Colin Ward Memorial Potluck Conversation

When: June 19, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615, USA

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.

When: June 18, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th St. Chicago, IL

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

When: June 18, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: Blackstone Library, 4904 South Lake Park Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615, USA

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

When: June 18, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: Blackstone Library, 4904 South Lake Park Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615, USA

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

When: June 18, 2014 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Where: Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615, USA

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

When: June 17, 2014 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Where: Blackstone Library, 4904 South Lake Park Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615, USA

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

When: June 16, 2014 @ 6:15 pm – 8:15 pm
Where: Oriental Institute, 1155 East 58th Street, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

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 amyweber@uchicago.edu.

Yoga and Meditation

When: June 16, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Where: Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615, USA

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.