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.

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.

Worship. Open Space @ Bond Chapel
May 25 @ 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.

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.

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.