A screening of Deborah Kaufman and Alan Snitow’s 1997 documentary. To R.S.V.P., visit the museum’s website.
Saxophonist Marcus Weiss performs Giorgio Netti’s “necessità d’interrogare il cielo.”
Colloquium. “Avant-Garde Legacies in Postwar France.” 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Cochrane-Woods Art Center, 5540 S. Greenwood Ave., 773-702-0200, free. A colloquium featuring keynote speaker Tom McDonough, of Binghamton University, exploring the relationship between the emerging generation of avant-garde movements in 1950s France and the Surrealist movement, re-established in Paris after World War II. Held in conjunction with the Smart Museum’s exhibit, “Interiors and Exteriors: Avant Garde Itineraries in Postwar France.”
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.
Jumu’ah Prayers. 1-1:30 p.m. and 1:45-2:15 p.m., Bond Chapel, 1050 E. 59th St., 773-702-2100. Muslim Friday prayers.
Lecture. 3:30-5:30 p.m., Fulton Hall, 5845 S. Ellis Ave., 773-702-8484. Deborah Wong, of University of California Riverside, presents as part of the U. of C. Department of Music’s Colloquium Series.
Poetry Reading. 6 p.m., Logan Center, seminar terrace 801, 773-702-2787. Poet Alice Oswald presents.
Film Screening. “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs.” 7 p.m., Logan Center, screening room 201, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-8596, free. A screening of Chris Miller and Phil Lord’s 2009 film, along with some short films.
Concert. 7:30-9:30 p.m., Logan Center, performance hall, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, $25 general admission, $5 students. Third Coast Percussion performs John Cage and more. For more information, call 773-702-8068.
Panel Discussion. “Making Brown Work: America’s History and Future Educating People of Color.” 1-3 p.m., DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th St., 773-947-0600, dusablemuseum.org. Featuring Bill Ayers, of the University of Illinois at Chicago, Ronald Bailey, of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, and several other scholars.
Open Studio. 2-4 p.m., Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave., 773-324-5520, hydeparkart.org. With artist residents artists John Preus, Paul Mpagi Sepuya and Assaf Evron.
The Annual Dinner of the Hyde Park Historical Society. 6:30 p.m. Quadrangle Club, 1155 E. 57th St., $70 per person, $80 after Feb. 17. Recipients of the Society’s annual awards will receive recognition. Historian Susan O’Connor Davis and architect John Vinci will be the featured speakers. To make a reservation, visit hydeparkhistory.org. For more information, contact Janice A. Knox by calling 773-493-1893 or sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.