Infant Playgroup. 10 a.m.-noon, Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, 5480 S. Kenwood Ave., 773-643-4062, hpnclub.org, firstname.lastname@example.org, classes are $9 drop-in, $45 for a 10-session pass. Playtime along with infant-oriented music time toward the end of class. Intended for infants and toddlers from birth to 18-months-old.
Knitting and Needle Crafters Circle. 6 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511.
Authors’ Talk. Charlotte Adelman and Bernard Schwartz — The Midwestern Native Garden. 6-7 p.m. 57th Street Books, 1301 E. 57th St., 773-684-1300, free. Scheduled to “provide insight and advice in the lead-up to the 54th Annual Hyde Park Garden Fair.”
Authors’ Talk. In Conversation: Keith Koeneman and Neil Steinberg with Steve Edwards. 6-7:30 p.m. International House, 1414 E. 59th St., 773-752-4381, free. Co-sponsored by the University of Chicago Institute of Politics. A conversation with Chicago Sun-Times columnist Steinberg and Chicago historian Koeneman, moderated by talk show personality Steve Edwards.
Homeless Food Run. 6-8 p.m., Calvert House, 5735 S. University Ave, 773-288-2311. Those attending prepare and pass out bagged meals for the city’s needy.
Tea and Pipes. 4:30-5 p.m., Bond Chapel, 1050 E. 59th St., 773-702-2100, free. Visitors can hear university organist Thomas Weisflog play while drinking tea with biscuits.
Concert. The Early Music Ensemble: Music of the Low Countries. 7-8 p.m., Bond Chapel, 1050 E. 59th St., 773-702-8484, free. Featuring music by Dufay and Josquin.
Film Screening. “Jashn-e-Azadi (How We Celebrate Freedom).” 5:30 p.m., Ida Noyes Hall, Max Palevsky Cinema, 1212 E. 59th St., 773-702-0200, free. Featuring Sanjay Kak’s film in conjunction withthe Smart Museum’s special exhibition, “The Sahmat Collective: Art and Activism in India since 1989.” Reception follows.