Good weekend: Sunday, April 22 

A great bike ride: Come out and have a great Earth Day ride in the park with the Bay Area Outreach & Recreation Program ( as they visit San Francisco. BORP was founded in 1976 by people with disabilities to create access to the outdoors, to fitness, to sports and to recreation for a population who’d been left out. Meet up in front of McLaren Lodge on car-free JFK Drive (near Stanyan) in Golden Gate Park and be ready to roll at 1:30 pm.

— San Francisco Bicycle Coalition;

Morning/Chance of rain, 52 degrees

Eat at Tangerine: Chef Sean Pattanasuvoranun’s weekend brunch special is a shitake and asparagus omelet, a robust blend of shiitake mushrooms, asparagus and Vermont white cheddar. "This is East Coast tradition with a West Coast flair," Tangerine owner Peter Goss says. [10 a.m. to 3 p.m., 3499 16th St. (415) 626-1700]

Lend a hand: Join hands as part of "Bridging Communities," a Golden Gate Bridge walk supporting nonprofits that help the needy. A festival follows. [10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; begins and ends at Crissy Field; register:]  

Planet waves: Enjoy a top attraction of the Earth Day themed Green Apple Music and Arts Festival: afree concert in Golden Gate Park. Bob Weir and Stephen Marley, among others, perform. [11 a.m., Speedway Meadow]

Life on Earth: McLaren Park celebrates its 80th birthday and Earth Day. Look for habitat-restoration projects, farmers markets, wildflower walks and more. [11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Jerry Garcia Amphitheater, 40 John F. Shelley Dr.]

Afternoon/Cloudy, 54 degrees

In the pink: Don’t miss the Cherry Blossom Festival, a celebration of Japanese American culture. Main event: the grand parade. [11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Post Street between Laguna and Webster; parade starts at 1 p.m. at City Hall]

Fingerpickin’ good: The S.F. Festival of the Mandolins salutes the stringed instrument with a "Grand Day of Mandolins." Workshops and performances take place. [Noon to 6 p.m., Croatian Cultural Center, 60 Onondaga Ave.]

Evening/Cloudy, 53 degrees

Instrumental women: The symphony’s "Great Performers" series continues. Hear violinist Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg and pianist Anne-Marie McDermott, live. [7 p.m., Davies Symphony Hall, 201 Van Ness Ave.]

Play date: A bleak island and a Hollywood film production make for dark comedy in Martin McDonagh’s "The Cripple of Inishmaan." Wilde Irish Productions presents the play. [7 p.m., Magic Theatre, Building D, Fort Mason]

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