Good day: Monday, May 29 

Life at sea: "Adventures at Sea" tour explores what life was like aboard a 19th-century sailing ship. [2:15 p.m., aboard the ship Balclutha, Hyde Street Pier, Hyde and Jefferson streets]

Who’s in town

Vincent Bugliosi: The trial attorney and prosecutor of the Charles Manson murder trial discusses "Reclaiming History," about the JFK assassination, Warren Commission and conspiracy theories. [6 p.m., Commonwealth Club, 595 Market St.]

City activities

Firmly etched: Works by Durer, Rembrandt, Whistler, Tissot and Picasso are on view in the exhibit "A Shared Passion: Five Masters of Etching and Engraving." [9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., Christopher-Clark Fine Art, 377 Geary St.]

Park places: The S.F. Recreation and Park Department hosts an open house where residents can meet department staff and learn about neighborhood parks. [7 to 9 p.m., Helen Wills Playground, Broadway and Larkin Street]

At the public library

Computer instruction: "Basic Mouse and Typing Skills" is the focus of this volunteer-conducted session. [1:15 p.m., Main Library, Training Center, 100 Larkin St.]

Mentor celebration: Program and reception salute adults who have made a difference in the lives of local teens. [5 to 7 p.m., Main Library, Koret Auditorium and Latino/Hispanic Room, 100 Larkin St.]

Lectures

Diane Allevato: The Marin Humane Society executive director gives a talk titled, "Planning for Animal Care During a Disaster: Lessons Learned From Katrina." [5:45 p.m., Commonwealth Club, 595 Market St.]

Thomas O’Keefe: The Mercosur Consulting Group president discusses the outcome of Latin American economic policies that were designed to enhance integration with world markets. [Noon, World Affairs Council, 312 Sutter St.]

Daniele Girardi and Matteo Bergamasco: The artists discuss new trends in modern Italian art. [6:30 p.m., Istituto Italiano Di Cultura, 425 Washington St.]

At the Colleges

‘Expecting Twins or More’: Workshop provides expectant parents with basic information on having more than one baby. [6:30 to 9 p.m., UCSF, 2356 Sutter St., third floor, Room J3-08]

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