Worship Without Prerequisites. 8-9 p.m., Bond Chapel, 1050 E. 59th St., 773-702-2100. A chance for those interested in progressive Christian theology and community to gather for music, discussion, open prayer time, communion and fellowship.
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.
Lecture. 1 p.m., Classics Building, Room 110, 1010 E. 59th St., free. Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Mark Strand speaks.
Jumu’ah Prayers. 1-1:30 p.m. and 1:45-2:15 p.m., Bond Chapel, 1050 E. 59th St, 773-702-2100. Muslim Friday prayers.
Lecture. “Love and Justice in Music.” 3:30-5:30 p.m., Fulton Hall, 5845 S. Ellis Ave., 773-702-8484, free. Martin Stokes, a professor of music at King’s College in London, speaks. Part of the Department of Music Colloquium Series.
Discussion. The Future of the Humanities. 4-5:45 p.m., Swift Hall, Third Floor Lecture Room, 1025 E. 58th St., 773-702-3662. Psychoanalyst Julia Kristeva, of Paris Diderot University, and Arnold Davidson, a professor in the U. of C. Department of Comparative Literature, speak.
Opening Reception. 6-9 p.m., Logan Center, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, free. Musicians including vocalist Dee Alexander perform for the Logan Center’s exhibition, “Diasporal Rhythms: A Ten Year Love Affair with Collecting Art of the African Diaspora.”
Film Screening. “A Time There Was.” 7-9 p.m., Logan Center, Screening Room 201, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-8068, free. Tony Palmer’s 1980 film on composer Benjamin Britten. R.S.V.P. at ticketsweb.uchicago.edu or by calling 773-702-2787.
“A Time There Was.” Filmmaker Tony Palmer profiles Benjamin Britten in this prizewinning documentary that mixes biography with musical excerpts and archival rehearsal footage. Logan Center, Screening Room 201, 915 E. 60th St., 7-9 p.m., 773-702-8068.
Seminar. 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Institute of Politics, 5707 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-834-4671, free. Will Ritter, director of advance for Mitt Romney for President, and Grant Campbell, director of Advance for Obama for America, speak. Lunch will be provided. Register at iopadvance.eventbrite.com.
A Community Health Forum: How the Affordable Care Act Affects Older Adults and the Uninsured. 1-5 p.m., Chicago Theological Seminary, 1407 E. 60th St. Expert panelists provide updates on the Affordable Care Act and audience members get a chance to ask questions and enroll in new coverage options and affordability programs. Register at communitygrandroundsoct2013.eventbrite.com. For more information, call Natalie Watson at 773-834-9770.
Community Grand Rounds: The Affordable Care Act Saturday, October 12, 2013 1:00 pm– 5:00 pm
The Center for Community Health and Vitality at the University of Chicago Medicine, Hyde Park Village, and Older Women’s League Presents A COMMUNITY HEALTH FORUM: How the Affordable Care Act Affects Older Adults and the Uninsured.
WHEN: Saturday, October 12, 2013 From 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
WHERE: Chicago Theological Seminary, 1407 E. 60th St., Chicago, IL.
WHAT: Expert panelists will provide updates and audience members will be able to participate in small break-out sessions where questions can be answered. In-Person Counselors will be on site to enroll individuals in new coverage options and affordability programs.
To register, please visit:
Parking is available on the street and the south side of the building.
Persons with disabilities who need an accommodation in order to participate in this event should contact the event sponsor for assistance. For events on the Student Events Calendar, please contact ORCSA at (773) 702-8787.
Author Reading. 3-4 p.m., Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn, Ave., 773-752-4381, semcoop.com. Poet Kevin Coval, director of Young Chicago Authors, reads from his collection, “Schtick: ‘These are the poems, people.’”