Calendar

Oct
21
Mon
Author Talk @ International House, Assembly Hall
Oct 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Author Talk. 6-7:30 p.m., International House, Assembly Hall, 1414 E. 59th St., 773-753-2274. Debora Spar, author of “Wonder Women: Sex, Power and the Quest for Perfection,” presents.

Book discussion: “Wonder Women.” @ International House, Assembly Hall
Oct 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Book discussion: “Wonder Women.” In her book “Wonder Women: Sex, Power and the Quest for Perfection,” Debora Spar examines how women’s lives have—and have not—changed over the past forty years. International House, Assembly Hall, 1414 E. 59th St., 6-7:30 p.m., 773-753-2274.

Oct
22
Tue
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Oct 22 @ 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 22 @ 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.

Preschool Story Time @ Blackstone Library
Oct 22 @ 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 22 @ 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 teaches yoga.

Lecture. “Après la Révolution: Publishing in the Post-Digital World.” @ Harris School of Public Policy Studies, Room 289B
Oct 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Lecture. “Après la Révolution: Publishing in the Post-Digital World.” Noon, Harris School of Public Policy Studies, Room 289B, 1155 E. 60th St., 773-702-1999, free. Garrett P. Kiely, director of the University of Chicago Press, presents.

Seminar. “Catholic Ladies and Culture Wars: Gender, Church and Politics in Mexico 1700-1930″ @ Social Science Research, Room 224
Oct 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Seminar. “Catholic Ladies and Culture Wars: Gender, Church and Politics in Mexico, 1700-1930. Noon-1:30 p.m., Social Science Research, Room 224, 1126 E. 59th St., 773-834-1987. Margaret Chowning, a professor of history at the University of California, Berkeley, presents. Lunch will be provided to those who register. Register by calling or sending an e-mail to mexicanstudies@uchicago.edu.

Restorative Yoga @ Rockefeller Chapel
Oct 22 @ 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.

Tea and Pipes @ Bond Chapel
Oct 22 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Tea and Pipes. 4:30-5 p.m., Bond Chapel, 1050 E. 59th St., 773-702-2100, free. Tea and biscuits accompanied by organ music.

Film and Panel Discussion. “Lessons from the 1963 Boycott: Chicago Struggles for Quality Education Then and Now.” @ DuSable Museum of African American History
Oct 22 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Film and Panel Discussion. “Lessons from the 1963 Boycott: Chicago Struggles for Quality Education Then and Now.” 6-8 p.m., DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th Pl., 773-947-0600,  dusablemuseum.org. Featuring a sneak peek at Kartemquin’s upcoming documentary on the 1963 Chicago Public Schools boycott, “63 Boycott,” and a panel discussion including University of Illinois at Chicago historian Elizabeth Todd and Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis. The event marks the 50th anniversary of the boycott.

Oct
23
Wed
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Oct 23 @ 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 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.

Lunch with Mr. Skinner @ Rockefeller Chapel
Oct 23 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

Lunch with Mr. Skinner. Bring your lunch, relax, and enjoy —beverages provided. The carillon is played from noon, so you’ll hear the sweet sounds of the bells in the Chapel as you arrive. Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., noon-12:30 p.m.