March 1: Chinatown race, old-school baseball and more 

click to enlarge Learning opportunities at CCSF - Student protester Alondra Aragon, right, addresses City College of San Francisco Special Trustee Guy Lease, left, during a news conference announcing his appointment Monday. Lease is replacing retiring Special Trustee Robert Agrella, who was appointed to guide the school after a panel threatened to strip its accreditation. The school, which remains accredited amid a legal battle, is shifting power away from the special trustee post and back to CCSF’s elected trustees.  Lease met with Aragon after the news conference to address protesters’ concerns. - MIKE KOOZMIN/THE S.F. EXAMINER
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  • Learning opportunities at CCSFStudent protester Alondra Aragon, right, addresses City College of San Francisco Special Trustee Guy Lease, left, during a news conference announcing his appointment Monday. Lease is replacing retiring Special Trustee Robert Agrella, who was appointed to guide the school after a panel threatened to strip its accreditation. The school, which remains accredited amid a legal battle, is shifting power away from the special trustee post and back to CCSF’s elected trustees. Lease met with Aragon after the news conference to address protesters’ concerns.
Something to read

Dog Crazy: A Novel of Love Lost and Found By Meg Donohue ($14.99)

A pet bereavement counselor runs into a mystery — and a love story — while searching the streets of San Francisco for a client’s missing dog.

Volunteer

Aquarium of the Bay: The aquatic attraction needs volunteers to explain exhibits to the public, work with teachers during school tours and help care for animals.[The Embarcadero and Beach Street, S.F.; (415) 623-5300; aquariumofthebay.org]

Brunch

Marlowe: The restaurant is featuring Dungeness crab and rock shrimp crepes, calamari and chorizo flatbread, and housemade ricotta toast. [10 a.m.-2:30 p.m., 1652 Stockton St., S.F.; (415) 777-1413, marlowesf.com]

Get outside

Chinatown run: Choose between 5-kilometer and 10k jaunts in a Lunar New Year run benefiting YMCA programs. [8 a.m., Grant Avenue and Sacramento Street, S.F.]

Carp diem: Learn about Japanese culture while creating traditional carp kites. [11 a.m.-4 p.m., Officers’ Club, 50 Moraga Ave., S.F.; RSVP requested at presidio.gov]

Purim event: Purim Unmasked marks the Jewish holiday with family activities, live music and food. Costumes are encouraged. [11 a.m.-2 p.m., Jewish Community Center, 3200 California St., S.F.]

Old-school ball: Partake in an 1880s flashback with a game of baseball between the San Francisco Pacifics and SF Barbary Coast, followed by a cracking match between the San Francisco Pelicans and Dublin Aces. [Noon, Big Rec Field, Lincoln Way and Seventh Avenue, Golden Gate Park, S.F.]

Music

Gustafer: Join Morgan Taylor and his musical creation Gustafer Yellowgold for music, art and storytelling. [3 p.m., Koret Auditorium, Main Library, 100 Larkin St., S.F.]

Sondheim and Collins: Judy Collins pays tribute to the music of Stephen Sondheim, including the Grammy-winning “Send in the Clowns.” [5 p.m., Fairmont Hotel, 950 Mason St., S.F.]

Female voices: “She Sings: A Concert Celebrating the Power of Women’s Voices” features the Young Women’s Chorus of San Francisco along with Moira Smiley and VOCO. [5 p.m., First Unitarian Universalist Society, 1187 Franklin St., S.F.]

Comedy

Funny stories: Give Me Fiction forces comedians and writers to cobble together short stories around a theme. Crime is this month’s theme. [8 p.m., Lost Weekend Video, 1034 Valencia St., S.F.]

Lecture

Life designs: Landscape architect Tom McKeag shares how he looks to nature to solve design conundrums. [9:30 a.m., Grace Cathedral, 1100 California St., S.F.]

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