Calendar

Jun
8
Thu
Tai Chi Classes For Seniors and All Abilities @ TRC Senior Village
Jun 8 @ 11:00 am – 12:15 pm

Tai Chi Classes For Seniors and All Abilities. 11 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. TRC Senior Village, 346 E. 53rd St. Free will offering (Suggested $8). 630-234-5532. Expert instruction, seated and standing. Build balance and mobility, strength. Ongoing classes. Call 630-234-5532. Email: Annasyork@Gmail.Com.  Website: Www.Annayork.Ning.Com.

UC Service League Film Series @ HPAC @ Hyde Park Art Center
Jun 8 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

UC Service League Film Series @ HPAC. 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Avenue Chicago. Donation- Members $2, Non-member $5. 773-324-5520. UC service league will show the 2016 Japanese film “Our Little Sister” which follows three Sisters in their twenties who discover they have a teenage sister. For more information visit http://www.hydeparkart.org/events/2017-06-08-uc-service-league-film-series-hpac.

Jun
9
Fri
Queendom Recharge @ The Silver Room
Jun 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Queendom Recharge. 6 p.m.- 8 p.m. The Silver Room, 1506 E. 53rd St. $10 tickets. 773-947-0024. A fellowship aimed at recharging women and helping them engage in self-care and nurturing activities that replenish energy. For more information visit https://thesilverroom.com/pages/events.

Jun
10
Sat
Spring Work Day in Amanda’s Garden @ Ray Elementary School
Jun 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Spring Work Day in Amanda’s Garden. 10 a.m. – noon. Ray Elementary School, 5631 S. Kimbark Ave. The Ray School Garden Committee is inviting all who love to garden to a Spring Work Day in Amanda’s Garden at the corner of 56th Street and Kenwood Avenue. Children are also welcome. Work will consist of weeding and planting new plants throughout the garden. Volunteers will enjoy refreshments and a wiener roast. For information or to volunteer, please contact Andy Carter, Ray Garden Committee Chair, at 773-955-6621 or acarter@roosevelt.edu .

OWL Meeting @ Treasure Island, lower level community room
Jun 10 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

OWL Meeting. 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. Treasure Island, 1526 E. 55th St., lower level community room. The Hyde Park OustandingWomen Leaders (OWL), the Voice of Women 40+, invites everyone to attend their monthly program featuring a presentation and discussion by a special panel including Ald. Sophia King (4th), Ald. Leslie Hairston (5th), State Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie (D-25), State Rep. Christian Mitchell (D – 26) and State Sen. Kwame Raoul (D-13) (tentative). The panelists will give an update on state legislative efforts and the ongoing budget negotiations. Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle will share her efforts and the County Board’s to deal with their budget initiatives in light of the proposed Trump federal budget that was passed in the U.S. House of Representatives.The audience is encouraged to bring their questions and some treats to share with everyone. Hostess for the social time: Susan Rauen, Hospitality Chair. For more information and questions, contact: Dee Spiech, President, at 773-548-4228 or email djspiech@aol.com.

The Chicago Chorale: “Left Behind” by Maximilian Steinberg @ Hyde Park Union Church
Jun 10 @ 8:00 pm

The Chicago Chorale: “Left Behind” by Maximilian Steinberg. 8 p.m. Hyde Park Union Church, 5600 S. Woodlawn Ave. $25 general admission, $15 student with ID, tickets are $5 more at the door. 773-363-6063. For its final program of the season, Chorale presents the works of two exceptionally influential composers. Separated by 300+ years, Palestrina and Thompson both established styles that are traceable through the many composers who followed them. For more information visit http://www.chicagochorale.org/events-tickets/.

