Epic Wednesday: Mesopotamians, Those Fantastic Foodies. 5-8 p.m., Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9507, $20 non-members at the door, $15 non-members in advance, $15 members at the door, $12 members in advance. Activities and(…)
Knitting and Needle Crafter’s Circle. 6 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. A knitting class for beginners. Participants are asked to bring their own project.
Family Fun Hour. 6 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. A chance for families to play board games or make crafts.
Second Tuesday Jazz Series. 7-10 p.m., Logan Center, cafe, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, free. Trumpeter and composer Marquis Hill performs. Part of the Hyde Park Jazz Society and Logan Center’s Second Tuesday Jazz Series.
Seminar. “Understanding Medicare.” 10 a.m., Hyde Park Bank, 1525 E. 53rd St. R.S.V.P. by June 6. To R.S.V.P. or for more information, call 773-752-4600.
Reading. 1 p.m. Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-752-4381, semcoop.com. Audrey Petty, editor of “High Rise Stories,” presents.
Talk. 1-4 p.m., Centers for Gender/Race Studies, room 105, 5733 S. University Ave., 773-702-9936, free. Spoken word poet Avery R. Young and others present as part of the Speculating Darkly, or The Folk Surreal Future(…)