Gabriel Iglesias gets to the Punch Line 

Who’s in town

Funny man: Comedian Gabriel Iglesias performs a sold-out show at the Punch Line Comedy Club.


High-density housing: Architects and other speakers discuss infill projects designed to create environmentally and socially conscious high-density West Coast housing. [12:30 p.m., SPUR, 654 Mission St., S.F.]

Barry Estabrook: The author of “Tomatoland,” joined by farmers and other speakers, discusses the fight for a more-just, better-tasting tomato. [6 p.m., Ferry Building, Port Commission Hearing Room, second floor, S.F. RSVP: www.]

Literary events

Poems and music: Poet Yuri Kageyama, joined by taiko drummers and other artists, celebrates the release of “The New and Selected Yuri: Writing From Peeling Till Now.” Guest poet: Ishmael Reed. [8 p.m., Yoshi’s, 1330 Fillmore St., S.F.]

Neeli Cherkovski: The poet shares “From the Middle Woods” and a selection from a memoir-in-progress. [6:30 p.m., Caffe Greco, 423 Columbus Ave., S.F.]

Poetry night: Poet Paula Hackett and jazz pianist Connie Crothers are on the bill. An open-mic session follows, hosted by Jerry Ferraz. [7 p.m., Bird and Beckett Books and Records, 653 Chenery St., S.F.]

At the colleges

Master’s program: USF’s Sport Management Master’s Program holds an informational meeting.
[6 p.m., USF, Kalmanovitz Hall, Room 499, 2130 Fulton St., S.F.]

At the public library

Exhibit opens: AfroSolo presents “Blue People by a Green Painter,” an exhibit of artwork by Oakland painter Nanette Harris. [10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Main Library, African American Center, 100 Larkin St., S.F.]

Older Writers Laboratory: Poetry-writing group welcomes senior citizens. [3:30 to 5 p.m., Bernal Heights Branch, 500 Cortland Ave., S.F.]

Local activities

Slithering heights: The California Academy of Sciences presents “Snakes & Lizards,” an exhibit of more than 60 live squamates from five continents. [9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Golden Gate Park, S.F.]

Visual dialogue: SFMOMA presents “Images in Dialogue: Paul Klee and Andrew Schoultz.” Contemporary Bay Area artist Schoultz responds to the art of Swiss modernist Klee in this exhibit. [10 a.m. to 5:45 p.m., 151 Third St., S.F.]

Life at sea: “Adventures at Sea,” a guided tour of the ship Balclutha, looks at the lives of 19th-century sailors, with a focus on the treacherous Cape Horn passage. [2:15 p.m., Hyde Street Pier, north end of Hyde Street, S.F.]

Outdoor jazz: Jazz on Main series presents “Three Horns, No Limits,” with trombonist Wayne Wallace, flugelhornist-trumpeter John Worley, and saxophonist Kristen Strom. [6 to 8 p.m., stage at Main Street, downtown Redwood City]

Dance showcase: The WestWave Dance Festival presents “Solos,” an evening of works by Erin Derstine, Jazon Escultura, Maria Basile, Stacey Printz, and other dance makers. [8 p.m., ODC Theater, 3153 17th St, S.F.]

Dining out

Kasa Indian Eatery: Chef Anamika Khanna’s menu features kati rolls  (flaky, buttery handmade bread) wrapped around a chosen main dish. Or diners can choose thali, a combination plate. Main dishes include meat and vegetarian selections, and a favorite is the chicken tikka masala — char-grilled marinated naturally raised chicken in a spicy, creamy tomato sauce. [4001 18th St., S.F., (415) 621-6940]

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