Calendar

Mar
25
Sat
Ladies Auxiliary’s 14th Annual Prayer Breakfast “Growing the Fruits of Mercy in Community.” @ St. Thomas the Apostle School
Mar 25 @ 10:00 am

Ladies Auxiliary’s 14th Annual Prayer Breakfast “Growing the Fruits of Mercy in Community.” 10 a.m. St. Thomas the Apostle School, 5467 S. Woodlawn Ave. $25. Call Ladies’ President Gloria Palmer-Pitts 313-339-4499 or Treasurer Enid Collins 312-972-2230 for tickets. Keynote speaker Father Robin Ryan, Systematic Theology Professor and Director of M.A. program at Catholic Theological Union, award-winning author, and founder of On-Call movement, will give an address titled “”Becoming a Reconciled and Reconciling People: Inspiration from Pope Francis.” After the Keynote speech there will be a question and answer session. All proceeds from the event will benefit St. Thomas the Apostle School and parish community. Checks should be made out to “Madonna Della Strada.”

Red Cross Blood Drive @ Church of Jesus Christ, Latter Day Saints
Mar 25 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Red Cross Blood Drive. Drive 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Church of Jesus Christ, Latter Day Saints 5200 S. University Ave. Blood donation drive. 17 and over, photo ID or Red Cross card necessary. Pre-register at www.redcrossblood.org sponsor code JCLDS

Nature space play date at Cornell Park @ Cornell Park,
Mar 25 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Nature space play date at Cornell Park. 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Cornell Park, 5473 S. Cornell Ave. Children 8 and younger, accompanied by an adult, are invited to a nature play date in Cornell Park, where they can learn about the Cornell Park nature play space; build with logs, sticks, rocks, and sand; search for buried treasures; meet residents of a bug motel and create art. For more information contact Norm Bell, president of the advisory council at normwbell@gmail.com.

Book discussion: Don’t Let My Baby Do Rodeo @ KAM Isaiah Israel
Mar 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Book discussion: Don’t Let My Baby Do Rodeo. 7 p.m.-9 p.m. KAM Isaiah Israel 5039 S. Greenwood. Boris Fishman discusses his novel Don’t Let My Baby Do Rodeo . rsvp https://www.facebook.com/events/376052172747419/

Concert and Dance Party @ International House
Mar 25 @ 7:00 pm – Mar 26 @ 12:00 am

Spring Festival of Eastern European Dance and Music. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. International House 1414 E. 59th St. Concert and Dance Party. 7 p.m.-midnight. Concert and dance party featuring music and dance from Bulgaria, Macedonia, Greece, Romania, Serbia, Turkey another Eastern and Mediterranean lands. http://www.balkanskiigri.com/spring-festival-details.html 773-753-2270

Mar
26
Sun
Spring Festival of Eastern European Dance and Music @ International House
Mar 26 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Spring Festival of Eastern European Dance and Music. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. International House 1414 E. 59th St. Dance, music and singing workshops featuring the folklore of Balkan, Eastern European and Mediterranean folklore 773-753-2270

Book discussion: Citizenship as Foundation of Rights @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
Mar 26 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Book discussion: Citizenship as Foundation of Rights. Free. 3p.m.-4:30 p.m. Seminary Co-op Bookstore 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave. Author Richard Sobel discusses his book. rsvp https://www.facebook.com/events/376052172747419/ 773-752-4381

Book Discussion: Long Shot @ 57th St. Books
Mar 26 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Book Discussion: Long Shot. Free. 3p.m.- 4:30p.m. 57th St. Books 1301 E. 57th St. Craig Hodges, former Bulls basketball player, talks about his struggles with free speech in the context of his playing career. With Bill Ayers. 773-684-1300 Rsvp https://www.facebook.com/events/1259539480799495/

Music : Masumi Per Rostad and Sonia Shiang Whung @ Logan Center Performance Penthouse
Mar 26 @ 3:00 pm

Music : Masumi Per Rostad and Sonia Shiang Whung . Free but reservation recommended. 3 p.m. Logan Center Performance Penthouse 615 E. 60th St. Violin and piano duet performs classical music. http://ticketsweb.uchicago.edu

Music. J.S. Bach: Mass in B minor @ Rockefeller Memorial Chapel
Mar 26 @ 3:00 pm

Music. J.S. Bach: Mass in B minor. Free. 3 p.m. Rockefeller Memorial Chapel
Accompanied by a Baroque orchestra of period instruments, Chorale presents Bach’s tour de force Mass in B minor