Karina Forever, 8 to 10 p.m., Boca Black Box, 8221 Glades Road, Boca Raton. Venezuelan singer Karina will perform some of the hits that made her known in Latin America in the ’80s and ’90s, along with her most recent singles. Tickets start at $45. Call 561-483-9036 or visit bocablackbox.com
Second Annual Alumni Recital, 7:30 p.m., 3601 N. Military Trail, Boca Raton. Trumpeter Peter Pirotte is joined by Brazilian pianist Carina Inoue in a program depicting three centuries of brass-keyboard repertoire. Free. Call 561-237-9000.
Brad Upton — Dry Bar Comedy, through Saturday ,8 to 10 p.m ., Boca Black Box ,8221 Glad es Road, Boca Raton. Upton has been on A&E, MTV, Showtime, HBO Comedy Festival, XM radio, Sirius Satellite Radio, National Public Radio’s “REWIND” program, and is the past winner of the Las Vegas Comedy Festival. Tickets start at $25. Call 561483-9036 or visit bocablackbox.com
Cheryl Hollon book signing, 7 p.m., Murder on the Beach Bookstore, 273 Pineapple Grove Way, Delray Beach. Hollon will speak about her book, “Shattered at Sea.” Signing will follow. Call 561279-7790 or visit murderonthebeach.com
Shock Illusionist Dan Sperry, 10 p.m., Boca Black Box, 8221 Glades Road, Boca Raton. Sperry has headlined at the famed Magic Castle in Hollywood and has appeared several times on the TV series “Masters of Illusion.” Tickets start at $25. Call 561-483-9036 or visit bocablackbox.com
Queries and Pitches, 10 a.m., Murder on the Beach Bookstore, 273 Pineapple Grove Way, Delray Beach. Join instructor Alison McMahan for an insightful lecture on how to send query letters and pitches to agents and publishers. $25 per person. Call 561-279-7790 or visit murderonthebeach.com
The International Coastal Clean-up, 8 to 11 a.m., Gumbo Limbo Nature Center, 1801 N. Ocean Blvd., Boca Raton. Come out to Spanish River Park to help remove marine debris from the beach and intracoastal mangrove environments. Volunteers will be able to use an app to report the trash picked up at the event. Free T-shirts are available while supplies last. Children under 18 must participate with an adult. Pre-registration is required. Free. Call 561-544-8615 or visit gumbolimbo.org
Intracoastal Adventures: Stand Up Paddle Boarding, 9 to 11 a.m., Gumbo Limbo Nature Center, 1801 N. Ocean Blvd., Boca Raton. Participants ages 12 to adult can join this fun paddle along the mangroves. Reservations are required. $20 members, $30 for non-members. Call 561-544-8615 or visit gumbolimbo.org
“New Art: 2018 South Florida Cultural Consortium Fellowship Visual and Media Artists Exhibition,” through Oct. 27, Schmidt and Ritter Art Galleries, Florida Atlantic Universit y, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton campus. The exhibition features 12 artists from four southeastern Florida counties who have won the annual South Florida Cultural Consortium grant. Call 561-297-2661 or visit fau. edu/galleries.