Listen to a lecture about the challenges posed by China’s ascent to a global power by Thomas J. Christensen, professor of public and international affairs and director of the China and the World Program at Columbia University. Free. Maurice R. Greenberg Conference Center, 391 Prospect St. 4 p.m.
Experience the haunting story of a group of German teenagers whose lives are irreversibly shattered by the very adults who seek to protect them. The play is a winner of eight Tony Awards and a Grammy Award. The Yale Dramatic Association production continues through Sunday. Tickets: $3-$15. University Theatre, 222 York St. 8 p.m.
Celebrate the life and legacy of Carmen Cozza, Yale’s longtime head football coach, who died in January at the age of 87. President Peter Salovey will provide the ceremonial greeting before others — including former players — add remembrances. Following the celebration, the Bulldogs will take on the Princeton Tigers at 12:30 p.m. Free. Coxe Cage, 257 Derby Ave., West Haven. 9:30 a.m.
Attend a Poynter Lecure by Alex Magaisa, a Zimbabwean academic, activist, and lecturer of law at the University of Kent, and Camilla Nielsson, an award-winning documentary filmmaker. Free. Pauli Murray College, 130 Prospect St. 1:30 p.m.
Enoy the Yale Symphony Orchestra performing Ralph Vaughan Williams’ “Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis” and Gustav Holst’s “Invocation for Cello and Orchestra” and “The Planets.” Tickets: $3-$17. Woolsey Hall, 500 College St. 8 p.m.
View a screening of the classic horror film that follows a policeman from the Scottish mainland who arrives on a remote island to investigate the disappearance of a young girl. Free. Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St. 2 p.m.
Join the university’s celebration of Veterans Day as the Yale Concert Band performs Leonard Bernstein’s “Three Dance Episodes from ‘On The Town,’” Jodie Blackshaw’s “Twist,” Walter Piston’s “Tunbridge Fair,” and a collection of patriotic songs and marches to commemorate the band’s centennial and the signing of the Armistice to end World War I. Free. Woolsey Hall, 500 College St. 2 p.m.
Travel with children of all ages to distant times and faraway lands through artworks at the Yale University Art Gallery. Teaching staff will tell folk tales, myths, and stories from around the world that highlight unique features of selected objects in the collection. Drawing materials are available for older children. Free. Yale University Art Gallery, 1111 Chapel St. 1 p.m.
Catch the closing night film of the festival that aims to increase awareness of Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking cultures. Director Raúl Marchand’s “Broche de Oro” will be screened, followed by a reception featuring music by El Pulpo Loco. Free. Whitney Humanities Center, 53 Wall St. 7 p.m.