Documentary Screening. 2-3 p.m., Oriental Institute, Breasted Hall, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9507, free. A screening of NOVA’s 2010 episode, “Building Pharaoh’s Ship.”
Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians 50th Anniversary Concert. “Together: A Power Stronger Than Itself.” 7 p.m., Mandel Hall, 1131 E. 57th St., 773-702-2787, $100 VIP, $35 general admission, $15 seniors 65 and older and students with ID. A reunion of 50 musicians from the collective, presented in conjunction with the DuSable Museum’s current exhibit, “Free at First: The Audacious Journey of the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians.” To buy tickets, visit tinyurl.com/aacm50thkickoff.
Sunday Evening Jazz. 7:30-11:30 p.m., Room 43, 1043 E. 43rd St., hydeparkjazzsociety.com, $10 adults, $5 university students with ID and children with adults. The Hyde Park Jazz Society presents pianist Marshall Vente.
Preschool Story Time. 10:30 a.m., Blackstone Library, 4944 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Stories and crafts for children ages 2-3.
Seminar. Noon, U. of C. Institute of Politics, 5707 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-834-4671, free. Genevieve Wood, senior contributor the the Heritage Foundation’s Daily Signal, presents as part of her U. of C. Institute of Politics fellow seminar series, “The Role of Think Tanks in Shaping Public Policy.” For more information, or to RSVP, visituchipolitics.eventbrite.com.
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.
Seminar. 4:30 p.m., U. of C. Institute of Politics, 5707 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-834-4671, free. CNN and ESPN columnist LZ Granderson presents as part of his U. of C. Institute of Politics fellow seminar series, “Beyond the Box Score.” For more information, or to RSVP, visit uchipolitics.eventbrite.com.
Author Talk. Despres Family Memorial Lecture. 6:30 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4944 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. A monthly lecture presented by the Friends of Blackstone Library. For more information, visit friendsofblackstone.wordpress.com.
Family Fun. 6:30 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4944 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. A chance for families to listen to stories, play board games and make crafts. For all ages.
Tot Lot. 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, 5480 S. Kenwood Ave.,773-643-4062, hpnclub.org, $9 drop-in, $50 10-day pass, $65 monthly pass. Focusing on creative movement with the Hyde Park School of Dance on Thursdays.
Toddler Time. 10:30 a.m. and 11:15 a.m., Blackstone Library, 4944 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Stories and activities for children up to age 2.
Homeschool Workshop. “By Our Birdhouse You Will Know Us.” 1:30-3:30 p.m., Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9507, $8-$16. Participants help build a birdhouse that is a scale model of the Temple of Ay and Horemheb, which will become a home for birds. To register, visit oi.uchicago.edu/register.
Author Talk. 7:30-9 p.m., International House, assembly hall, 1414 E. 59th St., 773-753-2274, free. Richard Flanagan, author of “The Narrow Road to the Deep North, presents.
Tot Lot. 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, 5480 S. Kenwood Ave.,773-643-4062, hpnclub.org, $9 drop-in, $50 10-day pass, $65 monthly pass.
Teacher Program. “Material Science in Archaeology.” 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9507, $40 general admission, $30 members. Teachers learn about the physics and the chemistry of materials such as clay, gypsum, bronze and iron. U. of C. Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations Ph.D. candidate Oya Topcuoglu presents. Workshop recommended for AP level and high school science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) teachers. CPDUs available. To register, visit oi.uchicago.edu/register.
Health Talk. Noon, St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 5472 S. Kimbark Ave. Knights of Columbus Madonna Della Strada Council treasurer James Rydel discusses hypertension and kidney disease. Donations welcome. Proceeds go to the St. Thomas the Apostle Parish.
Family Day. 1-4 p.m., Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave., 5550 S. Greenwood Ave., 773-702-0200, free. Participants join contemporary artist James T. Green to make illustrations for their own mini-comic books. All materials provided. Activist best for kids ages 4-12, accompanied by an adult.
Presentation and Discussion. “Facilitating Mature Women Entrepreneurs.” 1:30 p.m., First Unitarian Church, 5650 S. Woodlawn Ave., free. Featuring presenters including Cindy Pardo, formerly of The Fair Trader, and Kimberley Brown, founder of LegacyComplete, as part of the Hyde Park Older Women’s League’s monthly meeting. For more information, send an e-mail to Dee Spiech at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Curator Tour. 2 p.m., Smart Museum, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave., 773-702-0200, free. With Jie Shi and Claire Jenson, guest curators of the museum’s exhibit, “Objects and Voices.” Space is limited. Register in advance by visiting smartmuseum.uchicago.edu.
Talk. “You Are There: Bringing the 1940 Census to Life.” 3:30 p.m., Hyde Park Historical Society, 5529 S. Lake Park Ave., free. Meet people from the 1940 Census. Find out what the neighborhood was like 75 years ago. For more information, call Ruth Knack at 312-720-7037.