Outdoor events highlight Sunday in The City 


Savory circus: The Fury Factory festival welcomes Sweet Can Productions. The circus-arts company presents “Mulchini’s Kitchen,” a family show about the four R’s (reduce, reuse, recycle and rot). [4 p.m., Jewish Theatre, 470 Florida St., S.F.]

Physical theater: Pig Iron Theatre presents “Chekhov Lizardbrain.” A man tries to shape fractured memories into comforting fiction in this mix of Russian tragicomedy and brain science. [4 p.m., Z Space, 450 Florida St., S.F.]


Dream states: Kybele Dance Theater presents “Ruya.” Choreographer Seda Aybay explores the human imagination through sets of dreams and Turkish symbolism. [3:30 p.m., CounterPULSE, 1310 Mission St., S.F.]


Warped lenses: Dark-fantasy, horror-comedy, sci-fi and bizarro flicks screen at the Another Hole in the Head film festival. Today’s bill includes Inoshiro Honda’s “Mothra,” an oldie. [Roxie Theater, 3117 16th St., S.F.; www.sfindie.com]


Pop-rock: The Resurrection Men, a locally based pop-rock band with punk sensibilities, performs at Cafe Du Nord. [8 p.m., 2170 Market St., S.F.]

Literary arts

Book discussion: The World Affairs Council Book Club discusses “Field Notes on Democracy: Listening to Grasshoppers” by Arundhati Roy. [11 a.m., Books Inc., 601 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]


Haight love: The Haight Ashbury Street Fair celebrates the spirit of the famed neighborhood. Festivities include music, crafts and dancing in the streets. [11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Haight Street between Stanyan and Ashbury streets, S.F.]

Car-free streets: Sunday Streets, a chance to enjoy healthy activities and community camaraderie on San Francisco streets without cars, takes place today in the Bayview and Dogpatch neighborhoods. [11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; www.sundaystreetssf.com]

Band festival: The weekendlong Golden Gate Park Band Festival features 11 local bands. “Concert Band in Heaven” is the theme. [11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Spreckles Temple of Music, Music Concourse, Golden Gate Park, S.F.]

Art festival: Burlingame hosts its annual Art in the Park celebration. Arts and crafts, food, music and family activities make up the festivities. [10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Washington Park, between Carolan and Burlingame avenues, Burlingame]


Reds vs. Giants
5:05 p.m., ESPN
ESPN’s “Baseball Tonight” show will be set up outside AT&T Park today as two playoff teams from last year square off in the finale of a four-game series.

Other highlights
NBA finals:
The Heat and Mavericks meet in Game 6. [5 p.m., American Airlines Arena, Miami, ABC (KGO, Ch. 7)]

The Pub at Ghirardelli Square: Barbecue favorites, new-Southern fare and breakfast staples fill the restaurant’s brunch menu. Dishes include the “Pub Omelet,” with pulled pork, pepper jack cheese, barbecue sauce and crispy onions; Belgian waffles with peaches and Kentucky bourbon sauce; French toast sticks with chocolate-maple syrup and bananas; and brisket tacos. [10 a.m. to 1 p.m., 851 Beach St., S.F., (415) 351-0500]

San Francisco Food Bank: Volunteers are needed to sort, inspect and repackage food. [9 to 11 a.m., 900 Pennsylvania Ave., S.F.; RSVP: www.onebrick.org]

Silver Sparrow
By Tayari Jones ($19.95)
The evocative novel, set in 1980s Atlanta, tells the story of a bigamist who has two families — one public, one secret — whose daughters meet. The author appears at the Make-Out Room’s literary series at 3225 22nd St., S.F., 7 p.m. Monday.

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