Palisades. 6 p.m. The Waiting Room, 334 Delaware Ave. New Jersey-based Electro-Post Hardcore band. waitingroombuffalo.com 853-5483. $12-$15.
Adult writing critique group. 6:30 p.m. North Tonawanda Public Library, 505 Meadow Drive, North Tonawanda. Receive feedback on your writing skills. Free.
Thin Man Cinema Club. 6 p.m. Thin Man Brewery, 492 Elmwood Ave. “Gremlins,” “Lethal Weapon” and “Die Hard.” Watch this trilogy of "non-Christmas Christmas movies." Free.
Open Mic Night. 7:30 p.m. Helium Comedy Club, 30 Mississippi St. Take the stage to prove you have what it takes to be the next great Buffalo stand-up comic. 853-1211. Free.