Nov. 2: Muni heritage, zombie run and more 

click to enlarge Marty Garrett, left, and his wife Salumeh Eslamieh stand in front of their Sanrio Hello Kitty collection at their home in San Francisco. The married couple turned the garage of their San Francisco home into a permanent showroom for their vast Hello Kitty collection. Museum-style glass cases inlaid in the walls hold hundreds of rare and vintage Kitty items, including a rotary phone from 1976 and a gumball machine from 1983. - JEFF CHIU/AP
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  • Marty Garrett, left, and his wife Salumeh Eslamieh stand in front of their Sanrio Hello Kitty collection at their home in San Francisco. The married couple turned the garage of their San Francisco home into a permanent showroom for their vast Hello Kitty collection. Museum-style glass cases inlaid in the walls hold hundreds of rare and vintage Kitty items, including a rotary phone from 1976 and a gumball machine from 1983.

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VOLUNTEER

Exploratorium: The interactive science museum needs help for exhibit maintenance, educational programs and more. [Pier 15, S.F.; (415) 528-4364; www.exploratorium.edu/support/volunteer]

GET OUTSIDE

Running Dead: Practice your zombie-fleeing skills with Union City Leisure Services' Running Dead 5 kilometer, 10 kilometer and fun runs. [8 a.m., 34009 Alvarado-Niles Road, Union City]

Muni Heritage Weekend: Muni is marking generations of transit with family activities, cable car bell-ringing demonstrations, live music and more. [10 a.m.-5 p.m., Market Street Railway Museum, 77 Steuart St., S.F.]

Underground history: Congregation Emanu-El is celebrating the 125th anniversary of Jewish cemeteries in Colma with history talks, activities, food trucks and more. [11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., 1299 and 1301 El Camino Real, Colma; www.emanuelsf.org]

Dia de los Muertos: Honor the Day of the Dead with a procession featuring Aztec dancers, art and more. [7 p.m., starts at 22nd and Bryant streets, S.F.; www.dayofthedeadsf.org]

MUSIC

Modern bluesman: John Mooney is touted as one of the best slide guitarists in the world. [8 p.m., Great American Music Hall, 859 O'Farrell St., S.F.]

Alt-country sounds: The Bros. Landreth, who hail from Canada, are forging an alt-country path. [8 p.m., Hotel Utah, 500 Fourth St., S.F.]

German rock: Berlin's Ballet School fuses rock, pop, R&B and more on its new album, "The Dew Last An Hour." [9 p.m., Brick and Mortar Music Hall, 1710 Mission St., S.F.]

FILM

Chinese cinema: Two immigrant brothers struggle to survive in 1980s New York and join a Chinatown street gang in "The Green Dragons." [1, 4:50 and 8:40 p.m., 4-Star Theatre, 2200 Clement St., S.F.]

CULTURE

'Radio Ambulante': Similar to a Spanish-language "This American Life," "Radio Ambulante" is sharing subtitled tales, music and more from Latin America. [5 p.m., Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 701 Mission St., S.F.]

BRUNCH

Barracuda: The Japanese restaurant caters to adventurous brunchers with green tea crepes, sushi, and Japanese fried chicken and waffles, along with comfort food such as sausage-wrapped pancakes on a stick and pulled-pork hash. [10 a.m.-4 p.m., 2251 Market St., S.F.; (415) 558-8567, www.barracudasushi.com]

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