Calendar

Dec
3
Tue
Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Dec 3 @ 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.

Dec
4
Wed
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Dec 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
Dec 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.

Committed Knitters @ Arts Incubator
Dec 4 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Committed Knitters. Noon-3 p.m., Arts Incubator, 301 E. Garfield Blvd., 773-702-2787, free. A chance to learn the basics of knitting and crocheting. Program of the Southside Economic Development Project.

Workshop. “What Could it Mean to Talk about the Theory of the Firm in Historial Context.” @ Regenstein Library, Room 122A-B
Dec 4 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Workshop. “What Could it Mean to Talk about the Theory of the Firm in Historial Context.” 4-7 p.m., Regenstein Library, Room 122A-B, 1100 E. 57th St., 773-834-8936. Charles F. Sable, of Columbia University, presents. Matthew Stolper and Ioana Marinescu, both of the U. of C., will also give shorter presentations. Part of the Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society workshop series, “New Approaches in the Theory of the Firm.” Register at neubauercollegium.uchicago.edu.

Auditions @ Quaker House
Dec 4 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Auditions. 5-9 p.m., Quaker House, 5615 S. Woodlawn Ave., free, hydeparkcommunityplayers.org. For the Hyde Park Community Players’ April production of “Romeo and Juliet. Audition materials will be provided. All are welcome.

Auditions @ Quaker House
Dec 4 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Auditions. 5-9 p.m., Quaker House, 5615 S. Woodlawn Ave., free, hydeparkcommunityplayers.org. For the Hyde Park Community Players’ April production of “Romeo and Juliet. Audition materials will be provided. All are welcome.

Author Talk @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
Dec 4 @ 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm

Author Talk. 6-6:45 p.m., Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-752-4381, free. Susan O’Connor Davis, author of “Chicago’s Historic Hyde Park,” and architect John Vinci present. Register at flwright.org. Presented in partnership with the Frank Lloyd Wright Preservation Trust.

Samatha Meditation: Beginner’s Class @ Rockefeller Chapel, Interreligious Center, Room 019
Dec 4 @ 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. 

Gallery Tour @ Oriental Institute
Dec 4 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Gallery Tour. 6:30-7 p.m., Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-834-9777, free. A tour focusing on highlights of the museum’s collection. Participants meet in the lobby.

Author reception @ Frank Lloyd Wright Robie House
Dec 4 @ 6:45 pm – 8:00 pm

Author reception. 6:45-8 p.m., Frank Lloyd Wright Robie House, 5757 S. Woodlawn Ave., 312-994-4000, free. With Susan O’Connor, author of “Chicago’s Historic Hyde Park” and architect John Vinci. Register at flwright.org. Presented in partnership with the Seminary Co-op Bookstore.

Concert @ International House, Assembly Hall
Dec 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Concert. 7-9 p.m., International House, Assembly Hall, 1414 E. 59th St., 773-753-2274, $7 general admission, $5 advance tickets with U. of C. ID. Campus a cappella group Voices in Your Head presents.

Lecture. “The Long Defeat: The Fall of the Roman Empire in East and West.” @ Oriental Institute
Dec 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Lecture. “The Long Defeat: The Fall of the Roman Empire in East and West.” 7-9 p.m., Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-834-9777, free. Clifford Ando, of the U. of C., presents.

Film Screenings and Performances. “Black Power! In Tribute to Fred Hampton.” @ Logan Center
Dec 4 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Film Screenings and Performances. “Black Power! In Tribute to Fred Hampton.” 8-10 p.m., Logan Center, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, free. Featuring screenings of “From 2337 West Monroe Street,” “Mon Aix” and “I’ll Love you So Hard…” as well as a performance. In conjunction with the similarly titled exhibition on display at the Arts Incubator, 301 E. Garfield Blvd.