ENVIRONMENTAL AWARENESS

Conscientious Projector presents the documentary “Being the Change: A New Kind of Climate Documentary” by Mary Grandelis and Dave Davis, exploring the work of climate scientist, activist and author Peter Kalmus. It starts at 7 p.m. tonight, Thursday, Feb. 14 at Armory Center for the Arts, 145 N. Raymond Ave., Pasadena. Free. Call (818) 517-8878 or visit conscientiousprojector.wordpress.com.   

CLASSICAL FREEBIE

First United Methodist Church of Pasadena, 500 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, presents a concert, “Eternal Creation: Three Beethoven Piano Sonatas,” performed by pianist Junko Ueno Garrett at 4 p.m. Saturday. Free. Visit fumcpasadena.org.

BLACK HISTORY CELEBRATION

The Pasadena Public Library’s Central Branch, 285 E. Walnut St.,  presents the Black History Festival, with an art display by Rudy Cole, the documentary “Bridging the Divide: Tom Bradley and His Politics of Race,” a presentation by Donzaleigh Abernathy, daughter of Rev. Ralph Abernathy, a dance and gospel performance and other events. It runs from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Call (626) 744-4066 or visit pasadenapubliclibrary.net.

TRAGIC HISTORY

Author Icy Smith and illustrator Gayle Garner Roski discuss and sign their book, “Mei Ling in China City,” based on a true story set in Los Angeles during World War II, chronicling the friendship between a Chinese-American girl, Mei Ling Lee, and Japanese-American Yayeko Akiyama, who was interned at Manzanar, starting at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Huntington, 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino. Free. Call (626) 405-2100 or visit huntington.org.