Musical Performance. “New Organ Recital: Lunch with Mr. Skinner.” 12:30-1 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, free. Part of a series of recitals with Tom Weisflog and guest organists.
Zen Meditation. 5-6:30 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, free.
Wednesday Night Family Story Time. 6:30 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511.
Author Talk. “The Myth of Persecution: How Early Christians Invented a Story of Martyrdom.” 6-7 p.m., Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-752-4381, semcoop.com. Candida Moss, author of a book by the same title, presents.
Infant Playgroup. 10 a.m.-noon, Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, 5480 S. Kenwood Ave., 773-643-4062, hpnclub.org, firstname.lastname@example.org, classes are $9 drop-in, $45 for a 10-session pass. Playtime along with infant-oriented music time toward the end of class. Intended for infants and toddlers from birth to 18-months-old.
Poetry Cafe. 6:30 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511.
EverFi@Work-Financial Literacy for Adults. Noon-2 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. An introduction to EverFi’s online financial literacy resources for adults.
Lecture. “Islam & History in Modern Age.” 5-7 p.m., International House, Assembly Hall 1414 East 59th Street, 773-753-2274. University of Cambridge historian Christopher Bayly discusses the work of the late U. of C. Islamic studies professor Marshall G.S. Hodgson.