Calendar

May
19
Tue
Tot Lot. @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
May 19 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Tot Lot. 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, 5480 S. Kenwood Ave.,773-643-4062, hpnclub.org. $9 drop-in, $50 10-day pass, $65 monthly pass.

Preschool Story Time @ Blackstone Library
May 19 @ 10:30 am

Preschool Story Time. 10:30 a.m., Blackstone Library, 4944 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Stories and crafts for children ages 2-3.

Concert @ Oriental Institute, Breasted Hall
May 19 @ 2:00 pm

Concert. 2 p.m., Oriental Institute, Breasted Hall, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9507, free. Salaam performs North African and Middle Eastern music. To register, visit oi.uchicago.edu/register.

May
20
Wed
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
May 20 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Tot Lot. 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, 5480 S. Kenwood Ave.,773-643-4062, hpnclub.org. $9 drop-in, $50 10-day pass, $65 monthly pass.

Worship. Open Space @ Bond Chapel
May 20 @ 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.

Teacher Appreciation Night @ Oriental Institute
May 20 @ 5:00 pm

Teacher Appreciation Night. 5 p.m., Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9507, free. A chance to take tours, meet U. of C. staff and listen to featured speaker Tanya Trepto, co-curator of the Oriental Institute’s current exhibit, “A Cosmopolitan City: Muslims, Christians, and Jews in Old Cairo.” Open to all teachers and school administrators of all disciplines and grade levels. CPDUs available.

Author Conversation @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
May 20 @ 6:00 pm

Author Conversation. 6 p.m., Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-752-4381. Rory Fanning, author of “Worth Fighting for: An Army Ranger’s Journey Out of the Military and Across America,” speaks with Hyde Park activist Bill Ayers.

Concert @ Blackstone Library
May 20 @ 6:30 pm

Concert. 6:30 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4944 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Pianist Donna Lee Fackenthal performs Bach and Samuel Barber as part of the Music Teachers of Hyde Park Artist Series.

Family Fun @ Blackstone Library
May 20 @ 6:30 pm

Family Fun. 6:30 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4944 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. A chance for families to listen to stories, play board games and make crafts. For all ages.

May
22
Fri
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
May 22 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Tot Lot. 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, 5480 S. Kenwood Ave., 773-643-4062, hpnclub.org, $9 drop-in, $50 10-day pass, $65 monthly pass.

Girl Scouts @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
May 22 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Girl Scouts. 3-5 p.m., Friday, April 10, and Friday, April 24, Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, 5480 S. Kenwood Ave., 773-643-4062, hpnclub.org. For more information, call Laura Stern at 773-387-4488.

May
23
Sat
Boy Scouts Archaeology Workshop @ Oriental Institute
May 23 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Boy Scouts Archaeology Workshop. 9 a.m.-noon, Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., Chicago, 773-702-9507, oi.uchicago.edu, $20 non-members, $15 members. Participants work toward earning an archaeology merit badge. Register at oi.uchicago.edu/register.

Family Program @ Oriental Institute
May 23 @ 1:00 pm

Family Program. 1 p.m., Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9507, free. Children up to age 12 learn about writing and take a writing-themed tour of the galleries. To register, visit oi.uchicago.edu/register.

Author Conversation @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 57th Street Books
May 23 @ 3:30 pm

Author Conversation. 3 p.m., Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 57th Street Books, 1301 E. 57th St., 773-684-1300. Jay Galen, author of “Educating for Insurgency: The Roles of Young People in Schools of Poverty,” speaks with Hyde Park activist Bill Ayers.

May
24
Sun
Sunday Evening Jazz @ Room 43
May 24 @ 7:30 pm – 11:30 pm

Sunday Evening Jazz. 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. The Hyde Park Jazz Society presents the John Wesley Quintet.

May
25
Mon
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
May 25 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Tot Lot. 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, 5480 S. Kenwood Ave., 773-643-4062, hpnclub.org, $9 drop-in, $50 10-day pass, $65 monthly pass.

May
27
Wed
Worship. Open Space @ Bond Chapel
May 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.

Seminar @ U. of C. Institute of Politics
May 27 @ 4:30 pm

Seminar. 4:30 p.m., U. of C. Institute of Politics, 5707 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-834-4671, free. CNN and ESPN columnist LZ Granderson presents as part of his U. of C. Institute of Politics fellow seminar series, “Beyond the Box Score.” For more information, or to RSVP, visit uchipolitics.eventbrite.com.

Lecture. “From Fustat to Cairo: The Many Meanings of ‘Old Cairo.’” @ Oriental Institute, Breasted Hall
May 27 @ 5:00 pm

Lecture. “From Fustat to Cairo: The Many Meanings of ‘Old Cairo.’” 5 p.m., Oriental Institute, Breasted Hall, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9507, free. Donald Whitcomb, of the Oriental Institute, presents.

Discussion. “Reporting from the Frontline.” @ Chicago Theological Seminary
May 27 @ 6:00 pm

Discussion. “Reporting from the Frontline.” 6 p.m., Chicago Theological Seminary, 1407 E. 60th St., 773-834-4671, free. War correspondants Richard Engle, of NBC, and Jon Lee Anderson, of The New Yorker, discuss conflict reporting. For more information, or to RSVP, visit uchipolitics.eventbrite.com