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Shofar Factory for Kids 11:00 am
Shofar Factory for Kids @ Chabad Jewish Center
Sep 1 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Shofar Factory for Kids. 11 a.m., Chabad Jewish Center, 5700 S. Woodlawn, 773-955-8672, $5 for each shofar. Children will learn to make this traditional horn [...]
Nature walk for all ages 12:30 pm
Nature walk for all ages @ Museum of Science and Industry
Sep 1 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Nature walk for all ages. 12:30 p.m., Museum of Science and Industry, 5700 S. Lake Shore Dr., 773-913-2030, free. Enter at the “space center” door. [...]
Film Screening. “Twelve Disciples of Nelson Mandela.” 2:00 pm
Film Screening. “Twelve Disciple… @ DuSable Museum of African American History
Sep 1 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Film Screening. “Twelve Disciples of Nelson Mandela.” 2-4 p.m., DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th Pl., 773-947-0600. The movie tells the story [...]
Tot Lot 9:00 am
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Sep 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 [...]
Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground 9:00 am
Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Sep 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 [...]
Summer Playroom 9:00 am
Summer Playroom @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Sep 3 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Summer Playroom. 9 a.m.-noon, everyMonday and Tuesday, Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, 5480 S. Kenwood Ave., 773-643-4062, hpnclub.org.
Tot Lot 9:00 am
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Sep 3 @ 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 [...]
Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground 9:00 am
Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Sep 3 @ 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 [...]
Rosh Hashanah Class 8:00 pm
Rosh Hashanah Class @ Chabad Jewish Center
Sep 3 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Rosh Hashanah Class. 8-9 p.m., Chabad Jewish Center, 5700 S. Woodlawn, 773-955-8672, free. Discover a deeper understanding of the high holidays.
Tot Lot 9:00 am
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Sep 4 @ 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 [...]
Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground 9:00 am
Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Sep 4 @ 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 [...]
Zen Meditation at Rockefeller 5:00 pm
Zen Meditation at Rockefeller @ Rockefeller Chapel
Sep 4 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Zen Meditation at Rockefeller. 5-6:30 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, free. Soto Zen mediation. Instruction at 5 p.m. for newcomers, followed by [...]
Concert. The Sounds of History 6:00 pm
Concert. The Sounds of History @ DuSable Museum of African American History
Sep 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Concert. The Sounds of History. 6 p.m.-8:30 p.m., DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th Pl., 773-947-0600, free, or call ahead to reserve [...]
Lecture. “Re-excavating the Royal Tomb of Horemheb in the Valley of the Kings.” 7:00 pm
Lecture. “Re-excavating the Roya… @ Oriental institute
Sep 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Lecture. “Re-excavating the Royal Tomb of Horemheb in the Valley of the Kings.” 7-9 p.m., Oriental institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-834-9777, free. An Egyptology [...]
Lecture. “Re-Excavating the Royal Tomb of Horemheb.” 7:00 pm
Lecture. “Re-Excavating the Roya… @ Oriental Institute
Sep 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Lecture. “Re-Excavating the Royal Tomb of Horemheb.” 7-9 p.m., the Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-834-9777, free. A lecture on the second excavation of [...]
Tot Lot 9:00 am
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Sep 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 [...]
Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground 9:00 am
Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Sep 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 [...]
Gallery talk. “Lunchtime Traveler Series.” 12:15 pm
Gallery talk. “Lunchtime Travele… @ Oriental Institute Museum
Sep 5 @ 12:15 pm – 1:00 pm
Gallery talk. “Lunchtime Traveler Series.” 12:15-1 p.m., Oriental Institute Museum, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9507, free. Learn about archaeological discoveries, unlock the secrets of civilization [...]
Tot Lot 9:00 am
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Sep 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 [...]
Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground 9:00 am
Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Sep 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 [...]
Free tour by JPAC 7:00 am
Free tour by JPAC
Sep 7 @ 7:00 am – 10:00 am
Free tour by JPAC. Saturday sept 7 at 10 am. Touring the Midway and Jackson Park 1893 World’s Fair  sites by JPAC historical tour guides. [...]
