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Nov
19
Tue
Chicago Storytelling Guild meeting @ Regents Park
Nov 19 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Chicago Storytelling Guild meeting. 7:30-9:30 p.m., Regents Park, 5050 S. Lake Shore Dr. Participants learn about the art of story telling and share their own stories. No experience necessary. For more information, call Judith Heineman at 312-925-0439.

Nov
20
Wed
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Nov 20 @ 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 20 @ 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.

Committed Knitters @ Arts Incuabtor
Nov 20 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Committed Knitters. Noon-3 p.m., Arts Incuabtor, 301 E. Garfield Blvd., 773-702-2787, free. A chance to learn the basics of knitting and crocheting. Presented by the Southside Economic Development Project.

Community Yoga with Chaturanga Seeds: Level 1 @ Arts Incubator
Nov 20 @ 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.

Community Yoga with Chaturanga Seeds: Level 1 @ Arts Incubator
Nov 20 @ 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. “1986: A Turning Point in Israeli Literature and Culture.” @ Harper Memorial Library, Room 141
Nov 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Lecture. “1986: A Turning Point in Israeli Literature and Culture.” Noon-1 p.m., Harper Memorial Library, Room 141, 1116 E. 59th St., 773-702-7108. Yigal Shevars, of Ben Gurion University in Israel, presents.

Concert. Lunch with Mr. Skinner @ Rockefeller Chapel
Nov 20 @ 12:30 pm – 1:00 pm

Concert. Lunch with Mr. Skinner. 12:30-1 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, free. An organ performance.

Workshop. “Firms, Friends or Family? Organizing a Business in Ancient Rome.” @ Classics Building, Room 110
Nov 20 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Workshop. “Firms, Friends or Family? Organizing a Business in Ancient Rome.” 4-7 p.m., Classics Building, Room 110, 1010 E. 59th St., 773-834-8936. A presentation by Koen Veboven, of the University of Ghent in Holland, speaks with shorter presentations by Paul Cheney and Glen Weyl of the U. of C. Part of the Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society workshop series, “New Approaches in the Theory of the Firm.” Register at neubauercollegium.uchicago.edu.

Author Talk. “The Bully Pulpit.” @ Quadrangle Club
Nov 20 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Author Talk. “The Bully Pulpit.” 4:30-6 p.m., Quadrangle Club, 1155 E. 57th St., 773-834-4671, free. Pulitzer Prize-winning Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin, author of a book by the same title, presents. Register at doriskguchi.eventbrite.com.

Author Talk @ 57th Street Books
Nov 20 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Author Talk. 5-7 p.m., 57th Street Books, 1301 E. 57th St., 773-684-1300, semcoop.com. Merry White discusses her book, “Cooking for Crowds,” of which a 40th anniversary edition was recently released. 

Discussion. “The Legacy of JFK @ Quadrangle Club
Nov 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Discussion. “The Legacy of JFK, 50 Years After His Assassination.” 6 p.m., Quadrangle Club, 1155 E. 57th St., 773-834-4671. Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Richard Reeves discusses President Kennedy with David Axelrod. Register at richardreevesuchi.eventbrite.com.

Knitting and Needle Crafter’s Circle @ Blackstone Library
Nov 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Knitting and Needle Crafter’s Circle. 6 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Activities for beginner and experienced knitters. 

Knitting and Needle Crafter’s Circle @ Blackstone Library
Nov 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Knitting and Needle Crafter’s Circle. 6 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Activities for beginner and experienced knitters.