Jun
11
Sun
Closing-weekend Curator Tour: Classicisms @ Smart Museum of Art
Jun 11 @ 2:00 pm

Closing-weekend Curator Tour: Classicisms. 2 p.m. Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave. Free, but limited space. Advanced registration required. Co-curator Anne Leonard will give a tour that traces the shifting parameters of this aesthetic ideal across media, culture, and time. To register visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/curator-tour-classicisms-registration-31463494158

Jun
12
Mon
After School Learning Lab @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Jun 12 @ 2:45 pm – 6:45 pm

After School Learning Lab. 2:45 p.m. – 6:45 p.m. Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, 5480 S. Kenwood Ave. $21/day for students registered 5 days a week, $30/day for drop-in care. 773-643-4062. Children enjoy snack time followed by free play in the gym to regain concentration. They then move on to do homework with the help of HPNC instructors and University of Chicago student volunteers. For more information visit http://hpnclub.org/index.php/programs/after-school/.

Drop-In Hip Hop Arts Workshop @ Hyde Park Art Center
Jun 12 @ 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Drop-In Hip Hop Arts Workshop. 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave. Free. 773-324-5520. Graff, music production, slam poetry, and footworking taught by Kuumba Lynx Performance Ensemble. This event is held in conjunction with Public School. For more information visit http://www.hydeparkart.org/events/2017-06-12-drop-in-hip-hop-arts-workshop.

Jun
13
Tue
Self Education Forum. @ Hyde Park Art Center
Jun 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Self Education Forum. 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave. Free. 773-324-5520. Join Jim Duignan for an informal conversation on self education from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Self-education are ways of learning akin to the methods we used during our youth—observation, building to think, disciplining ourselves, and imagining outside the confines of school. The evenings will include a charrette from 7:00-8:00pm to write, draw, record, gather, and develop ideas and material for the next issue of the Trans Action newspaper. Trans Action, Dialogues in Trans Disciplinary Practice, Issue #3 on Self Education, is a joint newspaper project between Chicago and Dublin, Ireland that exchanges civic and socially engaged ideas and histories between our cities, organized by Jim Duignan and Fiona Whelan. For more information visit http://www.hydeparkart.org/events/2017-06-13-self-education-forum.

Kizomba Class @ The Silver Room
Jun 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Kizomba Class. 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. The Silver Room, 1506 E. 53rd St. $10 donation. 773-947-0024. Kizomba lesson with Shafeeha Monae. For more information visit https://thesilverroom.com/pages/events.

Jun
14
Wed
Chicago Style Steppin’ Learn It- Dance It @ Augustana Lutheran Church
Jun 14 @ 3:31 pm – 4:31 pm

Chicago Style Steppin’ Learn It- Dance It. 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Augustana Lutheran Church, 5500 S. Woodlawn Ave. $10/class or $80/12wks, Seniors (60+) and college students with ID: $7/class or $56/12wks. 773-493-6451. Celebrate Steppin Productions, in partnership with Chicago Hyde Park Village and Augustana Lutheran Church of Hyde Park, presents “Chicago Style Steppin”, a 12-week dance class that promises to be a fun, social and fitness event. Get ready to “Go all out on the Dance Floor” as instructor Steppin’ Rick Ball “steps” you into a healthier routine. Beginners welcome. For more informationvisit http://chpv.clubexpress.com/content.aspx?page_id=87&club_id=339585&item_id=648601.

Benefit Concert for Diane “L’il Sax” Ellis @ Logan Center for the Arts
Jun 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Benefit Concert for Diane “L’il Sax” Ellis. 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Logan Center for the Arts, 915 E. 60th St. $100 general tickets, $250 premium tickets. 773-702-2787. More than 30 jazz musicians are donating their talents at a June 14 benefit concert for Chicago public school teacher Diane “L’il’ Sax” Ellis. The All-Star lineup includes vocalists Dee Alexander, Maggie Brown, Joan Collaso and Bobbi Wilsyn, saxophonists Ari Brown, Richie Cole and Eric Schneider, pianists Miguel de la Cerna and Willie Pickens, trumpet players Orbert Davis and Victor Garcia, bassists Yosef Ben Israel, and Marlene Rosenberg with Charles Heath, Ernie Adams and Greg Artry on drums. For more information visit http://ticketsweb.uchicago.edu/shows/benefit%20concert%20for%20diane%20’l’il%20sax’%20ellis/events.

