Movies in the Park

When: August 16, 2014 @ 6:00 pm
Where: DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 East 56th Place, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Movies in the Park. 6 p.m., DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th Pl., 773-947-0600, dusablemuseum.org. Screening of “20 Feet From Stardom,” starring Darlene Love, Merry Clayton, Lisa Fischer and Patti Austin.

Author Talk

When: August 16, 2014 @ 3:00 pm
Where: 57th Street Books, 1301 East 57th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Author Talk. 3 p.m., 57th Street Books, 1301 E. 57th St., 773-684-1300, semcoop.com. Discussion with Lauren Francis-Sharma, author of “‘Til the Well Runs Dry.”

Discussion. “Adult Book Discussion.”

When: August 16, 2014 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Where: Blackstone Library, 4904 South Lake Park Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615, USA

Discussion. “Adult Book Discussion.” 1-2:30 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511, chicagopubliclibrary.org. Participants discuss “Love Anthony” by Lisa Genova.

Expo and Back to School Fair

When: August 16, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Where: Sixth Grace Presbyterian Church, 600 East 35th Street, Chicago, IL 60616, USA

Expo and Back to School Fair. 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Sixth Grace Presbyterian Church, 600 E. 35th St., 312-225-5300.

Workshop. “LEGO Architects.”

When: August 16, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: Frederick C. Robie House, 5757 South Woodlawn Avenue, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Workshop. “LEGO Architects.” 10 a.m.-noon, Frederick C. Robie House, 5757 S. Woodlawn Ave., flwright.org, $5 per child (accompanying adults free). Participants model their own floor plan designs, facilitated by a youth educator. Appropriate for ages(…)

Music

When: August 15, 2014 @ 9:00 pm – August 16, 2014 @ 12:00 am
Where: Chant, 1509 East 53rd Street, Chicago, IL 60615, USA

Music. 9 p.m.-midnight, Chant, 1509 E. 53rd St., 773-324-1999, chantchicago.com. Nicole’s Jazz Trio performs.

Reception. “Greater House of Prayer Combined Choirs CD Release and Reception.”

When: August 15, 2014 @ 7:00 pm
Where: Logan Center for the Arts, Performance Hall, 915 East 60th Street, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Reception. “Greater House of Prayer Combined Choirs CD Release and Reception.” 7 p.m., Logan Center for the Arts, Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787. The Greater House of Prayer Combined Choirs releases their first(…)

Lecture. “A Historic Perceptive of the Spirit and Culture of the Maranhão Maroons of Northeastern Brazil.”

When: August 15, 2014 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: DuSable Museum of African American History, AMES Auditorium, 740 East 56th Place, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Lecture. “A Historic Perceptive of the Spirit and Culture of the Maranhão Maroons of Northeastern Brazil.” 6:30-8:30 p.m., DuSable Museum of African American History, AMES Auditorium, 740 E. 56th Pl., 773-947-0600, dusablemuseum.org. In conjunction with(…)