Tot Lot. 9 a.m.-noon, Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, 5480 S. Kenwood Ave., firstname.lastname@example.org, 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. 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. “The Republican Party in 2014.” Noon, Institute of Politics, 773-834-4671. Reince Priebus, chairman of the Republican National Committee, presents. Visit bit.ly/1fiV9zV to register.
Jumu’ah Prayers. 1-1:30 p.m. and 1:45-2:15 p.m., Bond Chapel, 1050 E. 59th St., 773-702-2100. Muslim Friday prayers.
DeMystyifying The Voice. 4:30-6:30 p.m., Logan Center, performance penthouse 901, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-8484, free. Vocal health specialist Dr. Rachael Gates presents, preceded by a 4:15 reception.
Lecture. The Qur’an’s ‘Nazarenes’ and Other Late Antique Christians: Arabic-Speaking ‘Gospel People’ in 7th Century Arabia.” 4:30-6:30 p.m., Oriental Institute, Breasted Hall, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-834-9775. Sidney H. Griffith’s of the Catholic University of America, presents. Register at nazarenes.eventbrite.com.
Lecture. “The Western Mediterranean and the World: From the Western Mediterranean to the Atlantic, Ca. 1300-1650.” 4:30 p.m., Classics Building, room 110, 1010 E. 59th St., 773-834-8936. Teofilo F. Ruiz, of the University of California, Los Angeles, presents.
Film Screening. “The Trials of Muhammad Ali.” 7 p.m., Logan Center, performance hall, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-8596, free. A screening of the 2013 film, with director Bill Siegel in attendance.
Staged Reading. “Pygmalion.” 8 p.m., Augustana Lutheran Church, 5500 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-493-6451. A reading of George Bernard Shaw’s play, presented by the Hyde Park Community Players. For more information, visit hydeparkcommunityplayers.org.
Author Talk. 3 p.m., 57th Street Books, 1301 E. 57th St., 773-684-1300, free. Carolyn Wilkins, author of “They Raised Me Up,” presents.
Concert. South Asian Sound Interventions: An Evening of Karnatak Music. 7-8:30 p.m., Logan Center, performance penthouse 901, 773-702-8484, free. Vocalist Minu Pasupathi performs, accompanied by musicians on mridangam and violin.
Concert. Water Music. 8-9:30 p.m., Logan Center, performance hall, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-8484, free. The University Chamber Orchestra performs Haydn and more.
Sunday at Rockefeller. 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, free. Featuring music and a communion table open to all.
Second Sunday. 1-4 p.m., Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave., 773-324-5520, hydeparkart.org. Participants will create their own illustrated, hand-bound books and make paper silhouettes of their profiles.