1.) Guy Gugliotta, a freelance writer and the author of "Freedom’s Cap: The United States Capitol and the Coming of the Civil War," will speak at the tonight building through the lives of the three men most responsible for its construction, including Jefferson Davis. The talk, which is part of the library’s author series, is free and and open to the public.
2.) The New Rochelle Art Association i from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, June 5 at the New Rochelle Public Library. Current artists have been asked to present works inspired by the art created by past association members. The event is free and open to the public.
3.) On Wednesday, June 6, St. Paul’s Church National Historic Site in Mount Vernon is hosting a special performance of Afro Caribbean music by Retumba, a nationally renowned female music and dance ensemble. The event, which begins at 1 p.m., is free and open to the public. The historic site is located on 897 S Columbus Ave, Mount Vernon, NY.
4.) Amy Freitag, executive director of the New York Restoration Project, , which takes at the Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum on Thursday, June 7. The event, which begins at noon, takes place on the mansion’s Pebble Court, which overlooks the museum’s early 20th-century Delano & Aldrich-designed formal garden. Tickets for the Spring Luncheon are: Lacecap Hydrangea, $75; Climbing Rose, $125; and Stargazer Lily, $175. The two higher-level tickets include listing in the program. Attire is garden chic. Call 718-885-1461 or e-mail email@example.com for information.
5.) The Picture House in Pelham is hosting the . Following the film, there will be a panel discussion moderated by state Senator Jeffrey Klein; Sharon Charles, coordinator of Margarets Place, a program funded by the Joe Torre Safe at Home Foundation for Violence Prevention; Colonial Elementary School Principal Tonya Wilson; Siwanoy School Principal Susan Gilbert and Roseanne Martinez of the Pelham Guidance Council. Tickets cost $12 at the door ; $9 in advanced Purchase for non-members. Seniors, students, and children pay $10 at the door and $8 in advance. Tickets cost $6 at the door or in advance for members.