Calendar

Dec
21
Sat
Workshop. Lego Architects @ Robie House
Dec 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Workshop. Lego Architects. 10 a.m.-noon, Robie House, 5757 S. Woodlawn Ave., 312-994-4000, gowright.org, $5 per child, free for accompanying adults. Participants use Legos to create a 3D model of a floor plan design. Visit gowright.org to buy the required advance tickets. Appropriate for children ages 6 and up with an adult.

Holiday Story Crafts @ Blackstone Library
Dec 21 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Holiday Story Crafts. 10:30 a.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Participants read stories and complete a craft in celebration of Christmas. Open to children of all ages. 

Book Discussion @ Blackstone Library
Dec 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Book Discussion. 1-2:30 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Participants will discuss Emma Donoghue’s novel, “Room.”

Worldwide Dijeridu Meditation @ Rockefeller Chapel
Dec 21 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Worldwide Dijeridu Meditation. 6-9 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Av.e, 773-702-2100. free. A period of sound healing meditation with Australian didjeridus, drums, gongs and bells. Part of a worldwide event starting in New Zealand and marking the sunset around the world for a period of 24 hours. 

Dec
22
Sun
Sunday at Rockefeller @ Rockefeller Chapel
Dec 22 @ 11:00 am – 12:15 pm

Sunday at Rockefeller. 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, free. Featuring communion and advent music by composer Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina.

Concert. Sunday Night Jazz @ Room 43
Dec 22 @ 7:30 pm – 11:30 pm

Concert. Sunday Night Jazz. 7:30-11:30 p.m., Room 43, 1043 E. 43rd St., $10 adults, $5 for university students. The Al Smith Sextet performs.

Dec
23
Mon
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Dec 23 @ 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 23 @ 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.

antasy and Science Fiction Book Club @ Blackstone Library
Dec 23 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Fantasy and Science Fiction Book Club. 6:30 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Participants will discuss John Connolly’s young adult novel, “The Gates.”

Dec
24
Tue
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Dec 24 @ 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 24 @ 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.

Candlelit Lessons and Carols for Christmas Eve @ Rockefeller Chapel
Dec 24 @ 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm

Candlelit Lessons and Carols for Christmas Eve. 4-5:15 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, free. Featuring a traditional nativity tableau and music by the Rockefeller Chapel Choir’s Decani group, accompanied by the organ and recorders.

Dec
25
Wed
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Dec 25 @ 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 25 @ 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.