Stephen F. Schneck, a speaker from the Smithsonian Associates, on “Executive Powers During Wartime: What the Founding Fathers Had in Mind,” 2:30 p.m., Preyer Hall, Greensboro Historical Museum, 130 Summit Ave. 373-2043
Scholars Soiree, 4 - 6 p.m., Room 101, Memorial Student Union, N.C. A&T. Meet exchange and visiting scholars and learn about their research projects in the fields of agriculture, engineering, leisure studies and the sciences.
William DeLauder, executive director to the Commission on the Abraham Lincoln Study Abroad Fellowship Program, talks on “Global Competence: What Is It and How Can You Get It, ’’ 11 a.m. Stallings Ballroom, Memorial Student Union, N.C. A&T.
Global Trade Forum sponsored by Triad Chapter of the N.C. World Trade Association, noon-6 p.m., Greensboro Country Club, 410 Sunset Drive. $99 NCWTA members; $119 nonmembers. On the Web visit
www.ncwta-triad.org/events.php for conference information and to register. 379-0603.
Writer Isabel Allende speaks as part of Guilford College’s Bryan Series, 7:30 p.m., Greensboro Coliseum Complex. $20. Coliseum box office, www.ticketmaster.com or 852-1100.
“Will Read for Food” benefit, auditorium, Weatherspoon Art Museum, UNCG. Free appetizers and cash bar at 5:30 p.m. Lee Zacharias, Stuart Dischell, Jennifer Grotz, David Roderick and others read at 7 p.m. Suggested donation: $5 students, $10 others. Proceeds go to food bank. 334-5459.
Hear UNC historian William Powell talk about the book he edited, “Encyclopedia of North Carolina,” 9:30 p.m., “NC Bookwatch,” UNC-TV.