Aaron Karo: The very funny Aaron Karo will be at Helium tonight. The hilarious comedian and witty writer has released two books, Ruminations on College Life and Ruminations on Twentysomething Life, a website and a daily email column. His most recent stand-up was released through Comedy Central Records. Karo has also been featured on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson. See him tonight with a group of friends or family for only $20. Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19103, +21, $20, 8 p.m.
Fashion and Food: Enjoy an evening full of fundraising, delicious food and fashion at Positano Coast in Old City. Dining Out Magazine and Positano Coast present “Sagra del Vino”, benefiting The Hearts and Smiles Foundation. The local foundation provides assistance to low-income families with special-needs children. Beginning at 7 p.m, Positano will provide a wine tasting and hors d’oeuvres. Models will be showing off the latest styles from local designers with a chance for guests to walk home with the featured outfits. The event is free, but donations are kindly accepted. Positano Coast, 212 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19106, +21, Free, 7 p.m.
Mad Mex: If you’re looking for a funky fresh Cal-Mex happy hour, then look no further, Mad Mex in University City is offering great specials from 4:30 p.m.until 6:30 p.m. Sip on $3 12-oz. margaritas, $5 16-oz. margaritas or $7 jumbo margaritas. Enjoy half-priced beers and wings as well. Or you can try anything from their menu which consists of dishes like Thai burritos, scrumptious tomatillo and chickpea chili, Mahi Mahi tacos. After 11 p.m., Mad Mex offers half-off all food through 1 a.m. Mad Mex, 3401 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19104, 4:30 p.m.