Books: Author Wil Haygood discusses “The Life and Times of Sugar Ray Robinson,” 7:15 p.m., Decatur Library, Decatur. FREE.
Lecture: Cornel West discusses “Progressions of Race Relations in America” for Emory’s State of Race, 7:15 p.m., Glenn Memorial Church, Atlanta.
For kids: The Young Actors Ensemble presents “Halloween Histories: Stories from the Graveyard,” 11 a.m., Ensemble Theater, Sandy Springs.
Music: Hanson performs with Hellogoodbye. 6:30 p.m., The Tabernacle, Atlanta.
Stage: “A Life in the Theatre” opens, 8 p.m., Alliance Theatre, Atlanta.
Sports: Atlanta Hawks vs. Indiana Pacers, 7 p.m., Philips Arena, Atlanta.
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