Historical Society teaches writing

The Hyde Park Historical Society’s Oral History Committee will present a writing workshop Sunday from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. The workshop, led by a University of Chicago student, will teach participants skills for writing memoir and personal essays.

Short lectures and break-out sessions have been planned for the day, hosted by Congregation Rodfei Zedek, 5200 S. Hyde Park Blvd. Participants must R.S.V.P. for the event by calling Lala Rodgers at 773-401-0474 or by e-mailing hporalhistory@gmail.com.