January 9: Mary-Rose Hayes and other SF events 

Who’s in town

Novelist Mary-Rose Hayes talks about “What She Had to Do.” [7 p.m., Books Inc., 3515 California St., S.F.]


Yosemite fire: Speakers discuss restoration plans for the treasured environment devastated by the Yosemite Rim fire of 2013. [6 p.m., Commonwealth Club, 595 Market St., S.F.]

Football injuries: Speakers address the prevalence of concussions among NFL players and examine how dangerous football truly is. [6 p.m., Commonwealth Club, 595 Market St., S.F.]

Larry Baer: The CEO of the Giants, in conversation with entrepreneur Lenny Mendonca, speaks at today’s Brews and Views program. [6 p.m., Half Moon Bay Brewing Company, 390 Capistrano Road, Half Moon Bay]

Literary events

Len Filppu: The author, screenwriter and former political press secretary, who became a first-time father at age 49, talks about “Prime Time Dads.” [7:30 p.m., Kepler’s Books and Magazines, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park]

Terry Turrentine: The photographer, whose subjects include endangered species, celebrates the launch of “Snowy Owl: A Vision of Power and Grace.” [7 p.m., Green Arcade, 1680 Market St., S.F.]

Book group: The Recommended by a Stranger Book Club discusses “The Leftovers” by Tom Perotta. [7 p.m., Books Inc., 1375 Burlingame Ave., Burlingame]

At the library

Online job searching: Job developer Daniel O. Michael discusses how to find a desirable job by using LinkedIn. [6 p.m., Main Library, Latino/Hispanic Room B, 100 Larkin St., S.F.]

Movie night: “Much Ado About Nothing,” director Joss Whedon’s recent version of the Shakespeare comedy, is featured. [6 p.m., Ortega Branch, 3223 Ortega St., S.F.]

Art reception

“The Optimists,” an exhibit of new artwork by Maysha Mohamedi, Rebecca Morris, Ruby Neri and Laurie Reid, opens with a reception for the artists. [5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Stephen Wirtz Gallery, 49 Geary St., S.F.]

Harmonica show: Blues-harmonica master Mark Hummel presents the 23rd installment of his Blues Harmonica Blowout. Special guests include British blues artist John Mayall. [7:30 p.m., SFJAZZ Center, 201 Franklin St., S.F.]

Power-rock trio: KnightressM1, a group fronted by Emily Palen on violin and vocals, appears at Brick and Mortar Music Hall. [9 p.m., 1710 Mission St., S.F.]

Make a craft: The Museum of Craft and Design hosts an “Etsy Meet + Make” evening, featuring craft-making opportunities and wine. This month’s craft: superhero emblems. [7 to 9:30 p.m., 2569 Third St., S.F.]


How-to bash: The California Academy of Sciences’ evening party presents interactive workshops and features music by Britt Govea of (((folkYEAH!))) and DJ set by Andy Cabic of Vetiver. [6 to 10 p.m., 55 Music Concourse Drive, Golden Gate Park, S.F.]

Films Parcifal: The Royal Opera House presents Wagner’s opera about guilt, death and possible redemption, filmed for the screen in 2013. [5 p.m., Clay Theatre, 2261 Fillmore St., S.F.]

Frameline encore: Organizers of the San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival present an encore showing of the documentaries “The Infamous T,” directed by Melissa Koch, and “A Self-Made Man,” directed by Lori Petchers. [7 p.m., Roxie Theater, 3117 16th St., S.F.]


New view: The Tribe Productions presents a grittier, darker take on the musical “Cabaret,” which stays close to its source material, the book “Goodbye to Berlin.” [8 p.m., Bindlestiff Studio, 185 Sixth St., S.F.]

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