Fourth Friday Tour

When: June 27, 2014 @ 1:30 pm – 2:15 pm
Where: Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615, USA

Fourth Friday Tour. 1:30-2:15 p.m., Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave., 773-324-5520,hydeparkart.org. A tour of the art center with Deputy Director Christian Jensen.

Animal Taleshakers

When: June 26, 2014 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: Blackstone Library, 4904 South Lake Park Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615, USA

Animal Taleshakers. 11 a.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. A celebration of animals revolving around music and books. Open for children ages 2 to 9 and their families.

Explore Thursdays

When: June 26, 2014 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Where: Blackstone Library, 4904 South Lake Park Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615, USA

Explore Thursdays. 3:30 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. A chance for children ages 6 to 11 to learn about animals and birds.

Residency Dialogue

When: June 26, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615, USA

Residency Dialogue. 6-8 p.m., Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave., 773-324-5520, hydeparkart.org. With Hyde Park Art Center artist-in-residence Sanjeev Shankar and art teacher Shawn Decker. Held in conjunction with 4th annual “Eye on(…)

Colin Ward Memorial Potluck Conversation

When: June 26, 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.” The topic will(…)

Author Talk

When: June 25, 2014 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Where: Blackstone Library, 4904 South Lake Park Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615, USA

Author Talk. 6:30 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Bonnie Blue, author of “Emmett Till’s Secret Witness,” presents.

Animal Stories

When: June 25, 2014 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Where: Blackstone Library, 4904 South Lake Park Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615, USA

Animal Stories. 3:30 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Children’s author Kate Hannigan talks about how to write stories about your favorite animal. Open to children ages 8 and up.

Family Fun Hour

When: June 25, 2014 @ 6:45 pm – 7:45 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.