Toddler Time

When: May 16, 2013 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Where: Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Avenue, Chicago IL

When: May 16, 2013 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am Where: Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Avenue, Chicago IL Categories: Upcoming Events Toddler Time. 10:30 a.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Featuring picture books, activities and songs. Open to children up to age three.

Poetry Reading

When: May 16, 2013 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave.

View Map When: May 16, 2013 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Where: Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave. Categories: Upcoming Events Poetry Reading. 6-7 p.m., Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-752-4381, semcoop.com. Poets Natalie Shapero and Katia Mitova read from and discuss their work.

Outdoor Playground

When: May 16, 2013 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Where: Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, 5480 S. Kenwood Ave. Chicago, IL

View Map When: May 16, 2013 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm Where: Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, 5480 S. Kenwood Ave. Chicago, IL Categories: Upcoming Events 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(…)

Infant Playgroup

When: May 15, 2013 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, 5480 S. Kenwood Ave. Chicago, IL

View Map When: May 15, 2013 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Where: Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, 5480 S. Kenwood Ave. Chicago, IL Categories: Upcoming Events Infant Playgroup. 10 a.m.-noon, Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, 5480 S. Kenwood Ave., 773-643-4062, hpnclub.org,sdiwan@hpnclub.org, classes are $9 drop-in, $45 for a 10-session pass. Playtime along with infant-oriented music time(…)

Family Program: Boy Scout Archaeology Merit Badge Workshop

When: May 15, 2013 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th Street, Chicago

When: May 15, 2013 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Where: Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th Street, Chicago Categories: Upcoming Events Family Program: Boy Scout Archaeology Merit Badge Workshop. 6-8 p.m., Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th Street, Chicago, 773-702-9514, oi.uchicago.edu, $10 per scout with family membership, $15 without. Scouts experience a simulated dig, go on(…)

Zen Meditation

When: May 15, 2013 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Where: Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave. Chicago, IL

View Map When: May 15, 2013 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm Where: Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave. Chicago, IL Categories: Upcoming Events Zen Meditation. 5-6:30 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, free

Lecture. “Afghanistan in the Achaemenid and Hellenistic Eras.”

When: May 15, 2013 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Oriental Institute, Breasted Hall, 1155 E. 58th St. Chicago, IL

View Map When: May 15, 2013 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Where: Oriental Institute, Breasted Hall, 1155 E. 58th St. Chicago, IL Categories: Upcoming Events Lecture. “Afghanistan in the Achaemenid and Hellenistic Eras.” 7-9 p.m., Oriental Institute, Breasted Hall, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-834-9775. Philippe Marquis, Director of the French Archeological Delegation to Afganistan,(…)

Lecture. “Words Matter: Storytelling with President Obama in an Age of Sound Bites.”

When: May 15, 2013 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Where: Institute of Politics, 5707 S. Woodlawn Ave.

When: May 15, 2013 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm Where: Institute of Politics, 5707 S. Woodlawn Ave. Categories: Upcoming Events Lecture. “Words Matter: Storytelling with President Obama in an Age of Sound Bites.” 4:30-6 p.m., Institute of Politics, 5707 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-834-4671, free. Obama speechwriter Jon Favreau presents.