Calendar

Oct
9
Wed
Wednesday Community Luncheon @ Swift Hall, Common Room,
Oct 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm

Wednesday Community Luncheon. Noon-1:15 p.m., Swift Hall, Common Room, 1025 E. 58th St., 773-702-8200. Lunch will be provided for a cost of $5. Register, at divinitylunch@gmail.com.

Intro to Mindfulness- Wednesday Series I @ Rockefeller Memorial Chapel
Oct 9 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Intro to Mindfulness- Wednesday 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., 3-4 p.m., 773-834-5143.

Author Talk. “The Coming Age of the Urban Guerilla. @ International House, Assembly Hall
Oct 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Author Talk. “The Coming Age of the Urban Guerilla.” 6-7:30 p.m., International House, Assembly Hall, 1414 E. 59th St., 773-753-2274, free. The retired Distinguished Professor of Education at the University of Illinois at Chicago Bill Ayers discusses his book, “Public Enemy.”

Bill Ayers on Public Enemy: Confessions of an American Dissident @ International House
Oct 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Bill Ayers on Public Enemy: Confessions of an American Dissident. International House, 1414 E. 59th St., 6-7:30 p.m., 773-753-2274.

Knitting and Needle Crafter’s Circle @ Blackstone Library
Oct 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Knitting and Needle Crafter’s Circle. 6 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Activities for beginner and experienced knitters. 

Reading by Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Mark Strand @ Logan Center, Seminar Terrace 801
Oct 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Reading by Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Mark Strand. Logan Center, Seminar Terrace 801, 915 E. 60th St., 6 p.m.

Samatha Meditation: Beginner’s Class @ Rockefeller Chapel, Interreligious Center, Room 019
Oct 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Samatha Meditation: Beginner’s Class. 6-7:30 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, Interreligious Center, Room 019, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, free. A class on mindfulness of breathing. 

Wednesday Night Family Story Time @ Blackstone Library
Oct 9 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Wednesday Night Family Story Time. 6:30 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Featuring picture books and songs for children ages 3 to 7. 

Concert @ Bond Chapel
Oct 9 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Concert. 8 p.m., Bond Chapel, 1025 E. 58th St. Trumpeter Birgit Ulher and electronic musician Eric Leonardson perform improvised music.

Performances. Catcher in the Rhyme @ Logan Center, Cafe
Oct 9 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Performances. Catcher in the Rhyme. 8-10 p.m., Logan Center, Cafe, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, free. Featuring student work, such as readings, spoken word, open mics and slam competitions.

Oct
10
Thu
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Oct 10 @ 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 10 @ 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.

Toddler Time @ Blackstone Library
Oct 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Toddler Time. 10:30 a.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Picture books, activities and songs for children up to age 3.

Masterclass with pianist Daria Rabotkina @ Fulton Hall
Oct 10 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Masterclass with pianist Daria Rabotkina. Fulton Hall, 5845 S. Ellis Ave., 3-5 p.m., 773-702-8484.