August 2: Jerry Day, Silent Disco and more

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation:
The nonprofit needs volunteers to greet clients and coordinate services, assist with needle-exchange programs and more. [(415) 487-3000, sfaf.org/get-involved/volunteer]

Catch: The Castro restaurant has Dungeness crab benedict, brisket hash, and brown-sugar-dusted bacon. [11 a.m.-3:30 p.m., 2362 Market St., S.F.; (415) 431-5000, www.catchsf.com]

5K fundraiser: A 5-kilometer run/walk is raising money for the Mabuhay Health Center’s free health clinic, which is open on the second Saturday of every month at Bayanihan Community Center. [7:45 a.m., 425 John F. Kennedy Drive, Golden Gate Park, S.F.]

8K run: A two-stage Double 8K Adventure Run features views of the Golden Gate Bridge and a halftime break. [8 a.m., Crissy Field, 1199 E. Beach, S.F.]

Aloha Festival: The 26th annual Aloha Festival concludes with music, dance and foods from Hawaii and other Pacific Islands. [10 a.m., San Mateo County Event Center, 1346 Saratoga Drive, San Mateo]

Adobo Festival: Filipino food and music are the focus of the annual Adobo Festival, including a meaty adobo cook-off. [10 a.m.-6 p.m., Kennedy Park, 1333 Decoto Road, Union City]

G.G. Park Band: The Golden Gate Park Band, directed by Michael Wirgler, is doing a musical tribute to the San Francisco Fire Department and first responders. [1 p.m., Music Concourse, Golden Gate Park, S.F.]
Music

Jerry Day: The 13th annual Jerry Day, a free concert honoring the late lead singer of the Grateful Dead, features former Dead collaborators and cover bands. [11 a.m.-6 p.m., Jerry Garcia Amphitheatre, McLaren Park, 50 John F. Shelley Drive, S.F.]

Free concert: Grammy-winning country singer Mary Chapin Carpenter is performing as part of the Stern Grove Festival. [2 p.m., Stern Grove, 19th Avenue and Sloat Boulevard, S.F.]

Silent disco: The HUSHfest Silent Disco pumps music by Pumpkin, Digital Rust, Deejay Theory and more through special wireless headphones. [11 a.m.-7 p.m., Great Lawn, Treasure Island, S.F.; hushconcerts.com]

Theater

Free show: The San Francisco Mime Troupe is performing “Freedomland,” about a soldier returning home from war, as part of the Yerba Buena Gardens Festival. [2 p.m., Yerba Buena Gardens, 773 Mission St., S.F.]

Film

Jewish Film Festival: Lee Grant, who won an Oscar and an Emmy after being blacklisted from Hollywood in the 1950s, is speaking at a screening of her film “Tell Me a Riddle.” [2:35 p.m., Castro Theatre, 429 Castro Theatre, S.F.; sfjff.org]

Follow the silver-brick road
A temporary art installation incorporating 50,000 Mylar “bricks” was unveiled Friday at the Portsmouth Square Sky Bridge. The Chinese Culture Foundation of San Francisco unveiled the piece by artist Beili Liu.

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