Calendar

Oct
16
Wed
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.

Architectural Tour @ St. Thomas the Apostle Roman Catholic Church
Oct 17 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Architectural Tour. 1 p.m., St. Thomas the Apostle Roman Catholic Church, 5472 S. Kimbark Ave., 773-324-2626, free. 

Gentle Yoga @ Bond Chapel
Oct 17 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Gentle Yoga. 4-5 p.m., Bond Chapel, 1050 E. 59th St., 773-702-2100, free.

Panel Discussion and Reception @ International House, Assembly Hall
Oct 17 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm

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.” @ Center for Gender and Race Studies
Oct 17 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

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.” @ Cochrane-Woods Art Center, Room 157
Oct 17 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

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.” @ Social Science Research, Room 122
Oct 17 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

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 @ Fulton Hall
Oct 17 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

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.

Third Thursday: Extra-Ordinary @ Smart Museum of Art
Oct 17 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Third Thursday: Extra-Ordinary. Appreciate the art of the mundane and make your own conceptual art inspired by “State of Mind: New California Art Circa 1970.” Use commonplace materials—even your body—to transform the banal into the beautiful and bizarre. Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave., 5:30-7:30 p.m., 773-702-0200.

Third Thursday: Extra-Ordinary @ Smart Museum of Art
Oct 17 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Third Thursday: Extra-Ordinary. 5:30-7:30 p.m., Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave., 773-702-0200, free. Visitors make their own conceptual art, inspired by the museum’s new exhibit, “State of Mind: New California Art Circa 1970.” All materials provided. Open to adults of all skill levels.