Curator Talk: Goshka Macuga. 2 p.m., Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave., 773-702-0200, free.
Family Program: Boy Scout Archaeology Badge Workshop. 3 p.m., Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., Chicago, IL., 773-702-9514, oi.uchicago.edu, $10 per scout with family membership, $15 without. Scouts experience a simulated dig, go on a scavenger hunt and participate in a ceramic reconstruction to work toward their archaeology badges. This program fulfills 1-4a, 6, 8c,(…)
Film Screening. “The Black Candle: A Kwanzaa Celebration.” 2-4 p.m., DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th St., 773-947-0600, dusablemuseum.org, free. Part of the museum’s “Movies with a Mission” series.
Concert. 3 p.m., First Unitarian Church, 5650 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-324-4100, firstuchicago.org, donations accepted. Organist James Grzadzinski and trumpeter Johndavid Provitt perform. A reception will follow the concert. For more information, call 773-324-4100, ext. 10.
Weekly Meditation Class. 7:30 p.m., Chaturanga Holistic Fitness, 1525 E. 55th, No. 302, email@example.com, free. A graduated practice of mindfulness of breathing. Beginners welcome at any time.
Concert. Contempo: Celebrating UChicago Composers. 7:30 p.m., Logan Center, Performance Hall 074, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-8608, $25 general admission, $5 students. Music by U. of C. composers preceded by a 6:30 p.m. discussion with music professor Martha Feldman.
Concert. “Beyond the Headlines: Haiti in Music.” 7:30 p.m., Fulton Hall, 5845 S. Ellis Ave. The Crossing Borders Music Collective presents string quartets by Haitian composers. For more information, contact the Center for Latin American Studies, 773-702-8420, or send an e-mail to Tom Clowest at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Crescents over Rockefeller. 4:20 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, free. Those attending will ascend the Carillon Tower over the chapel to witness a crescent moon and the beginning of a new Lunar month.