Calendar

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.

Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Oct 14 @ 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.

Free, Rapid, Anonymous HIV Testing @ 5710 S. Woodlawn Ave., Room 302
Oct 14 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Free, Rapid, Anonymous HIV Testing. 11 a.m.-3 p.m., 5710 S. Woodlawn Ave., Room 302, 773-834-1005, lgbtq.uchicago.edu.

Conversation. “No Such Thing as Closure.” @ Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, Room 107
Oct 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Conversation. “No Such Thing as Closure.” 6-8 p.m., Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, Room 107, 5710 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-834-4672. Chicago Public Media reporter Natalie Moore speaks on youth violence in Chicago.

Family Science Fair Night @ Blackstone Library
Oct 14 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Family Science Fair Night. 6:30 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. A chance for students and parents to be introduction to the Chicago public libraries’ science fair-related resources.

Cross Currents: Journey to Asian Environments @ International House
Oct 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Cross Currents: Journey to Asian Environments – A Film and Visit by Nick Deocampo. With water as its central theme, Nick Deocampo’s “Cross Currents” takes its viewers across five Asian ecological sites and shows how local inhabitants, often without scientific help, have developed indigenous ways of taking care of their local environments. A Q and A with the director will follow the screening. International House, 1414 E. 59th St., 7-9 p.m., 773-702-1673.

Oct
15
Tue
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Oct 15 @ 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
Oct 15 @ 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.

@ Blackstone Library
Oct 15 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

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

Community Yoga with Chaturanga Seeds: Level 1. @ Arts Incubator
Oct 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Community Yoga with Chaturanga Seeds: Level 1. Noon-1 p.m., Arts Incubator, 301 E. Garfield Blvd., 773-702-9724. Instructor Kara Schmidt offers an opportunity to learn yoga.

Presentation. “Teens, Digital Media, and the Chicago Public Library.” @ Harris School of Public Policy Studies, Room 289B
Oct 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm

Presentation. “Teens, Digital Media, and the Chicago Public Library.” Noon-1:20 p.m., Harris School of Public Policy Studies, Room 289B, 1155 E. 60th St., 773-702-1999, free. Researcher Penny Bender Sebring,of the U. of C.’s Urban Education Institute, and Ph.D. student Eric Brown, of Northwestern University, discuss the city’s digital media program for teens, YOUmedia Chicago.

Yoga, Self Care and Caring for Others @ Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, Interreligious Center, room 019
Oct 15 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Yoga, Self Care and Caring for Others. Yoga is a mind-body integration practice that supports holistic self-care – which, in turn, supplies us with the resources needed to effectively care for others. A lecture/discussion followed by a yoga class with Carol Horton, PhD ’95. Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, Interreligious Center, room 019, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 4-6 p.m.

@ Rockefeller Chapel
Oct 15 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Restorative Yoga. 4:30-5:30 p.m., and 5:45-6:45 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, free for students, $5 suggested donation for non-students.

Author reading “Blinding.” @ Franke Institute for the Humanities, Regenstein Library, room JRL-S118,
Oct 15 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Author reading. Romanian author Mircea Cartarescu reads from his new book, “Blinding.” Introduction and discussion facilitated by Delia Ungureanu (Harvard University). Franke Institute for the Humanities, Regenstein Library, room JRL-S118, 1100 E. 57th St., 4:30-6 p.m., 773-702-0866.