Workshop. Model Esteem @ The Silver Room
Jan 31 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Workshop. Model Esteem. $10. 3:30-5:30 p.m. The Silver Room, 1506 E. 53rd St. Model Esteem is a modeling and performance arts school for youth ages 4-17 and young adults ages 18-25. The goal is to teach youth self-esteem through the arts. Students will learn industry experience from professional plus size model, actress and media personality, Shettima Webb. After each workshop there will also be a open mic for students to showcase their talent to their peers. All talents are welcome. Please sign up at

Event. Sunday Night Community Potluck @ Southside Hub of Production
Jan 31 @ 6:00 pm

Event. Sunday Night Community Potluck. 6 p.m. Southside Hub of Production, 1448 E. 57th St. SHoP is reinstalling it’s tradition of Sunday Community Potluck dinners in the bitter cold months of January, February and March. Let’s get together in this warm and cozy storefront to share good food and conversation!

Worship. Open Space @ Bond Chapel
Feb 3 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm

Worship. Open Space. 11:30 a.m.-noon, every Wednesday, Bond Chapel, 1050 E. 59th St., 773-702-8200. A brief worship service co-sponsored by the U. of C. Divinity School and Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, and planned by a student-led worship committee.

Tour. Gallery Highlight Tour @ Oriental Institute Museum
Feb 3 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Tour. Gallery Highlight Tour. Free. 6:30-7 p.m. Oriental Institute Museum, 1155 E. 58th St. Explore the ancient world with a 30-minute docent lead tour through the galleries.

Performance. WBEZ’s Podcast Passport: Shannon Cason’s Homemade Storie @ The Promontory
Feb 3 @ 8:00 pm

Performance. WBEZ’s Podcast Passport: Shannon Cason’s Homemade Stories. $20. 8 p.m. The Promontory, 5311 S. Lake Park Ave. The WBEZ Podcast Passport is a series of 5 live tapings featuring your favorite podcasts, each from a different Chicago venue. We take you on a tour from Rogers Park to Hyde Park and neighborhoods in between, bringing you closer to the stories, the personalities and the city you love.

Music. Avery Sunshine & Krystal Metcalfe @ The Promontory
Feb 4 @ 8:00 pm

Music. Avery Sunshine & Krystal Metcalfe. $20-40. 8 p.m. The Promontory, 5311 S. Lake Park Ave.

Family. Mother Goose on the Loose @ Blackstone Library
Feb 5 @ 10:00 am

Family. Mother Goose on the Loose. 10 a.m. Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave. Mother Goose on the Loose is an interactive program for simple picture books, nursery rhymes, puppets, musical instruments and movements. Designed for babies from 0 to 18 months.

Event. Snoozeum @ Museum of Science and Industry
Feb 5 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Event. Snoozeum. $65. 5:30 p.m.-8:30 a.m. Museum of Science and Industry, 5700 S. Lake Shore Dr. Spend the night at the MSI! Open to groups of both boys and girls ages 6-12, as well as families with children ages 6-12. Tickets include overnight admission, parking, an Omnimax film, activities and breakfast. Space is limited and pre-registration is required.

Event. Ladies Night Out @ Jimmi Skoul’s
Feb 5 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Event. Ladies Night Out. 7-10 p.m. Jimmi Skoul’s, 8126 S. Stony Island Ave. Join Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority (5656 S Stony Island Ave) to raise awareness and help end heart disease and stroke in women. An evening to sip, shop and socialize while learning to save a life. Free blood pressure screening and free hands-on CPR training. Wear red.

Performance. Third Coast Percussion @ International House
Feb 5 @ 7:30 pm

Performance. Third Coast Percussion. $25/$5 for students. 7:30 p.m. International House, 1414 E. 59th St. The ever-inventive Third Coast Percussion brings the idea of using a single type of material in performance.

Tour. Private Spaces Tour of the Robie House
Feb 6 @ 9:00 am
Tour. Private Spaces Tour of the Robie House

Tour. Private Spaces Tour of the Robie House. 9 a.m., every Saturday and Sunday, Frank Lloyd Wright Robie House, 5757 S. Woodlawn Ave., 312-994-4000,, $55 non-members, $45 members. Tour includes spaces not normally open to the public, including the servant’s wing and billiards room, and the third floor.

Family. Game Day
Feb 6 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Family. Game Day. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave. Play board games all day long. Learn new games and enjoy some of your old favorites. For adults and kids 9 and up.

Family. Mad Hatters @ Blackstone Library
Feb 6 @ 11:00 am

Family. Mad Hatters. 11 a.m. Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave. Join us for a fun program filled with books, poems, songs and lots of hats! This program is sponsored by the Junior Leagues of Chicago. Open to children ages 3-9 and their families.

Family. Family Day: Cruzin’ the Cosmos @ Smart Museum of Art
Feb 6 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Family. Family Day: Cruzin’ the Cosmos. Free. 1-4 p.m. Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave. This Saturday, go on a trip to the moon and stars with Chicago artist Joseph G. Cruz. Create amazing space drawings with real powder from a meteorite, make paper pinhole constellations for your bedroom, excavate designs by scratching into surfaces, and even play in our “moonrock” exploration bin. All materials provided. Activities best for kids ages 4-12, accompanied by an adult.

Event. “Getting the Vote Out.” @ Treasure Island, Community Room
Feb 6 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Event. “Getting the Vote Out.” 1:30-3 p.m. Treasure Island, Community Room, 1526 E. 55th St. Monthly meeting for the Hyde Park O.W.L.