April 26: How Weird Street Faire, "Godzilla" and more 

click to enlarge Picture of the Week: Luke Wonderly of Bakersfield made his way through San Francisco last week during his "Peace Walk," which he is using to promote the rather ambitious goal of a sustainable overhaul of civilization. Wonderly is a member of The Venus Project, which espouses holistic living, and hopes to walk to - the capitals of the 48 contiguous states as part of the project. - MIKE KOOZMIN/THE S.F. EXAMINER
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  • Picture of the Week: Luke Wonderly of Bakersfield made his way through San Francisco last week during his "Peace Walk," which he is using to promote the rather ambitious goal of a sustainable overhaul of civilization. Wonderly is a member of The Venus Project, which espouses holistic living, and hopes to walk tothe capitals of the 48 contiguous states as part of the project.

Something to read

Overthrowing Capitalism By Revolutionary Poets Brigade ($9.95) The group of Bay Area writers is reading from its latest collection at 4 p.m. today at the Modern Times Bookstore Collective, 2919 24th St., S.F.

Volunteer

Food Runners: A new app, which helps restaurants and other businesses easily donate extras to agencies feeding the needy, seeks volunteers to pick up and deliver food in San Francisco. [foodrunners.org]

Brunch

Fiore Caffe: The Italian cafe offers eggs Benedict made with prosciutto, potato gnocchi, grilled skirt steak with fried eggs and more. [8 a.m.-3 p.m., 3599 24th St., S.F.; (415) 642-4822, caffefioresf.com]

Get outdoors

MS run/walk: The Walk MS 1-mile and 5-kilometer event raises money to combat multiple sclerosis, which affects more than 2 million people worldwide. [9 a.m., Justin Herman Plaza, The Embarcadero and Market Street, S.F.]

Sweet rides: The Pacific Coast Dream Machines show has classic cars, motorcycles and aircraft, including a B-25 Mitchell bomber. [10 a.m.-4 p.m., Half Moon Bay Airport, 9850 Cabrillo Highway, Half Moon Bay]

Be weird: The 16th annual How Weird Street Faire brings food, art, 10 stages of dance music and more to South of Market. [Noon-8 p.m., Second and Howard streets, S.F.; howweird.org]

Park band: The Golden Gate Park Band is kicking off the 133rd season of free concerts (yes, they started in 1882) with an afternoon of marches, Broadway tunes and more. [1 p.m., Music Concourse, Golden Gate Park, S.F.]

Music

Mandolin jam: The 15th annual Festival of the Mandolins includes performances by Aurora Mandolin Orchestra, Instant Klezmer Mandolin Orchestra and more. [11 a.m., Croatian American CulturalCenter, 60 Onondaga Ave., S.F.; www.slavonicweb.org]

Vocal group: All-male vocal ensemble Clerestory performs "Love and the Knight," a musical tribute to King Charlemagne that includes Gregorian chant, Renaissance music and more. [4 p.m., St. Mark's Lutheran Church, 1111 O'Farrell Street St., S.F.]

British flashback: The Moody Blues, which formed in 1964 during the British Invasion, is playing hits from five decades of music. [7:30 p.m., Fox Theater, 1807 Telegraph Ave., Oakland]

Film

Godzilla!: A screening of the original 1954 Japanese film "Godzilla" is followed by a Q&A session with Armand Vaquer, an expert in the Japanese genre of giant-monster movies. [3:30 p.m., Roxie Theater, 3117 16th St., S.F.]

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