Calendar

Sep
5
Fri
Music @ Chant
Sep 5 @ 9:00 pm – Sep 6 @ 12:00 am

Music. 9 p.m.-midnight, Chant, 1509 E. 53rd St., 773-324-1999, chantchicago.com. Nicole’s Jazz Trio performs.

Sep
6
Sat
“Game Day.” @ Blackstone Library
Sep 6 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

“Game Day.” 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511, chicagopubliclibrary.org. Participants play board games, including Settlers of Catan, Munchkin, Zombies, Ticket to Ride and Dungeons and Dragons. For adults and kids ages 9 and up.

Music @ Chant
Sep 6 @ 10:30 am – Sep 7 @ 2:00 am

Music. 10:30 p.m.-2 a.m., Chant, 1509 E. 53rd St., 773-324-1999, chantchicago.com. DJ night with house music.

Family day. “Blob Monsters.” @ Smart Museum of Art
Sep 6 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Family day. “Blob Monsters.” 1-4 p.m., Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave., 773-702-0200, smartmuseum.uchicago.edu, free. Participants make clay and papier mâché sculptures inspired by the art in the Smart’s sculpture garden. All materials provided. Recommended for ages 4 to 12, accompanied by an adult.

Sep
7
Sun
Sundays at Rockefeller @ Rockefeller Chapel
Sep 7 @ 11:00 am – 12:15 pm

Sundays at Rockefeller. 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, free. Communion with Rockefeller Chapel Choir and organ and carillon music.

Sep
9
Tue
Lakeside Quilting Guild @ Treasure Island, basement
Sep 9 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Lakeside Quilting Guild. 6:30-9 p.m., Treasure Island, basement, 1526 E. 55th St., lakesidequiltingguild.weebly.com, lakeside_quilters@yahoo.com.

Sep
10
Wed
Meditation. “Zen meditation at Rockefeller.” @ Rockefeller Chapel
Sep 10 @ 5:00 pm – 6:45 pm

Meditation. “Zen meditation at Rockefeller.” 5-6:45 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, free. Participants meditate in Rockefeller Chapel.

Auditions @ Quaker House
Sep 10 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Auditions. 5:30-9:30 p.m., Quaker House, 5615 S. Woodlawn Ave., hydeparkcommunityplayers.org. For the Hyde Park Community Players’ November production of Tom Stoppard’s “Arcadia.” Audition materials will be provided. Participants are not required to stay the whole time. Youth and students encouraged to participate. For more information, send an e-mail to director@hydeparkcommunityplayers.org.

Sep
11
Thu
Farmers Market @ Harold Washington Park
Sep 11 @ 7:00 am – 1:00 pm

Farmers Market. 7 a.m.-1 p.m., every Thursday, Harold Washington Park, 53rd St. and Hyde Park Blvd. LINK cards accepted.

Sep
12
Fri
Opening Reception @ Chicago Theological Union
Sep 12 @ 9:18 am – 10:18 am

Opening Reception. 6-8 p.m., Chicago Theological Union, 5416 S. Cornell Ave., 773-371-5400, ctu.edu. For the new exhibits, “Peace, I Miss You” and “Imagine New Orleans,” featuring art by Jennifer Hereth and students from Chicago non-profit IArtists.

Jumu’ah Prayers @ Bond Chapel
Sep 12 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Jumu’ah Prayers. 1-1:30 p.m., Bond Chapel, 1050 E. 59th St, 773-702-2100. Muslim Friday prayers.

Music @ Chant
Sep 12 @ 9:00 pm – Sep 13 @ 12:00 am

Music. 9 p.m.-midnight, Chant, 1509 E. 53rd St., 773-324-1999, chantchicago.com. Hassan Khan jazz band performs.

Sep
13
Sat
61st Street Farmer’s Market @ 61st Street between Dorchester and Blackstone avenues
Sep 13 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

61st Street Farmer’s Market. 9 a.m.-2 p.m., 61st Street between Dorchester and Blackstone avenues, 773-241-6044, experimentalstation.org. LINK and Senior Farmer’s Market Coupons accepted. LINK purchases matched up to $25 every market day.

Bobolink Meadow Volunteer Work Day @ Jackson Park, Golf Driving Range Parking Lot
Sep 13 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Bobolink Meadow Volunteer Work Day. 9 a.m.-noon, Jackson Park, Golf Driving Range Parking Lot, jacksonparkadvisorycouncil.org. Volunteers help maintain a healthy ecosystem. Bring gloves, water and sunscreen.

“Best of Hyde Park Art Center: 75th Anniversary BBQ Block Party Bash.” @ Hyde Park Art Center
Sep 13 @ 12:00 pm – 9:00 pm

“Best of Hyde Park Art Center: 75th Anniversary BBQ Block Party Bash.” Noon-9 p.m., Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave., 773-324-5520, hydeparkart.org, free. Includes artist performances, workshops, exhibitions and music.

Archaeological Reconstruction Drawing Workshop @ Oriental Institute
Sep 13 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Workshop. “Archaeological Reconstruction Drawing Workshop.” 1-3 p.m., Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9507, $20 general, $15 members and students. Natasha Ayers, Ph.D. candidate in Egyptian archaeology, instructs participants on pottery drawing. Required registration at oi.uchicago.edu/order/classes.

“Printmaking with Nuria Montiel.” @ Hyde Park Art Center
Sep 13 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

“Printmaking with Nuria Montiel.” 1-4 p.m., Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave., 773-324-5520, hydeparkart.org. Resident artist and printmaker Nuria Montiel debuts her mobile press to demonstrate her printing techniques.

Reception @ Hyde Park Art Center
Sep 13 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Reception. 5-8 p.m., Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave., 773-324-5520, hydeparkart.org. Reception for “Front & Center,” the third annual exhibition of work from participants in the Hyde Park Art Center’s The Center Program. 

Music @ Chant
Sep 13 @ 9:00 pm – Sep 14 @ 12:00 am

Music. 9 p.m.-midnight, Chant, 1509 E. 53rd St., 773-324-1999, chantchicago.com. Bad Blood Blues Band performs.

Sep
14
Sun
Organizational Meeting @ Quaker House
Sep 14 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Organizational Meeting. 4-8 p.m., Quaker House, 5615 S. Woodlawn Ave., hydeparkcommunityplayers.org. For the Hyde Park Community Players’ 5th annual “Evening of Horror and Suspense.” Participants short on time but interested in being involved are encouraged to attend. The Players are seeking participants who can create live sound effects and perform music.