Summer started off warm in San Francisco 


’Tis the season:
Even dogs at Ocean Beach needed a way to cool off on the first day of summer Tuesday, which included temperatures in the upper 70s in San Francisco. Today, it is expected to be mostly cloudy and cooler, with the highs in the low 60s.


See a Little Light

By Bob Mould ($24.99)

The Hüsker Dü founder opens up in his memoir, subtitled “The Trail of Rage and Melody,” and delves into struggles with addiction and sexuality. He appears at 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Booksmith, 1644 Haight St., San Francisco.


San Francisco Free Folk Festival:
Volunteers are needed to greet guests and help with raffle sales and instrument checks. [Noon to 4 p.m., Presidio Middle School, 450 30th Ave., S.F.; RSVP:]


Pride Parade:
Pride Weekend events continue. Today features a celebration in the Civic Center and the parade. [Parade 10:30 a.m., Market and Beale streets, S.F.; celebration 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Civic Center Plaza, S.F.]

DJ collective: Fingersnaps DJ & Art Collective, a group dedicated to teaching and cultivating the art of DJ culture, celebrates San Francisco Pride. [2 to 4 p.m., Union Square, Post and Powell streets, S.F.]

Jazz and hip-hop: The Stern Grove Festival welcomes the Jazz Mafia Symphony, whose sound fuses jazz, funk, hip-hop, electronica and symphonic music. [2 p.m., Sigmund Stern Grove, Sloat Boulevard and 19th Avenue, S.F.]



Symphony concert:
The San Francisco Symphony performs Beethoven’s “Missa solemnis.” Guest soloists include soprano Christine Brewer. [2 p.m., Davies Symphony Hall, 201 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

Rock band: Lance Burden, a progressive-rock band, performs. The group’s sound pays homage to the pop, rock and jazz greats of the second half of the 20th century. [9 p.m., Cafe Du Nord, 2170 Market St., S.F.]

Literary arts

Author appearance:
James Rollins talks about his new thriller, “The Devil Colony.” [2 p.m., “M” is for Mystery, 86 E. Third Ave., San Mateo]


Modern art:
“Picasso: Masterpieces From the Musee National Picasso, Paris” is on view at the de Young Museum. The exhibit contains 150 important works by the artist. [9:30 a.m. to 5:15 p.m., Golden Gate Park, S.F.]


Solo dance:
Savitha Sastry presents “Music Within,” a solo dance with themes of hope and love, presented through the eyes of a little princess who discovers music in everything. [5 and 7 p.m., CounterPULSE, 1310 Mission St., S.F.]


LGBT cinema:
The 2011 San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival ends today. Events include a gala screening of “Christopher and His Kind” at 7:30 p.m. at the Castro Theatre, 429 Castro St., and a closing-night party. [11:30 a.m. onward;]


Nob Hill Grille:
Chef Heli Samaniego’s brunch menu includes breakfast sliders — mini brioche buns filled with Italian-sausage patties, scrambled eggs and American cheese, served with home fries and chipotle aioli. Also highlighted are the chicken and waffles; and the breakfast tacos with chorizo, scrambled eggs, rice, lettuce and cilantro cream. [8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., 969 Hyde St., S.F., (415) 474-5985]



Indians at Giants

5:05 p.m., ESPN

The Giants host the surprising Indians at AT&T Park in interleague action on ESPN’s “Sunday Night Baseball.”


The Sprint Cup series makes its annual stop in Northern California for the Toyota-SaveMart 350. [Noon, Infineon Raceway, Sonoma, TNT]

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