“Best of Hyde Park Art Center: 75th Anniversary BBQ Block Party Bash.” Noon-9 p.m., Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave., 773-324-5520, hydeparkart.org, free. Includes artist performances, workshops, exhibitions and music.
Bobolink Meadow Volunteer Work Day. 9 a.m.-noon, Jackson Park, Golf Driving Range Parking Lot, jacksonparkadvisorycouncil.org. Volunteers help maintain a healthy ecosystem. Bring gloves, water and sunscreen.
Opening Reception. 6-8 p.m., Chicago Theological Union, 5416 S. Cornell Ave., 773-371-5400, ctu.edu. For the new exhibits, “Peace, I Miss You” and “Imagine New Orleans,” featuring art by Jennifer Hereth and students from Chicago non-profit(…)
Jumu’ah Prayers. 1-1:30 p.m., Bond Chapel, 1050 E. 59th St, 773-702-2100. Muslim Friday prayers.
Music. 9 p.m.-midnight, Chant, 1509 E. 53rd St., 773-324-1999, chantchicago.com. Hassan Khan jazz band performs.
Farmers Market. 7 a.m.-1 p.m., every Thursday, Harold Washington Park, 53rd St. and Hyde Park Blvd. LINK cards accepted.
Auditions. 5:30-9:30 p.m., Quaker House, 5615 S. Woodlawn Ave., hydeparkcommunityplayers.org. For the Hyde Park Community Players’ November production of Tom Stoppard’s “Arcadia.” Audition materials will be provided. Participants are not required to stay the whole(…)
Meditation. “Zen meditation at Rockefeller.” 5-6:45 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, free. Participants meditate in Rockefeller Chapel.