6:30 p.m., Mandel JCC of the Palm Beaches. For decades, hordes of suburban Jews have filled movie theaters and Chinese restaurants on Christmas. This year, Mandel JCC Palm Beach Gardens brings you Marion Grodin, author of“Standing Up: A Memoir of a Funny Life.” Join for Chinese food and lots of laughs. $36. 5221 Hood Road, Palm Beach Gardens. 561-712-5209.