Calendar

Oct
6
Sun
LamaSeuss: The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins @ Oriental Institute
Oct 6 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

LamaSeuss: The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins. Hear Bartholomew’s story and explore the Oriental Institute’s behatted artifacts to learn what ancient hats can tell an archaeologist. Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 2-3 p.m., 773-702-9507.

The Legacy of Swami Vivekananda: To Live for Others @ Rockefeller Chapel
Oct 6 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

The Legacy of Swami Vivekananda: To Live for Others. The Vivekananda Vedanta Society of Chicago, with the Spiritual Life Office and the Committee on South Asian Studies at the University of Chicago, invite you to this celebration of Vivekananda’s birth, with the lighting of one hundred and fifty lamps, and Indian song and chant. Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 2:30 p.m.-4 p.m.

The Mountaintop @ Court Theatre
Oct 6 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

The Mountaintop, Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Ave., 2:30-4:30 p.m. and 7:30-9:30 p.m. See description on Wednesday, Sept. 25, for details.

Pacifica Quartet @ Logan Center, Performance Hall
Oct 6 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Pacifica Quartet. Logan Center, Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St., 3-5 p.m., $25/$5 students, 773-702-8068.

Crescents Over Rockefeller @ Rockefeller Chapel, Interreligious Center, Room 019
Oct 6 @ 5:30 pm – 6:45 pm

Crescents Over Rockefeller. Using the lunar calendar to chart the changing of the seasons and the commencement of sacred rituals is something that remains central to the spiritual practice of Hindus, Muslims, Jews and many indigenous peoples the world over. Ascend the carillon tower to witness the birth of the crescent moon over Rockefeller Chapel in October and to see the full moon in November. Rockefeller Chapel, Interreligious Center, Room 019, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 5:40-6:45 p.m.

Oct
7
Mon
Introduction to Mindfulness Mondays Series I @ Rockefeller Memorial Chapel
Oct 7 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Introduction to Mindfulness Mondays Series I. Are you new to mindfulness or want to go back to basics? Join the Introduction to Mindfulness series. This series is offered twice a quarter for 3 consecutive weeks and includes instruction and practice of mindfulness meditation techniques. Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 9-10 a.m., 773-834-5143.

Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Oct 7 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Tot Lot. 9 a.m.-noon, Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, 5480 S. Kenwood Ave., info@babyphd.com, classes are $9 drop-in, $45 for a 10-session pass or $65 for a monthly pass. This class is intended for children 0-4 and their caregivers or parents to get together on a regular basis to learn, play and benefit from one another’s company.

Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Oct 7 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground. 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Hyde Park Neighborhood Club,
5480 S. Kenwood Ave., 773-643-4062, hpnclub.org, $9 drop-in, $45 for a
10-session pass or $65 for a monthly pass.

David Kilcullen on “Out of the Mountains: The Coming Age of the Urban Guerilla.” @ International House
Oct 7 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

David Kilcullen on “Out of the Mountains: The Coming Age of the Urban Guerilla.” In “Out of the Mountains,” David Kilcullen offers a groundbreaking look ahead at what may happen after the war in Afghanistan ends. He analyzes four megatrends–population growth, urbanization, coastal life, and connectedness-and concludes that future conflict is increasingly likely to occur in sprawling coastal cities and in underdeveloped regions of the Middle East, Africa, Latin America and Asia. International House, 1414 E. 59th St., 6-7:30 p.m., 773-753-2274.

From Birmingham to Barack: The Politics & Progress of the Civil Rights Movement, 1963 to 2013. @ Mandel Hall
Oct 7 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

From Birmingham to Barack: The Politics & Progress of the Civil Rights Movement, 1963 to 2013. To mark the 50th anniversary of the Birmingham campaign—and the March on Washington—a panel of the nation’s most respected civil rights leaders and historians will gather to provide an inside look at the people, politics and principles that shaped that year. Mandel Hall, 1131 E. 57th St., 6-7:30 p.m.

Oct
8
Tue
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Oct 8 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Tot Lot. 9 a.m.-noon, Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, 5480 S. Kenwood Ave., info@babyphd.com, classes are $9 drop-in, $45 for a 10-session pass or $65 for a monthly pass. This class is intended for children 0-4 and their caregivers or parents to get together on a regular basis to learn, play and benefit from one another’s company.

Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Oct 8 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground. 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Hyde Park Neighborhood Club,
5480 S. Kenwood Ave., 773-643-4062, hpnclub.org, $9 drop-in, $45 for a
10-session pass or $65 for a monthly pass.

Oct
9
Wed
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Oct 9 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Tot Lot. 9 a.m.-noon, Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, 5480 S. Kenwood Ave., info@babyphd.com, classes are $9 drop-in, $45 for a 10-session pass or $65 for a monthly pass. This class is intended for children 0-4 and their caregivers or parents to get together on a regular basis to learn, play and benefit from one another’s company.

Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Oct 9 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground. 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Hyde Park Neighborhood Club,
5480 S. Kenwood Ave., 773-643-4062, hpnclub.org, $9 drop-in, $45 for a
10-session pass or $65 for a monthly pass.