Symposium. “Beyond Borders: The Politics of Immigration Policy.” 1-4 p.m., School of Social Service Administration, lobby, 969 E. 60th St, 773-834-4671. Lunch is provided.
Abhinaya (Expressive Dancing) Workshop. 1-3 p.m., Ida Noyes Hall, dance room, 1212 E. 59th St. Taught by psychotherapist and dancer Aparna Ramaswamy. Space is limited. To R.S.V.P., send an e-mail to email@example.com. Open to the public.
Family Program: Urban Bird. 1-3 p.m., Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9507, free. Pre-registration online at orientalinstitute.eventbrite.com. Visitors learn about birds and how to conserve them.
Author Talk. “Rump: The True Story of Rumpelstiltskin.” 1-2 p.m., 57th Street Books, 1301 E. 57th St., 773-684-1300, semcoop.com. Liesl Shurtliff, author of a book by the same title, presents.
Adult Book Discussion. 1-2:30 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Participants with discuss Tan Twan’s “The Garden of Evening Mists.”
Authors’ Talk. “In & Oz.” 6-7 p.m., Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-752-4381, semcoop.com. Steve Tomasula, author of a book by the same title, presents.
Jumu’ah Prayers. 1-1:45 p.m. and 1:45-2:45 p.m., Bond Chapel, 1050 E. 59th St. Muslim Friday prayers.
Lecture and Performace. “Natya Yoga: Bhava, Abhinaya, and Rasa in Bharatha Natyam.” 12:30-1:30 p.m., Goodspeed Hall, Fulton Recital Hall, 5845 S. Ellis Ave. A lecture by psychotherapist and dancer Aparna Ramaswamy, followed by a musical and dance performance. For more information, send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.