Calendar

Apr
16
Wed
Lecture. “Religious Institutions and the Post-Mao State: The Rise of Protestant Christianity in a Chinese County.” @ Swift Hall, third floor lecture room
Apr 16 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Lecture. “Religious Institutions and the Post-Mao State: The Rise of Protestant Christianity in a Chinese County.” 4:30-6 p.m., Swift Hall, third floor lecture room, 1025 E. 58th St., 773-702-8200. Yanfei Sun, of Tsinghua University, presents.

Lecture @ Gray Center Lab, room 112
Apr 16 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Lecture. 5 p.m., Gray Center Lab, room 112, 929 E. 60th St., 773-702-5116. Adrienne Brown, of the U. of C., presents.

Knitting and Needle Crafter’s Circle @ Blackstone Library
Apr 16 @ 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.

Poetry Reading. @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
Apr 16 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Poetry Reading. 6 p.m., Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-752-4381. Poets Peter O’Leary and Devin Johnson, present.

Family Fun @ Blackstone Library
Apr 16 @ 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.

Catcher in the Rhyme @ Logan Center, Cafe
Apr 16 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

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.

Apr
17
Thu
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Apr 17 @ 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
Apr 17 @ 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.

Video Screening. “The Body in 3D.” @ Crerar Library
Apr 17 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Video Screening. “The Body in 3D.” 3-5 p.m., Crerar Library, 5730 S. Ellis Ave., 773-702-7715. A looping presentation of a short 3D video tour of the human body.

Lecture. “The Life of Mexico City: Indigenous Presence in the Sixteenth Century Capital.” @ Cochrane-Woods Art Center
Apr 17 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Lecture. “The Life of Mexico City: Indigenous Presence in the Sixteenth Century Capital.” 4:30-5:30 p.m., Cochrane-Woods Art Center, 5540 S. Greenwood Ave., 773-702-0278. Barbara Mundy, of Fordham University, presents.

Tea Time Concert Series @ Fulton Hall
Apr 17 @ 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. Flutist Masha Popova and pianist Svetlana Krasnova perform. With complimentary tea and cookies at 4:15 p.m.

Lecture. “Seeing Into and Seeing Through: The Promise and Peril of Imaging.” @ Regenstein Library, room 122A-B
Apr 17 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Lecture. “Seeing Into and Seeing Through: The Promise and Peril of Imaging.” 5 p.m., Regenstein Library, room 122A-B, 1100 E. 57th St. Dr. Richard B. Gunderman, of Indiana University, presents.

Third Thursday: How to Draw Hands @ Smart Museum of Art
Apr 17 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Third Thursday: How to Draw Hands. 5:30-7:30 p.m., Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave., 773-702-0200, free. Participants use as inspiration drawings in the museum’s exhibit, “Imaging/Imagining,” for their own sketches of the human hand. All materials provided. Open to adults of all skill levels.

Freedom for All the Earth: An Interfaith Passover Seder. 6 p.m., Chicago Theological Seminary, 1407 E. 60th ST., 773-896-2400. Co-sponsored wtih the Hyde Park Muslim Family Circle and Mishkan Chicago. To R.S.V.P., send an e-mail to jcis@ctschicago.edu. @ Chicago Theological Seminary
Apr 17 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Freedom for All the Earth: An Interfaith Passover Seder. 6 p.m., Chicago Theological Seminary, 1407 E. 60th ST., 773-896-2400. Co-sponsored wtih the Hyde Park Muslim Family Circle and Mishkan Chicago. To R.S.V.P., send an e-mail to jcis@ctschicago.edu.