courtesy photo<p>Garage-rocking San Francisco band Rich Girls is headlining a show that also includes The Mozzies. [6 p.m.

courtesy photo<p>Garage-rocking San Francisco band Rich Girls is headlining a show that also includes The Mozzies. [6 p.m.

May 25: Memorial Day, Rich Girls and more

Who's in town

Singer-songwriter Jesse Marchant, formerly known by the moniker JBM, is touring to promote his self-titled latest item. [9 p.m., Chapel, 777 Valencia St., S.F.]

Memorial Day events

Presidio events: Memorial Day events include a Presidio parade followed by a formal program and 21-gun salute at the San Francisco National Cemetery. [10:30 a.m. grand march starts at Presidio Officers' Club, 50 Moraga Ave., Presidio, S.F.; program starts at 11 a.m., San Francisco National Cemetery, 1 Lincoln Blvd., Presidio, S.F.]

Hillsborough festivities: The Peninsula enclave of Hillsborough is marking the holiday with a parade, music festival and carnival. [10:30 a.m. parade starts at Town Hall, 1600 Floribunda Ave., Hillsborough; festival at 10 a.m., Hillsborough North School, 545 Eucalyptus Ave., Hillsborough]

History tour: A free walking tour explores the statues, plaques and trees in Golden Gate Park that commemorate important people and events in American history, including military monuments. [1 p.m., meet in front of Conservatory of Flowers, 100 John F Kennedy Drive, S.F.]

Rock party: The El Rio's 20th anniversary Memorial Day bash includes bluesy Bay Area supergroup Mojo Rising with free barbecue on the patio who supplies last. [3 p.m., El Rio, 3158 Mission St., S.F.]

Literary events

Fiction in the works: Mercilee Jenkins, Diane Frank, Joe Sutton and other San Francisco writers are sharing their works in progress. [7 p.m., Folio Books, 3957 24th St., S.F.]

At the colleges

Art appreciation: The Cantor Arts Center is open today, featuring exhibits such as “Promised Land: Jacob Lawrence at the Cantor” and “500 Years of Italian Master Drawings from the Princeton University Art Museum.” [11 a.m.-5 p.m., Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University, 328 Lomita Drive, Stanford]

Local activities

Double feature: Reflect on Memorial Day with two films about war, the Vietnam drama “Full Metal Jacket” (7 p.m.) and “Birdy” (9:10 p.m.), in which Vietnam veterans played by Nicolas Cage and Matthew Modine recover at a military hospital. [Castro Theatre, 429 Castro St., S.F.]

Pop music: Indie-pop band Smallpools is promoting its latest album, “LOVETAP!” [8 p.m., Independent, 628 Divisadero St., S.F.]

Everything is Terrible!, a website that lovingly collects and remixes the strangest films and found footage of the VHS era, are showcasing their best and weirdest clips. [8 p.m., Roxie Theater, 3117 16th St., S.F.]

Garage-rocking San Francisco band Rich Girls is headlining a show that also includes The Mozzies. [6 p.m., Hemlock Tavern, 1131 Polk St., S.F.]

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