Family Program. “Hands-On History Series: Senet — the Favorite Game of Egypt.”

When: July 23, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: Oriental Institute, 1155 East 58th Street, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Family Program. “Hands-On History Series: Senet — the Favorite Game of Egypt.” 11 a.m.-noon, Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9507, oi.uchicago.edu, free. Participants play an ancient Egyptian board game. Children must be accompanied by(…)

“Story Slam.”

When: July 22, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Where: Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615, USA

“Story Slam.” 6-7:30 p.m., Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave., 773-324-5520, hydeparkart.org. Storyteller Judith Heineman and artist and educator Laura Shaeffer curate a series of story slams. This slam’s theme is “Trauma/Grief.”

Performance.

When: July 20, 2014 @ 7:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Where: Room 43, 1043 East 43rd Street, Chicago, IL 60653, USA

Performance. 7:30-11:30 p.m., Room 43, 1043 E. 43rd St., hydeparkjazzsociety.com, $10 adults, $5 University students with ID and children with adults. Hyde Park Jazz Society presents Juli Wood’s “Chicago Calling,” featuring saxophonist and singer Juli(…)

Author conversation. “Rickipedia —Jonathan Rieder & Rick Perlstein.”

When: July 20, 2014 @ 6:00 pm
Where: 57th Street Books, 1301 East 57th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Author conversation. “Rickipedia —Jonathan Rieder & Rick Perlstein.” 6 p.m., 57th Street Books, 1301 E. 57th St., 773-684-1300, semcoop.com. Discussion with Rick Perlstein and Jonathan Rieder, professor of sociology at Barnard College.

“Testimony — Andres L. Hernandez in Conversation.”

When: July 20, 2014 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Where: Logan Center for the Arts, Gallery 107, 915 East 60th Street, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

“Testimony — Andres L. Hernandez in Conversation.” Noon-1:30 p.m., Logan Center for the Arts, Gallery 107, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, free. Discussion with artist, designer and educator Andres L. Hernandez.

Family Program. “Hands-On History Series: One. Big. Egyptian Mural.”

When: July 16, 2014 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: Oriental Institute, 1155 East 58th Street, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Family Program. “Hands-On History Series: One. Big. Egyptian Mural.” 11 a.m.-noon, Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9507, oi.uchicago.edu, free. Participants create an Egyptian-style mural using paper. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Recommended(…)

Lecture Series. “China/Africa and the 21st Century.”

When: July 19, 2014 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: Frontline Books, 5206 South Harper Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615, USA

Lecture Series. “China/Africa and the 21st Century.” 2-5 p.m., Saturday, July 19 and Sunday, July 20, Frontline Books, 5206 S. Harper Ave, 773-288-7718. A two day lecture series focusing on wellness and politics.

Jackson Park Advisory Council Meeting and Picnic

When: July 14, 2014 @ 6:30 pm
Where: Jackson Park, Iowa Building, 5600 South Everett Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Jackson Park Advisory Council Meeting and Picnic. 6:30 p.m., Jackson Park, Iowa Building, 5600 Block of South Everett Ave. The advisory council discusses security needs and provisions with 2nd and 3rd District police. For more(…)