Calendar

Jun
17
Wed
2015 Sounds of History Jazz Lineup @ DuSable Museum
Jun 17 @ 6:00 pm

2015 Sounds of History Jazz Lineup. 6 p.m., DuSable Museum, 740 E. 56th Pl., 773-947-0600, free. Tribute to George Benson, Wes Montgomery and Kenny Burrell, featuring Michael Ross, Curtis Robinson and Henry Johnson. Reserve tables on the patio are available for purchase. 

Jun
18
Thu
Explore & Soar Thursdays-Experience our Wonderful Universe @ Blackstone Library
Jun 18 @ 3:30 pm

Explore & Soar Thursdays-Experience our Wonderful Universe 3:30 p.m. Free Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave. chipublib.org/blackstone. (312) 747-0511 Celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Hubble space telescope and view our solar system through its extraordinary images. Open to children ages 6-11.

Panel discussion. “2054, A Smart Odyssey.” @ Smart Museum
Jun 18 @ 6:00 pm

Panel discussion. “2054, A Smart Odyssey.” 6 p.m., Smart Museum, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave., 773-702-0200, free. Register at smartmuseum.uchicago.edu/calendar/register

Jun
19
Fri
Community Bookbinding with Regin Igloria @ Hyde Park Free Theater
Jun 19 @ 4:00 pm

Community Bookbinding with Regin Igloria. 4 p.m. $15 per 2 hour session. . The Hyde Park Free Theater 1448 E 57th Street. Learn to bind your own books and become a part of a new neighborhood archive on the south side.

Jun
20
Sat
Tour. Private Spaces Tour of the Robie House
Jun 20 @ 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.

Primary Stars Book Club @ Blackstone Library
Jun 20 @ 11:00 am

Primary Stars Book Club. 11:00 a.m. Free. Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave. chipublib.org/blackstone. (312) 747-0511. If you are a 1st, 2nd, 3rd grader and like to read check out the discussion of The Red Pyramid: the graphic novel by Rick Riordan adapted by Orpheus Collar. Open to children 6-9.

Adult Book Discussion @ Blackstone Library
Jun 20 @ 1:00 pm

Adult Book Discussion. 1:00 p.m. Free. Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave. chipublib.org/blackstone. (312) 747-0511. Discussion of Still Life with Bread Crumbs by Anna Quindlen. A book about professional photographer, Rebecca Winter’s career is in the dumps, her income shaky, so she flees NYC to the middle of nowhere only to find that there is more to life than what she sees through her camera lens.

Film screening. “Annie.” @ DuSable Museum, Sunken Garden
Jun 20 @ 7:00 pm

Film screening. “Annie.” Starts at dusk, DuSable Museum, Sunken Garden, 740 E. 56th Pl., 773-947-0600. A screening of the 2014 film.

Jun
21
Sun
Tour. Private Spaces Tour of the Robie House
Jun 21 @ 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.

Jun
24
Wed
Worship. Open Space @ Bond Chapel
Jun 24 @ 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.

Jun
25
Thu
Exhibit. Gabriel Sierra. Renaissance Society @ Renaissance Society, Cobb Hall
Jun 25 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Exhibit. Gabriel Sierra. Renaissance Society. Free. 5811 S. Ellis Ave., Cobb Hall 418. 773-702-8670 renaissancesociety.org. Bogotá-based artist Gabriel Sierra’s new site-specific exhibition at the Renaissance Society is his first solo exhibition in the United States. Runs until June 28.

Event. The Stars, Sun, Moon & Other Celestial Bodies (Summer Learning Challenge) @ Blackstone Branch
Jun 25 @ 11:00 am

Event. The Stars, Sun, Moon & Other Celestial Bodies (Summer Learning Challenge) 11 a.m. Free. Blackstone Branch. 4904 S. Lake Park Ave. (312) 747-0511. chipublib.org/blackstone. Storyteller Linda Gorham will share her favorite interactive folktales and myths. Recommended for children ages 7-11.

The Stars, Sun, Moon & Other Celestial Bodies (Summer Learning Challenge) @ Blackstone Library
Jun 25 @ 11:00 am

The Stars, Sun, Moon & Other Celestial Bodies (Summer Learning Challenge). 11:00 a.m. Free. Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave. chipublib.org/blackstone. (312) 747-0511. Storyteller Linda Gorham will share her favorite interactive folktales and myths that helped cultures all over the world explain all the wonderful things we see in the sky. Recommended for children ages 7-11.

Jun
26
Fri
Screening. “B Love” Sneak Peek and reception @ Centers for Gender/Race Studies, Community Room (105)
Jun 26 @ 6:30 pm

Screening. “B Love” Sneak Peek and reception. 6:30 p.m. Centers for Gender/Race Studies, Community Room (105). 5733 South University. 773-702-8063 http://bit.ly/1SBpOwL. Set in Chicago, B Love is an experimental romantic short film! A screening of Shahari Moore & Christine List’s “Swimmin’ Lesson,” and a sneak peek at the director’s cut of “B Love” will follow the reception.

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.