Associated Press Northern California Daybook for Saturday, Sept. 14.
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8 a.m. SAN FRANCISCO — The 18th annual Kaiser Permanente San Francisco International Dragon Boat Festival. Onshore festival is at 10 a.m. Treasure Island, San Francisco Bay. Contact: David Perry and Associates, (415) 676-7007.
8:30 a.m. SAN FRANCISCO — The San Francisco Giants will hold a full-scale ballpark evacuation exercise with front office employees, security staff and vendors. AT&T Park, 24 Willie Mays Plaza. Media entrance is next to Giants dugout store off of Third Street. Contact: Shana Daum, (415) 972-2496.
9 a.m. OAKLAND — The 2013 Oakland Housing Fair. Includes one-on-one consultations and legal resources. Geoffrey's Inner Circle, 410 14th St. Contact: (510) 268-9792, Ext. 457.
9 a.m. SANTA ROSA — Public tour by the Sonoma County Water Agency of its Russian River water supply system. RSVP in advance to Brad Sherwood. 404 Aviation Blvd. Contact: Brad Sherwood, (707) 547-1927 or cell, (707) 322-8192.
10 a.m. OAKLAND — Oakland NAACP holds its 2013 education summit. Keynote address will feature NAACP State President Alice Huffman. West Oakland Library, 1801 Adeline St. Contact: George Holland, (510) 465-4100 or Sand Carpenter, (510) 368-4141 or Rosenda Thomas, (510) 325-5837.
10 a.m. SAN JOSE — Second annual anti-bullying Day of Awareness and Peace rally hosted by the Amanda Network. Event honors Amanda Suzanne Brownwell, a 21-year-old San Jose resident who was severely disabled after a 2008 suicide attempt and died in April. Plaza de Cesar Chavez, 194 S. Market St. Contact: Amanda's mother, Ann Solorio Brownwell, (408) 507-2787 (Spanish or English) or Mark Gonzalez, (408) 667-7141.
11 a.m. SAN FRANCISCO — Opening parade for the 2013 AT&T Autumn Moon Festival, which includes a 5 p.m. dragon parade. Parade starts at Grant Avenue and California Street. Festival is at Grant Avenue between California and Broadway streets. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
12 p.m. SAN FRANCISCO — The 18th annual Ghiradelli Chocolate Festival. Ghiradelli Square, 900 N. Point St. Contact: (800) 877-9338.
1:15 p.m. SAN FRANCISCO — America's Cup finals continue. Second race at 2:15 p.m. San Francisco Bay. Contact: Jane Eagleson, (201) 887-8184 or Irene Corosu, (415) 989-4721.
1:30 p.m. RHONERT PARK — Ceremony for a memorial at Sonoma State University's Holocaust and Genocide Memorial Grove to honor victims of the Pacific War from 1931 to 1945. Event coincides with the 82nd anniversary of the Japanese invasion of Manchuria. Universiyt, 1801 E. Cotati Ave. Contact: Jean Bee Chan, (415) 378-2695 or Jean Wasp, (707) 664-2057.
2 p.m. SAN FRANCISCO — Joint awareness vigil for Jackson Miller, Crishtian Hughes, Sean Sidi, Shawn Dickerson and Cameron Remmer, who were all reported missing in the Bay Area. Music concourse, 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Dr., Golden Gate Park. Contact, Sidi's mother, Lynn Ching, (415) 713-5913 or Hughes' mother, Kim Ne Pote, (619) 408-5810.