Archival Workshop. Free with museum admission. 2-4 p.m. DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th Pl. Learn preservation methods for works of art, photographs, audio and video recordings and ephemera.
“The Tempest.” 6:30 p.m. Nichols Park, 1355 E. 53rd St. The Hyde Park Community Players presents their first outdoor performance with William Shakespeare’s “The Tempest.” This abridged version—full of magic, dance, clowns and music—is appropriate for all ages. Bring a blanket or chair and a picnic dinner!
Wonder-full: Tribute to Stevie Wonder. $15-$20. 9 p.m. The Promontory, 5311 S. Lake Park Ave.
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.
The Bells of Summer: Kymberly Stone. Free. 5 p.m. Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave. Hour-long concerts on Rockefeller’s famed bells, which you can enjoy on the lawn with your picnic supper!
Movies in the Parks. Free. 7 p.m. Harold Washington Playlot Park, 5200 S. Hyde Park Blvd. Screening of “French Film.” All movies begin at dusk.
Movies in the Parks: “French Film.” 7 p.m. Harold Washington Playlot Park, 5200 S. Hyde Park Blvd.
Hyde Park Jazz Society Sunday Evening Jazz. $10 for adults, $5 for University students with ID or children. 7:30-11:30 p.m. Room 43, 1043 E. 43rd St. Featuring Bernard Scavella. Room 43 offers bar and good service, including a tasty selection of “Jazz Bites.”
Fantasy and Science Fiction Book Club. 6:30 p.m. Blackstone Public Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave. We will discuss “Ethan of Athos” by Lois McMaster Bujold.
One. Big. Egyptian. Mural. Free. 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St. Find out how those amazing Egyptian murals were made by helping us to create a giant chalk mural using the art “rules” of ancient Egypt that make their style so iconic. Recommended for ages 8 and up. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Drop-in anytime between 10am-12pm.
Protest Paraphernalia. Free. 10:30 a.m. Logan Center, Room 602, 915 E. 60th St. Express yourself through the creation of buttons, t-shirts, flags, posters and flyers. Participants will look at various protest ephemeral and begin to stage your own protest.
Beginning Salsa 101. $10. 5:30 p.m. Logan Center, Gray Center Lab Room 112, 915 E. 60th St. You will learn to lead and/or follow, partner technique and turn combinations. Bring yourself onto the dance floor and have a great time.
5th Ward Monthly Meeting. 6-8 p.m. Saieh Hall of Economics, University of Chicago, 5757 S. University Ave.
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.
Harper Court Summer Music Series. Free. 6-9 p.m. Harper Court, 5235 S. Harper Ct. Featuring Latin music from DJ El Caobo and DJ Kamani Rashad. Dance instructors will be available, demonstrating the classic moves of these unique dance styles.
Midweek on the Midway: Brave. 7 p.m. Midway Plaisance Center, 1130 Midway Plaisance on 59th Street between Ellis and Woodlawn Avenues. Activities begin at 7 p.m. and movies begin at 8 p.m. There will be Looney Tunes cartoons before each movie. Before the movie, the Chicago Archery Club will give children 8 years and up a free hands-on archery lesson. Families of all ages are welcome to watch the demonstration.
Family Workshop: Introduction to Hieroglyphs. $10 members/$14 non-members. 1:30-3:30 p.m. Oriental Institute Museum, 1155 E. 58th St. Learn the basics of Egyptian hieroglyphic writing system and discover some sneaky tips that will have you readings some ancient Egyptian artifacts in no time. Explore the differences and similarities between hieroglyphs and the writing system used for English. For kids ages 5-12. Registration is required.
Transport and Travel Thursdays. 3:30 p.m. Blackstone Public Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave. This program will look at how people travel yesterday, today and tomorrow around the world. Flying Cars to the Future-Explore the idea of flying cars and other possible future transport. For ages 6 and up.
U. of C. Community Meeting. 6-7 p.m. Saieh Hall, Room 141, 5757 S. University Ave. Open to the public.
Fly Mother Goose Fly. 10:30 a.m. Blackstone Public Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave. Fly Mother Goose Fly is an interactive program with simple picture books, nursery rhymes, puppets, musical instruments and movements. Designed for ages 0 to 18 months.
Hashtag Lunchbag. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. The Promontory, 5311 S. Lake Park Ave. Assemble lunches for the homeless. $10 suggested donation to cover the cost of food.
Theatre Y Macbeth Book Club Party. 1 p.m. Blackstone Public Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave. Celebrate the Shakespeare 400 Chicago Festival at the library with Theatre Y. Read Shakespeare’s Macbeth and come to discuss the play with actors from Theatre Y who will perform a scene from the play.