Calendar

Oct
23
Wed
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.

Toddler Time. @ Blackstone Library
Oct 24 @ 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.

Gentle Yoga @ Bond Chapel
Oct 24 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

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

Panel Discussion. “Implementing the Common Core.” @ International House, Assembly Hall
Oct 24 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Panel Discussion. “Implementing the Common Core.” 4-6 p.m., International House, Assembly Hall, 1414 E. 59th St., 773-834-4671, free. U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan discusses the Common Core as part of a panel. Register at commoncoreuchi.eventbrite.com.

Author Talk @ Logan Center, Seminary Terrace 801
Oct 24 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Author Talk. 4:30-6 p.m., Logan Center, Seminary Terrace 801, 915 E. 60th St. Jennifer Finney Boylan reads from her book, “Stuck in the Middle with You: A Memoir of Parenting in Three Genders.” Followed by a wine and cheese reception. For more information, send an e-mail to ajerabek@uchicago.edu.

Tea Time Concert Series @ Fulton Hall
Oct 24 @ 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. Pianist Alice Sheu performs. Complimentary tea and cookies at 4:15 p.m.

Canned Goods Food Drive @ Reynolds Club, McCormick Tribune Lounge
Oct 24 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Canned Goods Food Drive. 5-6 p.m., Reynolds Club, McCormick Tribune Lounge, 5706 S. University Ave., uofccatholic.com. For the food pantry at St. Columbanus Catholic Church, 331 E. 71st St.

Teacher Workshop. Arts, Agency, and Creativity in the Classroom @ Smart Museum of Art
Oct 24 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Teacher Workshop. Arts, Agency, and Creativity in the Classroom. 5-7 p.m., Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave., 773-702-0200, free. Teaching artist Jackie Intres leads interpretive skill exercises.