Competitions, a canine costume parade and other fun activities are part of San Francisco Animal Care & Control’s 22nd Pet Pride Day. (Courtesy photo)

Oct. 25-26: Pet Pride Day, Marc Anthony, Carlos Vives, Nick Jonas, MC Lars

SUNDAY, OCT. 25

2015 Pet Pride Day: San Francisco Animal Care & Control’s 22nd annual event includes a costume parade, doggie dancing, trick competition and lots of opportunities to adopt a pet. [11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sharon Meadow, 320 Bowling Green Drive, Golden Gate Park, S.F.]

Marc Anthony and Carlos Vives: The celebrated Latin artists bring their “UNIDO2” tour to the Bay Area. [7:30 p.m., SAP Center, 525 W. Santa Clara St., San Jose]

MC Lars: The Northern California “nerdcore” rapper’s new, fourth studio album is “The Zombie Dinosaur LP.” [7 p.m., DNA Lounge, 375 11th St.. S.F.]

Nick Jonas; The pop rocker of Jonas Brothers’ fame brings his solo act to The City. [7:30 p.m., Masonic, 1111 California St., S.F.]

Total Unicorn: The Austin, Texas-based multi-disciplinary performance group integrates electronic composition, interpretative choreography and vibrant animation into its performances. [7:30 p.m., Makeout Room, 3225 22nd St., S.F.]

Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chamber Ensemble: The London group, performing works by Rossini, Mozart and Schubert, is drawn from the principal players of the venerable Academy of St. Martin in the Fields orchestra led by Sir Neville Marriner. [2:30 p.m., Bing Concert Hall, 327 Lasuen St., Stanford University]

Walk to End Lupus Now: The 5K-walk is a fundraiser for lupus research and education and to rally public support for those who suffer from its brutal impact. [7:30 a.m. (registration), 9 a.m. (walk), Music Concourse, Golden Gate Park, S.F.]

Gilmore Guys: Die-hard “Gilmore Girls” fan Kevin T. Porter and rookie Demi Adejuyigbe do a live version of their podcast, which goes deep into all things Stars Hollow and beyond. [8 p.m., Great American Music Hall, 859 O’Farrell St., S.F.]


MONDAY, OCT. 26

Marlon James: The writer discusses his Booker Prize-winning “A Brief History of Seven Killings,” a novel of power, mystery and insight set in 1970s-90s Jamaica. [7:30 p.m., Green Apple Books, 1231 Ninth Ave., S.F.]

Walk the Moon: The poppy art rock band from Cincinnati, Ohio, has the huge hit “Shut Up and Dance.” [8 p.m., Masonic, 1111 California St., S.F.]

Flame out: Activists, lawmakers and retailers address the issue of maintaining fire safety standards in furniture without toxic chemicals. [6:30 p.m., Commonwealth Club, 555 Post St., S.F.]

Zagreb Noir: Editor-translator Ivan Sršen and best-selling author Adam Mansbach discuss the latest edition of Akashic Books’ “Noir” series, which includes stories set in Croatia’s capital city, [7:30 p.m., Booksmith, 1644 Haight St., S.F.]

Sherry Turkle: The psychologist and MIT scholar who studies the impact of digital culture on social interaction discusses her new book, “Reclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk in a Digital Age.” [7 p.m., Jewish Community Center, 3200 California St., S.F.]

Diana Nyad: The athlete, who at age 64 completed a 110-mile, 53-hour swim after four failed attempts, is promoting her new memoir, “Find a Way.” [Noon, Jewish Community Center, 3200 California St., S.F.]

Sarah Vowell: The fun historian and “This American Life” storyteller, whose new book “Lafayette in the Somewhat United States” is about 18th century French aristocrat Marquis de Lafayette, speaks with Daniel Handler. [7:30 p.m., Nourse, 275 Hayes St., S.F]

Israel-The Royal Tour: Peter Greenberg, host of PBS’ “The Royal Tour” series, gives a personal account of his journey with Benjamin Netanyahu to Israel’s most storied sights. [7:30 p.m., Schultz Cultural Arts Hall, Oshman Family JCC, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto]

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