Author Talk. 3 p.m., 57th Street Books, 1301 E. 57th St., 773-684-1300, semcoop.com. Discussion with Lauren Francis-Sharma, author of “‘Til the Well Runs Dry.”
Discussion. “Adult Book Discussion.” 1-2:30 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511, chicagopubliclibrary.org. Participants discuss “Love Anthony” by Lisa Genova.
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.” 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. 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.” 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.”
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.” 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.”