Today’s top picks from our online calendar. Find more events at siouxcityjournal.com/calendar.
Great American Read Film Festival
The Wilbur Aalfs Library, 529 Pierce St., will kick off a series of movies based on America's favorite novels at 1:30 p.m. today with "The Color Purple." Movie is rated PG-13. Free and open to the public. Visit www.siouxcitylibrary.org for more information.
Mexican Independence Day
A celebration of Mexican culture in Siouxland with live music, traditional dance, crafts and more, noon to 2 p.m. at Sioux City Public Museum, 607 Fourth St. Visit www.siouxcitymuseum.org or call 712-279-6174 for more information.