Artist Talk

When: November 1, 2014 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: The Great Frame Up, Dorchester Commons Shopping Center, 1418 East 53rd Street, Chicago, IL 60615, USA

Artist Talk. 5-7 p.m., The Great Frame Up, 1418 E. 53rd St., 773-752-2020. Artist of the Month Xavier Zehir will discuss “Angels,” his exhibit of paintings on display during November at the Great Frame Up.

Game Day

When: November 1, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Where: Blackstone Library, 4944 South Lake Park Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615, USA

Game Day. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4944 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. A chance to play board games. For adults and kids 9 and up.

Author Talk

When: November 1, 2014 @ 3:00 pm
Where: Seminary Co-op Bookstore, The University of Chicago, 5751 South Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Author Talk. 3 p.m., Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-752-4381. Richard Fizdale, author of “999: A History of Chicago in Ten Stories,” presents. 

Concert

When: November 1, 2014 @ 7:30 pm
Where: Logan Center, performance hall, The University of Chicago, 915 East 60th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Concert. 7:30 p.m., Logan Center, performance hall, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-8420. Third Coast Percussion performs to commemorate the 1981 El Mozote massacre in El Salvador.

Poetry Performance and Open Mic. “The New Speak.”

When: November 1, 2014 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Where: Logan Center, screening room 201, The University of Chicago, 915 East 60th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Poetry Performance and Open Mic. “The New Speak.” 4:30-6 p.m., Logan Center, screening room 201, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, free. A poetry open mic and performance for teenagers, hosted by the Rebirth Poetry Ensemble.

Panel Discussion. “Lessons from El Mozote.”

When: November 1, 2014 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: Logan Center, seminar terrace 801, The University of Chicago, 915 East 60th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Panel Discussion. “Lessons from El Mozote.” 3:30-5 p.m., Logan Center, seminar terrace 801, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-8420. Focusing on the 1981 El Mozote massacre in El Salvador.

Family Day. “Blockheads.”

When: November 1, 2014 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: Smart Museum of Art, The University of Chicago, 5550 South Greenwood Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Family Day. “Blockheads.” 1-4 p.m., Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave., 773-702-0200, free. Participants make helmets that look like Chicago buildings, play Jenga and build action figures and dolls. All materials provided. Activities(…)

Family Saturday Festival. “Family and Friends.”

When: November 1, 2014 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: Logan Center, The University of Chicago, 915 East 60th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Family Saturday Festival. “Family and Friends.” Noon-5 p.m., Logan Center, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, $20 families of five or more, $5 individuals. Featuring a screening of films for the 31st Annual Chicago International Children’s(…)