Game Day 10:00 am
Game Day @ Blackstone Library
Sep 7 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Game Day. 10 a.m.- 4 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511, free for adults and kids age nine or older. Play board [...]
Family Day: I Believe I can Fly 1:00 pm
Family Day: I Believe I can Fly @ Smart Museum of Art
Sep 7 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Family Day: I Believe I can Fly. 1-4 p.m., Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave., 773-702-0200, free. Create craft wings using items from [...]
Nature walk 12:30 pm
Nature walk @ Space Center entrance of the Museum of Science and Industry
Sep 8 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Nature walk. 12:30 p.m., meet at the Space Center entrance of the Museum of Science and Industry, 5700 S. Lake Shore Dr., 773-913-2030. A nature [...]
Second Sunday 1:00 pm
Second Sunday @ Hyde Park Art Center
Sep 8 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Second Sunday. 1-4 p.m., Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave., 773-324-5520, free. Family art-making activities.
Family program. “Junior Archaeologists.” 2:00 pm
Family program. “Junior Archaeol… @ Oriental Institute
Sep 8 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Family program. “Junior Archaeologists.” 2-4 p.m., Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9507, pre-registration required, $7 per person with family membership, $9 for non-members. To [...]
Concert. Nichols Park Summer Concert Series 4:00 pm
Concert. Nichols Park Summer Con… @ Nichols Park
Sep 8 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Concert. Nichols Park Summer Concert Series. 4-6 p.m., 1355 E. 53rd St., 312-747-2703, free. Featuring the Potts and Pans Steel Drum Band.
HPCP Evening of Horror & Suspense: Organizational Meeting @ Quaker House 4:00 pm
HPCP Evening of Horror & Suspens… @ Quaker House
Sep 8 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
HPCP Evening of Horror & Suspense: Organizational Meeting @ Quaker House Sept. 8 @ 4:00 p.m. — 8:00 p.m. Hyde Park Communiy Players is seeking [...]
Planning meeting. Community Players Evening of Horror & Suspense 4:00 pm
Planning meeting. Community Play… @ Quaker House
Sep 8 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Planning meeting. Community Players Evening of Horror & Suspense, 4 – 8 p.m., Quaker House, 5615 S. Woodlawn Ave., hydeparkcommunityplayers.org, free for all interested. Dramatic [...]
Concert. Sunday Night Jazz 7:30 pm
Concert. Sunday Night Jazz
Sep 8 @ 7:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Concert. Sunday Night Jazz. 7:30-11:30 p.m., Room 43, 1043 E. 43rd St., $10 adults, $5 for university students. A Hyde Park Jazz Society event. Featuring [...]
Tot Lot 9:00 am
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Sep 9 @ 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 [...]
Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground 9:00 am
Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Sep 9 @ 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 [...]
Lecture. “Extraordinary Women Shaping the Transmission of Buddhism in the West.” 7:00 pm
Lecture. “Extraordinary Women Sh… @ Rockefeller Chapel uncommon room
Sep 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Lecture. “Extraordinary Women Shaping the Transmission of Buddhism in the West.” 7-8:30 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel uncommon room, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., free. Michaela Haas, reporter, [...]
Tot Lot 9:00 am
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Sep 10 @ 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 [...]
Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground 9:00 am
Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Sep 10 @ 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 [...]
Tot Lot 9:00 am
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Sep 11 @ 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 [...]
Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground 9:00 am
Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Sep 11 @ 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 [...]
Guided Nature Walk 10:00 am
Guided Nature Walk @ Museum of Science and Industry, east entrance
Sep 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Guided Nature Walk. 10 a.m., Museum of Science and Industry, east entrance, 5700 S. Lake Shore Dr., 773-913-2030, ext. 3, passitonchicago, free. A chance for [...]
Zen Meditation at Rockefeller 5:00 pm
Zen Meditation at Rockefeller @ Rockefeller Chapel
Sep 11 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Zen Meditation at Rockefeller. 5-6:30 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, free. Soto Zen mediation. Instruction at 5 p.m. for newcomers, followed by [...]
