Calendar

Nov
3
Sun
Art Class @ Hyde Park Art Center
Nov 3 @ 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Art Class. Slabwork with Amanda Gentry. 12:30-4:30 p.m., Hyde Park Art Center, 5520 S. Cornell Ave., 5020 S. Cornell Ave., 773-324-5520, hydeparkart.org. Gentry, the artist behind the center’s exhibit, “Expanding,” shares the tools and techniques behind her clay work. Call for fee information.

Family event. “Little Scribe.” @ Oriental Institute
Nov 3 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Family event. “Little Scribe.” Presentations and guided writing-themed tours begin at 2, 2:30, 3, and 3:30 p.m. Recommended for families with youths aged 9 to 14. All youth under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9507.

Family Program: Little Scribe @ Oriental Institute
Nov 3 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Family Program: Little Scribe. 2-4 p.m., Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9507, free. Participants learn about the roots and development of writing. Presentations and tours begin every half hour between 2 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. For families with children ages 9 to 14. Register at littlescribe.eventbrite.com (recommended).

Concert @ Fulton Hall
Nov 3 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Concert. 3-4:30 p.m., Fulton Hall, 5845 S. Ellis Ave., 773-702-8484, free. The New Music Ensemble performs.

New Music Ensemble @ Fulton Hall
Nov 3 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

New Music Ensemble. Fulton Hall, 5845 S. Ellis Ave., 3-4:30 p.m., 773-702-8484.

Roman Catholic Mass @ Calvert House
Nov 3 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Roman Catholic Mass. 11 a.m.-noon, 5-6 p.m. and 9-10 p.m., Calvert House, 5735 S. University Ave., 773-702-2011, uofccatholic.com. 

Holy Communion Service @ Bond Chapel
Nov 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Holy Communion Service. 6-7 p.m., Bond Chapel 1050 E. 59th St., 773-702-2100, free. For more information contact Robert Kinney by calling 773-771-0771 or sending an e-mail to rkinney@htcchicago.org.

Nov
4
Mon
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Nov 4 @ 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
Nov 4 @ 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.

Conversation with Gov. Lincoln Chafee @ Ida Noyes Hall, Library
Nov 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Conversation with Gov. Lincoln Chafee. Noon-1:30 p.m., Ida Noyes Hall, Library, 1212 E. 59th St., 773-834-4671, free. An off-the-record conversation with the Rhode Island Democrat.

Seminar. Improvisation and Repetition @ Franke Institute for the Humanities, Regenstein Library, Room S-102
Nov 4 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Seminar. Improvisation and Repetition. 3:30-5 p.m., Franke Institute for the Humanities, Regenstein Library, Room S-102, 1100 E. 57th St., 773-702-3662. 

Lecture. “Maternal Mortality in the Context of Conflict.” @ Harper Memorial Library, Room 130
Nov 4 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Lecture. “Maternal Mortality in the Context of Conflict.” 4:30-5:30 p.m., Harper Memorial Library, Room 130, 1116 E. 59th St., 773-702-8296. Midwife Kylea Liese presents a paper for the Center for Middle Eastern Studies.

Lecture. “Moral Authority in an Age of Ethnocentric Anxeity.” @ Swift Hall, Third Floor Lecture Room
Nov 4 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Lecture. “Moral Authority in an Age of Ethnocentric Anxeity.” 4:30 p.m., Swift Hall, Third Floor Lecture Room, 1025 E. 58th St., 773-702-8200. Richard B. Miller, of Indiana University, presents.

Hydrofracking: What Everyone Needs to Know @ International House, Assembly Hall
Nov 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Hydrofracking: What Everyone Needs to Know. Presented by author Alex Prud’homme, International House, Assembly Hall, 1414 E. 59th St. 6-8 p.m., 773-753-2274.