Calendar

Apr
23
Wed
Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Apr 23 @ 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.

Wednesday Lunch at the Divinity School @ Swift Hall, common room
Apr 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm

Wednesday Lunch at the Divinity School. Noon-1:15 p.m., Swift Hall, common room, 773-702-8200, $5. A vegetarian meal followed by a talks or performance. To R.S.V.P., send an e-mail to divinitylunch@gmail.com.

Earth Day Celebration @ Blackstone Library
Apr 23 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Earth Day Celebration. 4 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Children listen to stories and complete a craft in celebration of Earth Day. Open to children ages 5 and up.

Lecture. “Neoliberalism as a Historical Stage.” @ Social Sciences Research Building, room 122
Apr 23 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Lecture. “Neoliberalism as a Historical Stage.” 5-7 p.m., Social Sciences Research Building, room 122, 1126 E. 59th St., 773-702-8647, free. Theorist and philosopher Kojin Karatani presents.

Knitting and Needle Crafter’s Circle @ Blackstone Library
Apr 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Knitting and Needle Crafter’s Circle. 6 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Activities for beginner and experienced knitters.

Despres Family Memorial Lecture. “Pedal to the Metal: From Biking to Restoration.” @ Blackstone Library
Apr 23 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Despres Family Memorial Lecture. “Pedal to the Metal: From Biking to Restoration.” 6:30 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Suellen Burns, a senior advisor with the Illinois Department of Natural Resources for Millenium Reserve, and Eboni Senai Hawkins, of Red, Bike and Green, presents.

Family Fun @ Blackstone Library
Apr 23 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Family Fun. 6:30 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. A chance for families to play board games and complete crafts.

Lecture. “New Light on the Biblical Philistines: A Recent Study on the Frenemies of Ancient Israel.” @ Oriental Institute, Breasted Hall
Apr 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Lecture. “New Light on the Biblical Philistines: A Recent Study on the Frenemies of Ancient Israel.” 7-9 p.m., Oriental Institute, Breasted Hall, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-834-9775. Aren M. Maeir, of Bar-Ilan University, presents the 2014 David Kipper Ancient Israel Lecture. To R.S.V.P., visit kipper.eventbrite.com.

Catcher in the Rhyme @ Logan Center, Cafe
Apr 23 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

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.

Apr
24
Thu
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Apr 24 @ 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
Apr 24 @ 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.

Toddler Time @ Blackstone Library
Apr 24 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Toddler Time. 10:30 a.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Picture books, activities and songs for children up to age 3.

Teaching Seminar @ Swift Hall, common room
Apr 24 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Teaching Seminar. Noon-2 p.m., Swift Hall, common room, 1025 E. 58th St., 773-702-8200. David Carrasco, of Harvard University, presents. Complimentary lunch will be provided for the first 25 U. of C. Divinity School registrants. To R.S.V.P, send an e-mail to bdcline@uchicago.edu.

Workshop. “The Tell es-Safi/Gath Archaeological Project: An Overview after 17 Years of Excavation.” @ Oriental Institute, Breasted Hall
Apr 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Workshop. “The Tell es-Safi/Gath Archaeological Project: An Overview after 17 Years of Excavation.” Noon-1 p.m., Oriental Institute, Breasted Hall, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-834-9775. Aren M. Maeir, of Bar-Ilan University, presents The 2014 David Kipper Ancient Israel Workshop.