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. 8-9:30 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Register at verdicontemporary.eventbrite.com (required).
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., email@example.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. 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. 9:30 a.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Presented by Music Teachers of Hyde Park.
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.
Architectural Tour. 1 p.m., St. Thomas the Apostle Roman Catholic Church, 5472 S. Kimbark Ave., 773-324-2626, free.
Gentle Yoga. 4-5 p.m., Bond Chapel, 1050 E. 59th St., 773-702-2100, free.
Panel Discussion and Reception. An Integrated Approach to Women’s Health. 4-6:30 p.m., International House, Assembly Hall, 1414 E. 59th St., 773-753-2270. Nancy Goodman Brinker, founder of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, presents the keynote address and physicians, business and non-profit leaders participate in a panel as part of the U. of C.’s Global Health Week programming.
Lecture. “Blacks In and Out of the Left.” 4:30-6 p.m., Center for Gender and Race Studies, 5733 S. University Ave., 773-834-0957. Michael C. Dawson, director of the U. of C.’s Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture, presents.
Lecture. “Ethnography and Architecture in the City at War.” 4:30-5:30 p.m., Cochrane-Woods Art Center, Room 157, 5540 S. Greenwood Ave., 773-702-0278. Sheila Crane, of the University of Virgina, presents as part of the Smart Lecture Series.
Lecture. “Grand Theft Ovid: Literary Studies in the Internet Age.” 4:30-6 p.m., Social Science Research, Room 122, 1126 E. 59th St. David Damrosch, a professor of comparative literature at Harvard University, presents.
Tea Time Concert Series. 4:30-5:30 p.m., Fulton Hall, 5845 S. Ellis Ave., 773-702-8484, free. Featuring piano music and complimentary tea and cookies.