Lecture: Speaker Neil Frankel will discuss “Harriet Tubman: Heroic Conductor of the Underground Railroad” at 7 p.m. tonight at the Helen McGraw Branch of Irondequoit Library (2180 E. Ridge Rd, Irondequoit). The lecture is free to attend. For more info, call 336-6060 or visit libraryweb.org.
Music: You won’t need to rely on a crutch to have a good time tonight: Canada’s own Thousand Foot Krutch will be hitting up Water Street Music Hall (204 N. Water St., waterstreetmusic.com), bringing along a slew of other bands with it: Love & Death, The Letter Black, Melia, and Cry to the Blind will all be there, and so should you. Music starts at 6:30 p.m., tickets cost $20.
Literature: A Neilly Lecture Series event will take place at 7:30 p.m. tonight: Kristel Thornell will read from and discuss her work, "Night Street,” in the Hawkins-Carlson Room of Rush Rhees Library (University of Rochester River Campus). The event is free to attend. For more info, call 275-4461.
Music: RocMusic is a community-based program that offers free music lessons to economically disadvantaged children ages 5 to 18. See what the program’s emerging stars have learned in the RocMusic concert at the Freddie Thomas Learning Center (625 Scio St.) tonight, rescheduled from February 8. The free concert starts at 5:30 p.m. Visit esm.rochester.edu/rocmusic to learn more about the program.
Comedy: The Rochester Comedy Festival, featuring Sheryl Underwood, Arnez J, Tony Rock, Don D.C. Curry, and Tommy Davidson will take place tonight, 7 p.m., at Blue Cross Arena (One War Memorial Square). Tickets are $55-$70, call 800-745-3000 or visit ticketmaster.com. More info: bluecrossarena.com.
Workshop: Learn a new trick or two at the Easy Appetizers workshop, held tonight at Rochester Braniery (274 N Goodman St.) at 7 p.m. The class will learn how to make stuffed mushrooms, spanikopita and baked brie. Registration is $30; visit rochesterbrainery.com or call 730-7034.