Calendar

Mar
5
Wed
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Mar 5 @ 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
Mar 5 @ 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.

Career Fair @ Chicago Lake Shore Hotel
Mar 5 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Career Fair. 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Chicago Lake Shore Hotel, 4900 S. Lake Shore Dr. Featuring training, workshops and positions available for fields ranging from health care to communications to information technology. For more information, call 312-235-3712 or send an e-mail to info@icanvision.com

Concert. Lunch with Mr. Skinner @ Rockefeller Chapel
Mar 5 @ 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.

Lecture. “Wastelandia: Infrastructure and the Commonwealth of Waste in Urban Ghana.” @ Social Science Research Building, room 122
Mar 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Lecture. “Wastelandia: Infrastructure and the Commonwealth of Waste in Urban Ghana.” 6-7:30 p.m., Social Science Research Building, room 122, 1126 E. 59th St., 773-702-7221. Brenda Chalfin, of the University of Florida, presents on the potential for infrastructure to provide the basis for urban public and political life, using Ghana’s city of Tema as a case study.

Women’s History Month Film Screening. “Say My Name.” @ Blackstone Library
Mar 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Women’s History Month Film Screening. “Say My Name.” 6 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. A screening of Nirit Peled’s 2009 film about women in hip-hop. For ages 14 and up.

Presentation. “Sounds from the Cloister: Women’s Contribution to Music and the Arts in Early Modern Mexico.” @ International House
Mar 5 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Presentation. “Sounds from the Cloister: Women’s Contribution to Music and the Arts in Early Modern Mexico.” 7:30-8:30 p.m., International House, 1414 E. 59th St., 773-753-2274. A presentation on 17th century Mexican art and music by cloistered nuns, held as part of the U. of C.’s International Women’s Day festivities.

Performances. Catcher in the Rhyme @ Logan Center, Cafe
Mar 5 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Performances. Catcher in the Rhyme. 8-10 p.m., Logan Center, Cafe, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, free. Featuring student work such as readings, spoken word, open mics and slam competitions.

Mar
6
Thu
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Mar 6 @ 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
Mar 6 @ 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.

Toddler Time @ Blackstone Library
Mar 6 @ 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.

International Women’s Day Parade @ U. of C. Quadrangle
Mar 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

International Women’s Day Parade. Noon-1 p.m., U. of C. Quadrangle, 58th St. and University Ave., 773-702-7752. An parade from the U. of C. Quadrangle to Ida Noyes Hall, marking International Women’s Day.

Presentation. “Inside Global Humanitarian Crises.” @ Institute of Politics
Mar 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm

Presentation. “Inside Global Humanitarian Crises.” Noon-1:15 p.m., Institute of Politics, 5707 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-834-0957, free. With remarks by Human Rights Watch Emergencies Director Peter Bouckaert on his work and recent visits to crisis zones.

Gallery Talk @ Oriental Institute Museum
Mar 6 @ 12:15 pm – 1:00 pm

Gallery Talk. 12:15-1 p.m., Oriental Institute Museum, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9507, free. Egyptologist and Research Associate Emily Teeter explores the culture of ancient Egypt. Part of the museum’s Lunchtime Traveler Series.