TIMELY FLICK

Free films screen at 1 p.m. on select Fridays at the Pasadena Senior Center, 85 E. Holly St., Pasadena.  This Friday’s film is “My Fellow Americans” (1996), starring James Garner and Jack Lemon as two former US presidents who join forces to expose the corruption of the sitting president. Call (626) 795-4331 or visit pasadenaseniorcenter.org.

SPACE COMPETITION

The Pasadena Public Library’s Central Branch Family Science Fiction Classics film series screens “Countdown” (1968), about two astronauts vying to be the first American to walk on the moon, starting at 2 p.m. Saturday at 285 E. Walnut St., Pasadena. Call (626) 744-4066 or visit pasadenapubliclibrary.net.

WORLD SOUNDS

Carina La Dulce (carinamusic.com) performs gypsy fusion world music at 7 p.m. Saturday at Edwin Mills by Equator, 22 Mills Place, Pasadena. No cover. Call (626) 564-8656 or visit edwinmills.com.

CIVIL WAR HISTORY

The Pasadena Civil War Round Table discusses “Before the Shooting Started — The Causes of the Civil War,” featuring Pepperdine University Professor of History Stewart Davenport. Topics include anti-and pro-slavery forces and economic, social and religious differences between the two sides. It starts at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday at the Pasadena Public Library’s Central Branch, 285 E. Walnut St., Pasadena, free and open to the public. Visit pasadenacwrt.org.