Calendar

Mar
20
Fri
Film Screening. “Bound: Africans versus African Americans.” @ DuSable Museum of African American History, Ames Auditorium
Mar 20 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Film Screening. “Bound: Africans versus African Americans.” 7-9 p.m., DuSable Museum of African American History, Ames Auditorium, 740 E. 56th Place, 773-947-0600, $10. A screening of Peres Owino’s 2014 film. To buy tickets, visit thedusablemuseum.eventbrite.com.

Mar
21
Sat
Sunday Evening Jazz @ Room 43
Mar 21 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 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 bassist Marlene Rosenberg.

Teacher Program. “Educator Welcome Day: Builders, Makers, Engineers.” @ Oriental Institute
Mar 21 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Teacher Program. “Educator Welcome Day: Builders, Makers, Engineers.” 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9507, $15-40. U. of C. Ph.D. candidate Megaera Lorenz presents. Program recommended for art and STEM teachers. Participants may earn 3 CPDUs. To register, visit oi.uchicago.edu/register.

Workshop. Lego Architects @ Robie House
Mar 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Workshop. Lego Architects. 10 a.m.-noon, Robie House, 5757 S. Woodlawn Ave., 312-994-4000, gowright.org, $5 per child, free for accompanying adults. Participants use Legos to create a 3D model of a floor plan design. Visit gowright.org to buy the required advance tickets. Appropriate for children ages 6 and up with an adult.

Book Discussion @ Blackstone Library
Mar 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Book Discussion. 1-2:30 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4944 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Participants discuss Erin Morgenstern’s “The Night Circus.”

Author Talk @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
Mar 21 @ 3:00 pm

Author Talk. 3 p.m., Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-752-4381. With Gary Wills, author of “The Future of the Catholic Church with Pope Francis.”

Mar
22
Sun
Author Discussion @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
Mar 22 @ 4:00 pm

Author Discussion. 4 p.m., Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-752-4381. With activist wife-and-husband duo Bill Ayers and Bernardine Dohrn, and Jeanne Bishop, author of “Change of Heart: Justice, Mercy, and Making Peace with My Sister’s Killer.”

Mar
24
Tue
Preschool Story Time @ Blackstone Library
Mar 24 @ 10:30 am

Preschool Story 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.

Mar
25
Wed
Sensory Play and Art @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, art room
Mar 25 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Sensory Play and Art. 10 a.m.-noon, every Wednesday, Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, art room, 5480 S. Kenwood Ave., 773-643-4062, hpnclub.org, $9 drop-in, $50 10-day pass, $65 monthly pass.

Worship. Open Space @ Bond Chapel
Mar 25 @ 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.

Epic Wednesday: Spring Equinox @ Oriental Institute
Mar 25 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Epic Wednesday: Spring Equinox. 5-8 p.m., Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9507, $15 non-members, $12 U. of C. staff and members, $10 U. of C. students, $10 per person for groups of more than five and free for Young Professional Leader members. A special evening event featuring a tour of the museum’s galleries, live music, trivia and food and drink.

Family Fun @ Blackstone Library
Mar 25 @ 6:00 pm

Family Fun. 6 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.

Despres Family Memorial Lecture @ Blackstone Library
Mar 25 @ 6:30 pm

Despres Family Memorial Lecture. 6:30 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4944 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Author Eric May discusses his first novel, “Bedrock Faith,” as part of a monthly lecture presented by the Friends of Blackstone Library. For more information, visit friendsofblackstone.wordpress.com.

Author Talk @ Logan Center
Mar 25 @ 7:00 pm

Author Talk. 7 p.m., Logan Center, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787. With Kazuo Ishiguro, author of “The Buried Giant.”

Mar
26
Thu
Thursday Toddler Time @ Blackstone Library
Mar 26 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 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 crafts for children up to age 2.

Homeschool Workshop: Not Pi @ Oriental Institute
Mar 26 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Homeschool Workshop: Not Pi. 1:30-3:30 p.m., Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9507, $16 non-members (one child plus adult), $10 members (one child plus adult), $8 per additional non-member, $5 per additional member. Kids learn about math through history. Open to children ages 5 to 12. Register at oi.uchicago.edu/register.

Mar
27
Fri
Girl Scouts @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Mar 27 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

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

Dance Party Fun with Xbox @ Blackstone Library
Mar 27 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Dance Party Fun with Xbox. 3:30-4:30 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4944 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. A chance to compete in a dancing game for the Xbox.

Author Talk @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
Mar 27 @ 6:00 pm

Author Talk. 6 p.m., Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-752-4381. With Aron Dunlap, author of “Lacan and Religion.”

ChakaFest 2015 @ Hyde Park Art Center
Mar 27 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

ChakaFest 2015. 6-10 p.m., Hyde Park Art Center, 5520 S. Cornell Ave., 773-324-5520, hydeparkart.org. A free fundraiser featuring music by and inspired by Chaka Khan, snacks and a cash bar. For more information, or to R.S.V.P., visit hydeparkart.org.