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August 2: Jerry Day, Silent Disco and more

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation:
The nonprofit needs volunteers to greet clients and coordinate services, assist with needle-exchange programs and more. [(415) 487-3000, sfaf.org/get-involved/volunteer]

Catch: The Castro restaurant has Dungeness crab benedict, brisket hash, and brown-sugar-dusted bacon. [11 a.m.-3:30 p.m., 2362 Market St., S.F.; (415) 431-5000, www.catchsf.com]

5K fundraiser: A 5-kilometer run/walk is raising money for the Mabuhay Health Center’s free health clinic, which is open on the second Saturday of every month at Bayanihan Community Center. [7:45 a.m., 425 John F. Kennedy Drive, Golden Gate Park, S.F.]

8K run: A two-stage Double 8K Adventure Run features views of the Golden Gate Bridge and a halftime break. [8 a.m., Crissy Field, 1199 E. Beach, S.F.]

Aloha Festival: The 26th annual Aloha Festival concludes with music, dance and foods from Hawaii and other Pacific Islands. [10 a.m., San Mateo County Event Center, 1346 Saratoga Drive, San Mateo]

Adobo Festival: Filipino food and music are the focus of the annual Adobo Festival, including a meaty adobo cook-off. [10 a.m.-6 p.m., Kennedy Park, 1333 Decoto Road, Union City]

G.G. Park Band: The Golden Gate Park Band, directed by Michael Wirgler, is doing a musical tribute to the San Francisco Fire Department and first responders. [1 p.m., Music Concourse, Golden Gate Park, S.F.]

Jerry Day: The 13th annual Jerry Day, a free concert honoring the late lead singer of the Grateful Dead, features former Dead collaborators and cover bands. [11 a.m.-6 p.m., Jerry Garcia Amphitheatre, McLaren Park, 50 John F. Shelley Drive, S.F.]

Free concert: Grammy-winning country singer Mary Chapin Carpenter is performing as part of the Stern Grove Festival. [2 p.m., Stern Grove, 19th Avenue and Sloat Boulevard, S.F.]

Silent disco: The HUSHfest Silent Disco pumps music by Pumpkin, Digital Rust, Deejay Theory and more through special wireless headphones. [11 a.m.-7 p.m., Great Lawn, Treasure Island, S.F.; hushconcerts.com]


Free show: The San Francisco Mime Troupe is performing “Freedomland,” about a soldier returning home from war, as part of the Yerba Buena Gardens Festival. [2 p.m., Yerba Buena Gardens, 773 Mission St., S.F.]


Jewish Film Festival: Lee Grant, who won an Oscar and an Emmy after being blacklisted from Hollywood in the 1950s, is speaking at a screening of her film “Tell Me a Riddle.” [2:35 p.m., Castro Theatre, 429 Castro Theatre, S.F.; sfjff.org]

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A temporary art installation incorporating 50,000 Mylar “bricks” was unveiled Friday at the Portsmouth Square Sky Bridge. The Chinese Culture Foundation of San Francisco unveiled the piece by artist Beili Liu. Comedyeventsfilmfree stuffthings to dowhat to do

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