Calendar

Oct
18
Fri
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Oct 18 @ 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
Oct 18 @ 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. “Mental Health and Gender Politics in Post-Genocide Rwanda.” @ Biological Sciences Learning Center, Room 001
Oct 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Lecture. “Mental Health and Gender Politics in Post-Genocide Rwanda.” Noon-1:30 p.m., Biological Sciences Learning Center, Room 001, 924 E. 57th St., 773-834-0957, free. Rwandan health experts Naasson Munyandamutsa and Donatilla Mukumana present. Light lunch will be provided. R.S.V.P. by sending an e-mail to ykleinman@uchicago.edu (encouraged).

Jumu’ah Prayers @ Bond Chapel
Oct 18 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm

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.

Author Talk. @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
Oct 18 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Author Talk. 2-3 p.m., Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-752-4381, semcoop.com. Eric Lohr discusses his book, “Russian Citizenship: From Empire to Soviet Union.”

Author Talk @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
Oct 18 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Author Talk. 6-7 p.m., Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-752-4381, semcoop.com. Adam Rome discusses his book, “The Genius of Earth Day: How a 1970 Teach-In Unexpectedly Made the First Green Generation.”

Performance. “A Salon Evening with Nicholas Phan.” @ Mandel Hall
Oct 18 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Performance. “A Salon Evening with Nicholas Phan.” Preceded by a lecture by Dan Wang. Mandel Hall, 1131 E. 57th St., 6:30-9:30 p.m., $35/$5 students, 773-702-8068.

The 2013 Social Justice Address @ Rockefeller Memorial Chapel
Oct 18 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The 2013 Social Justice Address. 6:30-7:30 p.m., Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave. Activist and University of Chicago Laboratory Schools alum William Upski Wimsatt presents.

A Salon Evening with Nicholas Phan
Oct 18 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

A Salon Evening with Nicholas Phan. 7:30-9:30 p.m., 773-702-8068, $35 general admission, $5 students. Call 773-702-2787 for tickets. The tenor performs Benjamin Britten.

Concert @ International House, Assembly Hall
Oct 18 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Concert. 7:30-8:30 p.m., International House, Assembly Hall, 1414 E. 59th St., 773-702-8647, free. Songwriter Yoshio Hayakawa and producer Masahide Sakuma perform.

Red Clay Dance Company: Transcending. In celebration of their 5th Anniversary season @ Logan Center, Performance Hall
Oct 18 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Red Clay Dance Company: Transcending. In celebration of their 5th Anniversary season, Red Clay Dance Company presents its inaugural fall concert” Transcending,” featuring “On Hallowed Ground,” a world premiere choreographed by Artistic Director Vershawn Sanders Ward, as well as company repertory work “Gone 2 Soon.” Logan Center, Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St., 7:30-9 p.m., $20, 773-702-2787.

Oct
19
Sat
Dance Performance @ Logan Center, Performance Hall
Oct 19 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am

Dance Performance. 7:30-8:30 p.m., Logan Center, Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, $20. The Red Clay Dance Company performs.

Cash Mob and Second Annual Chef Throwdown at the 61st Street Farmers Market @ 61st Street Farmers Market
Oct 19 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Cash Mob and Second Annual Chef Throwdown at the 61st Street Farmers Market. Watch Chicago culinary students compete in an outdoor cooking competition and vote on a winner. Teams start shopping and preparing food at 9am, and will serve their completed dishes at 11:30am. Meet at the flagpole on the main quad at 9 a.m. and walk to the 61st Street Farmers Market at 61st Street and Dorchester Avenue. 773-834-5143.

Author Talk @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
Oct 19 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Author Talk. 9:30-10:30 a.m., Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-752-4381, semcoop.com. U. of C. assistant professor of english Srikanth Reddy presents for the school’s Humanities Day.