Good day: June 1 

By the score: Alfred Hitchcock’s "Vertigo" and Brian De Palma’s "Obsession" screen as part of a series spotlighting the film scores of Bernard Herrmann. [2:30, 5, 7 and 9:30 p.m., Castro Theatre, 429 Castro St.]

Who’s in town

Jazz and cabaret artist Terese Genecco performs "Alone Together," a celebration of the music of composer Arthur Schwartz. [8 p.m., Empire Plush Room, York Hotel, 940 Sutter St.]

City activities

Bear country: "Great Grizzlies" is the theme of the S.F. Zoo’s 2007 ZooFest for Kids, a festival featuring musical guests, crafts and animal presentations. [6:30 to 8:30 p.m., 47th Avenue and Sloat Boulevard]

Variety show: Gay Asian Pacific Alliance presents "The GAPA Show." The Barangay Dance Company and the GAPA Men’s Chorus, among other acts, perform. [7 p.m., Somarts Cultural Center, 934 Brannan St.]

Literary events

Robert Hass: The former U.S. poet laureate reads from his work. [7 p.m., de Young Museum, Golden Gate Park]

Poetry and Pizza: Monthly series welcomes poets Mary Mackey and Al Young. Proceeds benefit After the Storm, a Hurricane Katrina relief fund. [7:30 p.m., Escape From New York Pizza, 333 Bush St.]

At the public library

Computer training: Instruction, presented in Spanish, covers how to use the Internet and library catalog. [2 to 4 p.m., Main Library, Training Center, fifth floor; meet at International Center, third floor]

Teen hip-hop dance class: Registration is required. [4:30 to 6:30 p.m., Bernal Heights Branch, 500 Cortland Ave.; register: (415) 355-2810]

At the colleges

Chamber music: The fifth annual Yehudi Menuhin Chamber Music Seminar and Festival opens with a performance by the Jupiter Trio. [7:30 p.m., SFSU, Knuth Hall, 1600 Holloway Ave.]

‘Core and More’: Exercise program focuses on the use of mats to gain strength, endurance and flexibility. [10 a.m., UCSF, Cancer Resource Center, 1701 Divisadero St., Room 110]

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