Film Screening. “Carmen and Geoffrey.” 2-4 p.m., DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th St., 773-947-0600, dusablemuseum.org. In conjunction with the museum’s “Geoffrey and Carmen: A Memoir in Four Movements” exhibit. To R.S.V.P., call ext. 290.
Fourth Ward Shred-A-Thon. 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Fourth Ward Streets and Sanitation Office, 4352 S. Cottage Grove Ave., 773-536-8103. An opportunity for local residents to destroy their private documents for free. Computer recycling will also be offered.
Game Day. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511.
Workshop. Sketching in the Gallery. 1-4 p.m., Oriental Institute, 1155 East 58th St., 773 702-9507, single session: $20 (members) and $25 (non-members), multi-session: $75 (members) and $95 (non-members). Sketching inspired by the museum’s “Between Heaven and Earth: Birds in Ancient Egypt” exhibit. Part of a series. Registration is online at oi.uchicago.edu/order/classes.
Family Day: Postcards for Peace. 1-4 p.m. Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave., 773-702-0200, smartmuseum.uchicago.edu, free. Visitors create their own postcards for peace using an array of mixed media and stencil techniques and join the Kalapriya Center for Indian Performing Arts for an interactive performance and workshop centered on the community dance Raas(…)
Musical Performance. “Calligraphy Project.” 8-9:30 p.m., Logan Center, performance penthouse 901, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-8484, free.
Performance. UT/TAPS: 24 Hour Plays. 7:30-9 p.m., Reynolds Club, Francis X. Kinahan third floor theater, 5706 S. University Ave., 773-702-9315. A collection of work that was developed in 24 hours.
Soul Poetry Café: Balancing Bias in the Media. 7-10 p.m., International House, assembly hall, 1414 E. 59th St., 773-753-2274, free for U. of C. students