Join the 2012 San Francisco LGBT Pride Parade this weekend 

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Around Town

Dance
Hip-hop dance: Local hip-hop artist Micaya presents “Mission in the Mix,” an annual show featuring her SoulForce Dance Company and emerging talent and students. [7 p.m., Dance Mission Theater, 3316 24th St, S.F.]

Music
Chamber music: Members of the San Francisco Symphony perform a program of chamber music by Beethoven, Arensky, Farrenc and Bartok. [2 p.m., Davies Symphony Hall, 201 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

Museums
Fashion exhibit: “The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier” continues at the de Young Museum. The exhibit features about 140 ensembles from the celebrated designer’s collections. [9:30 a.m. to 5:15 p.m., 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive, Golden Gate Park, S.F.]

Theater
Lone stars: “Solo Sundays,” a showcase for solo performers, presents its June show. Brian Rosen (“Failing That”) and Nancy Margulies (“Deaf Poets Society”) take the stage. [7 p.m., Stage Werx, 446 Valencia St., S.F.]

Something to Read
A Parade in June
By Stefan Salinas ($9.95)
Subtitled “Brief encounters with closeted gay Christians,” the gorgeous, colorful San Francisco-set grapic novel by the local artist tells a slice-of-life — and transformative — story.

Movies
Closing night: “Frameline 36,” the 2012 Francisco International LGBT Film Festival, ends today. Closing-night feature: “Cloudburst” at 7:30 p.m.  [11:30 a.m. onward, Castro Theatre, 429 Castro St., S.F.; www.frameline.org]

Brunch
Epic Roasthouse: Chef Jan Birnbaum’s brunch menu contains breakfast and lunch items, salads, and “things you want in a steakhouse.” Recommended dishes include the roast-beef hash with poached eggs and horseradish cream. Also look for the apple empanadas with caramel sauce and bacon bits. [11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; 369 Embarcadero, S.F.; (415) 369-9955]

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]

Game of the Day
BASEBALL
Giants vs. A’s
1:05 p.m., CSNBA, CSNCA
The Bay Bridge Series wraps up for the 2012 season from the Oakland Coliseum.

Other Highlights
NASCAR:
The Sprint Cup Series makes its annual pit stop in Wine Country. [12:19 p.m., Raceway in Sonoma, TNT]

Get Outside

Pride Weekend
Pride parade:
The 2012 San Francisco LGBT Pride Parade features more than 200 contingents. Grand marshals include Sarah Silverman and Rebecca Prozan. [Starts at 10:30 a.m., Market and Beale streets, S.F.; www.sfpride.org]

Pink Triangle: San Francisco’s one-acre Pink Triangle display honors gay victims of the Nazis and serves as a reminder of humankind’s inhumanity. It can be viewed until 4 p.m. [Twin Peaks Vista Overlook, Christmas Tree Point Road, S.F.; www.thepinktriangle.com]

Festivals
Festival kickoff: The Stern Grove Festival launches its 75th season of free concerts. R&B artist Anita Baker headlines the show. [Big Picnic benefit at 11:30 a.m.; concert at 2 p.m.; Sigmund Stern Grove, Sloat Boulevard and 19th Avenue, S.F.]

Marketplaces
Flea market: Treasure Island Flea presents its June show. Local entrepreneurs sell a wide range of goods at the monthly market. [10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Great Lawn, 1 Avenue of the Palms, Treasure Island]

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