Calendar

Dec
18
Wed
Samatha Meditation: Beginner’s Class @ Rockefeller Chapel Interreligious Center, Room 019
Dec 18 @ 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,
Dec 18 @ 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, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100
Dec 18 @ 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.

Wednesday Night Family Story Time @ Blackstone Library
Dec 18 @ 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.

Wednesday Night Family Story Time @ Blackstone Library
Dec 18 @ 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.

Dec
19
Thu
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Dec 19 @ 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
Dec 19 @ 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.

Bi-lingual Story Time @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Dec 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Bi-lingual Story Time. 10 and 10:30 a.m., Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, 5480 S. Kenwood Ave., 773-643-4062, hpnclub.org, $9 drop-in, $45 10-day pass, $65 monthly pass. For infants to children 18-months-old.

Toddler Time @ Blackstone Library
Dec 19 @ 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.

Child Care Information Drop-In @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Dec 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Child Care Information Drop-In. Noon-1 p.m., Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, 5480 S. Kenwood Ave., 773-643-4062, hpnclub.org, free.

Musical Interlude @ United Church of Hyde Park
Dec 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Musical Interlude. 12:10 p.m., United Church of Hyde Park, 1448 E. 53rd St., 773-363-1620. 

Afterschool Story Breaks — Reindeer Games @ Blackstone Library
Dec 19 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Afterschool Story Breaks — Reindeer Games. 4 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Stories, crafts and fun in celebration of reindeer. Open to children of all ages.

Third Thursday: Darkness and Light @ Smart Museum of Art
Dec 19 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Third Thursday: Darkness and Light. 5:30-7:30 p.m., Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave., 773-702-0200, free. Participants create their own art using glow sticks and lightbulb strands and view works from the museum’s exhibit, “State of Mind: New California Art Circa 1970.” 

Dec
20
Fri
Cookie Exchange @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, Snack Area and Classroom E
Dec 20 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Cookie Exchange. Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, Snack Area and Classroom E, Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, 5480 S. Kenwood Ave., 773-643-4062, hpnclub.org. An invitation to bring a plate of cookies to share and take a mixed plate back home.