Family Program. “Hands-On History Series: What’s Up, King Tut?” 11 a.m.-noon, Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9507, oi.uchicago.edu, free. Participants learn about King Tut from his 16-foot statue. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Recommended for ages 8 to 12.
Film. “Midweek @ the Midway.” 8-9 p.m., Midway Plaisance Center, 1130 Midway Plaisance, 59th Street between Ellis and Woodlawn Avenues, free. Screening of “Despicable Me 2.” Movies begin at dusk.