Wednesday Lunch at the Divnity School

When: October 29, 2014 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
Where: Swift Hall, common room, The University of Chicago, 1025 East 58th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Wednesday Lunch at the Divnity School. Noon-1:15 p.m., Swift Hall, common room, 1025 E. 58th St., 773-702-8200, $5. To sign up in advance, send an e-mail to divinitylunch@gmail.com.

q2Writing Workshop

When: October 28, 2014 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Where: Blackstone Library, 4904 South Lake Park Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615, USA

q2Writing Workshop. 4:30-5:30 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. With children’s author Kate Hannigan. Open to children ages 8 and up.

Panel Discussion. “Meeting China’s Environmental Crisis: Religion’s Unlikely Role.”

When: October 28, 2014 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Where: Ida Noyes Hall, Max Palevsky Cinema, The University of Chicago, 1212 East 59th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Panel Discussion. “Meeting China’s Environmental Crisis: Religion’s Unlikely Role.” 5-6:30 p.m., Ida Noyes Hall, Max Palevsky Cinema, 1212 E. 59th St., 773-702-7721. Moderated by Jon Sawyer, executive director of the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting.

Fantasy and Science Fiction Book Club.

When: October 27, 2014 @ 6:30 pm
Where: Blackstone Library, 4904 South Lake Park Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615, USA

Fantasy and Science Fiction Book Club. 6:30 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Participants discuss Andy Weir’s “The Martian.”

Film Screening

When: October 27, 2014 @ 7:30 pm
Where: Rockefeller Chapel, The University of Chicago, 5850 South Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Film Screening. 7:30 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, $10 general admission, free for U. of C. students. A screening of Robert Wiene’s 1924 film, “Mains d’Orlac,” with live organ accompaniment by Michael(…)

Author Talk

When: October 27, 2014 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Where: Seminary Co-op Bookstore, The University of Chicago, 5751 South Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Author Talk. 5:30-6:30 p.m., Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-752-4381. Andrew Kaufman, author of “Give War and Peace a Chance: Tolstoyan Wisdom for Troubled Times,” presents.

14th Annual Black Excellence Awards

When: October 27, 2014 @ 6:30 pm
Where: DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 East 56th Place, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

The African American Alliance of Chicago recognizes outstanding talent in the African American arts community. To buy tickets, visit aaaachicago.org or call 773-754-3923.

Artist Talk

When: October 26, 2014 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Where: The Great Frame Up, Dorchester Commons Shopping Center, 1418 East 53rd Street, Chicago, IL 60615, USA

Artist Talk. 1-3 p.m., The Great Frame Up, 1418 E. 53rd St., 773-752-2020. Artist of the Month Ty Watts will discuss his exhibit of photography currently on display at the Great Frame Up.