Calendar

Oct
12
Sat
A Community Health Forum: How the Affordable Care Act Affects Older Adults and the Uninsured
Oct 12 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

A Community Health Forum: How the Affordable Care Act Affects Older Adults and the Uninsured. 1-5 p.m., Chicago Theological Seminary, 1407 E. 60th St. Expert panelists provide updates on the Affordable Care Act and audience members get a chance to ask questions and enroll in new coverage options and affordability programs. Register at communitygrandroundsoct2013.eventbrite.com. For more information, call Natalie Watson at 773-834-9770.

Community Grand Rounds: The Affordable Care Act @ Chicago Theological Seminary
Oct 12 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Community Grand Rounds: The Affordable Care Act Saturday, October 12, 2013 1:00 pm– 5:00 pm

The Center for Community Health and Vitality at the University of Chicago Medicine, Hyde Park Village, and Older Women’s League Presents A COMMUNITY HEALTH FORUM: How the Affordable Care Act Affects Older Adults and the Uninsured.

WHEN: Saturday, October 12, 2013 From 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

WHERE: Chicago Theological Seminary, 1407 E. 60th St., Chicago, IL.

WHAT: Expert panelists will provide updates and audience members will be able to participate in small break-out sessions where questions can be answered. In-Person Counselors will be on site to enroll individuals in new coverage options and affordability programs.

To register, please visit:

http://communitygrandroundsoct2013.eventbrite.com

Parking is available on the street and the south side of the building.

Persons with disabilities who need an accommodation in order to participate in this event should contact the event sponsor for assistance. For events on the Student Events Calendar, please contact ORCSA at (773) 702-8787.

Author Reading @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
Oct 12 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Author Reading. 3-4 p.m., Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn, Ave., 773-752-4381, semcoop.com. Poet Kevin Coval, director of Young Chicago Authors, reads from his collection, “Schtick: ‘These are the poems, people.’”

Concert. The Best of Chicago a capoella: A 20th Anniversary Celebration. @ Logan Center
Oct 12 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Concert. The Best of Chicago a capoella: A 20th Anniversary Celebration. 8-9:30 p.m., Logan Center, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, $12 students, $25 seniors, $30 general admission, $38 preferred seating. Folk, religious and pop songs to kick off the group’s third decade. Buy tickets at chicagoacappella.org.

Reception @ Arts Incubator
Oct 12 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Reception. 8-11 p.m., Arts Incubator, 301 E. Garfield Blvd, 773-702-9724, free. For the poet avery r. young’s new exhibit examining the murder of Trayvon Martin, “groun(d).”

Oct
13
Sun
Sunday at Rockefeller @ Rockefeller Chapel
Oct 13 @ 11:00 am – 12:15 pm

Sunday at Rockefeller. 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, free. Communion with music from the Rockefeller Chapel Choir.

Second Sunday @ Hyde Park Art Center
Oct 13 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Second Sunday. 1-4 p.m., Hyde Park Art Center, 5200 S. Cornell Ave., 773-324-5520, hydeparkart.org. Participants create a communal mural in the center’s public conference room under the guidance of a teaching artist, as part of a city-wide monthlong drawing festival, “Big Draw Chicago.” 

Author Talk @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
Oct 13 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Author Talk. 2-3 p.m., Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn, Ave., 773-752-4381, semcoop.com. Robert B. McKersie discusses his book, “A Decisive Decade: An Insider’s View of the Chicago Civil Rights Movement During the 1960s.”

Family Program: Junior Archaeologists @ Oriental Institute
Oct 13 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Family Program: Junior Archaeologists. 2-4 p.m., Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9507, $5 members, $9 non-members. Pre-registration is required. Children and parents experience a simulated archaeology dig. For ages 5-12, accompanied by an adult. To register at oi.uchicago.edu/order/classes. 

Junior Archeologists @ Oriental Institute
Oct 13 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Junior Archeologists. Children and parents have a chance to dig into our simulated excavation in the Oriental Institute’s Kipper Family Archaeology Discovery Center. This program also includes an interactive guided tour of the galleries. Suggested for ages 5 to 12. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 2-4 p.m., $5 per participant with membership/ $9 for non-members, 773-702-9507.

37th Season Chicago Ensemble Series @ International House
Oct 13 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

37th Season Chicago Ensemble Series. International House, 1414 E. 59th St., 3-5 p.m.; tickets are $25 for general admission and $10 for students with valid ID, free for I-House Residents, 773-753-2274.

Concert @ International House, Assembly Hall
Oct 13 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Concert. 3-5 p.m., International House, Assembly Hall, 1414 E. 59th St., 773-753-2274, $25 general admission, $10 students with ID. The Chicago Ensemble peforms its first performance of the 37th season.

Concert. Sunday Night Jazz @ Room 43
Oct 13 @ 7:30 pm – 11:30 pm

Concert. Sunday Night Jazz. 7:30-11:30 p.m.,  Room 43, 1043 E. 43rd St., $10 adults, $5 for university students. A Hyde Park Jazz Society event. Drummer Xavier Breaker performs.

Oct
14
Mon
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Oct 14 @ 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.