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SPOTLIGHT

Sunday Streets

WHAT: The first of three straight Sundays with The Embarcadero being car-free for an extended stretch for recreational activities

WHEN: Today, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

WHERE: From the Bayview to Chinatown, a five-mile stretch of roadway will be closed

PRICE: Free

INFO: www.sundaystreetssf.com, (415) 355-3755

Today

Potrero 4M

WHAT: A looping four-mile course travels over The City’s “second-crookedest street”

WHEN: 9 a.m.

WHERE: 17th and Arkansas streets, near Jackson Playground, S.F.

PRICE: 18 and older, $5; 11-17, $3; 10 and under, free

INFO: www.dserunners.com, dserunclub@aol.com, (415) 978-0837

Saturday

Kayak under the Golden Gate

WHAT: A seven-mile round-trip kayak adventure on San Francisco Bay includes a trek underneath the Golden Gate Bridge

WHEN: 8:45 a.m.-noon

WHERE: Starts on Horseshoe Cove at Fort Baker, S.F.

PRICE: $70, $80 or $90

INFO: www.absoluteadv.com

Open house at Silver Creek

WHAT: A wide variety of activities — from lacrosse to dancing to roller hockey to soccer — are available for the entire family

WHEN: 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

WHERE: Silver Creek Sportsplex, 800 Embedded Way, San Jose

PRICE: Free

INFO: www.silvercreeksportsplex.com, (408) 225-1843

Redwood Park Trail run

WHAT: 10-kilometer, 20K, 30K and 50K runs through Redwood Regional Park

WHEN: 8:30 a.m.

WHERE: Redwood Regional Park, Oakland

PRICE: Depends on race

INFO: www.theschedule.com

Sept. 7

Mount Tam hike

WHAT: Seven-mile round-trip hike starts and ends at Stinson Beach and shows the best of Mount Tam

WHEN: 11 a.m.

WHERE: Stinson Beach

PRICE: $10 or $25

INFO: www.absoluteadv.com

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