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Sept. 14: Comedy Day at Golden Gate Park and more

Something to read

“Queen Sugar” by Natalie Baszile ($27.95) A mom and daughter move from Los Angeles to a newly inherited Louisiana sugarcane farm in this debut novel. The San Francisco-based author is appearing at Books Inc. in Palo Alto on Monday.


St. Anthony's Dining Room: Meals are served 365 days a year at the community dining hall, and volunteers are needed to prepare food and drinks, clear tables and more. [150 Golden Gate Ave., S.F.; visit www.stanthonysf.org/ServeAMeal for more information]

Get outdoors

Jog in the Fog: The Richmond District Jog in the Fog 5K benefits the Richmond District Neighborhood Center. [8 a.m., Mountain Lake Park, 98 Funston Ave., S.F.]

Sunday Streets: Cyclists, strollers and rollers can enjoy total access to car-free streets. [11 a.m.-4 p.m., Fillmore Street between Geary Boulevard and Ellis Street, S.F.]

Comedy in the park: The 34th annual Comedy Day celebration features over 40 comedians — including Margaret Cho, Marga Gomez, Will Durst and more — performing for free in Sharon Meadow. [Noon-5:30 p.m., Sharon Meadow, 320 Bowling Green Drive, Golden Gate Park, S.F.]

Lord of the Ringers: The SF Horseshoe Pitching Club welcomes all fans of the beloved sport to witness the sixth annual Lord of the Ringer tournament — and maybe event toss their horseshoes into the ring. [Noon, Horseshoe Courts, Stanyan and Fulton streets, Golden Gate Park, S.F.]


Pop family: R5, a pop-rock sibling act (with one best friend), tops a bill that also includes Brandon & Savannah and Ryland. [6:30 p.m., Regency Ballroom, 1290 Sutter St., S.F.]

Bill Evans tribute: Singer-pianist Eliane Elias honors the legacy of the late jazz pianist. [[7 p.m., SFJAZZ Center, 205 Franklin St., S.F.]

Electronic music: The 15th annual San Francisco Electronic Music Festival features performers such as Nic Collins, Ezra Buchla, Julia Mazawa and more. [8 p.m., Brava Theater Center, 2781 24th St., S.F.]

Outdoor shopping

Flea market: Find a bargain at the 31st annual Alamo Square Flea Market. [10 a.m.-4 p.m., Alamo Square Park, Scott and Fulton streets, S.F.]

Urban Air Market: More than 120 environmentally conscious clothing designers, artists and crafters peddle their wares at the Urban Air Market, which also includes live music and a variety of food trucks. [11 a.m.-6 p.m., Octavia and Hayes streets, S.F.; www.urbanairmarket.com ]


Armenian Bazaar and Food Festival: Celebrate Armenian culture with live music, folk dancing, a beer and wine garden, and food. [Noon-6 p.m., St. Gregory Church, 825 Brotherhood Way, S.F.]

Adorable and edible: Learn to make cute onigiri (rice balls) that resemble animals, clowns and more. All materials are provided. There is also an onigiri-making competition. [2 p.m., Kinokuniya Bookstore, Japantown, 1581 Webster St., S.F.]


Auntie April's: The Bayview restaurant offers brunch and soul-food favorites, including a red velvet waffle, chicken and waffles, and breakfast sandwiches such as the crowd-pleasing Fat Neck Jones sandwich. [8 a.m. to 4 p.m., 4618 Third Street, S.F.; (415) 643-4983, http://auntieaprilsf.com]


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