Calendar

Jan
25
Sun
Gallery Walk-Through @ Renaissance Society, Cobb Hall
Jan 25 @ 12:00 pm

Gallery Walk-Through. Noon, Renaissance Society, Cobb Hall, 5811 S. Ellis Ave., 773-702-8670, free. Hamza Walker, associate curator and director of education at the Renaissance Society, gives a tour of Mathias Poledna’s self-titled exhibition currently on display.

Concert @ Logan Center, performance hall
Jan 25 @ 3:30 pm

Concert. 3 p.m., Logan Center, performance hall, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, $25 general admission, $5 students. The Pacifica Quartet performs, preceded by a 2 p.m. pre-concert lecture. To buy tickets, visit ticketsweb.uchicago.edu.

Concert. “Dear Father: The Book Concert.” @ DuSable Museum of African American History
Jan 25 @ 7:00 pm

Concert. “Dear Father: The Book Concert.” 7 p.m., DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th Place, 773-947-0600, $30 at the door, $25 advance tickets. Grammy Award-winning poet and author J. Ivy performs with his band and special musical guests for the Jan. 27 release of his new book, “Dear Father: Breaking the Cycle of Pain.” Doors open at 6 p.m. To buy tickets, visit bit.ly/1AkXmUy.

Jan
26
Mon
Drop-In Childcare Information Session @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Jan 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Drop-In Childcare Information Session. Noon-1 p.m., Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, 5480 S. Kenwood Ave., 773-643-4062, hpnclub.org.

Jan
27
Tue
Tuesday Toddler Time @ Blackstone Library
Jan 27 @ 10:15 am

Tuesday Toddler Time. 10:30 a.m., Blackstone Library, 4944 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Picture books, activities and crafts for children ages 2-3.

Worship. Open Space @ Bond Chapel
Jan 27 @ 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.

Jan
28
Wed
Worship. Open Space @ Bond Chapel
Jan 28 @ 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.

Worship. Open Space @ Bond Chapel
Jan 28 @ 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.

Exhibit Tour @ Hyde Park Art Center
Jan 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Exhibit Tour. Noon-1 p.m., Hyde Park Art Center, 5520 S. Cornell Ave., 773-324-5520, hydeparkart.org. A tour of the Center’s current exhibit, “Ground Floor.”

Talk @ Swift Hall, common room
Jan 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm

Talk. Noon-1:15 p.m. Swift Hall, common room, 1025 E. 58th St., 773-702-8200, $5. U. of C. Student Counseling Service clinical psychologist Michael Pietres presents as part of the Divinity School’s Wednesday Lunch program. Vegetarian meal included. To R.S.V.P., send an e-mail to divnitylunch@gmail.com.

Zen Meditation at Rockefeller @ Rockefeller Chapel
Jan 28 @ 5:00 pm – 6:45 pm

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

Family Fun Wednesdays @ Blackstone Library
Jan 28 @ 6:00 pm

Family Fun Wednesdays. 6 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4944 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. A chance for families to play classic board games, listen to stories and make crafts.

Lecture. “On Sight and Insight.” @ Blackstone Library
Jan 28 @ 6:00 pm

Lecture. “On Sight and Insight.” 6 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4944 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. A conversation on blindness with James Kesteloot, former executive director of Chicago Lighthouse, and Rachel DeWoskin, author of “Blind,” as part of the Friends of Blackstone Library’s Despres Family Memorial Lecture Series.

Talk. “Jewish Liturgy 101.” @ Disciples Divinity House
Jan 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Talk. “Jewish Liturgy 101.” 7-8:30 p.m., Disciples Divinity House, 1156 E. 57th St., 773-702-8200. U. of C. graduate student Emilie Amar-Zifkin presents.

Jan
29
Thu
Thursday Toddler Time @ Blackstone Library
Jan 29 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am

Thursday Toddler Time. 10:30 a.m. and 11:15 a.m., Blackstone Library, 4944 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Picture books, activities and songs for infants to children age 3.

Homeschool Workshop. “All Bones About It.” @ Oriental Institute
Jan 29 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Homeschool Workshop. “All Bones About It.” 1:30-3:30 p.m., Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9507, $16 non-members, $10 members, $8 each additional non-member, $5 each additional member. A crash course in bioarchaeology for kids. To register, visit oi.uchicago.edu.

Tea Time Concert. @ Fulton Hall
Jan 29 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Tea Time Concert. 4:30-5:30 p.m., Fulton Hall, 5845 S. Ellis Ave., 773-702-8484, free. Pianist Amy Briggs performs as part of Fulton Hall’s Tea Time Concert Series. Complimentary tea and cookies will be served at 4:15 p.m.

Author Talk. @ Classics Building, room 110
Jan 29 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Author Talk. 5-6:30 p.m., Classics Building, room 110, 1010 E. 59th St., 773-702-7721. Laurence Ralph, of Harvard University, presents on his book, “Renegade Dreams: Living Through Injury in Gangland Chicago.”

Film Screening. “The Punk Singer.” @ Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality, room 105
Jan 29 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Film Screening. “The Punk Singer.” 6-8 p.m., Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality, room 105, 5733 S. University Ave., 773-702-9936. With Sini Anderson, director of the 2013 biopic on Bikini Kill lead singer Kathleen Hanna.

Reading @ Logan Center, seminar terrace 801
Jan 29 @ 6:00 pm

Reading. 6 p.m., Logan Center, seminar terrace 801, 915 E. 60th St., 773-834-8524. Poet Daniel Borzutzky presents.