Community Yoga with Chaturanga Seeds: Beginner Level. 10-11 a.m., Arts Incubator, 301 E. Garfield Blvd., 773-702-9724. Instructor Mela Woods teaches yoga.
Play. “Mercy Killers.” 6-9 p.m., International House, Assembly Hall, 1414 E. 59th St., 917-882-9457, mercykillerstheplay.com. An award winning play by Michael Milligan about health care in America. Followed by a panel discussion with Milligan, health professionals and activists.
Fantasy and Science Fiction Book Club. 6:30 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Participants will discuss Terry Pratchett’s “Unseen Academicals.”
Panel Discussions. Oman and the Indian Ocean: Interaction and Exchange. 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Swift Hall, Room 310, 1025 E. 58th St., 773-702-8296. Sponsored by the Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center and the Center for Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Chicago.
Tot Lot. 9 a.m.-noon, Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, 5480 S. Kenwood Ave., firstname.lastname@example.org, 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.
Preschool Story Time. 10:30 a.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Picture books and activities for children up to age 3.
Community Yoga with Chaturanga Seeds: Level 1. Noon-1 p.m., Arts Incubator, 301 E. Garfield Blvd., 773-702-9724. Instructor Kara Schmidt teaches yoga.
Discussion. “The Human Knowledge Project.” Noon, Harris School of Public Policy Studies, Room 289B, 1155 E. 60th St., 773-702-1999, free. Kevin Kelly, senior editor at Wired, and Siva Vaidhyanathan, of the University of Virginia, present.
Restorative Yoga. 4:30-5:30 p.m., and 5:45-6:45 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, free for students, $5 suggested donation for non-students.
Tea and Pipes. 4:30-5 p.m., Bond Chapel, 1050 E. 59th St., 773-702-2100, free. Tea and biscuits accompanied by organ music.
The 2013 George and Marie Andros Lecture. “The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined.” 5-6 p.m., Biological Sciences Learning Center, Room 109, 924 E. 57th St., 773-834-1238. Steven Pinker, of Harvard University, presents. For assistance, call 773-702-5777.
Homeless Food Run. 6-8:30 p.m., Calvert House, 5735 S. University Ave, 773-288-2311, uofccatholic.com. Those attending prepare and pass out bagged meals for the city’s needy.
Film Screening. “The Trails of Muhammad Ali.” 6:30-9:30 p.m., DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th St., 773-947-0600, dusablemuseum.org. A pre-screening of director Bill Siegel’s 2013 documentary. For more information, call 773-947-0600, ext. 255.