Calendar

Oct
23
Wed
Lessons from the U.S. War in Iraq: 10 Years After the Invasion. @ School of Social Service Administration, lobby
Oct 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Lessons from the U.S. War in Iraq: 10 Years After the Invasion. Ten years later, what is the lasting legacy of the Iraq War? What went wrong? What went right? What lessons should be gleaned from the conflict? And what impact will the war have on the long-term prospects for the people of Iraq—and for U.S. interests in the region? School of Social Service Administration, lobby, 969 E. 60th St., 6-7:30 p.m.,

Lessons from the U.S. War in Iraq: 10 Years After the Invasion. @ School of Social Service Administration, Lobby
Oct 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Lessons from the U.S. War in Iraq: 10 Years After the Invasion. 6-7:30 p.m., School of Social Service Administration, Lobby, 969 E. 60th St., 773-834-4671, free. Sponsored by the U. of C.’s Center for International Studies and its Norma Wait Harris Fund. Register at iraqwaruchi.eventbrite.com.

Samatha Meditation: Beginner’s Class @ Rockefeller Chapel, Interreligious Center, Room 019
Oct 23 @ 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 23 @ 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. 

Author Talk @ DuSable Museum of African American History
Oct 23 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Author Talk. 6:30-8:30 p.m., DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th Pl., 773-947-0600,  dusablemuseum.org, $5 admission, free for those purchasing book. Civil rights activist Al Sharpton, author of “The Rejected Stone: Al Sharpton and the Path to American Leadership” speaks.

Author Talk @ DuSable Museum of African American History
Oct 23 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Author Talk. 6:30-8:30 p.m., DuSable Museum of African AMerican History, 740 E. 56th Pl., 773-947-0600,  dusablemuseum.org, $5 admission, free for those purchasing book. Civil rights activist Al Sharpton, author of “The Rejected Stone: Al Sharpton and the Path to American Leadership” speaks.

Lecture @ Laire Bell Law Quadrangle, Harry A. Bigelow Lecture Hall
Oct 23 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Lecture. 6:30-7:30 p.m., Laire Bell Law Quadrangle, Harry A. Bigelow Lecture Hall, 1111 E. 60th St., 773-834-4672. Columnist and blogger Marc Lamont Hill, author of “The Classroom and the Cell: Conversations on Black Life in America,” presents. For more information, send an e-mail to Emy Cardoza at ecardoza@uchicago.edu.

Lecture @ Laire Bell Law Quadrangle, Harry A. Bigelow Lecture Hall
Oct 23 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Lecture. 6:30-7:30 p.m., Laire Bell Law Quadrangle, Harry A. Bigelow Lecture Hall, 1111 E. 60th St., 773-834-4672. Columnist and blogger Marc Lamont Hill, author of “The Classroom and the Cell: Conversations on Black Life in America,” presents. For more information, send an e-mail to Emy Cardoza at ecardoza@uchicago.edu.

Wednesday Night Family Story Time @ Blackstone Library
Oct 23 @ 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. 

Performances. Catcher in the Rhyme @ Logan Center, Cafe
Oct 23 @ 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.

Performances. Catcher in the Rhyme @ Logan Center, Cafe
Oct 23 @ 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
24
Thu
Voice Recital: Jeff Ray, baritone @ Fulton Hall
Oct 24 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am

Voice Recital: Jeff Ray, baritone. Fulton Hall, 5845 S. Ellis Ave., 7:30-9 p.m., 773-702-8484.

Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Oct 24 @ 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 24 @ 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.