courtesy photo<p>'Three Hearts' tour: British singer-songwriter Alex Clare

courtesy photo<p>'Three Hearts' tour: British singer-songwriter Alex Clare

Nov. 30: 5K races, music and more

SOMETHING TO READ

The Universal Tone By Carlos Santana ($33)

The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, who is appearing at the Castro Theatre on Wednesday, writes about his life, including his discovery of rock 'n' roll while living in the Mission district.

VOLUNTEER

San Francisco Food Bank: Volunteers are needed to help sort donations, assemble grocery boxes for seniors and more. [9-11 a.m. and 12:30-2:30 p.m., 900 Pennsylvania Ave., S.F.; register online at www.sfmfoodbank.org]

GET OUTDOORS

Run Wild San Francisco: Don a festive Santa hat for a 5-kilometer run or walk through the Presidio. The San Francisco Firefighters' Toy Program is also accepting donations of new, unwrapped gifts at the event. [9 a.m., Crissy Field, S.F.; rhodyco.com]

Zumba in the Park: Get up and burn off some holiday calories in a free workout at several San Francisco parks. [10 a.m., 320 Bowling Green Drive, Golden Gate Park, S.F.; 10:30 a.m., Crocker Amazon Playground, Moscow Street and Italy Avenue, S.F.; 11 a.m., Sunset Recreation Center, 2201 Lawton St., S.F.]

A last day of snow: The Treasure Island Flea Market's two-day SNOWvember celebration concludes with music, food, shopping and 20 tons of snow. [10 a.m.-4 p.m., 1 Avenue of the Palms, Treasure Island, S.F.]

MUSIC

Pop rock: Swiftumz is headlining an afternoon of fun pop music that also includes the Hot Flash Heat Wave. A raffle will raise money to feed the hungry. [Noon-6 p.m., Chapel, 777 Valencia St., S.F.]

Bang your head: Asking Alexandria is headlining a night of hard rock that also includes Bless The Fall, Chelsea Grin, Upon a Burning Body and The Family Ruin. [8 p.m., Regency Ballroom, 1290 Sutter St., S.F.]

'Three Hearts' tour: British singer-songwriter Alex Clare, known for the 2011 hit “Too Close,” is touring to promote his latest album, “Three Hearts.” [8 p.m., Fillmore, 1805 Geary Blvd., S.F.]

LECTURE

History talk: Walker Brents III's lecture titled “Nostradamus: The Plague Doctor Who Saw Through Time,” looks at the life and work of the 16th-century Renaissance man. [2:30 p.m., Bird & Beckett Books and Records, 653 Chenery St., S.F.; birdbeckett.com]

BRUNCH

Dirty Habit: The restaurant at the luxurious Hotel Palomar is featuring breakfast favorites such as eggs Benedict, French toast, and omelets as well as chilaquiles served with pulled pork. The cocktail menu includes Purple Drank, featuring cognac and poppy liqueur. [11 a.m.-3 p.m., 12 Fourth St., S.F.; (415) 348-1555, www.dirtyhabitsf.com]

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