Expo and Back to School Fair

When: August 16, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Where: Sixth Grace Presbyterian Church, 600 East 35th Street, Chicago, IL 60616, USA

Expo and Back to School Fair. 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Sixth Grace Presbyterian Church, 600 E. 35th St., 312-225-5300.

Workshop. “LEGO Architects.”

When: August 16, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: Frederick C. Robie House, 5757 South Woodlawn Avenue, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Workshop. “LEGO Architects.” 10 a.m.-noon, Frederick C. Robie House, 5757 S. Woodlawn Ave., flwright.org, $5 per child (accompanying adults free). Participants model their own floor plan designs, facilitated by a youth educator. Appropriate for ages(…)

Music

When: August 15, 2014 @ 9:00 pm – August 16, 2014 @ 12:00 am
Where: Chant, 1509 East 53rd Street, Chicago, IL 60615, USA

Music. 9 p.m.-midnight, Chant, 1509 E. 53rd St., 773-324-1999, chantchicago.com. Nicole’s Jazz Trio performs.

Reception. “Greater House of Prayer Combined Choirs CD Release and Reception.”

When: August 15, 2014 @ 7:00 pm
Where: Logan Center for the Arts, Performance Hall, 915 East 60th Street, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Reception. “Greater House of Prayer Combined Choirs CD Release and Reception.” 7 p.m., Logan Center for the Arts, Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787. The Greater House of Prayer Combined Choirs releases their first(…)

Lecture. “A Historic Perceptive of the Spirit and Culture of the Maranhão Maroons of Northeastern Brazil.”

When: August 15, 2014 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: DuSable Museum of African American History, AMES Auditorium, 740 East 56th Place, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Lecture. “A Historic Perceptive of the Spirit and Culture of the Maranhão Maroons of Northeastern Brazil.” 6:30-8:30 p.m., DuSable Museum of African American History, AMES Auditorium, 740 E. 56th Pl., 773-947-0600, dusablemuseum.org. In conjunction with(…)

Film. “The Best of the Black Harvest Film Festival.”

When: August 13, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: Blackstone Library, 4904 South Lake Park Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615, USA

Film. “The Best of the Black Harvest Film Festival.” 6 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511, chicagopubliclibrary.org. Screening of three short films, including “Barbasol,” “A Different Tree” and “Text Tone.”

Movie. “Midweek @ the Midway.”

When: August 13, 2014 @ 8:00 pm – 9:45 pm
Where: Midway Plaisance Center, 1130 Midway Plaisance, 59th Street between Ellis and Woodlawn Avenues

Movie. “Midweek @ the Midway.” 8-9:40 p.m., Midway Plaisance Center, 1130 Midway Plaisance, 59th Street between Ellis and Woodlawn Avenues, free. Screening of “Man of Steel.” Movies begin at dusk.

Book Launch

When: August 12, 2014 @ 6:00 pm
Where: Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 South Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Book Launch. 6 p.m., Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-752-4381, semcoop.com. Book launch for “The Invisible Bridge: The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan” by Rick Perlstein.