Concert. The Bach Project. 3-7 p.m., Fulton Hall, 5845 S. Ellis Ave., 773-702-8484, free.
15th Annual Chicago Ethnography Conference. 8:30 a.m., International House, assembly hall, 1414 E. 59th St., 773-753-2274. The conference theme will be “Culture and Subcultures” and feature speakers David Grazian of the University of Pennsylvania and Jeffrey Kidder of Northern Illinois University. To register, or for more information, visit chicagoethnography2013.wordpress.com.
Family Day: Books for a Better World. 1-4 p.m., Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave., 773-702-0200, smartmuseum.uchicago.edu, free. Visitors look at illustrated children’s books from India during a family tour of the exhibition, “The Sahmat Collective,” then make their own storybook about harmony and acceptance. All ages welcome. Activities designed for children ages(…)
Family Story Time. 10:30 a.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511.
Game Day. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511.
Lecture on Egyptian ships. 5 p.m., Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-1062. Dr. Kathryn Bard, professor of Egyptian archeology at Boston University, will discuss her excavations at an ancient Egyptian port of the Red Sea and the history of Egyptian seafaring.
Lecture on women in science. 1-3 p.m., First Unitarian Church, 5650 S. Woodlawn Ave. Hyde Park Older Womens League member and neurobiologist Peggy Mason will discuss women in careers in the sciences.
River See Performance. 7:30-9:30 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100. Created and conducted by playwright Sharon Bridgeforth. Part of a national workshop tour.