Calendar

Mar
24
Fri
Book discussion: Photography and Humor @ Seminary Book Co-op
Mar 24 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Book discussion: Photography and Humor. Free with RSVP. 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Seminary Book Co-op 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave. Author Louis Kaplan discusses his book about finding humor in photography. 773-752-4381 rsvp at https://www.facebook.com/events/949334611835436/

Spring Festival of Eastern European Dance and Music @ International House
Mar 24 @ 8:00 pm – Mar 25 @ 12:00 am

Spring Festival of Eastern European Dance and Music. 8 p.m.-midnight. International House 1414 E. 59th St. A three day festival of Eastern European Music and Dance. Balkan, Eastern European, and Mediterranean dance, music and culture. The festival will include dance, music, singing workshops, concerts, culture sessions, and evening dance parties with live music. This is one of the largest and most significant festivals of its type and attracts participants from across the US and Canada. Price packages vary. http://www.balkanskiigri.com/spring-festival-details.html 773-753-2270

Mar
25
Sat
Discussion: Building a Culture of Peace for the Children of the World @ Blackstone Public Library
Mar 25 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm

Discussion: Building a Culture of Peace for the Children of the World. Free 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Blackstone Public Library. 4904 S. Lake Park Ave. Exhibit brings together the ideas of thousands of people and organizations dedicated to finding a path to lasting peace. Presented by the local chapter of Soka Gakkai International – USA. 312-747-0511

Ladies Auxiliary’s 14th Annual Prayer Breakfast “Growing the Fruits of Mercy in Community.” @ St. Thomas the Apostle School
Mar 25 @ 10:00 am

Ladies Auxiliary’s 14th Annual Prayer Breakfast “Growing the Fruits of Mercy in Community.” 10 a.m. St. Thomas the Apostle School, 5467 S. Woodlawn Ave. $25. Call Ladies’ President Gloria Palmer-Pitts 313-339-4499 or Treasurer Enid Collins 312-972-2230 for tickets. Keynote speaker Father Robin Ryan, Systematic Theology Professor and Director of M.A. program at Catholic Theological Union, award-winning author, and founder of On-Call movement, will give an address titled “”Becoming a Reconciled and Reconciling People: Inspiration from Pope Francis.” After the Keynote speech there will be a question and answer session. All proceeds from the event will benefit St. Thomas the Apostle School and parish community. Checks should be made out to “Madonna Della Strada.”

Red Cross Blood Drive @ Church of Jesus Christ, Latter Day Saints
Mar 25 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Red Cross Blood Drive. Drive 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Church of Jesus Christ, Latter Day Saints 5200 S. University Ave. Blood donation drive. 17 and over, photo ID or Red Cross card necessary. Pre-register at www.redcrossblood.org sponsor code JCLDS

Nature space play date at Cornell Park @ Cornell Park,
Mar 25 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Nature space play date at Cornell Park. 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Cornell Park, 5473 S. Cornell Ave. Children 8 and younger, accompanied by an adult, are invited to a nature play date in Cornell Park, where they can learn about the Cornell Park nature play space; build with logs, sticks, rocks, and sand; search for buried treasures; meet residents of a bug motel and create art. For more information contact Norm Bell, president of the advisory council at normwbell@gmail.com.

Book discussion: Don’t Let My Baby Do Rodeo @ KAM Isaiah Israel
Mar 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Book discussion: Don’t Let My Baby Do Rodeo. 7 p.m.-9 p.m. KAM Isaiah Israel 5039 S. Greenwood. Boris Fishman discusses his novel Don’t Let My Baby Do Rodeo . rsvp https://www.facebook.com/events/376052172747419/

Concert and Dance Party @ International House
Mar 25 @ 7:00 pm – Mar 26 @ 12:00 am

Spring Festival of Eastern European Dance and Music. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. International House 1414 E. 59th St. Concert and Dance Party. 7 p.m.-midnight. Concert and dance party featuring music and dance from Bulgaria, Macedonia, Greece, Romania, Serbia, Turkey another Eastern and Mediterranean lands. http://www.balkanskiigri.com/spring-festival-details.html 773-753-2270

Mar
26
Sun
Spring Festival of Eastern European Dance and Music @ International House
Mar 26 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Spring Festival of Eastern European Dance and Music. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. International House 1414 E. 59th St. Dance, music and singing workshops featuring the folklore of Balkan, Eastern European and Mediterranean folklore 773-753-2270

Book discussion: Citizenship as Foundation of Rights @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
Mar 26 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Book discussion: Citizenship as Foundation of Rights. Free. 3p.m.-4:30 p.m. Seminary Co-op Bookstore 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave. Author Richard Sobel discusses his book. rsvp https://www.facebook.com/events/376052172747419/ 773-752-4381