Thursday Toddler Time

When: December 18, 2014 @ 10:30 pm
Where: Blackstone Library, 4944 South Lake Park Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615, USA

Thursday Toddler Time. 10:30 a.m. and 11:15, Blackstone Library, 4944 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Picture books, activities and songs for infants to children age 3.

Lecture. “Everything’s an Argument: Understanding the Power of African Centered Perspective.”

When: December 18, 2014 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: DuSable Museum of African American History, IBLA Auditorium, 740 East 56th Place, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Lecture. “Everything’s an Argument: Understanding the Power of African Centered Perspective.” 6:30-8 p.m., DuSable Museum of African American History, IBLA Auditorium, 740 E. 56th Place, 773-947-0600, $5. Novelist, poet and children’s author Kim L. Dulaney,(…)

Happy Holiday Story Crafts

When: December 18, 2014 @ 4:00 pm
Where: Blackstone Library, 4944 South Lake Park Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615, USA

Happy Holiday Story Crafts. 4 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4944 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Holiday stories and crafts for children of all ages.

Nighttime Family Story Time

When: December 17, 2014 @ 6:00 pm
Where: Blackstone Library, 4944 South Lake Park Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615, USA

Nighttime Family Story Time. 6 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4944 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Picture books, activities and crafts for children of all ages.

Tuesday Toddler Time

When: December 16, 2014 @ 10:30 am
Where: Blackstone Library, 4944 South Lake Park Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615, USA

Tuesday Toddler Time. 10:30 a.m., Blackstone Library, 4944 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Picture books, activities and crafts for children ages 2-3.

Christmas Carol Fest

When: December 14, 2014 @ 6:30 pm
Where: Blackstone Library, 4944 South Lake Park Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615, USA

Christmas Carol Fest. 6:30 p.m. Blackstone Library, 4944 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. A sing-a-long of new and traditional Christmas carols with a choir and instruments, including piano. Open to all ages.

Closing Reception

When: December 14, 2014 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615, USA

Closing Reception. 2-4 p.m., Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave., 773-324-5520, hydeparkart.org. Artist presentations and a Q and A session about “Front and Center,” HPAC’s third annual show of work by Center Program(…)

Second Sunday

When: December 14, 2014 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: Hyde Park Art Center, 5520 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Second Sunday. 1-4 p.m., Hyde Park Art Center, 5520 S. Cornell Ave., 773-324-5520, hydeparkart.org. Participants join artist Gilda Clarke to create their own paper weave holiday place mat.