The Christmas=set Japanese anime “Tokyo Godfathers” screens at the Roxie. (Courtesy photo)

Dec. 25-16: Roxie movies, Contemporary Jewish Museum Free Day, Bill Graham Menorah Day, Jewish Christmas, S.F., Badarikashrama Christmas Concert

SUNDAY, DEC. 25

Roxie movies: The Japanese Christmas anime “Tokyo Godfathers” screens, followed by Terry Gilliam’s “Brazil” at 8 p.m., in the big theater; “Off the Rails,” Adam Irving’s documentary about a man with Asperger’s syndrome who has been in jail 32 times for impersonating New York transit drivers, screens twice in the little theater. [6 p.m., 3117 16th St., S.F.]

Contemporary Jewish Museum Free Day: Festivities include open galleries, participatory art, the cool kinetic Negev Wheel, and, at 1 and 2:30 p.m., live music by Alison Faith Levy and her Big Time Tot Rock Band. [11 a.m. to 4 p.m., 736 Mission St., S.F.]

Bill Graham Menorah Day: Activities begin with dreidel crafts for children, followed by the jam band Jerry’s Kosher Deli and a 5 p.m. lighting ceremony with friends of Bill Graham and Lori Starr. [2 p.m., Union Square, Geary and Powell streets, S.F.

Kung Pao Kosher Comedy: The 24th annual show features Jewish comedians (Elayne Boosler, Eddie Sarfaty, Alex Edelman and Lisa Geduldig) celebrating Dec. 25 in a Chinese restaurant. [8:30 p.m., New Asia Restaurant, 772 Pacific Ave., S.F.]

San Francisco Zoo: The animal park is open Christmas Day. [10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 1 Zoo Road, S.F.]

Jewish Christmas, S.F.: The annual bash includes music, burlesque, Woody Allen films, DJs, strip dreidel, the “greatest hits of Larry David and Sascha Baron Cohen” and a Chinese buffet. [6:30 p.m., Make-Out Room, 3225 22nd St., S.F.]

Christmas Concert & International Vegetarian Dinner: Badarikashrama, an East Bay spiritual center, hosts a serene holiday celebration with Subhangi Sakhalkar, a top Bay Area Hindustani vocalist in concert, and vegetarian dining; call (510) 278-2444 to reserve. [3 p.m., 15602 Maubert Ave., San Leandro]

S.F. City Guides tour: Rory O’Connor leads “Alfred Hitchcock’s San Francisco,” which shows how the master of suspense loved The City; knowledge of “Vertigo” is recommended. [2 p.m., meet at fountain in Huntington Park, off Sacramento Street between Taylor and Mason streets, S.F.]

MONDAY, DEC. 16

Chris Voth: The Denver-based comedian (who grew up in Chico and has appeared on “Last Comic Standing”) is also a published author and school teacher. [8 p.m., Punch Line, 444 Battery St., S.F.]

Alvon Johnson: The blues guitarist and singer, formerly of the Coasters, plays a holiday party concert and CD release show. [8 p.m., Yoshi’s, 510 Embarcadero West, Oakland]

Out of the Box-The Rise of Sneaker Culture: The first exhibition to explore the significance, complex design history, and evolution of sneakers — showcsing more than 160 iconic sneakers spanning decades — is on view during special holiday hours. [11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Oakland Museum, 1000 Oak St., Oakland]

Hanukkah Candle Lighting: Holiday stories, treats and music by Jonathan Bayer make up the festivities. [4 p.m., Jewish Community Center, 3200 California St., S.F.]

Exploratorium: The City’s hands-on museum of science, art and human perception is open, with special holiday hours. [10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Pier 15, The Embarcadero and Green Street, S.F.]

Tomás Saraceno: The artist’s installation “Stillness in Motion-Cloud Cities” — a work in which visitors wind their way through an array of cloud-like, geometric pieces suspended in the air — is among the recently opened exhibits at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. [10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., 151 Third St., S.F.]

San Francisco Botanical Garden
: Open daily through the holidays, the attraction boasts 55 acres of landscaped gardens and open spaces with more than 8,000 different plants. [7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Golden Gate Park, Ninth Avenue at Lincoln Way, S.F.]

Walt Disney Family Museum: A seasonal highlight is an 11 a.m. screening of “Christmas with Walt,” a film in which Diane Disney Miller shares stories of her father’s life during the holidays. [10 a.m. to 4:45 p.m., 104 Montgomery St., S.F. Presidio]

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