FILM: Here's your chance to attend a free screening of Tom Wyrsch's Remembering Playland, a full-length documentary about San Francisco's beloved amusement park, Playland at the Beach, which was located next to Ocean Beach and torn down in 1972.

5:30 to 7:30 p.m. // Koret Auditorium, San Francisco Public Library, (100 Larkin St) // free

BOOK SIGNING: In his new memoir, Lotfi Mansouri: An Operatic Journey, the former general director of the San Francisco Opera "lifts the curtain" on an extraordinary career and invites the reader to see how magic is created on stage. There will be a reading and discussion of the book, along with the presentation of rare video clips.

7 p.m. // Museum of Performance and Design (401 Van Ness Ave) // free

LITERARY: The monthly reading series, Quiet Lightning, celebrates their one-year anniversary with Neighborhood Heroes, which showcases some of the best literary talent to come out of San Francisco in the past 20 years.

7 to 9 p.m. // 111 Minna Gallery (111 Minna St) // $5