courtesy photoRock show: Oakland’s April & The Paradigm meld power-pop

March 22: 5K runs, Angel Island history and more

Something to read

The Crossroads of Should and Must: Find and Follow Your Passion By Elle Luna ($16.95)

The San Francisco artist, who offers life-shaking advice in her book, is appearing at Books Inc. in the Marina on Friday.


YMCA: Volunteers are needed at the YMCA's centers around San Francisco to help with Zumba classes, coach youth sports, work with children and more. [(415) 777-9622,]


Greens: The vegetarian restaurant offers pupusas packed with Rancho Gordo beans; Rolling Oaks poached eggs; and a Pinnacles scramble with eggs, potatoes, cheddar and cilantro. Deserts include chocolate spice cake and apple-huckleberry galette. [10:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Building A, Fort Mason, Marina Boulevard and Buchanan Street, S.F.; (415) 771-6222,]


Day of the Deadlies: Surf-rock innovators The Deadlies are playing a free show to promote their fourth album, “The Deadlies.” [2 p.m., Amoeba Music, 1855 Haight St., S.F.]

Rock show: Oakland’s April & The Paradigm meld power-pop, metal and ska influences. [7 p.m., Bottom of the Hill, 1233 17th St., S.F.]

Hip-hop: Rapper-activist Talib Kweli is touring with up-and-coming Brazilian performer NIKO IS. [8 p.m., Fillmore, 1805 Geary St., S.F.]


Angel Island legacy: Genny Lim and Judy Yung discuss “Poetry and History of Chinese Immigrants on Angel Island, 1910-1940,” a collection of poetry written by immigrants on Angel Island as well as oral histories of former detainees. [5 p.m., Modern Times Bookstore, 2919 24th St, S.F.]]

Get outdoors

Oakland Running Festival: Hit the ground running at the Oakland Running Festival, which includes marathon, half-marathon, 5-kilometer and relay options. [Start times and locations vary;]

Ink it: Kids can learn how to make ink from berries, and write in calligraphy with quill pens, in honor of National Reading Month. [11 a.m.-4 p.m., Officers' Club, 50 Moraga Ave., Presidio, S.F.; RSVP requested at]

Swing dancing: Take a free swing-dancing lesson before boogying in the street during Lindy in the Park. [11 a.m. to 2 p.m., between de Young Museum and Music Concourse, Golden Gate Park, S.F.]

Fundraiser run: The MMRF Team for Cures: San Francisco 5K Walk/Run is a fundraiser to fight multiple myeloma, a common form of blood cancer. [1 p.m., Marina Green, Marina Boulevard and Scott Street, S.F.;]artsSan Franciscothings to do

If you find our journalism valuable and relevant, please consider joining our Examiner membership program.
Find out more at

Just Posted

Approval process for Balboa Reservoir project gets underway

The Balboa Reservoir project received the first approval on Thursday needed to… Continue reading

Emergency housing made available for domestic violence survivors

Victims of abuse who are trapped during lockdown may have somewhere to turn

Sunset supervisor wants to keep Great Highway car free during crisis

Mar eyes empty roadway as ideal space for bicylists and pedestrians

Most Read