Categories: Arts

June 12-14: World Cup viewing, Docfest and more

A GREAT ADVENTURE

Weekend Sherpa Adventure Challenge: Here comes the 2015 Weekend Sherpa Adventure Challenge! It’s free to participate. Complete any three adventures published in Weekend Sherpa, take a photo of yourself doing your adventures and post to our Facebook page or your Instagram and tag #weekendsherpa. Participants get a free wicking T-shirt from North Face and a tote bag. Plus, one participant will win a grand prize: two round-trip tickets anywhere Alaska Airlines flies from California, including Hawaii, Mexico, and Costa Rica. [For more about the Adventure Challenge, visit WeekendSherpa.com]

FRIDAY

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day: The Department of Aging and Adult Services and the Institute on Aging are screening “Alive Inside,” a documentary about the healing power of music, followed by an interview with the film’s director, Michael Rossato-Bennett.  [1:00-4:30 p.m., Koret Auditorium, Main Library, 100 Larkin St., S.F.]

World Cup viewing party: Root for Team USA as the team faces Sweden during the Women’s World Cup. The broadcast, live from Vancouver, will be accompanied by food trucks and festivities. [4 p.m., Civic Center, Fulton and Larkin streets, S.F.]

Stand-up comedy: Comedian Brent Morin, who works on “Conan,” can also be seen on NBC’s “Undateable.” [8 and 10 p.m., Punch Line Comedy Club, 444 Battery St., S.F.]

Pop show: Ne-Yo, Pitbull, Meghan Trainor and Jason Derulo are performing as part of the 99.7 June Boom show. [7:30 p.m., SAP Center, 525 W. Santa Clara St., San Jose]

SATURDAY

Park band: The Golden Gate Park Band Festival includes concert bands from around the Bay Area and Los Angeles. [11 a.m.-5 p.m., Music Concourse, Golden Gate Park, S.F.]

Documentary festival: The San Francisco Documentary Festival continues with “Petals In the Dust: The Endangered Indian Girls,” which explores infanticide and sex-selective abortions in the South Asian nation. [12:15 p.m., Roxie, 3117 16th St., S.F.]

Singalong classic: Celebrate the 50th anniversary of “The Sound of Music” by belting the songs along with Maria, the Captain and the rest of the Von Trapp family. [1 and 7 p.m., Castro Theatre, 429 Castro St., S.F.]

Hip-hop show: Lil Wayne, Trey Songz and Kid Ink are among the headliners at the KMEL Summer Jam. [7:30 p.m., Oracle Arena, 7000 Coliseum Way, Oakland]

Comedy showcase: J. Elvis Weinstein, who appeared on the first season of “Mystery Science Theater 3000” and has written for TV shows like “Freaks and Geeks,” is headlining a comedy showcase that also includes San Francisco Examiner columnist Nato Green. [8 p.m., Lost Weekend Video, 1034 Valencia St., S.F.]

SUNDAY

A GREAT BIKE RIDE

Sunday Streets: The Great Highway from Sloat Boulevard to Lincoln Way will be closed to cars and open to people biking, walking and skating (and dancing). John F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King drives in Golden Gate Park will also have activities for anyone on foot or bike to enjoy. Stop by the SF Bicycle Coalition tent to test-ride an electric cargo bike for free! [11 a.m.-4 p.m., Great Highway between Sloat Boulevard and Lincoln Way, S.F.; sundaystreetssf.com]

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