6–10 p.m. Satisfy your cravings for art and dessert by joining Kitchen Sink for its Alice in Wonderland–themed painting session, Through the Looking Glass. There will be free paint supplies and cupcakes! Free. Logan Center.
7:30 p.m. Watch big ideas unfurl on a small stage as University Theater’s A Weekend of Workshops culminates this quarter with student adaptations of Pericles, The Cherry Orchard, and A World of His Own—a parody of Twilight Zone. Free on Thursday; $6 advance / $8 door for Friday and Saturday showings. FXK Theater, Reynolds Club.
7:30 p.m. Let comedy be your fifth week savior as the 30th Generation of Off-Off Campus presents Where in the World Is San Diego, a reference to an educational computer games franchise and its main villain, Carmen Sandiego. The 31st Generation will kick off the show with a pre-glow. $5. The Revival.
10 a.m.–6 p.m. Celebrate anime and cosplay at the 15th annual Uchi-Con, a day-long anime convention organized by the Japanese Animation Society on campus. The event will include a photo booth, Super Smash Brothers Melee Tournament, swing dancing to anime jazz, and more! Free. Ida Noyes Hall and the Harper Memorial Building.
7:30 p.m. Get a sneak peek of the University Chamber Orchestra’s March production of Gilbert and Sullivan’s Iolanthe, alongside pieces by Léo Delibes and Gabriel Fauré, at Song and Dance, their first concert of the quarter. Free. Performance Hall, Logan Center.
6:15–8:30 p.m. Laugh away your midterm woes at MAB’s Winter Comedy Show, which will feature LA-based stand-up comedian Jerrod Carmichael, creator of the upcoming HBO stand-up special, Jerrod Carmichael: 8 and famous for his cameo in The Neighbors. He will be supported by Josh Rabinowitz and third-year Val Bodurtha from Off-Off Campus. $5 students / $10 staff. Mandel Hall.
2–3:30 p.m. Virtually explore the world created by Finnish author Tove Jansson at “Moominland Midwinter” hosted by 57th Street Books. The event will include map-making, photo-ops, and Scandinavian Cloudberry Cake. All Moomin books will be 10 percent off. Free. 57th Street Books.