Jun
15
Thu
The Downtown Hyde Park Farmers Market @ Harper Court
Jun 15 @ 7:00 am – 1:00 pm

The Downtown Hyde Park Farmers Market. 7 a.m. – 1 p.m. Harper Court, 5235 S. Harper Court. The Hyde Park Farmers Market will feature more than a dozen local and regional farms and Hyde Park area vendors selling fresh fruits, vegetables, baked goods, homemade crafts, plants, flowers and more. With new vendors and a highly visible location, the Hyde Park Farmers Market promises to increase the variety and convenience for shoppers, inviting residents and tourists to “Get Fresh!” this season in Hyde Park. For more information visit secc-chicago.org.

Tai Chi Classes For Seniors and All Abilities @ TRC Senior Village
Jun 15 @ 11:00 am – 12:15 pm

Tai Chi Classes For Seniors and All Abilities. 11 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. TRC Senior Village, 346 E. 53rd St. Free will offering (Suggested $8). 630-234-5532. Expert instruction, seated and standing. Build balance, mobility, strength. Ongoing classes. Call 630-234-5532. Email: Annasyork@Gmail.Com.  Website: Www.Annayork.Ning.Com.

Grown Folks Stories @ The Silver Room
Jun 15 @ 10:00 pm

Grown Folks Stories. 10 p.m. The Silver Room, 1506 E. 53rd St. Free. 773-947-0024. At Grown Folks Stories participants can share any story they want in five minutes or less. No poetry, no reading, no over rehearsed stories, and most importantly no judging. For more information visit thesilverroom.com.

Jun
28
Wed
Chicago Style Steppin’ Learn It- Dance It @ Augustana Lutheran Church
Jun 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Chicago Style Steppin’ Learn It- Dance It. 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Augustana Lutheran Church, 5500 S. Woodlawn Ave. $10/class or $80/12wks, Seniors (60+) and college students with ID: $7/class or $56/12wks. 773-493-6451. Celebrate Steppin Productions, in partnership with Chicago Hyde Park Village and Augustana Lutheran Church of Hyde Park, presents “Chicago Style Steppin”, a 12-week dance class that promises to be a fun, social and fitness event. Get ready to “Go all out on the Dance Floor” as instructor Steppin’ Rick Ball “steps” you into a healthier routine. Beginners welcome. For more information visit http://chpv.clubexpress.com/content.aspx?page_id=87&club_id=339585&item_id=648601.

Jun
29
Thu
The Downtown Hyde Park Farmers Market @ Harper Court
Jun 29 @ 7:00 am – 1:00 pm

The Downtown Hyde Park Farmers Market. 7 a.m. – 1 p.m. Harper Court, 5235 S. Harper Court. The Hyde Park Farmers Market will feature more than a dozen local and regional farms and Hyde Park area vendors selling fresh fruits, vegetables, baked goods, homemade crafts, plants, flowers and more. With new vendors and a highly visible location, the Hyde Park Farmers Market promises to increase the variety and convenience for shoppers, inviting residents and tourists to “Get Fresh!” this season in Hyde Park. For more information visit http://www.secc-chicago.org/secc_chicago/events/farmers-market.

Tai Chi Classes For Seniors and All Abilities @ TRC Senior Village
Jun 29 @ 11:00 am – 12:15 pm

Tai Chi Classes For Seniors and All Abilities. 11 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. TRC Senior Village, 346 E. 53rd St. Free will Offering (Suggested $8). 630-234-5532. Expert instruction, seated and standing. Build balance, mobility and strength. Ongoing classes. Call 630-234-5532. Email: Annasyork@Gmail.Com.  Website: Www.Annayork.Ning.Com.

Everyday Heroes @ Blackstone Public Library
Jun 29 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Everyday Heroes. 3:30 p.m.- 4:30 p.m. Blackstone Public Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave. Free. 773-747-0511. Learn about and meet some of our community heroes that help us in our daily lives. Open to children of all ages. For more information visit https://chipublib.bibliocommons.com/events/search/fq=branch_location_id:(12)/event/591f0afbaedd513400c42084.