Concert. “Singing Brass.” 8-9 p.m., Fulton Hall, 5845 S. Ellis Ave., 773-702-8484, free. The University Brass Ensemble performs Prokofiev and more.
Lecture. “”The Visual Contest for Colonizing Central Asia: Russian Photography, Album Mania and Territorializing Turkestan.” 4-5:30 p.m., Franke Institute for the Humanities, Regenstein Library, 1100 E. 57th St., 773-702-0866. Part of the Central Eurasian Studies Committee 2013 Lecture Series.
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 0 to 18-months-old.
For children 3 yrs-entering 2nd grade. Camp dates June 24-August 16. Air-conditioned gym and indoor spaces, playground, art studio, near Harold Washington Park for sports and recreation. American Red cross swim instruction.
Lecture. “Canals, Kings and Hydraulic Landscapes in the Ancient Near East: An Archaeological Perspective.”
Lecture. “Canals, Kings and Hydraulic Landscapes in the Ancient Near East: An Archaeological Perspective.” 7-8 p.m., Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-834-9777, free. Archaeology professor T.J. Wilkinson of Durham University presents. Register at oimlwilkinson.eventbrite.com.
Artist Discussion. 7:30-8:30 p.m., Logan Center, performance penthouse 901, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787. Matthew Jesse Jackson of the U. of C.’s Department of Visual Arts, curator Dieter Roelstraete of the Museum of Contemporary Art and curator Monika Szewczyk of the Logan Center will join painter David Schutter in conjuction with his Logan Center exhibit,(…)
Discussion. “Looking Back & Looking Forward: Lessons of the 2012 Campaign.” 6-7:30 p.m., International House, assembly hall, 1414 E. 59th St., 773-834-4671, free. Confirmed panelists are: Jeff Zeleny, national political correspondent for The New York Times, Juan Williams, political analyst for Fox News, Julianna Goldman, White House correspondent for Bloomberg News and Ronald Brownstein, editorial(…)
Zen Meditation. 5-6:30 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, free.