Something to read
The Argonauts By Maggie Nelson ($23)
The Bay Area writer reflects on the birth of her first child with her partner, gender-fluid artist Harry Dodge, in her new memoir. Nelson is speaking at Viracocha in the Mission on Monday.
Sunday Streets: The monthly event, which is barring cars from Great Highway between Lincoln Way and Sloat Boulevard today, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., needs volunteers to help block off streets and more. [sundaystreetssf.com, (415) 344-0489]
Hecho: The Castro restaurant is serving Mexican-inspired brunch fare like churro doughnut holes, chorizo quesadillas and more. [11 a.m.-3 p.m., 2200 Market St., S.F.; hechoinsf.com, (415) 926-5630]
South City run: Head south for a 4-mile jaunt around the scenic Oyster Point Marina in South San Francisco, near the headquarters of Genentech. [9 a.m., Oyster Point Marina, Oyster Point and Marina boulevards, South S.F.; dserunners.com]
North Beach Festival: The 61st North Beach Festival includes more than 100 art and food booths, children’s activities, live music and more. [10 a.m.-6 p.m., Grant Avenue and Vallejo Street, S.F.; sresproductions.com/north_beach_festival.html]
Spanish flashback: Kids can create corn-husk dolls just like those once made by the children of Spanish colonists who inhabited El Presidio in the 1770s. [11 a.m.-4 p.m., Officers’ Club, 50 Moraga Ave., Presidio, S.F.; RSVP requested at presidio.gov]
Haight-Ashbury Street Fair: Check out live music on two stages as well as food, art, and vendor booths. [11 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Haight Street between Stanyan and Masonic, S.F.]
Picnic at the Presidio: Check out food trucks, free yoga classes for kids and adults, and music. [11 a.m.-4 p.m., between Graham Street and Keyes Avenue, Presidio, S.F.]
Stern Grove Festival: The Doobie Brothers, known for songs like “Listen to the Music” and “Jesus Is Just Alright,” are kicking off the Stern Grove Festival with a free concert. [2 p.m., Stern Grove, 19th Avenue and Sloat Boulevard, S.F.; sterngrove.org]
Benefit concert: White Fence, Magic Trick and Male Gaze are performing at a fundraiser for The San Francisco Rock Project, which offers weeklong music camps. [7 p.m., Rickshaw Stop, 155 Fell St., S.F.]
Latin rock: Mexican band Mana, recipient of several Latin Grammys, is touring to promote its latest album, “Cama Incendiada.” [8:30 p.m., SAP Center, 525 W. Santa Clara St., San Jose]
Docfest: The San Francisco Documentary Festival is screening “Batkid Begins,” which chronicles how the Make-A-Wish Foundation turned San Francisco into a superhero’s playground for one young boy. [7 p.m., Roxie Theater, 3117 16th St., S.F.]
‘OUTspoken’ images of LGBT history
Photographer Roger Erickson stands in front of his art show, “OUTspoken: Portraits of LGBTQ Luminaries,” at City Hall on Tuesday. Erickson, a Bay Area native, has published his work in Vogue, Ebony, Entertainment Weekly and more. The exhibit will be on view through Oct. 16.