Calendar

Oct
30
Wed
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.

Author Reading @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
Oct 30 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Author Reading. 6-7 p.m., Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn, Ave., 773-752-4381, semcoop.com. Ivan Vladislavic reads from his book, “Double Negative.”

Author Talk @ Quadrangle Club
Oct 30 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Author Talk. 6-7:30 p.m., Quadrangle Club, 1155 E. 57th St., Register at tapperuchi.eventbrite.com. ABC News correspondent Jake Tapper, author of “The Outpost: An Untold Story of American Valor,” presents.

Author Talk @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
Oct 30 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Author Talk. 6-7 p.m., Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn, Ave., 773-752-4381, semcoop.com. Ivan Vladislavic reads from his book, “Double Negative.”

Samatha Meditation: Beginner’s Class @ Rockefeller Chapel, Interreligious Center, Room 019
Oct 30 @ 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 30 @ 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. 

Wednesday Night Family Story Time @ Blackstone Library
Oct 30 @ 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 30 @ 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.