Calendar

Jan
29
Wed
Zen Meditation at Rockefeller @ Rockefeller Chapel
Jan 29 @ 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.

Zen Meditation at Rockefeller @ Rockefeller Chapel
Jan 29 @ 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.

Gallery Tour @ Cobb Lecture Hall, room 418,
Jan 29 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Gallery Tour. 6 p.m., Cobb Lecture Hall, room 418, 5811 S. Ellis Ave., 773-702-8670, free. Hamza Walker, associate curator and director of education for the Renaissance Society, gives visitors a tour of the gallery’s new exhibit, “Parrottree-building for Bigger than Real.”

Knitting and Needle Crafter’s Circle @ Blackstone Library
Jan 29 @ 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 29 @ 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.

Jan
30
Thu
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Jan 30 @ 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 30 @ 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.

Lecture. “Models to Imitate: Spinoza on Human Rights.” @ Stuart Hall, room 105
Jan 30 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Lecture. “Models to Imitate: Spinoza on Human Rights.” 3-5 p.m., Stuart Hall, room 105, 5835 S. Greenwood Ave., 773-702-8513. Susan James, of the University of London, presents.

Gentle Yoga @ Bond Chapel
Jan 30 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Gentle Yoga. 4-5 p.m., Bond Chapel, 1050 E. 59th St., 773-702-2100, free. Time for quiet reflection, meditation and yoga instruction.

@ Fulton Hall
Jan 30 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Tea Time Concert Series. 4:30-5:30 p.m., Fulton Hall, 5845 S. Ellis Ave., 773-702-8484, free. With complimentary tea and cookies at 4:15 p.m.

Lecture. “Crip Displacements: Disability, Dispossession and Resistance.” @ Logan Center
Jan 30 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Lecture. “Crip Displacements: Disability, Dispossession and Resistance.” 4:30-6 p.m., Logan Center, 915 E. 60th St.. Robert McRuer, of George Washington University, presents. For more information, call 773-675-7171 or send an e-mail to mlfink@uchicago.edu.

Author Reading @ Midway Studios
Jan 30 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Author Reading. 6 p.m., Midway Studios, 929 E. 60th St., 773-834-8524. Alissa Nutting will read from her debut novel, “Tampa.”

Film Screening. “Blacks and Jews.” @ DuSable Museum of African American History
Jan 30 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Film Screening. “Blacks and Jews.” 6:30-9 p.m., DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th St.,  773-947-0600, dusablemuseum.org. A screening of Deborah Kaufman and Alan Snitow’s 1997 documentary. To R.S.V.P., visit dusablemuseum.org.

Film Screening. “Ashes to Honey.” @ Cobb Lecture Hall, room 307
Jan 30 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Film Screening. “Ashes to Honey.” Cobb Lecture Hall, room 307, 5811 S. Ellis Ave., 7-9 p.m., 773-702-1673. A screening of Hitomi Kamanaka’s 2010 film, followed by a discussion with U. of C. Ph.D. candidate Aiko Kojima.