Calendar

Aug
23
Sun
Tour. Private Spaces Tour of the Robie House
Aug 23 @ 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.

Discussion. The Chicago Environmental Philosophy & Politics Study Group @ Hyde Park Free Theater
Aug 23 @ 1:00 pm

Discussion. The Chicago Environmental Philosophy & Politics Study Group. 1 p.m. Hyde Park Free Theater, 1448 E. 57th St. A reading and discussion group to examine fundamental questions in the philosophy of nature, theory of environment, and environmental politics. For more information, contact Jeremy Cohan at thusspokejeremy@gmail.com

Music. Concerts in Nichols Park
Aug 23 @ 1:55 pm – 2:55 pm

Music. Concerts in Nichols Park. Free. 4-6 p.m. Every Sunday throughout the summer.

Performance. Summer Sunday Concert Series @ Nichols Park
Aug 23 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Performance. Summer Sunday Concert Series. 4-6 p.m. Nichols Park, 1355 E. 53rd St. between Kenwood Ave. and Kimbark Ave. Featuring rock by The Ivorys. Open lawn seating-bring your own chairs.

Aug
24
Mon
Meeting. Special Service Area (SSA) Meeting @ Chicago Innovation Exchange (CIE)
Aug 24 @ 7:00 pm

Meeting. Special Service Area (SSA) Meeting. 7 p.m. Chicago Innovation Exchange (CIE), 1452 E. 53rd 2nd floor. Meetings from August 17 – October 17.

Aug
25
Tue
Activity. One Big Egyptian Mural @ Oriental Institute Museum
Aug 25 @ 10:30 am

Activity. One Big Egyptian Mural (Ages 5-12). Free. 10:30 a.m. Oriental Institute Museum. 1155 E. 58th St. 773-702-9507. Find out how those amazing Egyptian murals were made by helping us to create one from paper using the techniques and “rules” that make ancient Egyptian art so recognizable.

Meeting. Monthly 5th Ward Meeting with the Alderman @ South Shore Cultural Center
Aug 25 @ 6:00 pm

Meeting. Monthly 5th Ward Meeting with the Alderman. 6 p.m. South Shore Cultural Center, 7059 S. Shore Dr.

Meeting. Elm Park Advisory Council @ Nichols Park Field House
Aug 25 @ 6:30 pm

Meeting. Elm Park Advisory Council. 6:30 p.m. Nichols Park Field House, 1355 E. 53rd St. Meets on the last Tuesday of every month. All are welcome.

Aug
26
Wed
Worship. Open Space @ Bond Chapel
Aug 26 @ 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.

Activity. Committed Knitters @ Arts Incubator, Washington Park
Aug 26 @ 12:00 pm

Activity. Committed Knitters. Free. 12 p.m. Arts Incubator, Washington Park. Learn the basics of knitting and crocheting or make an experienced project and share ideas. All supplies provided.

Audition. Hyde Park Community Players Audition @ Augustana Lutheran Church
Aug 26 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Audition. Hyde Park Community Players Audition for Fall Production of the musical The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. Free. 5-9 p.m. Augustana Lutheran Church, 5500 S. Woodlawn Ave. Directed by Corinna Christman. Running Nov. 13-15, 20-22. Visit hydeparkcommunityplayers.org for more information.

Meeting. The Forty Plus Group @ Suite 306
Aug 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Meeting. The Forty Plus Group. 7-9 p.m. 1424-28 E. 53rd St., Suite 306. The Forty Plus Group includes, but is not limited to, individuals who identify as lesbian, bisexual, or transgender women who are at least 40 years of age. For more information or questions, email Phyllis Price at fortyplus@affinity95.org. Please bring a dish and/or beverage to share.

Movie. “The Wiz” @ Picnic grove behind South Shore Cultural Center
Aug 26 @ 8:00 pm

Movie. “The Wiz”, Movies in the Parks at South Shore. Free. 8 p.m. Picnic grove behind South Shore Cultural Center. Movies in the Parks shows screenings of classic movies under a nighttime sky.

Movie. “The Wiz” @ South Shore Cultural Center
Aug 26 @ 8:00 pm

Movie. “The Wiz”, Movies in the Parks at South Shore. Free. 8 p.m. Picnic grove behind South Shore Cultural Center. Movies in the Parks shows screenings of classic movies under a nighttime sky.

Aug
27
Thu
Event. Back to School-a-Palooza @ Blackstone Library
Aug 27 @ 11:00 am

Event. Back to School-a-Palooza. 11:00 a.m. Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave.Get ready for the start of school with the Chicago Public Library. Come learn more and celebrate with us at this special back-to-school concert for school-aged children. All are welcome.

Film. Alexander Nevsky @ Ida Noyes Hall
Aug 27 @ 7:00 pm

Film. Alexander Nevsky. General $5. 7 p.m. Ida Noyes Hall, 1212 E. 59th St. Historical drama about the battle between the people of Novgorod and the Teutonic Knights. Presented by Doc Films.

Aug
28
Fri
Film. Oslo @ Ida Noyes Hall
Aug 28 @ 7:00 pm

Film. Oslo, August 31st. General $5. 7 p.m. Ida Noyes Hall, 1212 E. 59th St. Honest and heartbreaking tale of young recovering drug addict. Presented by Doc Films.

Aug
29
Sat
Tour. Private Spaces Tour of the Robie House
Aug 29 @ 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. Annual Outdoor Summer Concert and Bake Sale @ Harold Washington Park
Aug 29 @ 12:00 pm

Event. Annual Outdoor Summer Concert and Bake Sale. 12 p.m. Harold Washington Park, 5200 S. Hyde Park Blvd. Violin, cello, and guitar students of all levels play selected pieces from the Suzuki Repertoire in Washington Park. Bring your picnic baskets and lunches.

Music. A Quest To Vibe @ The Promontory
Aug 29 @ 10:00 pm

Music. A Quest To Vibe. $20 advance/$25 at door. 10 p.m. The Promontory, 5311 S. Lake Park Ave. Featuring Ali Shaheed Muhammad of A Tribe Called Quest.