“Family Day: Fishy Fashion.”

When: August 2, 2014 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: Smart Museum of Art, 5550 South Greenwood Avenue, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

“Family Day: Fishy Fashion.” 1-4 p.m., Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave., 773-702-0200, smartmuseum.uchicago.edu, free. Create collages, drawings and watercolor paintings inspired by Robert Lucy’s Sea Fashions series. Recommended for ages 4 to(…)

Performance. “the timekeeper’s meditation…”

When: August 2, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Where: Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615, USA

Performance. “the timekeeper’s meditation…” 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave., 773-324-5520, hydeparkart.org. Artist Lindsey Barlag Thornton holds a 100-pound block of ice, which drips into tin buckets below a hand-made(…)

Workshop. “Saturday School.”

When: August 2, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615, USA

Workshop. “Saturday School.” 10 a.m.-noon, Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave., 773-324-5520, hydeparkart.org. Southside Hub of Production hosts a workshop inside John Preus’s exhibition “The Beast.”

Workshop. “Summer Saturdays: Origami.”

When: August 2, 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. “Summer Saturdays: Origami.” 10 a.m.-noon, Frederick C. Robie House, 5757 S. Woodlawn Ave., flwright.org, $5 per child (accompanying adults free). Participants learn origami designs, make figures inspired by architecture and discover how Japanese art(…)

Music

When: August 1, 2014 @ 9:00 pm – August 2, 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. Curtis Black Jazz Band performs.

Concert. “Dee Alexander CD Release Concert: Songs My Mother Loves.”

When: August 1, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Logan Center for the Arts, Performance Hall,, 915 East 60th Street, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Concert. “Dee Alexander CD Release Concert: Songs My Mother Loves.” 7 p.m. and 9 p.m., Logan Center for the Arts, Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, $50 VIP seats (includes CD), $20 general, $10(…)

Family Program. “LamaSeuss Series: The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins.”

When: August 1, 2014 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: Oriental Institute, 1155 East 58th Street, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Family Program. “LamaSeuss Series: The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins.” 11 a.m.-noon, Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9507, oi.uchicago.edu, free. Participants explore the museum’s hatted artifacts to learn what ancient hats can tell archaeologists.(…)

“Explore Thursdays: Bears, Bears, Bears.”

When: July 31, 2014 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Where: Blackstone Library, 4904 South Lake Park Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615, USA

“Explore Thursdays: Bears, Bears, Bears.” 3:30 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511, chicagopubliclibrary.org. Participants learn about bears. Open to children ages 6 to 11.