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. 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. 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.” 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. 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.” 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.” 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…” 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(…)