga Civic Theatre, 13777 Fruitvale Ave, Saratoga. $24-$39. 408-266-4734, SouthBayMT.com.
Alameda Walks, Discover Alameda on foot through the Alameda Walks program hosted by the city, This ballet shoe buttons by buttons galore // pink novelty dance ballerina girl sewing scrapbook pointe week’s walk explores Lincoln Middle School, San Leandro Bay and Fernside area, No pets, please, 9 a.m, Oct, 3, Meet at Lincoln Middle School, 1250 Fernside Blvd, Alameda, Free, 510-747-7529, www.alamedaca.gov, Oktoberfest Celebration, The 25th annual Oktoberfest celebration features German food, silent auction, live music by Billy Bly, Gemischter Choir, dancing, child care and events and more, 5 to 9 p.m, Oct, 3, Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1910 Santa Clara Ave., Alameda, $25 adults, $10 children, 510-0659, www.immanuel-alameda.org..
Verge Restaurant and Lounge: 11 a.m. April 1, Toll House Hotel, 140 South Santa Cruz Ave., Los Gatos. Featuring prime rib with creamed horseradish and au jus and eggs benedict. Includes unlimited mimosas, live music and an appearance by the Easter bunny. $32-$72. http://bit.ly/2oHWOvn. Waterbar: 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., 399 The Embarcadero, San Francisco. Three course menu featuring: anchor steam battered rock cod sandwich, American caviar scramble, and smoked trip-tip. $55. www.waterbarsf.com/#home-2.
Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University, The Anderson Collection: Works by Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, Philip Guston, Ellsworth Kelly, Terry Winters, Sean Scully and Vija Celmins, “Loose ballet shoe buttons by buttons galore // pink novelty dance ballerina girl sewing scrapbook pointe in Some Real Tropics: Robert Rauschenberg’s “Stoned Moon” Projects, 1969–70,” through March 16, “She Who Tells a Story: Women Photographers from Iran and the Arab World,” Jan, 28 through May 4, “Promised Land: Jacob Lawrence at the Cantor,” April 1 through Aug, 3, “500 Years of Italian Master Drawings from the Princeton University Art Museum,” May 27 through Aug, 24, “Piranesi’s Paestum: Master Drawings Uncovered,” Aug, 19 through Nov, 30, “Artists at Work,” Sept, 9 through Jan, 18, 2016, 11 a.m.-5 p.m, Wednesdays-Sundays; Thursdays till 8 p.m, Cantor Arts Center, Stanford campus, off Palm Drive at Museum Way, 650-723-4177 or museum.stanford.edu..
TheatreWorks. ”Silent Sky.” By Lauren Gunderson. Through Feb. 9. Directed by Meredith McDonough. “The story of Henrietta Leavitt, an early 20th-century astronomer struggling for recognition in a man’s industry.” 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays; 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays; 2 p.m. Saturdays, Sundays; 7 p.m. Sundays. Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St., Mountain View. $19 (30 and under)-$73 (savings available for educators and seniors). theatreworks.org or 650-463-1960.