Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month Event: Origami with Joshua Koppel. 6 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511.
Open Art Lab with Live Horse. 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave., 773-324-5520, hydeparkart.org, free. Participants draw or sculpt from a live horse model. Art materials not provided. Call to R.S.V.P. Reservations requested.
Infant Sign Language. 10:45 a.m., Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, 5480 S. Kenwood Ave., 773-643-4062, hpnclub.org, email@example.com, classes are $9 drop-in, $45 for a 10-session pass. Caregivers learn basic signs through the use of familiar children’s music, stories, and games. To maximize children’s learning only a few new signs are presented each week. Signs are in(…)
Lecture. “The Politics of Debt and the Deficit of Trust in Washington.” 4:30-6 p.m., Institute of Politics, 5707 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-834-4671, free. Former Ohio Rep. Steve LaTourette presents.
“A Conversation on Human Rights Challenges.” Noon-1:20 p.m., Harper Memorial Library, Room 130, 1116 E. 59th St., 773-834-0957. For more information, send an e-mail to Patton Moberg at firstname.lastname@example.org. Lunch will be provided.
Poetry Cafe. 6:30 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. A chance to share poetry with others.
Bike Safety Workshop. Noon-1 p.m., Bartlett Quad, 5600 S. University Ave., sustainability.uchicago.edu, email@example.com. Part of the University of Chicago Office of Sustainability’s Earth Week.
Recreate Workshop. 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm Logan Center, Room 111 (Wood Shop), 915 E. 60th St., sustainability.uchicago.edu, firstname.lastname@example.org. R.S.V.P. by May 13 by sending an e-mail to sustainabilityRSVP@uchicago.edu. Visitors work with reclaimed wood. Part of the University of Chicago Office of Sustainability’s Earth Week.