September 11 The Wall Street Journal columnist and former Orlando Sentinel columist, who is the author of The Girls from Ames and co-author of The Last Lecture, speaks at the Orlando Public Library. Zaslow is co-authoring Highest Duty, the autobiography of Capt. Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger, famous for landing US Airways Flight 1549 in the Hudson River. 7-9 p.m. $50. 101 E. Central Blvd. 407-835-7481.

September 10 Orlando Sentinel columnist Greg Dawson discusses Hiding in the Spotlight, the memoir he wrote about his mother, who as a child in Ukraine managed to survive the Nazis, and whose musical talents ultimately gained her a scholarship at Juilliard. 7 p.m. Free. Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center, 851 N. Maitland Ave., Maitland. 407-628-0555.