Calendar

Jan
21
Tue
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Jan 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.

Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Jan 21 @ 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.

Jan
22
Wed
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Jan 22 @ 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
Jan 22 @ 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.

Concert. Lunch with Mr. Skinner @ Rockefeller Chapel
Jan 22 @ 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. A lunchtime organ performance. Visitors are invited to bring their lunch. Beverages provided.

Film Screening and Discussion. “After Tiller.” @ International House, assembly hall
Jan 22 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Film Screening and Discussion. “After Tiller.” 5-7:30 p.m., International House, assembly hall, 1414 E. 59th St., 773-753-2274. A screening of Martha Shane and Lana Wilson’s 2013 film on third-trimester abortions followed by a panel discussion featuring Shane.

Zen Meditation at Rockefeller @ Rockefeller Chapel
Jan 22 @ 5:00 pm – 6:45 pm

Zen Meditation at Rockefeller. 5-6:45 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, free. Soto Zen mediation instruction for newcomers at 5 p.m., followed by 35 minutes of meditation.

Author Talk @ International House, home room
Jan 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Author Talk. 6-7:30 p.m., International House, home room, 1414 E. 59th St., 773-753-2274, free. Luis Alberto Urrea, author of “Queen of America,” and Chris Abani, author of “The Secret History of Las Vegas,” present.

Despres Family Memorial Lecture. “Writing Children.” @ Blackstone Library
Jan 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Despres Family Memorial Lecture. “Writing Children.” 6 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Contributors to the AREA Chicago periodical’s 14th issue, “Kids!” will discuss the way children are written about and the impact it has.

Knitting and Needle Crafter’s Circle @ Blackstone Library
Jan 22 @ 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.

Samatha Meditation: Beginner’s Class @ Rockefeller Chapel, Interreligious Center, Room 019
Jan 22 @ 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.

Family Fun @ Blackstone Library
Jan 22 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Family Fun. 6:30 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. A chance for families to play board games and complete crafts.

Conversation @ Experimental Station
Jan 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Conversation. 7-9 p.m., Experimental Station, 6100 S. Blackstone Ave., 773-241-6044, experimentalstation.org. A discussion held in conjunction with Experimental Station’s current exhibit on the state’s newly enacted Firearm Concealed Carry Act, led by former Chicago Public Radio host Steve Edwards.

Jan
23
Thu
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Jan 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.