Calendar

Feb
3
Wed
Tour. Gallery Highlight Tour @ Oriental Institute Museum
Feb 3 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Tour. Gallery Highlight Tour. Free. 6:30-7 p.m. Oriental Institute Museum, 1155 E. 58th St. Explore the ancient world with a 30-minute docent lead tour through the galleries.

Performance. WBEZ’s Podcast Passport: Shannon Cason’s Homemade Storie @ The Promontory
Feb 3 @ 8:00 pm

Performance. WBEZ’s Podcast Passport: Shannon Cason’s Homemade Stories. $20. 8 p.m. The Promontory, 5311 S. Lake Park Ave. The WBEZ Podcast Passport is a series of 5 live tapings featuring your favorite podcasts, each from a different Chicago venue. We take you on a tour from Rogers Park to Hyde Park and neighborhoods in between, bringing you closer to the stories, the personalities and the city you love.

Feb
4
Thu
Music. Avery Sunshine & Krystal Metcalfe @ The Promontory
Feb 4 @ 8:00 pm

Music. Avery Sunshine & Krystal Metcalfe. $20-40. 8 p.m. The Promontory, 5311 S. Lake Park Ave.

Feb
5
Fri
Family. Mother Goose on the Loose @ Blackstone Library
Feb 5 @ 10:00 am

Family. Mother Goose on the Loose. 10 a.m. Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave. Mother Goose on the Loose is an interactive program for simple picture books, nursery rhymes, puppets, musical instruments and movements. Designed for babies from 0 to 18 months.

Event. Snoozeum @ Museum of Science and Industry
Feb 5 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Event. Snoozeum. $65. 5:30 p.m.-8:30 a.m. Museum of Science and Industry, 5700 S. Lake Shore Dr. Spend the night at the MSI! Open to groups of both boys and girls ages 6-12, as well as families with children ages 6-12. Tickets include overnight admission, parking, an Omnimax film, activities and breakfast. Space is limited and pre-registration is required.

Event. Ladies Night Out @ Jimmi Skoul’s
Feb 5 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Event. Ladies Night Out. 7-10 p.m. Jimmi Skoul’s, 8126 S. Stony Island Ave. Join Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority (5656 S Stony Island Ave) to raise awareness and help end heart disease and stroke in women. An evening to sip, shop and socialize while learning to save a life. Free blood pressure screening and free hands-on CPR training. Wear red.

Performance. Third Coast Percussion @ International House
Feb 5 @ 7:30 pm

Performance. Third Coast Percussion. $25/$5 for students. 7:30 p.m. International House, 1414 E. 59th St. The ever-inventive Third Coast Percussion brings the idea of using a single type of material in performance.

Feb
6
Sat
Tour. Private Spaces Tour of the Robie House
Feb 6 @ 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.

Family. Game Day
Feb 6 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Family. Game Day. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave. Play board games all day long. Learn new games and enjoy some of your old favorites. For adults and kids 9 and up.

Family. Mad Hatters @ Blackstone Library
Feb 6 @ 11:00 am

Family. Mad Hatters. 11 a.m. Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave. Join us for a fun program filled with books, poems, songs and lots of hats! This program is sponsored by the Junior Leagues of Chicago. Open to children ages 3-9 and their families.

Family. Family Day: Cruzin’ the Cosmos @ Smart Museum of Art
Feb 6 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Family. Family Day: Cruzin’ the Cosmos. Free. 1-4 p.m. Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave. This Saturday, go on a trip to the moon and stars with Chicago artist Joseph G. Cruz. Create amazing space drawings with real powder from a meteorite, make paper pinhole constellations for your bedroom, excavate designs by scratching into surfaces, and even play in our “moonrock” exploration bin. All materials provided. Activities best for kids ages 4-12, accompanied by an adult.

Event. “Getting the Vote Out.” @ Treasure Island, Community Room
Feb 6 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Event. “Getting the Vote Out.” 1:30-3 p.m. Treasure Island, Community Room, 1526 E. 55th St. Monthly meeting for the Hyde Park O.W.L.

Event. Opening Reception @ The Renaissance Society, Cobb Hall 4th Floor
Feb 6 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Event. Opening Reception. 4-7 p.m. The Renaissance Society, Cobb Hall 4th Floor, 5811 S. Ellis Ave. Join us to celebrate the opening of “Secrets of a Trumpet”, Peter Wächtler’s first solo museum exhibition in the United States.

Event. John Donvan & Caren Zucker – “In a Different Key: The Story of Autism” @ UChicago Hillel
Feb 6 @ 5:00 pm

Event. John Donvan & Caren Zucker – “In a Different Key: The Story of Autism” – UChicago Hillel – Institute of Politics – Illinois Science Council. Free. 5 p.m. UChicago Hillel, 5715 S. Woodlawn Ave. John Donvan & Caren Zucker will read from “In a Different Key: The Story of Autism.” There will be a reception and signing following the talk.

Music. University Chamber Orchestra: Everyone Loves Previews! @ Logan Center, Performance Hall
Feb 6 @ 8:00 pm

Music. University Chamber Orchestra: Everyone Loves Previews! Free. 8 p.m. Logan Center, Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St. The University Chamber Orchestra invites you to enjoy a sneak peek of the March 2016 production of Gilbert and Sullivan’s “Princess Ida” with orchestra and principal cast.