Calendar

Aug
1
Thu
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Aug 1 @ 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
Aug 1 @ 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 Tech Story Time @ Blackstone Library
Aug 1 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Toddler Tech Story Time. 10:30 a.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Part of Chicago Public Library’s Summer Learning Challenge.

Gallery Talk: Lunchtime Traveler Series @ Oriental Institute
Aug 1 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm

Gallery Talk: Lunchtime Traveler Series. Noon-12:45 p.m., Oriental Institute 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9507, free. U. of C. doctoral candidate Rozeen Bailleul-LeSuer discusses the significance of birds to the ancient Egyptians.

Globs, Goo and Guts! @ Blackstone Library
Aug 1 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

“Globs, Goo and Guts!” 2 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Featuring a chance for children ages 9 and up to make “icky sticky stuff” and take a look a real cow guts.

Talk. Gallery Encounters @ Logan Center, Gallery 107
Aug 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Talk. Gallery Encounters. 6-7 p.m., Logan Center, Gallery 107, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, free. Tempestt Hazel, a curator and co-founding director of Sixty Inches from Center, presents.

Gallery Talk @ DuSable Museum of African American History
Aug 1 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Gallery Talk. “The Arts as an Agent of Change.” DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th St.,  773-947-0600, ext. 254,  dusablemuseum.org, free. Featured artist James Pate and curator Willis Bing Davis, of the museum’s “Kin Killin’ Kin” exhibit, speak.

Aug
2
Fri
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Aug 2 @ 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
Aug 2 @ 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.

Film Screening @ Logan Center, Screening Room 201
Aug 2 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Film Screening. 7-9 p.m., Logan Center, Screening Room 201, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, free. Part of a weekly film series on the 1960s Black Arts Movement, “Revolution on Film,” held in conjunction with the Logan Center’s “AFRICOBRA: Philosophy” exhibition.

Aug
3
Sat
Summer Saturdays: Origami @ Robie House
Aug 3 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Summer Saturdays: Origami. 10 a.m.-noon, Robie House, 5757 S. Woodlawn Ave., 312-994-4000, gowright.org, $5 per child, free for accompanying adult. Participants learn basic origami folds and about Japanese art’s influence on Frank Lloyd Wright’s work. For children ages 8 and up with an adult. Visit the Frank Lloyd Wright Preservation Trust’s website to purchase tickets.

Game Day @ Blackstone Library
Aug 3 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Game Day. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. 

Concert. Night Out: R&B Cover Bands at Midway Plaisance @ Midway Plaisance Park
Aug 3 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Concert. Night Out: R&B Cover Bands at Midway Plaisance. 6:30-9 p.m., Midway Plaisance Park, 1130 Midway Plaisance North, 312-745-2470, free. Featuring performances by the Myron Mills Project and the Andrea McNeal Hip City Band.

Aug
4
Sun
Sundays at Rockefeller @ Rockefeller Chapel
Aug 4 @ 11:00 am – 12:15 pm

Sundays at Rockefeller. 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, free. Communion with Rockefeller Chapel Choir and organ and carillon music.