1. The Veterans Day Film Series runs from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Friday at the Pekin Public Library, 301 S. Fourth St., Pekin. The schedule for the free films to be shown is: "When War Comes Home" from 10 to 11:30 a.m., "Healing a Soldier's Heart" from 1 to 2:30 p.m., "Is America in Retreat?" from 3 to 4 p.m. and "Message From Hiroshima" from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.
2. The Robin Crowe Band will perform at Live at the Five Spot from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Contemporary Art Center of Peoria, 305 SW Water St. Admission is $8 for members and $12 for the public.
3. The Peoria Poetry Club will meet at noon Saturday at Riverview Senior Living Center, 500 Centennial Drive, East Peoria. Attendees can read their own poems starting at noon, followed by a guest speaker at 1 p.m.
4. Jay Leno will perform his standup comedy at 8 p.m. Friday at the Civic Center Theater. Tickets: $29.50 to $99.50.
5. Still Shine, Music in the McKenzie series, will perform from 2-4 p.m. Sunday at the Peoria Public Library's North Branch, 3001 W. Grand Parkway. Free.