The Kaplen JCC on the Palisades hosts “Battle of the Bands,” 7-11 p.m. Hosted by Justin Sohn and Sophia Kolodzinski. All proceeds go to the Water Project to raise money to build dams and wells in Africa. The program is part of the JCC’s Commit Fellowship and in partnership with the Jewish Federation of Northern NJ and the Heller Foundation. 411 E. Clinton Ave. Cara, (201) 408-1470 or