Wednesday Night Family Story Time. 6:30 a.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511.
Knitting and Needle Crafters Circle. 6 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511.
Musical Performance. MTHP Artists Series. 6:30 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511, free. Various members of Music Teachers of Hyde Park perform.
Lecture. “Afghanistan in the Achaemenid and Hellenistic Eras.” 7-9 p.m., Oriental Institute, Breasted Hall, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9514. Philippe Marquis, director of the French archeological delegation to Afganistan, presents. Call 773-834-9775 for more information.
Author Talk. “What Kinship Is – And Is Not.” 6-7 p.m., Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-752-4381, semcoop.com. U. of C. anthropologist Marshall Sahlins discusses his similarly titled latest book.
EverFi@Work-Financial Literacy for Adults. Noon-2 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. An introduction to EverFi’s online financial literacy resources for adults.
Yoga. 11 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, 5480 S. Kenwood Ave., 773-643-4062, hpnclub.org, email@example.com, classes are $9 drop-in, $45 for a 10-session pass. The Hatha yoga class poses are sequenced to build coordination and breath awareness. Stories and music lead the poses and animal poses incorporate sounds to match. Adults and caregivers(…)
Lecture. “Violence Against Women Around the World: Trends, Challenges, and Solutions.” 4-5 p.m., Laird Bell Law Quadrangle1111 E. 60th St., 773.702.9494 . Seats are limited. Rashida Manjoo, UN special rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences, presents.