Author Talk. “The Tough Luck Constitution and the Assault on Health Care Reform.” 6-7 p.m., 57th Street Books, 1301 E. 57th St., 773-684-1300, semcoop.com. Andrew Koppelman, author of a book by the same title, presents.
Infant Sign Language. 10:45 a.m., 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. Caregivers learn basic signs through the use of familiar children’s music, stories, and games. To maximize children’s learning only a few new signs are presented each week. Signs are in(…)
Sundays at Rockefeller. 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, free. Communion with Rockefeller Chapel Choir and organ and carillon music.
Film Screening. “Carmen and Geoffrey.” 2-4 p.m., DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th St., 773-947-0600, dusablemuseum.org. In conjunction with the museum’s “Geoffrey and Carmen: A Memoir in Four Movements” exhibit. To R.S.V.P., call ext. 290.
Fourth Ward Shred-A-Thon. 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Fourth Ward Streets and Sanitation Office, 4352 S. Cottage Grove Ave., 773-536-8103. An opportunity for local residents to destroy their private documents for free. Computer recycling will also be offered.
Game Day. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511.
Workshop. Sketching in the Gallery. 1-4 p.m., Oriental Institute, 1155 East 58th St., 773 702-9507, single session: $20 (members) and $25 (non-members), multi-session: $75 (members) and $95 (non-members). Sketching inspired by the museum’s “Between Heaven and Earth: Birds in Ancient Egypt” exhibit. Part of a series. Registration is online at oi.uchicago.edu/order/classes.
Family Day: Postcards for Peace. 1-4 p.m. Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave., 773-702-0200, smartmuseum.uchicago.edu, free. Visitors create their own postcards for peace using an array of mixed media and stencil techniques and join the Kalapriya Center for Indian Performing Arts for an interactive performance and workshop centered on the community dance Raas(…)