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.
Tot Lot. 9 a.m.-noon, Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, 5480 S. Kenwood Ave., email@example.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. 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. 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. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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. 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.” 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. 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.