Infant Sign Language. 10:45 a.m., Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, 5480 S. Kenwood Ave., 773-643-4062, hpnclub.org, firstname.lastname@example.org, $9 drop-in, $45 for a 10-session pass. Caregivers learn basic signs through the use of familiar children’s music, stories, and games. To maximize children’s learning only a few new signs are presented each week. Signs are in American Sign Language.
Lecture. “Amiable with Big Teeth: The Discovery and Authentication of Claude McKay’s Long Lost Novel.” 4:30-6 p.m., Regenstein Library, The Special Collections Research Center, 1100 E. 57th St., 773-834-3404. Brent Edwards, of Columbia University, and his former student Jean-Cristophe Cloutier, who received a PhD from Columbia University, present.
Tot Lot. 9 a.m.-noon, Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, 5480 S. Kenwood Ave., email@example.com, classes are $9 drop-in, $45 for a 10-session pass or $65 for a monthly pass. This class is intended for children 0-4 and their caregivers or parents to get together on a regular basis to learn, play and benefit from one another’s company.
Michael M. Davis Lecture. “Gender and Child Sensitive Social Protection in South Africa.” Noon-1:30 p.m., School of Social Service Administration, Room W-IA, 969 E. 60th St., 773-702-1250, free. Leila Patel, of the University of Johannesburg, presents. Register by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org (required).