Circus fun: The Picklewater Free Circus Festival takes place in Union Square on Sundays in July. The celebration includes professional and student performances, plus circus lessons. [2 to 4 p.m., Powell and Post streets, S.F.]
Mozart mania: The Midsummer Mozart Festival presents “Program I,” an all-Mozart concert featuring the Midsummer Mozart Orchestra and guest artists.
[3 p.m., Herbst Theatre,
401 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]
Jewish cinema: The San Francisco Jewish Film Festival is under way. Today’s bill includes “Glickman,” about Marty Glickman, the Jewish sprinter who was dropped from the U.S. Olympic relay team during the 1936 Nazi Olympics at 1:30 p.m., and the indie romcom “Dorfman” at 8:30 p.m; an interview with fest honoree Elliott Gould precedes “Dorfman.” [Castro Theatre, 429 Castro St., S.F.; www.sfjff.org]
Book fair: Laborfest presents its BookFair and Poetry Reading, an all-day lineup of labor-related readings, talks and discussions. [10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts, 2868 Mission St., S.F.]
Stand-up show: Comedian Jo Koy performs. “Chelsea Lately,” “Comic View” and a 2009 Comedy Central special are a few of his credits. [7 and 9:30 p.m., Cobb’s Comedy Club, 915 Columbus Ave., S.F.]
Sugar Cafe: Creative breakfast fare is on chef Reza Mazadi’s brunch menu. The French toast — bread infused with cinnamon-vanilla custard and topped with seasonal fruit — is recommended today. Popular egg dishes include garden-vegetable and pulled-pork omelets, served with home-fried potatoes and toast. Featured libation: bottomless mimosas. [8 a.m. to 4 p.m., 679 Sutter St., S.F. (415) 441-5678]
SOMETHING TO READ
Stories in the Sand
By Lorri Ungaretti ($26.95)
The pictured-filled volume by the native San Franciscan and S.F. City Guides tour leader tells the history of the Sunset district, The City’s largest — and most overlooked — neighborhood.
LEND A HAND
Glide: The Free Meals Program needs volunteers to prepare the dining room, place food on trays, carry trays to guests and wipe down tables. [11:15 a.m. to 2 p.m., 330 Ellis St., S.F.; info/RSVP: www.onebrick.org]
Stern Grove: The E Family, featuring Latin-music notables Pete, Sheila E, Juan and Peter Michael Escovedo, performs. [2 p.m., Sigmund Stern Grove, Sloat Boulevard and 19th Avenue, S.F.]
Bike ride: History and scenic views highlight “Pedaling the Presidio,” a six-mile bike ride. [1 p.m.; meet ranger in front of Beach Hut cafe, Crissy Field East Beach; RSVP required: (415) 561-4323]
Car-free streets: “Sunday Streets,” offering car-free street space where people can enjoy camaraderie and activities, takes place in Bayview/Dogpatch. [11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; www.sundaystreetssf.com]
Arts market: Menlo Park hosts its “Connoisseurs’ Marketplace.” Festivities include crafts, food, music, green products and a kids’ zone. [10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Santa Cruz Avenue from El Camino Real to Johnson Street, Menlo Park]
GAME OF THE DAY
Yankees at A’s
1:05 p.m., Comcast SportsNet California
Josh Reddick and the A’s wrap up a four game set against the Bronx Bombers.
GOLF: The British Open concludes across the pond. [3 to 10:30 a.m., Royal Lytham and St. Annes, Lytham, England, ESPN]