Music, Post-Memory, and Indigenous Voice after the War in Peru. Fulton Hall, 5845 S. Ellis Ave., 3:30-5:30 p.m., 773-702-8484.
Tot Lot. 9 a.m.-noon, Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, 5480 S. Kenwood Ave., email@example.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. 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.
Performance. “Black Bottom Boulevard.” 12:30-1 p.m., Arts Incubator, 301 E. Garfield Blvd., 773-702-2787, free. Artist Cecil McDonald Jr. performs in the windows of the Arts Incubator.
Jumu’ah Prayers. 1-1:30 p.m. and 1:45-2:15 p.m., Bond Chapel, 1050 E. 59th St, 773-702-2100. Muslim Friday prayers.
Author Talk. 3-4 p.m., Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn, Ave., 773-752-4381, semcoop.com. Shemi Zarhin reads from her book, “Some Day.”
Lecture. “Music, Post-Memory, and Indigenous Voice after the War in Peru.” 3:30-5:30 p.m., Fulton Hall, 5845 S. Ellis Ave., 773-702-8484, free. Jonathan Ritter, of the University of California, Riverside, presents. Part of the Department of Music Colloquium Series.
2013 George B. Walsh Lecture. “The Purpose of Aristotle’s Poetics.” 4-5:30 p.m., Social Sciences Research Building, 1126 E. 59th St., 773-702-8514. Andrew Ford, of Princeton University, presents.
Sounds for Wellness. To mark the last Friday of each University of Chicago pay-period, Zachary Cahill will play bagpipe music from a portable PA system in the Smart’s courtyard. Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave., 4:30-4:45 p.m.
Sounds for Wellness. 4:30-4:45 p.m., Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave., 773-702-0200, free. Bagpiper Zachary Cahill performs.
2013 Muslim Students Association Eid Al-Adha Banquet. This year’s banquet will feature talks by Amir Sulaiman, poet, activist, recording artist, and two-time HBO Def Poet, and Rami Nashashibi, Sociologist and Executive Director of the Inner-City Muslim Action Network. International House, 1414 E. 59th St., 5-10 p.m., 773-753-2274.
Canned Goods Food Drive. 5-6 p.m., Reynolds Club, McCormick Tribune Lounge, 5706 S. University Ave., uofccatholic.com. For the food pantry at St. Columbanus Catholic Church, 331 E. 71st St.
October After Hours at Robie House. 5-8 p.m., Robie House, 5757 S. Woodlawn Ave., 312-994-4000, gowright.org, $35 non-members, $30 Preservation Trust members. Featuring live music, drinks and hors d’oeuvres. Call or visit gowright.org to purchase tickets.
Educator Open House. 5:30-7:30 p.m., DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th St., 773-947-0600, dusablemuseum.org, free. For all educators, Pre-K through 12. Visitors can earn three CPDUs. R.S.V.P. at dusablemuseumeducatorsopenhouse.eventbrite.com. For more information, contact Erica Griffin by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 773-947-0600, ext. 290.