Calendar

Oct
16
Wed
Performance. “Macho Men and the Women Who Love Them.” @ International House, Assembly Hall
Oct 16 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm

Performance. “Macho Men and the Women Who Love Them.” 6-7:15 p.m., International House, Assembly Hall, 1414 E. 59th St., $10 general admission, free for U. of C. students with ID. Actress Maria Costa takes on relationship, women’s issues, cultural diversity and family dynamics in this solo performance. Followed by a lecture by Costa and Q and A session.

Performance. “Macho Men and the Women Who Love Them.” @ International House, Assembly Hall
Oct 16 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm

Performance. “Macho Men and the Women Who Love Them.” 6-7:15 p.m., International House, Assembly Hall, 1414 E. 59th St., $10 general admission, free for U. of C. students with ID. Actress Maria Costa takes on relationship, women’s issues, cultural diversity and family dynamics in this solo performance. Followed by a lecture by Costa and Q and A session.

Samatha Meditation: Beginner’s Class @ Rockefeller Chapel, Interreligious Center, Room 019
Oct 16 @ 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. 

Samatha Meditation: Beginner’s Class @ Rockefeller Chapel, Interreligious Center, Room 019
Oct 16 @ 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. 

Concert @ Blackstone Library
Oct 16 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Concert. 6:30 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Pianist Alice Sheu performs Beethoven, as part of Music Teachers of Hyde Park’s Artists Series. 

Concert @ Blackstone Library
Oct 16 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Concert. 6:30 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Pianist Alice Sheu performs Beethoven, as part of the MTHP Artists Series. 

Wednesday Night Family Story Time @ lackstone Library
Oct 16 @ 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. 

Wednesday Night Family Story Time @ Blackstone Library
Oct 16 @ 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 @ Logan Center, Performance Penthouse 901
Oct 16 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Concert. 8-9:30 p.m., Logan Center, Performance Penthouse 901, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-8484, free. The Ensemble Nuove Musiche performs a concert of new chamber music by Italian composers inspired by Verdi. Preceded by an introduction to the works by Philip Gossett, a former professor of music at the U. of C., at 7 p.m. For more information, send an e-mail to info@italculturachicago.com. Register at verdicontemporary.eventbrite.com (required).

Performances. Catcher in the Rhyme @ Logan Center, Cafe
Oct 16 @ 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
17
Thu
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Oct 17 @ 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 17 @ 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.

Concert @ Blackstone Library
Oct 17 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Concert. 9:30 a.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Presented by Music Teachers of Hyde Park.

Toddler Time @ Blackstone Library
Oct 17 @ 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.