Good day: Wednesday, May 30

Make your day: As part of its Clint Eastwood birthday celebration, the Castro Theatre screens “Dirty Harry” and “Escape From Alcatraz.” [2:50, 4:50, 7 and 9 p.m., 429 Castro St.]

Who’s in town

Jonathan Winters, a comic actor for more than five decades and a recipient of a Mark Twain Prize for his significant contributions to American humor, appears in an onstage conversation. [8 p.m., Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness Ave.]

City activities

Winery finery: Guests can experience a “Taste of New Zealand” at this annual wine-tasting event and fundraiser. Proceeds benefit the TaprootFoundation. [6:30 to 8:30 p.m., SFMOMA, 151 Third St.]

Soirée in SOMA: Urban Solutions presents its “SoMa Soirée,” a fundraiser featuring food and drink, music and client success stories. [5:30 to 7:30 p.m., SOMA Grand Sales Center, 1085 Mission St.]

Literary events

Robert Kurson: The biographical writer discusses “Crashing Through.” [12:30 p.m., Stacey’s Bookstore, 581 Market St.]

Jillian Robinson: The travel writer and TV producer discusses “Change Your Life Through Travel.” [7 p.m., Book Passage, 1 Ferry Plaza]

At the public library

Opera lecture: The Opera Guild presents a talk on Mozart’s “Don Giovanni.” [Noon to 2 p.m., Main Library, Koret Auditorium, 100 Larkin St.]

Sunset history: Author Lorri Ungaretti gives a slide presentation on the transformation of the Sunset district from dunes and shrubs to the neighborhood it is today. [7 p.m., Parkside Branch, 1200 Taraval St.]

At the colleges

Art exhibit: “The California Files: Re-Viewing Side Effects of Cultural Memory” uses artwork and archives to examine the abstract idea of California. [11 a.m. to 6 p.m., California College of the Arts, 1111 Eighth St.]

Chinese medicine: Beverly Burns, LAc, gives a talk titled “Traditional Chinese Medicine: Acupuncture, Meridians and Chi.” [7 p.m., UCSF, Medical Sciences Building, 513 Parnassus Ave.]

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