Colin Ward Memorial Potluck Conversation. 6-8 p.m., Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave., 773-324-5520, hydeparkart.org. Participants will bring their own dishes and have a discussion in the center’s new exhibition, “The Beast.” With reporter Jamie(…)
Concert. A Tribune to Max Roach, Buddy Miles, Tony Williams, Roy Haynes and Elvin Jones. 6-8:30 p.m.,DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th St., 773-947-0600, dusablemuseum.org, $140 for a table of 10 for all(…)
Knitting and Needle Crafter’s Circle. 6 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. A knitting class for beginners. Participants are asked to bring their own project.
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. 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(…)
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.
Young Professional Leaders Meeting. 6:15-8:15 p.m., Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-834-9777, free. A meeting on how to become involved with the Oriental Institute’s efforts. For more information, contact Amy Weber by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Yoga and Meditation. 10-11 a.m., Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave., 773-324-5520, hydeparkart.org. An hour of vinyasa yoga led by instructor Brook Rosini.