Calendar

Oct
13
Sun
Concert @ International House, Assembly Hall
Oct 13 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Concert. 3-5 p.m., International House, Assembly Hall, 1414 E. 59th St., 773-753-2274, $25 general admission, $10 students with ID. The Chicago Ensemble peforms its first performance of the 37th season.

Concert. Sunday Night Jazz @ Room 43
Oct 13 @ 7:30 pm – 11:30 pm

Concert. Sunday Night Jazz. 7:30-11:30 p.m.,  Room 43, 1043 E. 43rd St., $10 adults, $5 for university students. A Hyde Park Jazz Society event. Drummer Xavier Breaker performs.

Oct
14
Mon
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Oct 14 @ 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 14 @ 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.

Community Yoga with Chaturanga Seeds: Beginner Level @ Arts Incubator
Oct 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Community Yoga with Chaturanga Seeds: Beginner Level. 10-11 a.m., Arts Incubator, 301 E. Garfield Blvd., 773-702-9724. Instructor Mela Woods offers an opportunity to learn yoga.

Free, Rapid, Anonymous HIV Testing @ 5710 S. Woodlawn Ave., Room 302
Oct 14 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Free, Rapid, Anonymous HIV Testing. 11 a.m.-3 p.m., 5710 S. Woodlawn Ave., Room 302, 773-834-1005, lgbtq.uchicago.edu.

Conversation. “No Such Thing as Closure.” @ Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, Room 107
Oct 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Conversation. “No Such Thing as Closure.” 6-8 p.m., Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, Room 107, 5710 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-834-4672. Chicago Public Media reporter Natalie Moore speaks on youth violence in Chicago.

Family Science Fair Night @ Blackstone Library
Oct 14 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Family Science Fair Night. 6:30 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. A chance for students and parents to be introduction to the Chicago public libraries’ science fair-related resources.

Cross Currents: Journey to Asian Environments @ International House
Oct 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Cross Currents: Journey to Asian Environments – A Film and Visit by Nick Deocampo. With water as its central theme, Nick Deocampo’s “Cross Currents” takes its viewers across five Asian ecological sites and shows how local inhabitants, often without scientific help, have developed indigenous ways of taking care of their local environments. A Q and A with the director will follow the screening. International House, 1414 E. 59th St., 7-9 p.m., 773-702-1673.

Oct
15
Tue
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Oct 15 @ 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 15 @ 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.

@ Blackstone Library
Oct 15 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

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

Community Yoga with Chaturanga Seeds: Level 1. @ Arts Incubator
Oct 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Community Yoga with Chaturanga Seeds: Level 1. Noon-1 p.m., Arts Incubator, 301 E. Garfield Blvd., 773-702-9724. Instructor Kara Schmidt offers an opportunity to learn yoga.

Presentation. “Teens, Digital Media, and the Chicago Public Library.” @ Harris School of Public Policy Studies, Room 289B
Oct 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm

Presentation. “Teens, Digital Media, and the Chicago Public Library.” Noon-1:20 p.m., Harris School of Public Policy Studies, Room 289B, 1155 E. 60th St., 773-702-1999, free. Researcher Penny Bender Sebring,of the U. of C.’s Urban Education Institute, and Ph.D. student Eric Brown, of Northwestern University, discuss the city’s digital media program for teens, YOUmedia Chicago.