Family Program: Little Scribe

When: November 3, 2013 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St.

When: November 3, 2013 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Where: Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St. Categories: Upcoming Events Family Program: Little Scribe. 2-4 p.m., Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9507, free. Participants learn about the roots and development of writing. Presentations and tours begin every half hour between 2 p.m. and 3:30(…)

Author Talk

When: November 2, 2013 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn, Ave.

When: November 2, 2013 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Where: Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn, Ave. Categories: Upcoming Events Author Talk. 3-4 p.m., Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn, Ave., 773-752-4381, semcoop.com. Ytasha Womack, author of “Afrofuturism: The World of Black Sci-Fi and Fantasy Culture,” presents.

Gallery Talk

When: November 2, 2013 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th St.

When: November 2, 2013 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm Where: DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th St. Categories: Upcoming Events Gallery Talk. 2-5 p.m., DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th St.,  773-947-0600, dusablemuseum.org. Raub Welch, curator of the museum’s exhibit, “The Endangered Species: A Visual Response to the(…)

Game Day

When: November 2, 2013 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Where: Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave.

When: November 2, 2013 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Where: Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave. Categories: Upcoming Events Game Day. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. A chance to play board games for adults and kids 9 and up.

Family Day: Kite Flight

When: November 2, 2013 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave. Chicago, IL

When: November 2, 2013 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Where: Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave. Chicago, IL Categories: Upcoming Events Family Day: Kite Flight. 1-4 p.m., Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave., 773-702-0200, free. Families create kites out of recycled plastic bags with artist Cydney M. Lewis. All materials(…)

Workshop. Sketching in the Mesopotamian Gallery — Faces and Figures

When: November 2, 2013 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Where: Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St.

When: November 2, 2013 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Where: Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St. Categories: Upcoming Events Workshop. Sketching in the Mesopotamian Gallery — Faces and Figures. 1-3 p.m., Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9507, $25 non-members, $20 members. A sketching session focusing on a museum gallery with instructor Vesna Jovanovic.(…)

Gallery Tour

When: November 2, 2013 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St.

When: November 2, 2013 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm Where: Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St. Categories: Upcoming Events Gallery Tour. 6:30-7 p.m., Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-834-9777, free. A tour focusing on highlights of the museum’s collection. Participants meet in the lobby.

“The Winning Words Initiative: A Midwest Regional Resource Network for Pre-Collegiate Philosophy.”

When: November 2, 2013 @ 8:45 am – 4:30 pm
Where: Mandel Hall, 1131 E. 57th St.

When: November 2, 2013 @ 8:45 am – 4:30 pm Where: Mandel Hall, 1131 E. 57th St. Categories: Upcoming Events “The Winning Words Initiative: A Midwest Regional Resource Network for Pre-Collegiate Philosophy.” 8:45 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Mandel Hall, 1131 E. 57th St. A series of talks on philosophy at the K-12 level. To R.S.V.P. visit civicknowledge.uchicago.edu/wwinitiative.shtml(…)