Tot Lot Halloween Party

When: October 31, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, 5480 South Kenwood Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615, USA

Tot Lot Halloween Party. 10 a.m.-noon, Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, 5480 S. Kenwood Ave., 773-643-4062, hpnclub.org, free. Featuring a Halloween costume photo session for $5 and coffee and treats for a small fee. Clothes and(…)

Party.  “Art, Wine and Entertainment: The Masquerade.”

When: October 31, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Where: DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 East 56th Place, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Party.  “Art, Wine and Entertainment: The Masquerade.” 7-10 p.m., DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th Place, 773-947-0600, $20 at the door, $15 in advance. To buy advance tickets, visit dusablemuseum.eventbrite.com.

Halloween Party

When: October 31, 2014 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Where: Blackstone Library, 4904 South Lake Park Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615, USA

Halloween Party. 3-4:30 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Spooky stories, games and crafts for kids of all ages and their families.

Film Screening. “Good Stock on the Dimension Floor: An Opera.”

When: October 30, 2014 @ 6:00 pm
Where: Logan Center, Performance Hall, The University of Chicago, 915 East 60th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Film Screening. “Good Stock on the Dimension Floor: An Opera.” 6 p.m., Logan Center, Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, arts.uchicago.edu, free. A 51-minute film in 35 parts exploring the Black experience.  

Lecture. “History and Forms of Lyric Lecture.”

When: October 30, 2014 @ 4:30 pm
Where: Logan Center, Seminar Terrace 801, The University of Chicago, 915 East 60th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Lecture. “History and Forms of Lyric Lecture.” 4:30 p.m., Logan Center, Seminar Terrace 801, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, arts.uchicago.edu, free. U. of C. Associate Chair for Creative Writing and Poetics John Wilkinson presents.

Writing Workshop

When: October 30, 2014 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Where: Blackstone Library, 4904 South Lake Park Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615, USA

Writing Workshop. 4:30-5:30 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. With children’s author Kate Hannigan. Open to children ages 8 and up.

Lecture. “Institutional Corruption: Media.”

When: October 30, 2014 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Where: Mandel Hall, The University of Chicago, 1131 East 57th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Lecture. “Institutional Corruption: Media.” 5-6:30 p.m., Mandel Hall, 1131 E. 57th St., 773-702-6030. Lawrence Lessig, of Harvard University, presents.

Lecture. “History and Forms of Lyric.”

When: October 30, 2014 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Where: Logan Center, seminar terrace 801, The University of Chicago, 915 East 60th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Lecture. “History and Forms of Lyric.” 4:30-6 p.m., Logan Center, seminar terrace 801, 915 E. 60th St., 773-834-8524, free. John Wilkinson, of the U. of C., presents.