Shakespeare in the Parks

When: August 2, 2014 @ 5:00 pm
Where: Jackson Park, music court, south of the Museum of Science and Industry, 5700 South Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Shakespeare in the Parks. 5 p.m., Jackson Park, music court, south of the Museum of Science and Industry, 5700 S. Lake Shore Drive, jacksonparkadvisorycouncil.org. A performance of Shakespeare’s “Two Gentlemen of Verona” by Spectralia Theater.

Taste of Kenwood

When: August 2, 2014 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Where: Kenwood United Church of Christ, 4608 South Greenwood Avenue, Chicago, IL 60653, USA

Taste of Kenwood. 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Kenwood United Church of Christ, 4608 S. Greenwood Ave., 773-373-2861, kenwooducc.net. Featuring food, fun and live entertainment, as well as a dance contest and raffle.

Music

When: August 2, 2014 @ 10:00 pm – August 3, 2014 @ 2:00 am
Where: Chant, 1509 East 53rd Street, Chicago, IL 60615, USA

Music. 10 p.m.-2 a.m., Chant, 1509 E. 53rd St., 773-324-1999, chantchicago.com. DJ night with house music.

Concert. “Hyde Park Suzuki Institute Capital Campaign Kickoff Concert.”

When: August 2, 2014 @ 8:00 pm
Where: Logan Center for the Arts, 915 East 60th Street, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Concert. “Hyde Park Suzuki Institute Capital Campaign Kickoff Concert.” 8 p.m., Logan Center for the Arts, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, $75 VIP seats, $25 general. Hyde Park Suzuki Institute hosts concert featuring bands Slave(…)

Reception

When: August 2, 2014 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: Hyde Park Art Center, Gallery 2 and the Cleve E. Carney Gallery, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615, USA

Reception. 2-5 p.m., Hyde Park Art Center, Gallery 2 and the Cleve E. Carney Gallery, 5020 S. Cornell Ave., 773-324-5520, hydeparkart.org. Join the artists and curators of the new exhibition, “Mind the Gap.”

“Grand Finale of ‘Rahm’s Readers’: Explore and Roar.”

When: August 2, 2014 @ 1:00 pm
Where: Blackstone Library, 4904 South Lake Park Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615, USA

“Grand Finale of ‘Rahm’s Readers’: Explore and Roar.” 1 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511, chicagopubliclibrary.org. Grand finale of the Summer Learning Challenge with stories, crafts and prizes.

“Family Day: Fishy Fashion.”

When: August 2, 2014 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: Smart Museum of Art, 5550 South Greenwood Avenue, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

“Family Day: Fishy Fashion.” 1-4 p.m., Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave., 773-702-0200, smartmuseum.uchicago.edu, free. Create collages, drawings and watercolor paintings inspired by Robert Lucy’s Sea Fashions series. Recommended for ages 4 to(…)

Performance. “the timekeeper’s meditation…”

When: August 2, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Where: Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615, USA

Performance. “the timekeeper’s meditation…” 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave., 773-324-5520, hydeparkart.org. Artist Lindsey Barlag Thornton holds a 100-pound block of ice, which drips into tin buckets below a hand-made(…)