Calendar

Sep
2
Wed
Event. Jazz Club Tour 2015 @ The Promontory
Sep 2 @ 6:00 pm – Sep 3 @ 12:00 am

Event. Jazz Club Tour 2015. $35 advance/$40 at door. 6 p.m.-12 a.m. The Promontory, 5311 S. Lake Park Ave. Explore jazz in Chicago during our annual Jazz Club Tour. Start anywhere and hear music at a variety of participating clubs for one low price. The tour includes trolley transportation and club admission. For more information on artists and venues, visit http://jazzinchicago.org/wp-jazzinchicago/jazz-club-tour-2015/.

Event. The Street Arcade @ Hyde Park Art Center Plaza (outside garage doors on Cornell Avenue)
Sep 2 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Event. The Street Arcade. 7-9:30 p.m. Hyde Park Art Center Plaza, 5020 S. Cornell Ave., outside garage doors on Cornell Avenue. An outdoor, public event where friends and families of the teen artists can play the games and meet the students. A collaborative new media art project from the Plug-In Studio. The Plug-In Studio will feature the games in an outdoor videogame arcade with old school console controllers and large-scale video projection.

Lecture. Pharaohs of Anubis-Mountain: Archaeological Investigations of a Royal Ncropolis at Abydos @ Oriental Institute, Breasted Hall
Sep 2 @ 7:00 pm

Lecture. Pharaohs of Anubis-Mountain: Archaeological Investigations of a Royal Ncropolis at Abydos. Free. 7 p.m. Oriental Institute, Breasted Hall, 1155 E. 58th St. The lecture discusses the twelve royal tombs currently known at Anubis-Mountain, and the most recent results– the excavation in June this year of a tomb likely belonging to king Sobekhotep IV, as well as the discovery of the previously unknown pharaoh Senebkay.

Sep
3
Thu
Audition. Hyde Park Youth Symphony Auditions
Sep 3 all-day

Audition. Hyde Park Youth Symphony Auditions. Logan Center, 915 E. 60th St. Augitions for the Senior and Intermediate Orchestras for students currently enrolled in elementary, middle or high school. Be prepared to perform scales, solo and sightreading. Call 773-595-1318 or email GM@hpys.org to schedule an audition slot.

Sep
4
Fri
Event. African Festival of the Arts Chicago @ Washington Park
Sep 4 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 pm

Event. African Festival of the Arts Chicago. $15 in advance/$20 at gate, $10 seniors over 65, $5 children under 12. 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Washington Park, 5200 S. Hyde Park Blvd. Live entertainment on two stages, African drum village, family fun activities and 300+ exhibitors in the African marketplace. Runs Friday, 9/4 through Monday, 9/7. For more info and to purchase tickets, visit: www.africanfestivalchicago.com.

Class. Taize Workshop @ Hyde Park Union Church
Sep 4 @ 7:00 pm

Class. Taize Workshop. 7 p.m. Hyde Park Union Church, 5600 S. Woodlawn Ave. Gathers students, visitors and community members from diverse traditions to experience together in worship. For more information, contact taize@hpuc.org.

Event. Do Not Submit: Hyde Park @ First Unitarian Church of Chicago
Sep 4 @ 7:00 pm

Event. Do Not Submit: Hyde Park. Free. 7 p.m. First Unitarian Church of Chicago, 5650 S. Woodlawn Ave., donotsubmitchicago@gmail.com. Arrive at 7 p.m. to sign up for a spot, and when your name is called, you will get seven minutes onstage to tell any story you’d like. Late arrivals can sign up as long as spots are available. All ages, backgrounds, beliefs/non-beliefs are welcome. No experience necessary to participate.

Sep
5
Sat
Tour. Private Spaces Tour of the Robie House
Sep 5 @ 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.

Tour. Jackson Park Restoration Guide Tour & Work Day @ South end of Wooded Island
Sep 5 @ 10:00 am

Tour. Jackson Park Restoration Guide Tour & Work Day. 10 a.m. Meet at the South end of Wooded Island near Hayes and Cornell. The work at Jackson Park is part of a 5-year capital improvement project to restore wildlife habitat within the natural areas of Jackson Park. Come for the tour, then stay on for the work day.

Music. Party Noire @ The Promontory
Sep 5 @ 12:00 pm

Music. Party Noire. $20 advance tickets/$15 earlybird. 12 p.m. The Promontory, 5311 S. Lake Park Ave. Featuring DJs Rae Chardonnay, Coco and Breezy. A summertime Chi kind of party.

Sep
6
Sun
Tour. Private Spaces Tour of the Robie House
Sep 6 @ 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.

Meeting. Social Justice Meeting @ University Church
Sep 6 @ 12:15 pm – 1:15 pm

Meeting. Social Justice Meeting. 12:15-1:15 p.m. University Church, 5655 S. University Ave.

Music. Concerts in Nichols Park
Sep 6 @ 1:55 pm – 2:55 pm

Music. Concerts in Nichols Park. Free. 4-6 p.m. Every Sunday throughout the summer.

Performance. Summer Sunday Concert Series @ Nichols Park
Sep 6 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Performance. Summer Sunday Concert Series. 4-6 p.m. Nichols Park, 1355 E. 53rd St. between Kenwood Ave. and Kimbark Ave. Featuring classic rock cover songs by Get Back. Open lawn seating-bring your own chairs.

Social. Summer Hack Night @ Chicago Innovation Exchange, 2nd floor
Sep 6 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Social. Summer Hack Night. Free. 5-8 p.m. Chicago Innovation Exchange, 1452 E. 53rd St., 2nd floor. Dedicated for coders and anyone generally interested in technology to gather and hack or just hang out. Come collaborate and learn from fellow hackers!

Performance. Hyde Park Jazz Society Sunday Evening Jazz @ Room 43
Sep 6 @ 7:30 pm – 11:30 pm

Performance. 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.”

Sep
7
Mon
Meeting. 4th Ward Constituent Night @ Fourth Ward Office
Sep 7 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Meeting. 4th Ward Constituent Night. 5-8 p.m. Fourth Ward Office, 435 E. 35th St. Opportunity to meet with the alderman one-on-one to discuss issues in our community. We also have free legal counsel available.

Sep
8
Tue
Performance. 2nd Tuesday Jazz Jam Session @ Hyde Park Union Church
Sep 8 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Performance. 2nd Tuesday Jazz Jam Session. Free. 5-7 p.m. Hyde Park Union Church, 5600 S. Woodlawn Ave. Musicians of all ages are invited to join in.

Discussion. CTU Fall Lecture Series: Care for Creation @ Catholic Theological Union, Room 201
Sep 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Discussion. CTU Fall Lecture Series: Care for Creation. $15. 7-8 p.m. Catholic Theological Union, Room 201, 5416 S. Cornell Ave. This week’s topic: climate change.

Sep
9
Wed
Conference. 2015 Chicago Business Synergy Conference @ Chicago Innovation Exchange
Sep 9 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Conference. 2015 Chicago Business Synergy Conference. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Chicago Innovation Exchange, 1452 E. 53rd St. The Chicago Business Synergy Conference provides a platform for business owners and prospective entrepreneurs to learn and share information about successful business strategies, resources, and opportunities for the expansion of their ventures and ideas.