Preschool Story Time

When: August 5, 2014 @ 10:30 am
Where: Blackstone Library,, 4904 South Lake Park Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615, USA

Preschool Story Time. 10:30 a.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511, chicagopubliclibrary.org. Includes picture books, songs, action activities and flannel board stories. Open to ages 3 to 6.

Performance

When: August 3, 2014 @ 7:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Where: Room 43, 1043 East 43rd Street, Chicago, IL 60653, USA

Performance. 7:30-11:30 p.m., Room 43, 1043 E. 43rd St., hydeparkjazzsociety.com, $10 adults, $5. University students with ID and children with adults. Hyde Park Jazz Society presents the Jazz Community Big Band led by Marianne May.

Film. “Half of A Yellow Sun.”

When: August 3, 2014 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 East 56th Place, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Film. “Half of A Yellow Sun.” 2-4 p.m., DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th Pl., 773-947-0600, dusablemuseum.org, $10. The South Side of Chicago premier of “Half of A Yellow Sun,” written by(…)

Shakespeare in the Parks

When: August 2, 2014 @ 5:00 pm
Where: Jackson Park, music court, south of the Museum of Science and Industry, 5700 South Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Shakespeare in the Parks. 5 p.m., Jackson Park, music court, south of the Museum of Science and Industry, 5700 S. Lake Shore Drive, jacksonparkadvisorycouncil.org. A performance of Shakespeare’s “Two Gentlemen of Verona” by Spectralia Theater.

Taste of Kenwood

When: August 2, 2014 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Where: Kenwood United Church of Christ, 4608 South Greenwood Avenue, Chicago, IL 60653, USA

Taste of Kenwood. 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Kenwood United Church of Christ, 4608 S. Greenwood Ave., 773-373-2861, kenwooducc.net. Featuring food, fun and live entertainment, as well as a dance contest and raffle.

Music

When: August 2, 2014 @ 10:00 pm – August 3, 2014 @ 2:00 am
Where: Chant, 1509 East 53rd Street, Chicago, IL 60615, USA

Music. 10 p.m.-2 a.m., Chant, 1509 E. 53rd St., 773-324-1999, chantchicago.com. DJ night with house music.

Concert. “Hyde Park Suzuki Institute Capital Campaign Kickoff Concert.”

When: August 2, 2014 @ 8:00 pm
Where: Logan Center for the Arts, 915 East 60th Street, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Concert. “Hyde Park Suzuki Institute Capital Campaign Kickoff Concert.” 8 p.m., Logan Center for the Arts, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, $75 VIP seats, $25 general. Hyde Park Suzuki Institute hosts concert featuring bands Slave(…)

Reception

When: August 2, 2014 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: Hyde Park Art Center, Gallery 2 and the Cleve E. Carney Gallery, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615, USA

Reception. 2-5 p.m., Hyde Park Art Center, Gallery 2 and the Cleve E. Carney Gallery, 5020 S. Cornell Ave., 773-324-5520, hydeparkart.org. Join the artists and curators of the new exhibition, “Mind the Gap.”