Planning meeting. Community Players Evening of Horror & Suspense

When: September 8, 2013 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Quaker House, 5615 S. Woodlawn Ave.

When: September 8, 2013 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm Where: Quaker House, 5615 S. Woodlawn Ave. Categories: Upcoming Events Planning meeting. Community Players Evening of Horror & Suspense, 4 – 8 p.m., Quaker House, 5615 S. Woodlawn Ave., hydeparkcommunityplayers.org, free for all interested. Dramatic readers, sound-effects creators and spooky music makers encouraged to attend.(…)

Concert. Nichols Park Summer Concert Series

When: September 8, 2013 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Where: Nichols Park, 1355 E. 53rd St.

When: September 8, 2013 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Where: Nichols Park, 1355 E. 53rd St. Categories: Upcoming Events Concert. Nichols Park Summer Concert Series. 4-6 p.m., 1355 E. 53rd St., 312-747-2703, free. Featuring the Potts and Pans Steel Drum Band.

Family program. “Junior Archaeologists.”

When: September 8, 2013 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St.

Buy Tickets When: September 8, 2013 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Where: Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St. Categories: Upcoming Events Family program. “Junior Archaeologists.” 2-4 p.m., Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9507, pre-registration required, $7 per person with family membership, $9 for non-members. To register, visit oi.uchicago.edu/order/classes. Children and parents can join(…)

Second Sunday

When: September 8, 2013 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave.

When: September 8, 2013 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Where: Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave. Categories: Upcoming Events Second Sunday. 1-4 p.m., Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave., 773-324-5520, free. Family art-making activities.

Nature walk

When: September 8, 2013 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Where: Space Center entrance of the Museum of Science and Industry, 5700 S. Lake Shore Dr.

When: September 8, 2013 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Where: Space Center entrance of the Museum of Science and Industry, 5700 S. Lake Shore Dr. Categories: Upcoming Events Nature walk. 12:30 p.m., meet at the Space Center entrance of the Museum of Science and Industry, 5700 S. Lake Shore Dr., 773-913-2030. A nature walk(…)

Family Day: I Believe I can Fly

When: September 7, 2013 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave.

When: September 7, 2013 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Where: Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave. Categories: Upcoming Events Family Day: I Believe I can Fly. 1-4 p.m., Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave., 773-702-0200, free. Create craft wings using items from a Smart Museum exhibit on flying contraptions for(…)

Game Day

When: September 7, 2013 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Where: Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave.

When: September 7, 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, free for adults and kids age nine or older. Play board games.

Gallery talk. “Lunchtime Traveler Series.”

When: September 5, 2013 @ 12:15 pm – 1:00 pm
Where: Oriental Institute Museum, 1155 E. 58th St.

When: September 5, 2013 @ 12:15 pm – 1:00 pm Where: Oriental Institute Museum, 1155 E. 58th St. Categories: Upcoming Events Gallery talk. “Lunchtime Traveler Series.” 12:15-1 p.m., Oriental Institute Museum, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9507, free. Learn about archaeological discoveries, unlock the secrets of civilization and gain a greater appreciation of our ancestors.