A Celebration of the Arts @ Logan Center, Performance Hall
May 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

A Celebration of the Arts. $10-100. 6-7:30 p.m. Logan Center, Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St. Organized by UChicago Charter’s arts teachers, this special event showcases young people’s creative growth and diverse artistic achievements. Community members are invited to attend in support and recognition of student’s many creative successes. Proceeds from the show will benefit arts education across the UChicago Charter network.

Harper Court Music Summer Series @ Harper Court
May 25 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Harper Court Music Summer Series. 6-9 p.m. Harper Court, 5235 S. Harper Ct.

Introduction to Ancestral Healing @ Blackstone Public Library
May 25 @ 6:00 pm

Introduction to Ancestral Healing. 6 p.m. Blackstone Public Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave. Professor Orisade Awodola, author of the book “Root Psychology” will introduce the concept of ancestral healing in this workshop. Ancestral healing is family healing; it is a genealogy process that mirrors the self and provides a deeper understanding of purpose and self-worth as well as providing a cultural understanding of others.

Hyde Park Community Players Auditions @ Augustana Lutheran Church
May 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Hyde Park Community Players Auditions. 7-9 p.m. Augustana Lutheran Church, 5500 S. Woodlawn Ave. Auditions for the Hyde Park Community Players’ July production of Shakespeare’s “The Tempest.” More information available at

Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month Stories and Crafts @ Blackstone Public Library
May 26 @ 4:00 pm

Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month Stories and Crafts. 4 p.m. Blackstone Public Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave. Join us for afterschool stories, crafts and fun in celebration of Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month. Open to children ages 5 & up.

Indie City Writers Live Lit @ 57th Street Books
May 26 @ 6:00 pm

Indie City Writers Live Lit. 6 p.m. 57th Street Books, 1301 E. 57th St. Featuring writers Samantha Clark, Yvonne Jeffries, Alex Weiss, Della Leavitt, Steve Bellinger, Marissa McCants, K.B. Jensen and M.L. Kennedy.

Cultural Bazaar @ Kenwood Academy High School, First Floor Gymnasium
May 27 @ 11:00 am – 2:30 pm

Cultural Bazaar. 10:55 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Kenwood Academy High School, First Floor Gymnasium, 5015 S. Blackstone Ave. The World Languages Department presents a Cultural Bazaar. Activities include drawing patterns with henna, making traditional papel picado, mythology coloring and language learning. Our goal is to expose students to variations in culture within the U.S. as well as nationally.

Xbox Fun Fridays @ Blackstone Public Library
May 27 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Xbox Fun Fridays. 3:30-4:30 p.m. Blackstone Public Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave. School age children come and test your skills in dancing or sports with Xbox fun! Open to children ages 5 & up.

Art Party @ Hyde Park Art Center
May 27 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Art Party. Free. 7-10 p.m. Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave. An evening arts soiree involving art making activities led by Chicago artists, open studios, and an after hours look at the Center’s exhibitions including Karen Reimer’s “Shoretime, Spaceline.”

Parallel I-IV @ Logan Center, Screening Room
May 27 @ 7:00 pm

Parallel I-IV. Free. 7 p.m. Logan Center, Screening Room, 915 E. 60th St. The four-part video series Parallel, Harun Farocki’s final work before his untimely death in 2014, continues his work on the politics and aesthetics of imaging technologies by exploring the digital worlds of videogames.

61st Street Farmer’s Market
May 28 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

61st Street Farmer’s Market. Every Saturday. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. 6100 S. Blackstone Ave. LINK and Senior Farmer’s Market Coupons accepted. LINK purchases matched up to $25 every market day.

Tour. Private Spaces Tour of the Robie House
May 28 @ 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.

HashtagLunchBag @ The Promontory
May 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

HashtagLunchBag. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. The Promontory, 5311 S. Lake Park Ave. Assemble lunches for the homeless. $10 suggested donation to cover the cost of food.

Saturday’s Best Luncheon: A Youth Talent Extravaganza @ Grant Memorial AME Church
May 28 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Saturday’s Best Luncheon: A Youth Talent Extravaganza. $20 adults/$10 kids. 1-4 p.m. Grant Memorial AME Church, 4017 S. Drexel Blvd. Presented by the Chicago Ecumenical Minister’s Wives Outreach.

Archival Workshop @ DuSable Museum of African American History
May 28 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Archival Workshop. Free with museum admission. 2-4 p.m. DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th Pl. Learn preservation methods for works of art, photographs, audio and video recordings and ephemera.