Calendar

September – October 2014

Sep
20
Sat
Music @ Chant
Sep 20 @ 9:00 pm – Sep 21 @ 12:00 am

Music. 9 p.m.-midnight, Chant, 1509 E. 53rd St., 773-324-1999, chantchicago.com. Chester McSawain Jazz Band performs.

Sep
21
Sun
Sundays at Rockefeller @ Rockefeller Chapel
Sep 21 @ 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.

Film. “Stones and Bones: The Birth of Archaeology.” @ Oriental Institute
Sep 21 @ 2:00 pm

Film. “Stones and Bones: The Birth of Archaeology.” 2 p.m., Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9507, free. Screening of a 2-hour documentary on the Hittites.

Performance @ Room 43
Sep 21 @ 7:30 pm – 11:30 pm

Performance. 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. Hyde Park Jazz Society presents Art Hoyle.

Sep
23
Tue
Hyde Park Dinner Crawl @ 53rd Street
Sep 23 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Hyde Park Dinner Crawl. 5:30-9 p.m., 53rd Street, $30 tickets in advance, $35 day of dinner crawl. A chance to taste goods and dishes from eight neighborhood restaurants and stores. For more information, or to buy tickets, visit hydeparkchamberchicago.org/crawl.

Lakeside Quilting Guild @ Treasure Island, basement
Sep 23 @ 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
24
Wed
Introduction to Photography @ Blackstone Library
Sep 24 @ 6:00 pm

Introduction to Photography. 6 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511, chicagopubliclibrary.org. Participants learn how to use digital cameras with local photographer Spencer Bibbs, focusing on the features of the DSLR camera. Please bring camera with you. Space limited; register by calling the library at 312-747-0511.

Nightime Family Storytime @ Blackstone Library
Sep 24 @ 6:00 pm

Nightime Family Storytime. 6 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511, chicagopubliclibrary.org. Includes picture books, action activities, flannel board stories and crafts. Open to children of all ages. Children must be accompanied by an adult and registration required.

Sep
25
Thu
Thursday Toddler Time @ Blackstone Library
Sep 25 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Thursday Toddler Time. 10:30 a.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511, chicagopubliclibrary.org. Includes picture books and action activities. Open to children up to 2. Children must be accompanied by an adult and registration required.

Sep
26
Fri
Xbox Fun Fridays. @ Blackstone Library
Sep 26 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Xbox Fun Fridays. 3:30-4:30 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511, chicagopubliclibrary.org. School-age children play Xbox games, including dancing and sports. Open to children ages 5 and up.

Sep
27
Sat
Author Talk @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
Sep 27 @ 9:00 pm

Author Talk. “After We Kill You, We Will Welcome You Back as Honored Guests: Unembedded in Afghanistan.” 9 p.m., Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-752-4381. Journalist Ted Rall, the author of a new book by the same title, presents.

Music @ Chant
Sep 27 @ 10:30 pm – Sep 28 @ 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.

Sep
28
Sun
Sundays at Rockefeller @ Rockefeller Chapel
Sep 28 @ 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.

Open house. “Smart Fest.” @ Smart Museum of Art
Sep 28 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Open house. “Smart Fest.” 1-4 p.m., Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave., 773-702-0200, smartmuseum.uchicago.edu, free. Open house marking the Smart Museum’s 40th anniversary, including art activities, exhibitions, food and live music.

Sep
29
Mon
Fantasy and Science Fiction Book Club @ Blackstone Library
Sep 29 @ 6:30 pm

Fantasy and Science Fiction Book Club. 6:30 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511, chicagopubliclibrary.org. Participants discuss “Mistborn: the Final Empire” by Brandon Sanderson.

Sep
30
Tue
Lakeside Quilting Guild @ Treasure Island, basement
Sep 30 @ 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.

Vocal Studies Open House @ Logan Center, Theater West 115,
Sep 30 @ 7:00 pm

Vocal Studies Open House. 7 p.m., Logan Center, Theater West 115, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, arts.uchicago.edu, free.

Oct
1
Wed
Wednesday Lunch at the Divnity School @ Swift Hall, common room
Oct 1 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm

Wednesday Lunch at the Divnity School. “Teaching Religion and the First Amendment: The Case of the Hobby Lobby Bible Curriculum.” Noon-1:15 p.m., Swift Hall, common room, 1025 E. 58th St., 773-702-8200, $5. Margaret M. Mitchell, dean of the U. of C. Divinity School, presents. To sign up in advance, send an e-mail to divinitylunch@gmail.com.

“What’s up in Planetary Exploration!” @ Blackstone Library
Oct 1 @ 6:00 pm

“What’s up in Planetary Exploration!” 6 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511, chicagopubliclibrary.org. NASA Solar System ambassador Elizabeth Koprucki discusses space missions, what we are learning and why it is important. Open to children ages 5 and up.

Lecture. “Coinage: The Greek Way of Handling Money.” @ Oriental Institute, Breasted Hall
Oct 1 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Lecture. “Coinage: The Greek Way of Handling Money.” 7-9 p.m., Oriental Institute, Breasted Hall, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-834-9777, free. Alain Bresson, of the U. of C., presents.