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April 17-18: Golden Gate Park Band, Calefax Reed Quintet, Mount Mariah, Eric Brooks, Agave Baroque, Junior Ranger Day, Mexican Museum Family Day, Puppini Sisters

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The Golden Gate Park Band opens its 2016 season — its 134th in San Francisco — in the Music Concourse band shell. (Courtesy photo)

SUNDAY, APRIL 17

Golden Gate Park Band: Directed by Michael L. Wirgler, the group — which has been presenting concerts in the park for 134 years — opens its 2016 season with a family-friendly program of old favorites. [1 p.m., Music Concourse, Golden Gate Park, S.F.]

Calefax Reed Quintet: The pioneering wind group from Amsterdam plays music by Bach, Schumann, Strauss, Scriabin, Jakob TV and Steve Reich. [3 p.m., McKenna Theatre, San Francisco State University, 1756 Holloway Ave., S.F.]

Mount Moriah: The alt-country-ish North Carolina-based band (Heather McEntire, Jenks Miller and Casey Toll) headlines; California singer-songwriter Margaret Glaspy, new on ATO Records, opens. [8 p.m., Slim’s, 333 11th St., S.F.]

2 by 2 Sundays: The East Bay concert series presented by pianist Donna Stoering opens with a performance featuring her collaboration with ​renowned ​Chinese guzheng master Winnie Wong. [2 p.m., St. Joseph Basilica, 1109 Chestnut St,, Alameda]

Eric Brooks: The activist and S.F. Clean Energy Advocates coordinator speaks on “CleanPowerSF,” presented by the Unitarian Universalist Breakfast Forum. [9 a.m., First Unitarian Universalist Church, 1187 Franklin St., S.F. ]

The Last Shadow Puppets: The U.K. supergroup featuring Alex Turner (Arctic Monkeys), Miles Kane (The Rascals), James Ford (Simian Mobile Disco), Owen Pallett and Zachary Dawes has a new album “Everything You’ve Come To Expect.” [8 p.m., Fillmore, 1805 Geary Blvd., S.F.]

Agave Baroque: The ensemble performs virtuosic and experimental 17th-century string music from northern Europe; a 3:15 p.m. talk precedes the concert. [4 p.m., Noe Valley Ministry, 1021 Sanchez St., S.F]

Junior Ranger Day: The San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park offers special family activities and free entry to its historic ships for children ages 5 through 12 and their families. [10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Hyde Street Pier, S.F.]

Mexican Museum Family Sunday: “Arte.Ciencia.Naturaleza” is a session for all ages focusing on the biology and history of chia seeds and their connection to Mexican culture. [1 to 3 p.m., Building D, Fort Mason, Marina Boulevard and Buchanan Street, S.F.]

The Puppini Sisters: Bay Area Cabaret presents the London-based trio inspired by sister acts of the 1930s-40s and offering a distinctive take on jazz, swing, pop and disco. [2 p.m., Venetian Room, Fairmont Hotel, 950 Mason St., S.F.]

MONDAY, APRIL 18

SF Opera Center Adler Fellows: Music at Meyer presents up-and-coming stars — sopranos Julie Adams, Amina Edris and Toni Marie Palmertree; mezzos Zanda Švēde and Nian Wang; tenor Pene Pati; baritone Edward Nelson; bass-baritones Matthew Stump and Brad Walker; and bass Anthony Reed — performing classic arias. [7:30 p.m., Martin Meyer Sanctuary, Congregation Emanu-El, 2 Lake St., S.F.]

BEING Collaborative Wine & Art Exhibition: Works by Corsican videographer Jean-Joseph Renucci and New York photographer Jerome Jouve are paired with Corsican wine varietals from 11 vineyards. [6 to 9 p.m., Alter Space, 1158 Howard St., S.F.]

Library Anniversary Day: Music, refreshments and performances (including one by vertical troupe Bandaloop) and more comprise the festivities celebrating the 20th anniversary of the S.F. Public Library Main building’s 1996 opening. [12:30 p.m., 100 Larkin St., S.F.]

Deerhunter: The genre-bending Atlanta band’s seventh album “Fading Frontier” has been called “a filler-free opus of experimental rock splendor that never lags and always intrigues.” [8 p.m., Fillmore, 1805 Geary Blvd., S.F.]

Melody’s Echo Chamber: The act is the dream pop/psychedelic rock project of French musician Melody Prochet. [8 p.m., Independent. 628 Divisadero St., S.F.]

David Kessler: The doctor, UCSF professor and former commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration speaks about his new book “Capture: Unraveling the Mystery of Mental Suffering.” [7 p.m., Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera]

Dita Von Teese: The “International Queen of Burlesque” appears in “Strip, Strip Hooray!” a showcase of her most exhilarating performances, including a new version of the famed “Martini Glass” routine. [8:15 p.m., Regency Ballroom, 1290 Sutter St., S.F.]

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