Calendar

Oct
29
Tue
Discussion. “The Human Knowledge Project.” @ Harris School of Public Policy Studies, Room 289B
Oct 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

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 @ Rockefeller Chapel
Oct 29 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

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 @ Bond Chapel
Oct 29 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm

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.” @ Biological Sciences Learning Center, Room 109
Oct 29 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

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 @ Calvert House
Oct 29 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

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.” @ DuSable Museum of African American History
Oct 29 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

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.  

Oct
30
Wed
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Oct 30 @ 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 30 @ 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.

Chicago Hyde Park Village Drop-In @ Augustana Lutheran Church
Oct 30 @ 10:30 am – 1:30 pm

Chicago Hyde Park Village Drop-In. 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Augustana Lutheran Church, 5500 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-752-6587, chpv.org, free. Light exercise, lunch and discussion. Enter building from 55th Street.

Wednesday Lunch at the Divinity School @ Swift Hall, Common Room
Oct 30 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Wednesday Lunch at the Divinity School. Noon, Swift Hall, Common Room, 1025 E. 58th St., 773-702-8200. Rozenn Bailleul-LeSuer, curator of the Oriental Institute’s recent exhibit, “Between Heaven and Earth: Birds in Ancient Egypt,” presents. Vegetarian lunch will be provided for a cost of $5. Register by sending an e-mail to divinitylunch@gmail.com.

Discussion. “Why International Human Rights Matter in the United States.” @ Laird Bell Law Quadrangle
Oct 30 @ 12:15 pm – 1:15 pm

Discussion. “Why International Human Rights Matter in the United States.” 12:15-1:15 p.m., Laird Bell Law Quadrangle, 1111 E. 60th St. Jamil Dakwar, director of the American Civil Liberties Union’s Human Rights Program, presents. 

Concert. Lunch with Mr. Skinner @ Rockefeller Chapel
Oct 30 @ 12:30 pm – 1:00 pm

Concert. Lunch with Mr. Skinner. 12:30-1 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, free. An organ performance.

Lecture. “The Emergence of the Modern European Novel: A Transnational Construction.” @ Wieboldt Hall, Room 207
Oct 30 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Lecture. “The Emergence of the Modern European Novel: A Transnational Construction.” 4:30-6 p.m., Wieboldt Hall, Room 207, 1050 E. 59th St., 773-702-8481. Guiomar Hautcoeur, of Paris Diderot University, presents. Followed by a reception.

Halloween Party @ Blackstone Library
Oct 30 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Halloween Party. 5-7 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. A party for kids featuring spooky stories, games and crafts. Costumes encouraged.