Talk

When: November 18, 2014 @ 3:00 pm
Where: U. of C. Institute of Politics, 5707 South Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Talk. 3 p.m., U. of C. Institute of Politics, 5707 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-834-4671, free. With former Republican U.S. Sen. Alan Simpson. To R.S.V.P., visit uchipolitics.eventbrite.com.

Author Talk

When: November 18, 2014 @ 6:00 pm
Where: Seminary Co-op Bookstore, The University of Chicago, 5751 South Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Author Talk. 6 p.m., Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-752-4381. Hillary Chute, author of “Outside the Box,” and Patrick Jagoda, co-editor of Critical Inquiry,  present.

Concert

When: November 18, 2014 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Where: Logan Center, cafe, The University of Chicago, 915 East 60th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Concert. 7:30-10 p.m., Logan Center, cafe, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, free. Ari Brown performs as part of the Logan Center Third Tuesday Jazz Series.

Hyde Park Cats Bake Sale

When: November 15, 2014 @ 10:00 am – November 17, 2014 @ 3:00 pm
Where: Parker's, 1342 East 55th Street, Chicago, IL 60615, USA

Featuring baked goods and T-shirts and a 2015 calendar from Hyde Park Cats, a local organization helping to rescue, protect and find foster homes for cats and kittens. To volunteer, visit vols.pt/ewt2DT.

Fundraiser. “Building the Chicago Free School.”

When: November 15, 2014 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Augustana Lutheran Church of Hyde Park, 5500 South Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Fundraiser. “Building the Chicago Free School.” 6:30-8:30 p.m., Augustana Lutheran Church of Hyde Park, 773-493-6451, 5500 S. Woodlawn Ave., $25. The Chicago Free School will be raising money to pay for construction at its pending(…)

Author Talk

When: November 16, 2014 @ 3:00 pm
Where: Seminary Co-op Bookstore, The University of Chicago, 5751 South Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Author Talk. 3 p.m., Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-752-4381. Maya Schenwar, author of “Locked Down, Locked Out: Why Prison Doesn’t Work and How We Can Do Better,” presents.