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July 26: San Francisco marathon, Up Your Alley and more

Something to read

All This Life By Joshua Mohr ($25)

The Bay Area writer’s latest novel starts with a shocking group suicide on the Golden Gate Bridge and the surprising repercussions.

Volunteer

San Francisco Marathon: Volunteers are needed for setup, cleanup and other tasks at the 38th annual marathon.  [thesfmarathon.com/volunteers]

Brunch

Dosa: The South Indian restaurant offers a lamb keema omelet, egg and cheese dosa, and more. [11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., 995 Valencia St., S.F.; 1700 Fillmore St., S.F.; dosasf.com]

Get outside

Marathon run: The San Francisco Marathon starts on The Embarcadero and goes past AT&T Park, the Haight, the Mission and more. A half-marathon route is also available. [5:30 a.m., 610 Old Mason St., S.F.]

Triathlon fundraiser: A sprint-distance triathlon is raising money for the Tiburon Volunteer Fire Department. [7:30 a.m., 1679 Tiburon Blvd., Tiburon]

Kite Festival: The two-day Berkeley Kite Festival concludes with kite-making workshops, competitions and more. [10 a.m.-6 p.m., Berkeley Marina, University Avenue and Marina Boulevard, Berkeley]

Swing dancing: Lindy in the Park presents its weekly swing-dance event. There is a beginner lesson followed by community dancing. [11 a.m.-2 p.m., between de Young Museum and Music Concourse, Golden Gate Park, S.F.]

Park band: The Golden Gate Park Band is showcasing the music of Scotland with help from the Dunsmuir Dancers. [1 p.m., Music Concourse, Golden Gate Park, S.F.]

Street  fair

Up Your Alley: The annual Up Your Alley street fair has demonstrations, shopping and more for the BDSM and leather subcultures. [11 a.m.-6 p.m., Dore Alley and Folsom Street, S.F.; www.folsomstreetevents.org/upyouralley]

Music

Diva chorus: Oakland East Bay Gay Men’s Chorus presents its summer concert, “Divas, Anyone?” [1 p.m., Freight & Salvage Coffee House, 2020 Addison St., S.F.]

“Help Is on the Way XXI: Hollywood Glam” includes performances by Constantine Maroulis, John Lloyd Young, Loretta Devine and more. The evening is a fundraiser for Meals on Wheels and the San Francisco AIDS Foundation. [7:30 p.m., Palace of Fine Arts Theatre, 3301 Lyon St., S.F.]

Rock show: San Francisco band Third Eye Blind is headlining a pop-rock show that also includes Dashboard Confessional. [7:30 p.m., Masonic, 111 California St., S.F.]

New music: Musician CeeNeye, aka Paul Harden of Oakland, is performing. [8:30 p.m., Bottom of the Hill, 1233 17th St., S.F.]

Film

Art film: The documentary “Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict” is part of the Jewish Film Festival. [Castro Theatre, 429 Castro St., S.F.]

Giselle Velazquez
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