COMEDY: Famed political satirist, Will Durst, who once ran for mayor of San Francisco, will give an "undoubtedly entertaining" account of his life and work in a talk titled, "The Truth, The Whole Truth, And Just a Few Minor Exaggerations." (6 p.m., The Commonwealth Club of California: San Francisco, 595 Market Street, 2nd Floor)

MUSIC: Multi-instrumentalist, bandleader, composer and educator Dr. John Calloway will receive a local "Jazz Hero" award the Jazz Journalists Association at a special concert featuring a musical performance by the Latin Jazz Youth Ensemble of San Francisco, of which Calloway is the musical director. (6:30 to 9 p.m., African American Art & Culture Complex, 762 Fulton Street)

SCIENCE: Nerd Nite SF's 25th installment celebrates the longest day of the year with "Video Games’ Urban Design, Death-Proof Cities, and the Science of Futurama," which boasts a night’s worth of "bacchic nerdery." Happy Summer Solstice! (8 p.m., Rickshaw Stop, 155 Fell Street)