The Raveonettes play Bimbo’s 

DINING OUT

Waterbar:
Chef Parke Ulrich’s menu features fresh sustainable seafood. The steamed whole tai snapper, caught aboard the Transition 2 out of Aukland, New Zealand, is recommended today. The fish is served with grilled kimchee rice, pea leaves, and soy-ginger glaze. [399 Embarcadero, S.F.; (415) 284-9922]


PERSON IN TOWN

Grammy-nominated Hawaiian singer Raiatea Helm performs at Club Fox. [8 p.m., 2209 Broadway, Redwood City]
 
 
LECTURES

Tavis Smiley:
The award-winning TV and radio broadcaster shares personal missteps and discusses how to turn perceived  “failures” into stepping stones for success. [Noon, Commonwealth Club, 595 Market St., S.F.]
 
Darell Hammond:
The author and CEO of KaBOOM tells how he inspires celebrities, corporate leaders, and citizens to join forces and build playgrounds for children. [6 p.m., Commonwealth Club, 595 Market St., S.F.]
 
John Martini: The National Park Service historian discusses the forts that once defended San Francisco from an enemy that never came. [7:30 p.m., Conference Center, Building A, Fort Mason Center, S.F.]
 
 
LITERARY

Will Potter
: The journalist and frequent speaker talks about “Green is the New Red.” [7 p.m., City Lights Bookstore, 261 Columbus Ave., S.F.]
 
William Deresiewicz:
The book critic talks about “A Jane Austen Education.” [7 p.m., Kepler’s Books and Magazines, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park]
 
Ross Perlin: The former unpaid intern talks about “Intern Nation: How to Earn Nothing and Learn Little in the Brave New Economy.” [7 p.m., Green Arcade, 1680 Market St., S.F.]
 
Stephen Snyder:
The translator talks about his work with Japanese writers Yoko Ogawa and Kenzaburo Oe. The Center for the Art of Translation hosts this “Lit & Lunch” event. [12:30 p.m., 111 Minna Gallery, 111 Minna St., S.F.]
 
 
COLLEGES

Davies Forum:
Davies scholars share visions, maps, and plans for climate-friendly communities. [6:30 p.m., USF, Fromm Hall, Berman Room, 2130 Fulton St., S.F.]
 
Rome guidebook: David Downie and Alison Harris talk about “Quiet Corners of Rome,” their pocket-sized guidebook for those visiting the Eternal City. [6 p.m., Mechanics’ Institute, 57 Post St., S.F.; rsvp@milibrary.org]
 
 
PUBLIC LIBRARIES

‘Healthy Living to 100’:
Dr. Harris Meyer shares insights and keys to slowing down the clock and getting the most out of life’s journey. [4:30 p.m., Mission Bay Branch, 960 Fourth St., S.F.]
 
Film screening:
Program features a screening of “Prisoner of Her Past,” a documentary about a Holocaust survivor with late-onset post-traumatic stress disorder. [5:45 p.m., Main Library, Koret Auditorium, 100 Larkin St., S.F.]
 
 
CITY

California legends:
The California Historical Society hosts a gala honoring the founders of Silicon Valley, known as the “Traitorous Eight,” with its 2011 Legends of California Award. [6 p.m., St. Regis hotel, 125 Third St., S.F.]
 
Guffaws for paws: Comics Johnny Steele, Sandy Stec, Reggie Steele, and Paco Romane take part in “Doggone Funny,” a show benefiting Hopalong Animal Rescue. [8 p.m., Punch Line Comedy Club, 444 Battery St., S.F.]
 
Indie rock: The Raveonettes, the Danish indie-rock duo, bring their tour to San Francisco. Tamaryn opens the show. [9 p.m., Bimbo’s 365 Club, 1025 Columbus Ave., S.F.]

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