It’s Only The Best Day Of The Year.

It’s Monday, which means you can always stay in and watch The Bachelor tonight. But, truth be told, it won’t be as good as this animal shelter’s parody about adopting pups.

So if you’re here for the right reasons (read: to find something better to do) then let the journey begin.

The Tavern: Why You Hate Your Job, a Philosophical Investigation at Public School 214 (Free)
This, the inaugural edition of a new drink-while-you-learn series, explores why 70 percent of Americans hate their jobs. Not sure of if the philosophy Ph.D speaking here will make you feel better about your own job — that’s what the booze is for.

GALentine’s Day at Stirr
Ladies celebrating ladies. It’s like Lilith Fair, minus the angst. Plus free champagne. Oh, it’s only the best day of the year. — Leslie Knope

Twas the Movie Night Before Valentine’s at Crown and Harp
Like the real movies, but cheaper. For $7 you get two movies — The Notebook and Love Jones — a free drink, complimentary popcorn and $2 wells thereafter.

Anti-Valentine’s Day at Foundation Room
It’s like Valentine’s Day, minus the romance. Plus angst – and bottle service.

Uli Jon Roth at Trees
Uli Jon Roth was the lead guitarist of German ’70s hard rockers Scorpions. Lest you think the virtuoso axe man will be using his twilight years to finally start branching out, just know that one of his most recent releases is a new album of “reimagined” versions of that band’s tunes.

Santa Fe Trail Day at The Lot
Tonight, 15 percent off sales will be donated to support the trail.

AGFA Secret Screening at Alamo Drafthouse (Richardson)
Once a month Alamo Drafthouse will hold screenings of rare 35mm prints — everything from b-movies to classics. The thing is, you won’t know what movie they’ll be showing that night until the lights dim and the projectors start rolling. Good, bad, or otherwise, though, your tickets won’t cost a thing.

To find out what else is going on today, this week and beyond, check out our event directory.

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