Family Fun Hour

When: June 25, 2014 @ 6:45 pm – 7:45 pm
Where: Blackstone Library, 4904 South Lake Park Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615, USA

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.

Workshop. Bio-Graphing The Beast

When: June 25, 2014 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Where: Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615, USA

Workshop. Bio-Graphing The Beast. 4-6 p.m., Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave., 773-324-5520,hydeparkart.org. A workshop exploring the organs of the beast as a metaphor for social and historical locations in Chicago. Instructed by(…)

Workshop. Extreme Scene

When: June 24, 2014 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Where: Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave.

Workshop. Extreme Scene. 1:30 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. A chance for students to learn about how animals survive in extreme environments.

Preschool Story Time

When: June 24, 2014 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Where: Blackstone Library, 4904 South Lake Park Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615, USA

Preschool Story Time. 10:30 a.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Picture books, songs and activities for children ages 3 to 6.

Story Slam

When: June 24, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615, USA

Story Slam. 6-8 p.m., Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave., 773-324-5520, hydeparkart.org. A storytelling competition curated by local storyteller Judith Heineman and artist Laura Schaeffer.

Talk

When: June 22, 2014 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: Centers for Gender/Race Studies, room 105, 5733 South University Avenue, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Talk. 1-4 p.m., Centers for Gender/Race Studies, room 105, 5733 S. University Ave., 773-702-9936, free. Poet Roger Reeves and Northwestern University Ph.D. student Jared Richardson present as part of theSpeculating Darkly, or The Folk Surreal(…)

Concert. Sunday Night Jazz

When: June 22, 2014 @ 7:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Where: Room 43, 1043 East 43rd Street, Chicago, IL 60653, USA

Concert. Sunday Night Jazz. 7:30-11:30 p.m., Room 43, 1043 E. 43rd St., $10 adults, $5 for university students with ID or children with adults. Drummer Taylor Moore performs. A Hyde Park Jazz Society program.

Film. “Incredible Isfahan: Discovering Persia’s Past.”

When: June 22, 2014 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Where: Oriental Institute, Breasted Hall, 1155 East 58th Street, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Film. “Incredible Isfahan: Discovering Persia’s Past.” 2-3 p.m., Oriental Institute, Breasted Hall, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9507, free. A screening of Farzin Rezaeian’s 2011 documentary.