Good day, San Francisco: June 22 

Prokofiev platter: The San Francisco Symphony presents "Films, Frenzies, Fairytales," a concert of Prokofiev music featuring pianists Mikhail Rudy and Ilya Yakushev. [Preconcert music at 7 p.m., full concert at 8 p.m.; Davies Symphony Hall, 201 Van Ness Ave.]

Who’s in town

Veteran jazz and blues singer Ernestine Anderson performs. [8 and 10 p.m., Jazz at Pearl’s, 256 Columbus Ave.]

City activities

New movements: Allegro Theater Company presents "Choreographers and Friends," a program of live music and new dance created by top West Coast choreographers. [8 p.m., Cowell Theater, Fort Mason Center]

Friday night baseball: The Giants play the Yankees. [7:15 p.m., AT&T Park, 24 Willie Mays Plaza]

Literary events

Carol Pogash: The author and journalist discusses "Seduced by Madness: The True Story of the Susan Polk Murder Case." [7 p.m., BookShop West Portal, 80 West Portal Ave.]

Min Jin Lee: The debut novelist discusses "Free Food for Millionaires." [7 p.m., Books Inc., 601 Van Ness Ave.]

Lectures

Nina Planck: The "Real Food" author appears in conversation with Sustainable Agriculture Education Director Sibella Kraus. [Noon, Commonwealth Club, 595 Market St.]

Transit capacity: Transportation officials discuss how local transit systems will meet the demand of an expanded downtown job base. [12:30 p.m., SPUR, 312 Sutter St.]

At the public library

Pinyin system: Instruction, conducted in Mandarin, covers the Chinese transliteration system and the input method of Pinyin. [2 to 4 p.m., Main Library, Training Center, 100 Larkin St.]

‘Flute Sweets and Tickletoons’: Program, for children of all ages, features story theater and classical music. [2 p.m., Main Library, Children’s Story Telling Room, 100 Larkin St.]

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