May 14-15: San Francisco Dungeon, Girls On the Run Fun Run, Pablo Estigarribia, Avedis Chamber Music, Sanchez Art Center, Amy Goodman, SF Symphony Youth Orchestra, Earplay

From left, Stephanie Crowley, Ambera De Lash, Jennifer Tipton, Lisa Burton and Caley Suliak appear in “The Charitable Sisterhood of the Second Trinity Victory Church” -- perfect for Mother’s Day -- at Dragon Theatre in Redwood City. {Courtesy Kimberly Wadycki)

From left, Stephanie Crowley, Ambera De Lash, Jennifer Tipton, Lisa Burton and Caley Suliak appear in “The Charitable Sisterhood of the Second Trinity Victory Church” -- perfect for Mother’s Day -- at Dragon Theatre in Redwood City. {Courtesy Kimberly Wadycki)


San Francisco Dungeon: Promoters of the fun Fisherman’s Wharf attraction — a live-action, 60-minute journey through San Francisco’s past from the Gold Rush to Alcatraz — warn moms to stay away on Mother’s Day, or they might find themselves publicly shamed in court, forced to imbibe nasty cocktails, or facing the plague. [11 a.m. to 7 p.m., 145 Jefferson St., S.F.}

Pablo Estigarribia: The Argentinian virtuoso tango pianist, arranger and composer briefly lectures on the history of tango and illustrates its components in compositions by himself and others. [7 p.m., Incarnation Episcopal Church, 1750 29th Ave., S.F.]

Girls on the Run of the Bay Area: The benefit for the nonprofit that inspires young girls to be healthy and confident is a family-friendly 5K fun run with DJ music, Zumba warm-up, photo booth and face painting. [9 a.m.,
 Lake Merced Sunset Parking Lot, Sunset and Lake Merced boulevards, S.F.]

Avedis Chamber Music Series: Pianist Robin Sutherland and the Stanford Woodwind Quintet play a Mother’s Day program of works by Jean-Michel Damase, Louise Farrenc, Vincent d’Indy and Leos Janáček. [2 p.m., Legion of Honor, Lincoln Park, 100 34th Ave., S.F.]

Unitarian Universalist Sunday Forum: Sam Dodge, former director of the The City’s mayor’s office of housing opportunity, partnerships and engagement speaks on “Tent encampments and continuing challenges for San Francisco homeless.” [9:30 a.m., First Unitarian Universalist Society, 1187 Franklin St., S.F.]

Sanchez Art Center Open Studios: Artists demonstrate their work in painting, collage, printmaking, dye-making from plants, metal working and more.[11 a.m. to 5 p.m., 1220 Linda Mar Blvd., Pacifica]

Amy Goodman: The award-winning journalist and producer of the independent news program “Democracy Now!” speaks about her book “Democracy Now!: Covering the Movements Changing America.” [7:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 2407 Dana St., Berkeley]

Me First and the Gimme Gimmes: The punk group is famed for its covers of everybody from Bob Dylan to Barbra Streisand. [8 p.m., UC Theatre, 2036 University Ave., Berkeley]

San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra: Christian Reif conducts the group in Beethoven’s “Leonore” Overture, Hindemith’s “Mathis der Maler” and Brahms’ Symphony No. 4. [2 p.m., Davies Symphony Hall, 201 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]


Earplay: The new music group’s third and final concert of the home season “Water” includes a string duet by John Liberatore, a piano trio by Toru Takemitsu, ensemble works with percussion by Kyle Bruckmann and Cindy Cox, and songs by Eric Moe for chamber ensemble with soprano Christine Brandes. [7:30 p.m., ODC Theater, 3153 17th St., S.F.]

Pete Yorn: The great alt-folk rocker’s latest album is 2016’s “Arranging Time.” [8 p.m., Independent, 628 Divisadero St., S.F.]

Dana Cree: The James Beard-award winning pastry chef is promoting her new book “Hello, My Name is Ice Cream: The Art and Science of the Scoop.” [6:30 p.m., Omnivore Books on Food, 3885 Cesar Chavez St., S.F.]

Hala Alyan: The Palestinian-American poet reads from her debut novel “Salt Houses,” which follows a Palestinian family dealing with the ramifications of being displaced by war. [7:30 p.m., Booksmith, 1644 Haight St., S.F.]

Jessica Zitter: The doctor, who appeared in the Oscar-nominated documentary set in an intensive care unit at Oakland’s Highland Hospital, speaks about sensitive issues in her book, “Extreme Measures: Finding a Better Path to the End of Life.” [7 p.m., Institute on Aging, 3575 Geary Blvd., S.F.]

Marty Stuart: The five-time Grammy winner and country legend headlines a sold-out show with opener Sean McConnell. [8 p.m., Freight and Salvage, 2020 Addison St., Berkeley]

Acoustic-4-A-Cure IV: Sammy Hagar and James Hetfield’s $150 per ticket benefit for pediatric cancer research features Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo, Don Felder, Mick Fleetwood, Dave Grohl, Sammy Hagar, Vic Johnson, Sarah McLachlan, Steve Vai and Bob Weir. [8 p.m., Fillmore, 1805 Geary Blvd., S.F.]

Who’s Your Jenny? How to Identify Your Target Market: Communications experts Maureen Futtner and Ken Stram offer tips for small business owners on how to get a specific picture of their ideal customer in the talk, part of the San Francisco Small Business Week Conference. [12:30 p.m., S.F. Small Business Administration, 455 Market St., S.F.]Amy GoodmanAvedis Chamber MusicCalendarCharitable Sisterhood of the Second Trinity Victory ChurchearplayGirls On the Run Fun RunPablo EstigarribiaSanchez Art CenterSF Symphony Youth Orchestra

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