Lecture. “Cruisin’ the Castro: Tourism and Neoliberal Consumption in San Francisco.” 4:30-6 p.m., Social Science Research Building, Tea Room, 1126 E. 59th St., 773-702-9936, free. Nan Boyd, associate professor of Women’s and Gender Studies at San Francisco State University, presents.
Wednesday Night Family Story Time. 6:30 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511.
Knitting and Needle Crafters Circle. 6 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511.
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.
Sunday Evening Jazz. 7:30-11:30 p.m., Hyde Park Jazz Society, Room 43, 1043 E. 43rd St., hydeparkjazzsociety.com, $10 for adults, $5 for university students with ID. The Rajiv Halim Quintet performs.
Preschool Story Time. 10:30 a.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Open to children up to ages 3-6. Rabbi Daniel I. Leifer Memorial Lecture. “Erased from Historical Memory: Queer Heroes and Scoundrels in Jewish History and Texts.” 7 p.m., Newberger Hillel Center, Great Room, 5715 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-752-1127, free. Rabbi Steve Greenberg,(…)
Outdoor Playground. 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, 5480 S. Kenwood Ave., 773-643-4062, hpnclub.org, $9 drop-in, $45 for a 10-session pass or $65 for a monthly pass. Indoor Tot Lot if raining.
Concert. 4-5 p.m., Fulton Hall, 5845 S. Ellis Ave., 773-702-8484, free. The University Brass Ensemble performs works by Chopin, Wagner and more.