Nov. 2: Muni heritage, zombie run and more

Jeff Chiu/APMarty Garrett

Jeff Chiu/APMarty Garrett

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VOLUNTEER

Exploratorium: The interactive science museum needs help for exhibit maintenance, educational programs and more. [Pier 15, S.F.; (415) 528-4364; www.exploratorium.edu/support/volunteer]

GET OUTSIDE

Running Dead: Practice your zombie-fleeing skills with Union City Leisure Services' Running Dead 5 kilometer, 10 kilometer and fun runs. [8 a.m., 34009 Alvarado-Niles Road, Union City]

Muni Heritage Weekend: Muni is marking generations of transit with family activities, cable car bell-ringing demonstrations, live music and more. [10 a.m.-5 p.m., Market Street Railway Museum, 77 Steuart St., S.F.]

Underground history: Congregation Emanu-El is celebrating the 125th anniversary of Jewish cemeteries in Colma with history talks, activities, food trucks and more. [11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., 1299 and 1301 El Camino Real, Colma; www.emanuelsf.org]

Dia de los Muertos: Honor the Day of the Dead with a procession featuring Aztec dancers, art and more. [7 p.m., starts at 22nd and Bryant streets, S.F.; www.dayofthedeadsf.org]

MUSIC

Modern bluesman: John Mooney is touted as one of the best slide guitarists in the world. [8 p.m., Great American Music Hall, 859 O'Farrell St., S.F.]

Alt-country sounds: The Bros. Landreth, who hail from Canada, are forging an alt-country path. [8 p.m., Hotel Utah, 500 Fourth St., S.F.]

German rock: Berlin's Ballet School fuses rock, pop, R&B and more on its new album, “The Dew Last An Hour.” [9 p.m., Brick and Mortar Music Hall, 1710 Mission St., S.F.]

FILM

Chinese cinema: Two immigrant brothers struggle to survive in 1980s New York and join a Chinatown street gang in “The Green Dragons.” [1, 4:50 and 8:40 p.m., 4-Star Theatre, 2200 Clement St., S.F.]

CULTURE

'Radio Ambulante': Similar to a Spanish-language “This American Life,” “Radio Ambulante” is sharing subtitled tales, music and more from Latin America. [5 p.m., Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 701 Mission St., S.F.]

BRUNCH

Barracuda: The Japanese restaurant caters to adventurous brunchers with green tea crepes, sushi, and Japanese fried chicken and waffles, along with comfort food such as sausage-wrapped pancakes on a stick and pulled-pork hash. [10 a.m.-4 p.m., 2251 Market St., S.F.; (415) 558-8567, www.barracudasushi.com]

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