FILM: Be sure to RSVP ASAP to the exclusive screening of the new documentary, It's Never Too Late To Be What U Might Have Been - The Making of Noel Gallagher and His High Flying Birds, which chronicles the making of Gallagher's new album, out 11/8 on Mercury Records. (8 p.m., Ninth Street Independent Film Center, 145 9th Street)

BENEFIT: The Surfrider Foundation is raising funds for its San Francisco Chapter and the Save Sloat campaign at the Rip Curl Pro Search Kickoff Party, which will play host to the world's top professionals surfers, and "indie phenom" Ty Segall and Kut U Up will take the stage. (8 p.m., Mezzanine, 444 Jessie Street)

SCIENCE: "Have you ever seen a blind, juggling robot? After the evening’s discussion between scientists, artists, and a science fiction specialist, you’ll be able to answer yes." Enough said! Get over to The Art of Robots to learn more. (6:30 to 10 p.m., swissnex San Francisco, 730 Montgomery Street)