Calendar

Nov
20
Wed
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 @ 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. 

Panel Discussion. “Chicago: City of Big Data.” @ Logan Center Performance Hall
Nov 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Panel Discussion. “Chicago: City of Big Data.” 6-8 p.m., Logan Center, Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St., free. Faculty at the University of Chicago Medicine, the National Opinion Research Center and the Argonne National Laboratory speak in a discussion moderated by Charlie Catlett, director of the Urban Center for Computation and Data at the University of Chicago.

Panel Discussion. “Chicago: City of Big Data.” @ Logan Center, Performance Hall
Nov 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Panel Discussion. “Chicago: City of Big Data.” 6-8 p.m., Logan Center, Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St., free. Faculty at the University of Chicago Medicine, the National Opinion Research Center and the Argonne National Laboratory speak in a discussion moderated by Charlie Catlett, director of the Urban Center for Computation and Data at the University of Chicago.

Samatha Meditation: Beginner’s Class @ Rockefeller Chapel, Interreligious Center, Room 019
Nov 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Samatha Meditation: Beginner’s Class. 6-7:30 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, Interreligious Center, Room 019, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, free. A class on mindfulness of breathing. 

Samatha Meditation: Beginner’s Class @ Rockefeller Chapel, Interreligious Center, Room 019
Nov 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Samatha Meditation: Beginner’s Class. 6-7:30 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, Interreligious Center, Room 019, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, free. A class on mindfulness of breathing. 

Concert @ Blackstone Library
Nov 20 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Concert. 6:30 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Clarinetist Yonnjoo Rachel Song, cellist Martine Benmann and pianist Alice Sheu perform Johannes Brahms, as part of the MTHP Artists Series. 

Concert @ Blackstone Library
Nov 20 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Concert. 6:30 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Clarinetist Yoonjoo Rachel Song, cellist Martine Benmann and pianist Alice Sheu perform Johannes Brahms, as part of the MTHP Artists Series. 

Wednesday Night Family Story Time @ Blackstone Library
Nov 20 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Wednesday Night Family Story Time. 6:30 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Featuring picture books and songs for children ages 3 to 7. 

Performances. Catcher in the Rhyme @ Logan Center, Cafe,
Nov 20 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Performances. Catcher in the Rhyme. 8-10 p.m., Logan Center, Cafe, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, free. Featuring student work, such as readings, spoken word, open mics and slam competitions.

Nov
21
Thu
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Nov 21 @ 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.