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Hyde Park Historical Society Dinner

Hyde Park Historical Society Dinner

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.

The Women’s Athletic Club

The Women’s Athletic Club

March 12 – The Women’s Athletic Club, 12:00.  626 No. Michigan Avenue. For further information contact Diana Rinard at membership@wacchicago.com

The Standard Club

The Standard Club

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 gciaccio@stclub.org

Friends of Blackstone Library

Friends of Blackstone Library

May 12 – Friends of Blackstone Library. Despres Memorial Lecture. 7:00. 4904 So. Blackstone Avenue. For further information contact Brenda Sawyer: litjoy.voices@gmail.com

Second Presbyterian Church

Second Presbyterian Church

May 15 – Second Presbyterian Church. 6:00 refreshments, 7:00 talk. 1936 So. Michigan Avenue. For further information contact Lisa Napoles: historic2ndchurch@yahoo.com

K.A.M. hosts talks on the Jewish family

K.A.M. hosts talks on the Jewish family

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(…)

DuSable feted at DuSable

DuSable feted at DuSable

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:(…)