Memorial demonstration for Hiroshima Day

When: August 6, 2014 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Where: Henry Moore Monument, Ellis Avenue between 56th and 57th Streets

Memorial demonstration for Hiroshima Day. 5:30-6:30 p.m., Henry Moore Monument, Ellis Avenue between 56th and 57th Streets, 773-324-0654. Organized by the Hyde Park Center for Nonviolent Action

Movie. “Midweek @ the Midway.”

When: August 6, 2014 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Midway Plaisance Center, 1130 Midway Plaisance, 59th Street between Ellis and Woodlawn Avenues

Movie. “Midweek @ the Midway.” 8-9 p.m., Midway Plaisance Center, 1130 Midway Plaisance, 59th Street between Ellis and Woodlawn Avenues, free. Screening of “Back to the Future.” Movies begin at dusk.

Family Fun Hour

When: August 6, 2014 @ 6:00 pm
Where: Blackstone Library, 4904 South Lake Park Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615, USA

Family Fun Hour. 6 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511, chicagopubliclibrary.org. Families will have an opportunity to play classic board games or to make crafts.

Author Talk

When: August 5, 2014 @ 6:00 pm
Where: 57th Street Books, 1301 East 57th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Author Talk. 6 p.m., 57th Street Books, 1301 E. 57th St., 773-684-1300, semcoop.com. Discussion with Prajwal Parajuly, author of “The Gurkha’s Daughter.”

Preschool Story Time

When: August 5, 2014 @ 10:30 am
Where: Blackstone Library,, 4904 South Lake Park Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615, USA

Preschool Story Time. 10:30 a.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511, chicagopubliclibrary.org. Includes picture books, songs, action activities and flannel board stories. Open to ages 3 to 6.

Performance

When: August 3, 2014 @ 7:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Where: Room 43, 1043 East 43rd Street, Chicago, IL 60653, USA

Performance. 7:30-11:30 p.m., Room 43, 1043 E. 43rd St., hydeparkjazzsociety.com, $10 adults, $5. University students with ID and children with adults. Hyde Park Jazz Society presents the Jazz Community Big Band led by Marianne May.

Film. “Half of A Yellow Sun.”

When: August 3, 2014 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 East 56th Place, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Film. “Half of A Yellow Sun.” 2-4 p.m., DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th Pl., 773-947-0600, dusablemuseum.org, $10. The South Side of Chicago premier of “Half of A Yellow Sun,” written by(…)

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.