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July 8-10: Shiver We Timbers!, Mexican Institute of Sound, Giving Voice: LaborFest Writers Anthology, Tango Del Cielo, Jazz Mafia, Lucia Micarelli, SPiNBLEDON, Verdi’s Requiem Sing, Perfectly Queer Summer Reading List, Bernice Yeung

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From left, Soren Santos, Rebecca Longworth and Sam Bertken romp in “Shiver We Timbers! A Peripatetic Pick-Yer-Own Pirate Adventure,” an outdoor summer touring show stopping in Noe Valley. (Courtesy Tim Guydish)


Shiver We Timbers!: Peripatetic Players’ fifth annual summer touring production, a pirate-themed, participatory play they call a “Pick-Yer-Own Pirate Adventure,” is onstage in San Francisco. [1 p.m., Noe Valley Town Square, 3861 24th St., S.F.]

Mexican Institute of Sound: DJ and producer Camilo Lara heads up the Latin-electronica project, and is joined by accordionist Celso Piña, vocalist Denise Gutierrez and filmmaker-musician Sergio Arau in the fourth concert of the free Stern Grove Festival series; electro-swing outfit Ginkgoa opens. [2 p.m. Sigmund Stern Grove, 19th Avenue and Sloat Boulevard, S.F.]

Giving Voice-LaborFest Writers Anthology: The free event celebrates the release of the collection of fiction, nonfiction and poetry about “the lives and struggles of laborers, farmers, cooks, cowboys and coalminers from China, Ireland, Britain, Wisconsin and the Old West.” [6 p.m., Green Arcade Bookstore, 1680 Market St., S.F.]

Tango Del Cielo: The ensemble of instrumentalists and dancers celebrates Latin America and Spain in a program offing tango, flamenco and classical, bossa nova and jazz. [2:30 p.m., Legion of Honor, 100 34th Ave., S.F.]

Jazz Mafia: The six-piece modern jazz, groove-based acoustic-electric band led by multi-instrumentalist Adam Theis presents “Miles & Mingus Reenvisioned” as part of the Filoli Jazz summer concert series. [1:30 p.m., Filoli Historic House & Garden, 86 Cañada Road, Woodside]

Lucia Micarelli: The versatile violinist and vocalist is known for her appearances with trumpeter Chris Botti and her role on HBO’s “Treme.” [7 p.m., Bing Concert Hall, 327 Lasuen St., Stanford University]

Gina Yashere: The comedian — who was born to Nigerian parents, raised in London, worked as an elevator engineer and appeared on “Last Comic Standing” — headlines a show with Shea Suga and Karinda Dobbins and emcee Lisa Geduldig. [7 p.m., Freight & Salvage, 2020 Addison St., Berkeley]


SPiNBLEDON: To coincide with Wimbledon, The City’s “original ping-pong social destination” hosts a community tournament in which players are invited to join one of 16 teams to compete to take home a coveted trophy. [7 to 10 p.m., SPiN, 690 Folsom St., #100, S.F.]

Verdi’s Requiem Community Sing-along: Schola Cantorum director Gregory Wait conducts the piece, which sets the Roman text in the operatic style of the Italian composer, in a program open to anyone who wishes to participate. [7:30 p.m., Los Altos United Methodist Church, 655 Magdalena Ave, Los Altos]

Hippo Campus: One critic said the “Minnesota quartet oscillates between melancholic lo-fi gems and colorful, energetic tracks.” [8 p.m., Independent, 628 Divisadero St., S.F.]


Perfectly Queer Summer Reading List: Authors Andrew Demcak (“Alpha Wave”), Trebor Healey (“Eros and Dust”), Kathy Knowles (“The Last Time I Saw Her”) and Luiza Flynn-Goodlett “Unseasonable Weather” discuss their books, at a free event with snacks, drinks and door prizes. [7 p.m., Dog Eared Books Castro, 489 Castro St., S.F.]

Bernice Yeung: The journalist discusses “In a Day’s Work: The Fight to End Sexual Violence Against America’s Most Vulnerable Workers,” which describes abuse suffered by farmworkers, domestic workers and janitorial workers and was on BuzzFeed’s list of “21 Amazing New Books You Need to Read This Spring.” [7 p.m., Books Inc., 1491 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley]

Neurosis: The Oakland avant-garde metal band’s 11th recording is “Fires Within Fires”; it headlines a bill with Boston-based punk metal group Converge. [7 p.m., UC Theatre, 2036 University Ave., Berkeley]

FURY Factory Festival: FoolsFURY Theater Company’s seventh program of Ensemble and Devised Theater opens with the first of four performances of Deborah Slater Dance Theater’s production called “in Civility: P. 1, Instability.” [7 p.m., Joe Goode Annex, 401 Alabama St., S.F.]

We Are Scientists: Keith Murray and Chris Cain are the primary members of the punk alt-rock band, which formed in Berkeley in 2000 and has the 2018 release “Megaplex.” [8 p.m., Chapel, 777 Valencia St., S.F.]

William Martin: The author shares “Bound for Gold,” part of his series of American historical novels that detail adventures of Boston rare-book dealer Peter Fallon and his girlfriend, Evangeline Carrington. [6 p.m., Book Passage, 1 Ferry Building, S.F.]

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