The film “Now, Voyager” (1942), starring Bette Davis and Paul Henreid, is the story of a young woman stuck under her domineering mother’s thumb who goes on a cruise and discovers life, love and self-confidence. The film screens at 1 p.m. Friday at the Pasadena Senior Center, 85 E. Holly St., Pasadena. Free. Call (626) 795-4331 or visit pasadenaseniorcenter.org.
VIDEO GAME 411
John Hennessey discusses and signs “The Comic Book Story of Video Games: The Incredible History of the Electronic Gaming Revolution” at 4 p.m. Saturday at Vroman’s Bookstore, 695 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena. Call (626) 449-5320 or visit vromansbookstore.com.
The Tuesday Musicale Second Sunday concert features violinist Jeanine Wynton and cellist Grace Lee Anderson performing works by Boccherini, Kodaly and Handel-Haverson at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Pasadena Public Library’s Central Branch, 285 E. Walnut St., Pasadena. Call (626) 797-1994 or visit tuesdaymusicaleofpasadena.blogspot.com.
A free Earnest C. Watson Lecture, “The Grand Tour: Exploring Planets outside the Solar System,” features Dr. Heather Knutson, Caltech professor of planetary science, discussing ongoing efforts to investigate the diverse properties of exoplanetary systems using ground and space-based telescopes, starting at 8 p.m. Wednesday in Caltech’s Beckman Auditorium, Michigan Avenue south of Del Mar Boulevard, Pasadena. Call (626) 395-4652 or visit events.caltech.edu.