Calendar

Nov
7
Thu
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Nov 7 @ 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
Nov 7 @ 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.

Toddler Time @ Blackstone Library
Nov 7 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

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

Gallery Talk @ Oriental Institute Museum
Nov 7 @ 12:15 pm – 1:00 pm

Gallery Talk. 12:15-1 p.m., Oriental Institute Museum, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9507, free. Emily Teeter, research associate at the Oriental Institute, discusses the museum’s exhibit, “Our Work: Modern Jobs — Ancient Origins.” Part of the museum’s Lunchtime Traveler Series.

Lunchtime Traveler Series @ Oriental Institute
Nov 7 @ 12:15 pm – 1:00 pm

Lunchtime Traveler Series. Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 12:15-1 p.m., 773-702-9507.

Tea Time Concert Series @ Fulton Hall
Nov 7 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Tea Time Concert Series. 4:30-5:30 p.m., Fulton Hall, 5845 S. Ellis Ave., 773-702-8484, free. With complimentary tea and cookies at 4:15 p.m.

Bookmakers @ Smart Museum of Art
Nov 7 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Bookmakers. 5:30 p.m., Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave., 773-70-20200, free. Featuring a discussion with interpreter-in-residence Matt Austin about bookmaking and an exploration of Ed Ruscha’s books in the museum’s exhibit, “State of Mind: New California Art Circa 1970.” Space is limited. Register in advance at smartmuseum.uchicago.edu/calendar/register.

Diasporal Rhythms Gallery Encounters: Influences —African and Otherwise. @ Logan Center, Gallery 107
Nov 7 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Diasporal Rhythms Gallery Encounters: Influences —African and Otherwise. 6-7:30 p.m., Logan Center, Gallery 107, 773-702-2787, free. Painter Julian Williams, art collector Dan Parker and curator Oyekunle Oyegbemi, board president of the Yoruba Arts Foundation, present. In conjunction with the Logan Center’s exhibit, “Diasporal Rhythms: A Ten Year Love Affair with Collecting Art of the African Diaspora.”

Lecture. “The Evolution and Reform of Health Care Delivery: From Marcus Welby to Hospitalists and Back Again.” @ International House, Coulter Lounge
Nov 7 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Lecture. “The Evolution and Reform of Health Care Delivery: From Marcus Welby to Hospitalists and Back Again.” 6-7 p.m., International House, Coulter Lounge, 1414 E. 59th St. Dr. David Meltzer, chief of the Section of Hospitalist Medicine at the University of Chicago Medicine, presents. With refreshments at 5:30 p.m.

Nov
8
Fri
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Nov 8 @ 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
Nov 8 @ 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. Object/Subjective @ Smart Museum of Art
Nov 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Gallery Talk. Object/Subjective. Noon-1 p.m., Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave., 773-702-0200, free. Artist Zachary Cahill and Hanna Feldman, of Northwestern University, present in conjunction with Cahill’s current work on display, “USSA 2012: Wellness Center: Idyllic.” Space is limited. Lunch is provided. Register in advance at smartmuseum.uchicago.edu/calendar/register.

A.W.E. African Art and Cuisine @ DuSable Museum of African American History
Nov 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

A.W.E. African Art and Cuisine. 7-9 p.m., DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th St.,  773-947-0600,  dusablemuseum.org, $20 general admission, $15 advance registration. Featuring performances, visual arts demonstrations and food.

Performances. Sounding Light @ Hyde Park Art Center
Nov 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Performances. Sounding Light. 7-9 p.m., Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave., 773-324-5520, hydeparkart.org, free. Featuring performances of light, projection music and sound by artists Lori Felker and Todd Mattei.