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June 24-26: SF Pride Parade, Ziggy Marley, Haux, 99.7 Now’s Summer in the City, Post Malone, Kidchella, Quiet Slang, Belle & Sebastian, Two Mile Hollow, Twelve Pianos, Lloyd Cole, Glen David Gold

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More than 250 contingents are appearing in the 2018 San Francisco Pride Parade; the 2014 procession is pictured. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner file photo)

SUNDAY, JUNE 24

San Francisco Pride Parade: In the 48th annual event, one of the oldest and largest LGBTQIA parades in the world, some 280 contingents march through the heart of the city along Market Street; rhis year’s theme is “Generations of Strength.” [10:30 a.m.,Embarcadero, to Civic Center Plaza, S.F.]

Ziggy Marley: The eight-time Grammy winner and reggae icon plays from his seventh full-length solo album “Rebellion Rises” and Jennifer Johns opens the second concert of the 81st season of the Stern Grove Festival’s super popular free summer series. [2 p.m. Sigmund Stern Grove, 19th Avenue and Sloat Boulevard, S.F.]

Haux: The act is the “multimedia silhouette of photographer-turned musician Woodson Black,” whose sophomore release “Something To Remember” has been called “atmospheric with an otherworldly touch”; equally evocative Vermont songwriter Henry Jamison opens. [8 p.m., Rickshaw Stop, 155 Fell St., S.F.]

99.7 Now’s Summer In The City: The concert of hot young pop acts includes Why Don’t We, Cash Cash, Madison Beer, PRETTYMUCH and In Real Life. [5 p.m., Masonic, 1111 California St., S.F.]

Post Malone: The chart-topping hip-hop act’s album “beerbongs & bentleys” has seven songs on the Hot 100: “Psycho,” “rockstar,” “Better Now,” “Ball For Me” (with Nicki Minaj), “Rich & Sad,” “Paranoid” and “Spoil My Night” (with Swae Lee); 21 Savage opens. [8 p.m., Shoreline Amphitheatre, 1 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View]

2018 Apricot STEM Fair: The fun family event offers hands-on Science, Technology Engineering, and Math (STEM) activities presented by educational nonprofits and vendors, games and activities and tours of the historic J. Gilbert Smith house. [10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Los Altos History Museum, 51 S. San Antonio Road, Los Altos]

Immersion: Noise Pop presents the U.K. electronic duo (Wire frontman Colin Newman and Minimal Compact’s Malka Spigel) which has the new album “Sleepless.” [7:30 p.m., Cafe Du Nord, 2174 Market St., S.F.]

Kidchella: Redwood City-born kindie-rock artist Andy Z headlines the first of four free concerts in the summer series especially for little ones. [11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Courthouse Square, 2200 Broadway, Redwood City]

West Side Story: The Oscar-winning musical starring Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer, Russ Tamblyn, Rita Moreno and George Chakiris setting “Romeo and Juliet” in 1950s New York comes to the big screen for a brief engagement. [2 and 7 p.m., AMC Van Ness, 1000 Van Ness Ave., S.F.],

MONDAY, JUNE 25

Quiet Slang: James Alex, frontman of Philadelphia punk quartet Beach Slang, is playing the band’s tunes acoustically, with cello, piano and voice, on his new solo project. [7:30 p.m., Cafe Du Nord, 2174 Market St., S.F.]

Belle & Sebastian: The Scottish band’s newest album “How To Solve Our Human Problems,” said People, is “a fresh set of jangly dance-pop tunes.” [8 p.m., Fox, 1806 Telegraph Ave., Oakland]

Two Mile Hollow: Ferocious Lotus Theatre Company opens its run of a premiere by Leah Nanako Winkle about a members of a “famous, dysfunctional Caucasian family so obsessed their own privilege that they don’t know what to make of their son’s ethnically ambiguous assistant who comes to visit.” [8 p.m., Potrero Stage, 1695 18th St., S.F.]

Joe Heitzeberg and Ethan Lowry: The founders of Crowd Cow, an online startup providing consumers with meat cuts directly from farmers, are promoting their new book, “Craft Beef.” [6 p.m., Civic Kitchen, 2961 Mission St., S.F.]

Women Farmers at the Forefront: Center for Urban Education about Sustainable Agriculture hosts “The Future of Food” program with panelists (and farm owners) Marsha Habib, Helena Sylvester and Gail P Myers. [6 p.m., Port Commission Hearing Room, 1 Ferry Building, S.F.]

Max Brooks, ML Cavanaugh: The fellows from the Modern War Institute at West Point speak on “How Star Wars explains modern military conflict.” [6:30 p.m., Commonwealth Club, 110 The Embarcadero, S.F.]

Chain Reaction 2018: Ploughshares Fund, dedicated to fighting dangers posed by nuclear weapons, hosts a fund-raiser with speakers Ambassador Wendy R. Sherman, author Eric Schlosser and former Deputy National Security Advisor Ben Rhodes, and a tribute to former Defense Secretary William J. Perry. [6 p.m., SFJAZZ, 201 Franklin St., S.F.]

TUESDAY, JUNE 26

Twelve Pianos: Bernal Heights Outdoor Cinema’s “Face-to-Face with the Filmmaker” series hosts Dean Mermell, who screens his documentary about Mauro ffortissimo, creator of a wild installation project that places pianos outdoors for anyone to play. [7 to 9 p.m., SF Harley Davidson, 3146 Mission St., S.F.]

Lloyd Cole: The U.K. born, Western Massachusetts-based post punk musician (who played with the Commotions, then went solo) is revisiting his storied career on his “Retrospective Tour: Two Sets of His Music (1983-1996).” [7 p.m., Swedish American Hall, 2174 Market St., S.F.]

Glen David Gold: Appearing in conversation with Oscar Villalon, the novelist and essayist discusses his memoir “I Will Be Complete,” about growing up in the wake of destructive choices of an extremely unconventional mother. [7 p.m., City Lights, 261 Columbus Ave., S.F.]

You Should Know This!: Serious ideas meet ridiculous comedy in the show by science reporter Kara Platoni, who reveals how “humanity is hacking the senses,” joined by comics Joe Tobin and Florentina Tanase and host Kevin Whittinghill. [8 p.m., PianoFight, 144 Taylor St., S.F.]

Funny Fest Comedy Competition: Danny Dechi hosts the free, last-Tuesday-of-the-month comedy show. [7 p.m., Neck of the Woods, 406 Clement St., S.F.]

Red Baraat: The lively Brooklyn-based Punjabi folk band headlines a show with Non Stop Bhangra. [9 p.m., New Parish, 1743 San Pablo Ave., Oakland]

Migraaaants: The play by Matei Visniec — “a dark, absurd and surprisingly funny collage delving into the refugee crisis in Europe and beyond” closes Golden Thread’s series of free staged readings of works focusing the Middle East experience. [7 p.m., Brava, 2781 24th St., S.F.]

Boytoy: The Brooklyn garage-psych quartet’s second album is “Night Leaf.” [7 p.m., Make-Out Room, 3225 22nd St., S.F.]

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