Vocalist Kim Nalley performs at The Fillmore Jazz Festival 

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Lend  a Hand

Golden Gate National Parks Volunteer Program: Volunteers are needed to help enhance native-plant habitats and create wildlife corridors in the Presidio of San Francisco.  [10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; 215 Lincoln Blvd. (at Graham Street), S.F., details at www.parksconservancy.org]

GET OUTSIDE

Festivals

Jazz fest: The Fillmore Jazz Festival features music on three stages, plus crafts and food. Performers include vocalist Kim Nalley, in a tribute to Etta James. [10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Fillmore Street between Jackson and Eddy streets, S.F.]

Parks and gardens

Stern Grove: The San Francisco Symphony performs at the Stern Grove Festival. The concert includes music by Beethoven and Copland. [2 p.m., Sigmund Stern Grove, Sloat Boulevard and 19th Avenue, S.F.]

Venezuelan band: La Sardina de Naiguata, a band from Venezuela's coastal town of Naiguata, performs at Yerba Buena Gardens. Venezuelan carnival music is the group's specialty. [1 p.m., 770 Mission St., S.F.]

Circus festival: 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.]

Park band: The Golden Gate Park Band presents its weekly concert. Today's program: "The Music of Leonard Bernstein." [1 p.m., Music Concourse, Golden Gate Park, S.F.]

Labor history

LaborFest: The labor festival hosts a "San Francisco Waterfront Labor History Walk" with labor historian Lawrence Shoup and tour guide Peter O'Driscoll. [10 a.m., 75 Folsom St., Hills Brothers building, S.F.; www.laborfest.net]

AROUND TOWN

Music

Danish metal: Volbeat, an award-winning Danish rock and metal band with platinum-selling status in Denmark, brings its North America tour to San Francisco. [6:30 p.m., The Regency Ballroom, 1290 Sutter St., S.F.]

Comedy

Stand-up show: Comedian Rex Navarette, whose humor is inspired by his Filipino heritage, performs. [8 p.m., Tommy T's Showroom, 1000 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

Movies

Filmmaker spotlight: The Roxie Theater presents "The Turin Horse" and "The Man From London" by Bela Tarr. The Hungarian auteur is known for his dramas that penetrate the murk of human existence. [3117 16th St., S.F.; www.roxie.com]

‘Documentaries by Ai Weiwei’ series: Yerba Buena Center for the Arts screens "Fairytale," a film about Chinese artist Ai Weiwei's performance-art project of the same name, created for Documenta 12, an art event in Kassel, Germany in 2007. [2 p.m. YBCA screening room, 701 Mission St., S.F.]

Legacy Film Festival on Aging: The second annual event showcases 15 films from five countries celebrating older adulthood and addressing challenges and triumphs of aging. [1 to 5:30 p.m. Coppola Theatre, Fine Arts Building, SFSU, 1600 Holloway Ave., S.F.]

Games

Puzzle game: Real Escape Game SF presents "Vol. 2: The Crazy Last Will of Dr. Mad." The game involves solving puzzles in order to get out of a locked room. [1:30, 4, 6:30 and 9 p.m., Conference Center, Building A, Fort Mason Center, Marina Boulevard and Buchanan Street, S.F.]

BRUNCH

B Restaurant & Bar: Chef Hector Diaz's brunch highlights include a "tortatta," a frittata-like dish containing thinly sliced potatoes, eggs, summer peppers, onion and avocado. It is served with radish salad. Also recommended: salmon Benedict, or polenta and prawns, the restaurant's take on shrimp and grits. [11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; 720 Howard St., S.F.; (415) 495-9800]

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