Calendar

Jun
27
Sat
Tour. Private Spaces Tour of the Robie House
Jun 27 @ 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, flwright.org, $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.

Event. Pride Month Author Talk-Tina Fakhrid-Deen: Let’s Get This Straight. @ Blackstone Branch
Jun 27 @ 1:00 pm

Event. Pride Month Author Talk-Tina Fakhrid-Deen: Let’s Get This Straight. 1:00 p.m. Free. Blackstone Branch. 4904 S. Lake Park Ave. 312-747-0511. chipublib.org/blackstone. Author Tina Fakrid-Deen will talk about her book Let’s Get This Straight: The Ultimate Handbook for Youth with LGBTQ Parents. This book seeks to combat gender parent to provide them with the tools to combat homophobia and take pride in alternative family structures, and speak out against injustice.

Jun
28
Sun
Tour. Private Spaces Tour of the Robie House
Jun 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, flwright.org, $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.

4th Ward Democratic monthly meeting @ Monumental Baptist
Jun 28 @ 10:00 am

4th Ward Democratic monthly meeting. 10 a.m. Monumental Baptist. 729 E Oakwood Blvd Chicago, IL 60653

Performance. Resurrection Music Series Presents Eine Kleine Sommer. @ St. Thomas The Apostle Church
Jun 28 @ 6:30 pm

Performance. Resurrection Music Series Presents Eine Kleine Sommer. St. Thomas The Apostle Church. 5472 S. Kimbark Ave. 773-324-2626. A fundraising benefit concert to support the music ministry of St. Thomas The Apostle Church. Featuring selections by Bach, Mozart, Schubert and Straussmusik.

Jun
29
Mon
Job Fair Sponsored by Will Burns @ MLK Center
Jun 29 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Job Fair Sponsored by Will Burns. 10 a.m.-noon. MLK Center. 4314 S. Cottage Grove Ave. This job fair is hosted by Ald. Burns. Local employers will be onsite so please bring your resume and wear business attire.

Event. Fantasy and Science Fiction Book Club @ Blackstone Branch
Jun 29 @ 6:30 pm

Event. Fantasy and Science Fiction Book Club. 6:30 p.m. Free. Blackstone Branch. 4904 S. Lake Park Ave. (312) 747-0511. chipublib.org/blackstone. Discussion about the book The Bone Season by Samantha Shannon.Meeting

Jul
1
Wed
Worship. Open Space @ Bond Chapel
Jul 1 @ 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.

Screening. Doc Films: A Farewell to Arms @ Ida Noyes Hall, Max Palevsky Cinema
Jul 1 @ 7:00 pm

Screening. Doc Films: A Farewell to Arms. 7 p.m. General admission is $5. Ida Noyes Hall, Max Palevsky Cinema 1212 East 59th Street. 773-702-8574. The first film adaptation of Ernest Hemingway’s works, this movie won the praise of just about everyone except the ever-curmudgeonly author. 

Jul
2
Thu
Exhibit. Explore & Soar: Hubble 25 @ Blackstone Library
Jul 2 @ 10:00 am

Exhibit. Explore & Soar: Hubble 25. 10 a.m. Free. Blackstone, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave. 312-747-0511. Celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Hubble space telescope and view the solar system through its extraordinary images.

Fitness. Tai Chi-Qigong Class @ TRC Senior Village
Jul 2 @ 11:00 am

Fitness. Tai Chi-Qigong Class. 11 a.m. TRC Senior Village. 346 E. 53rd St. 630-234-5532. Tai Chi Classes for all abilities taught by certified teacher Anna York. Suggested donation of $8. 

Gallery Talk @ Oriental Institute Museum
Jul 2 @ 12:15 pm

Gallery Talk. Lunchtime Traveler Series–When History Meets Theatre: Mesopotamian Artifacts Inspire a Contemporary Performance. 12:15 p.m. Free. Oriental Institute Museum, 1155 E. 58th St. 773-702-9507. Explore the ancient world with a 45-minute gallery talk in the Oriental Institute Museum.  

Jul
3
Fri
Exhibit. Residency Ends: Mahmoud Khaled @ Hyde park Art Center
Jul 3 @ 12:00 pm

Exhibit. Residency Ends: Mahmoud Khaled. 12 p.m. Free. Hyde park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave. 773-324-5520. Mahmoud Khaled mixes photography and video with sculptural forms, sound and text and creates subjects who are often unconventional. This is the last day of the Khaled exhibit. 

Workshop @ Hyde Park Union Church
Jul 3 @ 7:00 pm

Workshop. Taizé Worship At Hyde Park Union Church. 7 p.m. 5600 S. Woodlawn Ave. 773-363-6063. Taizé Worhship is a global movement of contemplative prayer and song that brings together Catholics and Protestants looking for personal and spiritual growth. 

Jul
4
Sat
Tour. Private Spaces Tour of the Robie House
Jul 4 @ 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, flwright.org, $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.

Event. 4th on 53rd July Parade and Picnic @ Hyde Park Bank parking lot
Jul 4 @ 10:00 am

Event. 4th on 53rd July Parade and Picnic. 10 a.m. Free. Hyde Park Bank parking lot. 54th Street and Old Lake Park Avenue. Put on your marching shoes and bust out your American flags for an old-fashioned Fourth of July in Hyde Park. The 24th annual 4th on 53rd Parade lineup includes more than 150 Kenwood High School band members and cheerleaders, Steve Thomas and the Hyde Park Hot Five Plus Two, Perfect Pitch, Bryant and the Blues Kings, ITwirl Dance, the Girl Scouts of Hyde Park color guard, Boy Scout Troop 599, the International Horsemen’s League and many more groups.

Jul
5
Sun
Tour. Private Spaces Tour of the Robie House
Jul 5 @ 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, flwright.org, $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.

Performance @ Rockefeller Chapel
Jul 5 @ 5:00 pm

Performance. The Bells of Summer 50: Gijsbert Kok City Carillonneur, The Hague, The Netherlands. 5 p.m. Free. Rockefeller Chapel. 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave. For the 50th season of The Bells of Summer, performers from every continent except Antarctica play while guests picnic on the Rockefeller lawns. 

Jul
7
Tue
Event. Mad Science of Chicago presents: 3-2-1…Blast-Off! @ Blackstone Library
Jul 7 @ 1:30 pm

Event. Mad Science of Chicago presents: 3-2-1…Blast-Off! (Summer Learning Challenge). 1:30 p.m. Free. Blackstone, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave.(312) 747-0511. Take one giant leap for discovering the science of the solar system, space flight, and surveying the Martian surface. Recommended for children ages 6-13.  

Event. The HPVillage Salon – Eat, Talk And Be Friendly! @ The Snail restaurant
Jul 7 @ 4:30 pm

Event. The HPVillage Salon – Eat, Talk And Be Friendly! 4:30 p.m. Free. The Snail restaurant. 1649 E. 55th St. On the First Tuesday of every month, Villagers are invited to join The Salon, a changing group of compatible members who like to socialize and eat. For further information call Jennette Rader (773)-753-4678.