Good Day for Wednesday, Nov. 25 2009

PERSON IN TOWN

Comedian Jake Johannsen kicks off a string of performances in San Francisco. Dat Phan shares the bill. [8 p.m., Cobb’s Comedy Club, 915 Columbus Ave., S.F.]

MUSEUMS

California Academy of Sciences: Attractions include Steinhart Aquarium, Morrison Planetarium and Kimball Natural History Museum. [9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Golden Gate Park, S.F.]

Museum of the African Diaspora: Exhibits include “The Art of Richard Mayhew,” “Celebrations: Rituals and Ceremony” and “Slavery Passages.” [11 a.m. to 6 p.m., 685 Mission St., S.F.]

TOURS

Japanese Tea Garden: San Francisco City Guides hosts a 45-minute history stroll through this 5-acre world-famous garden. [1 p.m.; meet at Japanese Tea Garden entrance, Golden Gate Park, S.F.]

‘Go West, Young Woman’: Comedian-led walk, hosted by Foot Tours, salutes “Daring Divas Who Did It Their Way” in old San Francisco. [2 p.m. Details/RSVP: www.foottours.com]

COLLEGES

Farmers market: Weekly market brings seasonal and convenient food to the UCSF community. [10 a.m. to 3 p.m., UCSF, ACC Breezeway, between Milberry Union and the Ambulatory Care Center, 400-500 Parnassus Ave., S.F.]

PUBLIC LIBRARIES

Photo exhibit: “A Compassionate Eye” features photographs by Victor Arimondi, whose subjects included homeless people and people with AIDS. [9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Main Library, Hormel center, 100 Larkin St., S.F.]

‘Toddler Tales’: Session features books, rhymes, music and movement for ages 18-36 months. [10:30 a.m., Main Library, Children’s Story Telling Room, 100 Larkin St., S.F.]

   
CITY

Anti-violence events: The International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and Girls is the focus of events at City Hall. Speakers include Supervisor David Campos and poet Mary Rudge. [Noon to 3 p.m., S.F. Civic Center]

Shakespearean opera: The San Francisco Opera presents “Otello,” Verdi’s adaptation of Shakespeare’s tragedy. [7:30 p.m., War Memorial Opera House, 301 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

Favorite things: “Sing-Along Sound of Music,” an interactive version of the movie musical, is back. Viewers can belt out tunes along with Julie Andrews and company. [7 p.m., Castro Theatre, 429 Castro St., S.F.]

DINING OUT

Presidio Social Club: “P.F.C. Meat Loaf,” a house special, is recommended from chef Peter Janiak’s menu today. The meat loaf is served with sour cream and chive potatoes and fried shallots. [Building 563, Ruger Street, The Presidio, S.F., (415) 885-1888]

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