Toddler Time. 10:30 a.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511.
At the Threshold. 5-7:30 p.m., Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave., 773-702-0200, smartmuseum.uchicago.edu, free. Featuring drinks, music and a chance to socialize.
Book Presentation. 4-6 p.m., Katz Center for Mexican Studies, Helly Hall, room 112, 5848 S. University Ave. 773-834-1987. Professors Brodwyn Fischer, of Northwestern University, and Ruben Gallo, of Princeton University, present on Mauricio Tenorio-Trillo’s book, “I speak of the City: Mexico City at the Turn of the Twentieth Century.” Reception follows.
Concert. 7-8 p.m., Bond Chapel, 1050 E. 59th St., 773-702-8670, free. Pianist Winston Choi performs Jean Barraqué. Presented by The Renaissance Society.
Lecture. “Death and Taxes in Ancient Egypt.” 7-8 p.m., Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-834-9777, 773-702-9514, free. Egyptologist Brian Muhs, of the U. of C., presents. Register online at oimlmuhs.eventbrite.com
Zen Meditation. 5-6:30 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, free.
The Lakeside Quilting Guild. 6:30-9 p.m., Treasure Island, basement, 1526 E. 55th St., lakesidequilting guild.weebly.com.
Homeless Food Run. 6-8 p.m., Calvert House, 5735 S. University Ave. Those attending prepare and pass out bagged meals for the city’s needy.