Calendar

Sep
4
Wed
Concert. The Sounds of History @ DuSable Museum of African American History
Sep 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Concert. The Sounds of History. 6 p.m.-8:30 p.m., DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th Pl., 773-947-0600, free, or call ahead to reserve a table. Bring blankets and chairs for this jazz concert. A tribute to Dizzy Gillespie featuring Cory Wilkes. The last in the series.

Lecture. “Re-excavating the Royal Tomb of Horemheb in the Valley of the Kings.” @ Oriental institute
Sep 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Lecture. “Re-excavating the Royal Tomb of Horemheb in the Valley of the Kings.” 7-9 p.m., Oriental institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-834-9777, free. An Egyptology professor from University College London discusses the second excavation of this important archaeological discovery.

Lecture. “Re-Excavating the Royal Tomb of Horemheb.” @ Oriental Institute
Sep 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Lecture. “Re-Excavating the Royal Tomb of Horemheb.” 7-9 p.m., the Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-834-9777, free. A lecture on the second excavation of this tomb. A professor of Egyptology from University College, London presents.

Sep
5
Thu
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Sep 5 @ 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
Sep 5 @ 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.

Gallery talk. “Lunchtime Traveler Series.” @ Oriental Institute Museum
Sep 5 @ 12:15 pm – 1:00 pm

Gallery talk. “Lunchtime Traveler Series.” 12:15-1 p.m., Oriental Institute Museum, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9507, free. Learn about archaeological discoveries, unlock the secrets of civilization and gain a greater appreciation of our ancestors.

Sep
6
Fri
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Sep 6 @ 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
Sep 6 @ 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.

Sep
7
Sat
Free tour by JPAC
Sep 7 @ 7:00 am – 10:00 am

Free tour by JPAC. Saturday sept 7 at 10 am. Touring the Midway and Jackson Park 1893 World’s Fair  sites by JPAC historical tour guides. Meet at Darrow Bridge near Science Drive parking lot.

Game Day @ Blackstone Library
Sep 7 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Game Day. 10 a.m.- 4 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511, free for adults and kids age nine or older. Play board games.

Family Day: I Believe I can Fly @ Smart Museum of Art
Sep 7 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Family Day: I Believe I can Fly. 1-4 p.m., Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave., 773-702-0200, free. Create craft wings using items from a Smart Museum exhibit on flying contraptions for inspiration.

Sep
8
Sun
Nature walk @ Space Center entrance of the Museum of Science and Industry
Sep 8 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

Nature walk. 12:30 p.m., meet at the Space Center entrance of the Museum of Science and Industry, 5700 S. Lake Shore Dr., 773-913-2030. A nature walk for people of all interests. Features training for using a “plant key.”

Second Sunday @ Hyde Park Art Center
Sep 8 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Second Sunday. 1-4 p.m., Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave., 773-324-5520, free. Family art-making activities.

Family program. “Junior Archaeologists.” @ Oriental Institute
Sep 8 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Family program. “Junior Archaeologists.” 2-4 p.m., Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9507, pre-registration required, $7 per person with family membership, $9 for non-members. To register, visit oi.uchicago.edu/order/classes. Children and parents can join in a simulated dig. Interactive guided tour of the galleries included.