February 22. Hyde Park Historical Society Dinner, Cocktails and Book signing 5:30 – 6:30, dinner and awards afterward. Location: Howard van Doren Shaw’s Quadrangle Club. The book is receiving the Jean Block award. For further information contact the Hyde Park Historical Society. (773) 493-1893.
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March 12 – The Women’s Athletic Club, 12:00. 626 No. Michigan Avenue. For further information contact Diana Rinard at firstname.lastname@example.org
April 24 – The Standard Club 11:30. Co-sponsored by the Frank Lloyd Wright Trust. 320 So. Plymouth Court. For further information contact Gina Ciacco at email@example.com
April 27 – Hyde Park Historical Society Fundraiser at the Gustavus Swift mansion at 4848 South Ellis Avenue in Kenwood. 3:00. For further information contact the Hyde Park Historical Society. (773) 493-1893.
May 12 – Friends of Blackstone Library. Despres Memorial Lecture. 7:00. 4904 So. Blackstone Avenue. For further information contact Brenda Sawyer: firstname.lastname@example.org
May 15 – Second Presbyterian Church. 6:00 refreshments, 7:00 talk. 1936 So. Michigan Avenue. For further information contact Lisa Napoles: email@example.com
By LINDSAY WELBERS Staff Writer K.A.M. Isaiah Israel, 1100 E. Hyde Park Blvd., will host a weekend of discussion regarding the history and future of the Jewish family structure. After Shabbat service, at 7:30 p.m., on Friday, Feb. 28, Jonathan Boyarin will present “The Jewish Family in History.” Boyarin is the author of “The Jewish(…)
By DASCHELL M. PHILLIPS Staff Writer The DuSable Museum of African American History in partnership with the Illinois Amistad Commission will host “Suite DuSable: A Vision of Faith,” by renowned composer Renee’ Baker. The symphony will be performed in celebration of the museum’s namesake, Jean Baptiste Pointe DuSable, the first settler in Chicago. “Suite DuSable:(…)