Dec. 30: Kwanzaa, Flaming Lips show, more 

click to enlarge End-of-year jam: Indie-rock veterans the Flaming Lips are whooping it up for a psychedelic two-day New Year's Eve stint. [8 p.m., Warfield, 982 Market St., S.F.] -  - COURTESY GEORGE SALISBURY
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  • End-of-year jam: Indie-rock veterans the Flaming Lips are whooping it up for a psychedelic two-day New Year's Eve stint. [8 p.m., Warfield, 982 Market St., S.F.]

Who's in town

Comedian Fortune Feimster was a semifinalist on "Last Comic Standing" and also appeared frequently on "Chelsea Lately." [8 p.m., Cobb's Comedy Club, 915 Columbus Ave., S.F.]

Holiday

Kwanzaa: The fifth day of Kwanzaa, nia, marks the principle of purpose. Festivities include a dance celebration by Village Dancer of Crossroads and Les Bantu Sissa Kongo Dancers. [1 p.m., Hamilton Recreation Center, 1900 Geary Blvd., S.F.; kwanzaasanfrancisco.com]

He's no 'Fool': Unique Derique clowns around in his holiday show "Fool La La." [2 p.m., Berkeley Arts Center, 2120 Allston Way, Berkeley]

Snow day: Faux snow falls for the last time over the Hyatt Regency's indoor Snow Village holiday display. [4:30 and 6:30 p.m., Hyatt Regency, 5 Embarcadero Center, S.F.]

New Year's rehearsal: Get a head start on New Year's Eve with an evening of street magic, burlesque, drinks and music -- including saucy pianist Kitten on the Keys -- with Street Magic Live's Pre-New Year's Bash. [8 p.m., Shelton Theater, 533 Sutter St., S.F.]

At the public library

Stories at the library: Family storytime includes stories, songs and activities for kids of all ages. [10:30 a.m., Children's Storytelling Room, Main Library, 100 Larkin St., S.F.]

School help: Volunteers can help children in kindergarten through fifth grade with homework. [2:30 p.m., Portola Branch, 380 Bacon St., S.F.]

Holiday games: Win bags of candy in holiday bingo games for youths 8-18. [4 p.m., North Beach Branch, 850 Columbus Ave., S.F.]

At the colleges

New exhibit: The recently opened "Stoned Moon" exhibit highlights Robert Rauschenberg's 34 large-format lithographs depicting Apollo 11's groundbreaking moon landing. The exhibit also includes rarely seen drawings and photographs of the artist visiting NASA facilities. [11 a.m.-5 p.m., Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University, 328 Lomita Drive, Stanford]

Local activities

Comedy show: Comedian Greg Proops, an alumnus of the College of San Mateo, is taping his "Smartest Man in the World" podcast live. [7:30 p.m., Punch Line Comedy Club, 444 Battery St., S.F.]

Oscar season: "Tales of the Grim Sleeper," short-listed for the documentary Academy Award category, examines the alleged 25-year killing spree of suspect Lonnie Franklin Jr. [7 p.m., Roxie, 3117 16th St., S.F.]

Jazz chanteuse: Singer-pianist Christie Winn is performing jazz-country-soul music from her album "C'est Magnifique" and more. [8 p.m., Doc's Lab, 124 Columbus Ave., S.F.]

Dance party: Pretty Lights headlines the 15th anniversary edition of "Sea of Dreams," which also features electronic-dance acts Glitch Mob and Break Science. [8 p.m., Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, 99 Grove St., S.F.]

End-of-year jam: Indie-rock veterans the Flaming Lips are whooping it up for a psychedelic two-day New Year's Eve stint. [8 p.m., Warfield, 982 Market St., S.F.]

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