Calendar

Jul
23
Wed
“Testimony – Krista Franklin in Conversation.” @ Logan Center for the Arts, Gallery 107
Jul 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

“Testimony – Krista Franklin in Conversation.” 6-7:30 p.m., Logan Center for the Arts, Gallery 107, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, free. Discussion between poet, visual artist and performer Krista Franklin and Alexander Wehellye, professor of African American Studies at Northwestern University.

“Testimony — Krista Franklin in Conversation.” @ Logan Center for the Arts, Gallery 107
Jul 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

“Testimony — Krista Franklin in Conversation.” 6-7:30 p.m., Logan Center for the Arts, Gallery 107, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, free. Discussion between poet, visual artist and performer Krista Franklin and Alexander Wehellye, professor of African American Studies at Northwestern University.

Performance. “Dance in the Parks.” @ Washington Park
Jul 23 @ 6:30 pm – 7:45 pm

Performance. “Dance in the Parks.” 6:30-7:45 p.m., Washington Park, 5531 S. Martin Luther King Dr., danceintheparks.org, free. Chicago-area dance groups perform, including Hyde Park School of Dance’s youth company, Tyego Next Generation.

Film. “Midweek @ the Midway.” @ Midway Plaisance Center
Jul 23 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Film. “Midweek @ the Midway.” 8-9 p.m., Midway Plaisance Center, 1130 Midway Plaisance, 59th Street between Ellis and Woodlawn Avenues, free. Screening of “The Butler.” Movies begin at dusk.

Jul
24
Thu
“Dave Dinaso’s Traveling World of Reptiles.” @ Blackstone Library
Jul 24 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

“Dave Dinaso’s Traveling World of Reptiles.” 11 a.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511, chicagopubliclibrary.org. Interactive program about reptiles and amphibians.

Family Program. “Junior Archaeologists.” @ Oriental Institute
Jul 24 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Family Program. “Junior Archaeologists.” 1:30-3:30 p.m., Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9507, oi.uchicago.edu, $18 general ($9 additional registrant), $10 members ($5 additional registrant). Participate in a simulated excavation site. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Required registration at oi.uchicago.edu/order/classes.

Lakefront Safety Class @ 57th Street Beach
Jul 24 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Lakefront Safety Class. 3-4 p.m., 57th Street Beach, 5700 S. Lake Shore Dr. City of Chicago Fire Commissioner Jose A. Santiago presents a class on water and boating safety.