Comedian Janine Brito, who has appeared on “Totally Biased With W. Kamau Bell,” is performing. [8 p.m., Punch Line Comedy Club, 444 Battery St., S.F.] Courtesy photo

Comedian Janine Brito, who has appeared on “Totally Biased With W. Kamau Bell,” is performing. [8 p.m., Punch Line Comedy Club, 444 Battery St., S.F.] Courtesy photo

July 14: Janine Brito, Bastille Day and more

Who’s in town

Ernest Cline, whose book “Ready Player One” is being turned into a film, returns to the video game world in his book “Armada.” [7:30 p.m., Kepler’s Books, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park]


French soul: Chef Jennifer Hill Booker, who was born in Mississippi and trained as a chef in Paris, is discussing her new cookbook, “Field Peas to Foie Gras: Southern Recipes with a French Accent.” [Noon, Copperfield’s Books, 850 Fourth St., San Rafael]

New Deal: Harvey L. Smith’s new book, “Berkeley and the New Deal,” explores the New Deal projects’ lasting impact on Berkeley’s infrastructure and culture. [7 p.m., Green Arcade, 1680 Market St., S.F.]

Golden Gate on film: Jim Van Buskirk, author of “Celluloid San Francisco,” is using clips to trace the Golden Gate Bridge’s filmography, from “Stranded” to “Rise of the Planet of the Apes” and beyond. [7:30 p.m., Milton Marks Auditorium, 455 Golden Gate Ave., S.F.]

Literary events

YA fiction: Young-adult fiction writers Gretchen McNeil (“Get Dirty”), Robin Benway (“Emmy & Oliver”) and Tamara Ireland Stone (“Every Last Word”) are talking about their books. [7 p.m., Books Inc., 601 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

New fiction: Joshua Mohr is discussing his new novel, “All This Life,” at the final Litquake Epicenter event at Viracocha before the Mission antiques store closes. [7 p.m., Viracocha, 998 Valencia St., S.F.]

At the public library

Virtual bowling: Kids of all ages can play “Wii Bowling.” No experience necessary. [1 pm., Learning Studio, Main Library, 100 Larkin St., S.F.]

Saving water: San Francisco Public Utilities Commission staff members offer tips on how to reduce water usage during California’s record drought. [6:30 p.m., Latino/Hispanic Room, Main Library, 100 Larkin St., S.F.]

At the colleges

Beauty industry: Hairdressing professional Martin Parsons discusses careers in the beauty industry. [6 p.m., San Francisco Institute of Esthetics and Cosmetology, 1067 Folsom St., S.F.]

Local activities

Bastille Day: Expect music, food and more at a celebration of all things French for Bastille Day. [5 p.m., Belden Place and Bush Street, S.F.;]

Hip-hop show: Rapper J. Cole is touring to promote his latest album, “2014 Forest Hills Drive.” Big Sean, YG and Jeremih are also on the bill. [6:30 p.m., Shoreline Amphitheatre, 1 Amphitheatre Way, Mountain View]

Psych rock: Psychedelic rock group Chappo, which hails from New York, is topping a bill that also includes Yukon Blonde and Fort Lean. [8 p.m., Rickshaw Stop, 155 Fell St., S.F.]

Pop show: Pop and jazz singer Harry Connick Jr., a judge on “American Idol,” is performing. [7:30 p.m., Mountain Winery, 14831 Pierce Road, Saratoga]

Stand-up comedy: Comedian Janine Brito, who has appeared on “Totally Biased With W. Kamau Bell,” is performing. [8 p.m., Punch Line Comedy Club, 444 Battery St., S.F.]activitieseventsjanine britoSan Franciscothings to do

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