Preschool Story Time. 10:30 a.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511, chicagopubliclibrary.org. Includes picture books, songs, action activities and flannel board stories. Open to ages 3 to 6.
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 the Jazz Community Big Band led by Marianne May.
Film. “Half of A Yellow Sun.” 2-4 p.m., DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th Pl., 773-947-0600, dusablemuseum.org, $10. The South Side of Chicago premier of “Half of A Yellow Sun,” written by(…)
Shakespeare in the Parks. 5 p.m., Jackson Park, music court, south of the Museum of Science and Industry, 5700 S. Lake Shore Drive, jacksonparkadvisorycouncil.org. A performance of Shakespeare’s “Two Gentlemen of Verona” by Spectralia Theater.
Taste of Kenwood. 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Kenwood United Church of Christ, 4608 S. Greenwood Ave., 773-373-2861, kenwooducc.net. Featuring food, fun and live entertainment, as well as a dance contest and raffle.
Music. 10 p.m.-2 a.m., Chant, 1509 E. 53rd St., 773-324-1999, chantchicago.com. DJ night with house music.
Concert. “Hyde Park Suzuki Institute Capital Campaign Kickoff Concert.” 8 p.m., Logan Center for the Arts, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, $75 VIP seats, $25 general. Hyde Park Suzuki Institute hosts concert featuring bands Slave(…)
Reception. 2-5 p.m., Hyde Park Art Center, Gallery 2 and the Cleve E. Carney Gallery, 5020 S. Cornell Ave., 773-324-5520, hydeparkart.org. Join the artists and curators of the new exhibition, “Mind the Gap.”