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, 915 E. 60th St., 6 p.m.
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. 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. 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. 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.
Tot Lot. 9 a.m.-noon, Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, 5480 S. Kenwood Ave., firstname.lastname@example.org, 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. 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. 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, 5845 S. Ellis Ave., 3-5 p.m., 773-702-8484.
Gentle Yoga. 4-5 p.m., Bond Chapel, 1050 E. 59th St., 773-702-2100, free.
Author Talk. 6-7 p.m., Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-752-4381, semcoop.com. Rami Gabriel discusses his book, “Why I Buy: Self, Taste, and Consumer Society in America.”
Poetry Reading. 6 p.m., Logan Center, Seminar Terrace 801, 915 E. 60th St., free. Pulitzer Prize winning poet Mark Strand presents.
Concert and Discussion. Inside Out Faith. 7:30-8:30 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-834-1005, free. Former Christian rock Grammy-nominated musician Jennifer Knapp performs and discusses her lesbian sexual identity.