PRIDE: Mayor Lee & San Francisco Pride present the San Francisco Pride Flag Raising this afternoon on the City Hall steps, which kicks off the official 2012 pride week. The flag raising will be followed by a program and light refreshments to follow on the Mayor's Balcony. Be sure to RSVP to [email protected] (4:45 p.m., City Hall Steps, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place)

STORYTELLING: Porchlight delves into the topic of weddings with I Do: The Wedding Show, featuring stories from writer/performer Eugene Ashton-Gonzalez (The Moth, Mortified), poetry reviewer Barbara Berman (The Daily Rumpus), Clint Catalyst (America's Next Top Model), crossing guard/lawyer Denise Hoffner, sex surrogate Cheryl Cohen Greene, Paul Myers (A Wizard A True Star: Todd Rundgren in the Studio), and pastry chef Aimee Page. (8 p.m., Verdi Club, 2424 Mariposa Street)

ART: ODC Theater presents BAASICS.2: The Future, which brings together Bay Area artists, inventors, futurists, researchers, and musicians whose projects and musings provide us with some sense of what may lie just around the proverbial corner. (7:30 to 9:30 p.m., ODC Theater, 3153 17th Street)