Good day, San Francisco: July 30

Dress to express: Fabulous Fashion in Film Festival presents “Grey Gardens” and “Paris Is Burning.” A “Little Edie” look-alike contest accompanies the “Grey Gardens” screening. [7 and 9:30 p.m., Castro Theatre, 429 Castro St.]

Who’s in town

Cartoonist Larry Gonick, who is known for his award-winning “The Cartoon History of the Universe” and cartoon guides to science, gives a talk on how cartooning can teach history. [6 p.m., World Affairs Council, 312 Sutter St.]

City activities

North Beach tour: “F”-themed walk covers food, fires, fiction, films and other factors associated with the neighborhood. [3 to 5 p.m., meet at 1 Telegraph Hill Drive; RSVP: (415) 793-5378]

Rough seas: “Adventures at Sea” tour explores the hardships and rewards experienced by 19th century sailors on the Cape Horn passage. [2:15 p.m., aboard the Balclutha, Hyde Street Pier, Hyde and Jefferson streets]

Literary events

Jasper Fforde: The novelist discusses “Thursday Next: First Among Sequels.” [7 p.m., Books Inc., 601 Van Ness Ave.]

Chris Felver: The photographer and filmmaker celebrates the release of “Beat.” [7:30 p.m., City Lights Bookstore, 261 Columbus Ave.]

Lectures

Michael T. Moe: The ThinkEquity Partners cofounder gives a talk titled “Insights Into What Makes Companies Great.” [6 p.m., Commonwealth Club, 595 Market St.]

William Taylor: The author (“Rescued by Mao”) and former prisoner of war shares his story of how he escaped as a P.O.W. during World War II. [6 p.m., Marines’ Memorial Club, 609 Sutter St.]

At the public library

Disability sports: “Raising the Bar,” a photographic exhibit, provides an intimate look at the international para-athletic community. [10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Main Library, Jewett Gallery, 100 Larkin St.]

Preschool film: “Rikki Tikki Tavi” screens. Program is for ages 3 and older. [10:30 a.m., Bayview Branch, 5075 Third St.]

More safe sites for people living in vehicles proposed

“This is not a new model; this is something that’s been utilized around the country.”

Pederson takes road less traveled to return home to Giants

After winning back-to-back World Series titles, one with the Los Angeles Dodgers and another with the Atlanta Braves, Joc Pederson…

Homelessness dipped in San Francisco during pandemic

“Our investments in shelter and housing are resulting in improvements in the lives of people experiencing homelessness and conditions on our streets.”