Calendar

May
21
Sat
No Child Wet Behind @ Jackson Park
May 21 @ 7:30 am – 12:00 pm

No Child Wet Behind 5k. $25-$35. 7:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Jackson Park, 6401 S. Stony Island Ave. The event benefits S.W.A.D.D.L.E. diaper bank and area families to raise awareness of the need for diapers and diaper donations. There will be a 1-mile fun run for families. To register to run, visit www.DouglasofChicago.com.

Tour. Private Spaces Tour of the Robie House
May 21 @ 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, flwright.org, $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.

Community Stewardship Day @ Arts Block on Garfield Boulevard
May 21 @ 11:00 am

Community Stewardship Day. Free. 11 a.m. Arts Block on Garfield Boulevard. Join Arts + Public Life for our Spring Community Stewardship Day. We invite youth, neighbors, UChicago students and staff, and other community partners to take part in actively stewarding our surrounding community through cleanup, beautification, and service projects. Participants will then have the opportunity to learn from each other in a facilitated community exchange, leading and taking short workshops from each other in areas of self-expertise.

Adult Book Discussion @ Blackstone Public Library
May 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Adult Book Discussion. 1-2:30 p.m. Blackstone Public Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave. Join us for a lively discussion of “The Art forger” by B.A. Shapiro.

Festival of Nations @ International House, Assembly Hall
May 21 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Festival of Nations. Free. 2-5 p.m. International House, Assembly Hall, 1414 E. 59th St. Join International House residents, alumni and various Chicago-based community organizations for an afternoon of cultural celebration featuring food, music, dance and exhibits from all over the world. There will be crafts, activities, and much more!

Screening: “Flat is Beautiful.” @ Max Palevsky Cinema, Ida Noyes Hall,
May 21 @ 2:00 pm

Screening: “Flat is Beautiful.” Free. 2 p.m. Max Palevsky Cinema, Ida Noyes Hall, 1212 E. 59th St.

Chris Abrahams @ Logan Center for the Arts, Performance Penthouse 9th Floor
May 21 @ 8:00 pm

Chris Abrahams. Free. 8 p.m. Logan Center for the Arts, Performance Penthoyse 9th Floor, 915 E. 60th St. Chris Abrahams is best known as the piano player of the long-form improv trio, The Necks—an Australian band that has built up quite an international following over the last thirty years. In that time he also has developed a formidable reputation as a solo pianist. Tonight he performs new work, as he makes his Chicago solo debut.

May
22
Sun
Tour. Private Spaces Tour of the Robie House
May 22 @ 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, flwright.org, $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.

Make-Your-Own-Jumpsuit @ Hyde Park Art Center
May 22 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Make-Your-Own-Jumpsuit. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave. This is a bring your own sewing machine workshop. Participants will construct a jumpsuit of their very own in correlation with the JUMPSUIT exhibit.

Hyde Park Jazz Society Sunday Evening Jazz @ Room 43
May 22 @ 7:30 pm – 11:30 pm

Hyde Park Jazz Society Sunday Evening Jazz. $10 for adults, $5 for University students with ID or children. 7:30-11:30 p.m. Room 43, 1043 E. 43rd St. Featuring clarinetist and saxophonist Victor Goines. Room 43 offers bar and good service, including a tasty selection of “Jazz Bites.”

May
23
Mon
Restorative Yoga @ Rockefeller Chapel
May 23 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Restorative Yoga. 4:30 p.m. and 5:45 p.m. Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, $5 suggested donation, free for students.

Adult Open Volleyball @ Hyde Park JCC
May 23 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Adult Open Volleyball. Every Monday night. First week is free, then only $5 per night. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Hyde Park JCC, 5200 S. Hyde Park Blvd. Join fellow volleyball enthusiasts for some action-packed pick-up games every Monday night. All skill levels are welcome! For more information, contact Julie Mitchell at 224-406-9253 or Loren Santow at lsantow@mac.com.

Fantasy and Science Fiction Book Club @ Blackstone Public Library
May 23 @ 6:30 pm

Fantasy and Science Fiction Book Club. 6:30 p.m. Blackstone Public Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave. We will discuss “A Darker Shade of Magic” by V.E. Schwab.

May
24
Tue
5th Ward Monthly Meeting @ Paul Revere Elementary School
May 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

5th Ward Monthly Meeting. 6-8 p.m. Paul Revere Elementary School, 1010 E. 72nd St.

Afro-Futurism @ The Promontory
May 24 @ 8:00 pm

Afro-Futurism. $20. 8 p.m. The Promontory, 5311 S. Lake Park Ave. Presented by The Second City and Blipster Life. All ages show.