Knitting and Needle Crafter’s Circle 6:00 pm
Knitting and Needle Crafter’s Ci… @ Blackstone Library
Sep 11 @ 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. 
Tot Lot 9:00 am
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Sep 12 @ 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 [...]
Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground 9:00 am
Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Sep 12 @ 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 [...]
Author Reading 6:00 pm
Author Reading @ 57th Street Books
Sep 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Author Reading. 6-7 p.m., 57th Street Books, 1301 E. 57th St., 773-684-1300, semcoop.com. Author Janice Clark reads from her debut novel, “The Rathbones.”
Parent Open House 6:00 pm
Parent Open House @ St. Thomas the Apostle School
Sep 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Parent Open House, Grades 6, 7 and 8. 6-7:30 p.m., St. Thomas the Apostle School, 5467 S Woodlawn Ave., 773-667-1142, stapostleschool.com.
Tot Lot 9:00 am
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Sep 13 @ 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 [...]
Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground 9:00 am
Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Sep 13 @ 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 [...]
Family Mass 8:30 am
Family Mass @ St. Thomas the Apostle School
Sep 15 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
Family Mass. 8:30 a.m., St. Thomas the Apostle School, 5467 S Woodlawn Ave., 773-667-1142, stapostleschool.com.
Symposium. “Giovanna d’Arco in Chicago.” 11:00 am
Symposium. “Giovanna d’Arco in C… @ Logan Center, Performance Hall 074
Sep 15 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Symposium. “Giovanna d’Arco in Chicago.” 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Logan Center, Performance Hall 074, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, arts.uchicago.edu, free. A program on Giuseppe Verdi’s [...]
Nature walk 12:30 pm
Nature walk @ Space Center entrance of the Museum of Science and Industry
Sep 15 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Nature walk. 12:30 p.m., meet at the Space Center entrance of the Museum of Science and Industry, 5700 S. Lake Shore Dr., 773-913-2030, ext. 3, [...]
Discussion. “The Business of the Block.” 2:00 pm
Discussion. “The Business of the… @ DuSable Museum of African American History
Sep 15 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Discussion. “The Business of the Block.” 2-4 p.m., DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th St.,  773-947-0600,  dusablemuseum.org. A panel discussion and open [...]
Film Screening. “Braving Iraq.” 2:00 pm
Film Screening. “Braving Iraq.” @ Oriental Institute, Breasted Hall
Sep 15 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Film Screening. “Braving Iraq.” 2-3 p.m., Oriental Institute, Breasted Hall, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9507, oi.uchicago.edu, free. A screening of the 2010 episode of PBS’ [...]
Auditions for “Les Liaisons Dangereuses” (“Dangerous Liaisons”) 4:00 pm
Auditions for “Les Liaisons Dang… @ Quaker House
Sep 15 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Auditions for “Les Liaisons Dangereuses” (“Dangerous Liaisons”). 4-8 p.m., Quaker House, 5615 S. Woodlawn Ave. For the Hyde Park Community Players’ November production. For more [...]
Concert 4:00 pm
Concert @ Nichols Park
Sep 15 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Concert. 4-6 p.m., Nichols Park, 1355 E. 53rd St., 773-955-3622, free. The Gregory Penn Crosswind Jazz Band performs.
HPCP Auditions: Les Liaisons Dangereuses 4:00 pm
HPCP Auditions: Les Liaisons Dan… @ Quaker House
Sep 15 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
HPCP Auditions: Les Liaisons Dangereuses. Open auditions for Hyde Park Community Players’ November production of Les Liaisons Dangereuses [Dangerous Liaisons], by Christopher Hampton, 4-8 p.m., [...]
Concert. Sunday Night Jazz 7:30 pm
Concert. Sunday Night Jazz @ Room 43
Sep 15 @ 7:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Concert. Sunday Night Jazz. 7:30-11:30 p.m., Room 43, 1043 E. 43rd St., $10 adults, $5 for university students. A Hyde Park Jazz Society event. Pianist [...]
Tot Lot 9:00 am
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Sep 16 @ 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 [...]
Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground 9:00 am
Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Sep 16 @ 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 [...]
Artbar 6:00 pm
Artbar @ Hyde Park Art Center
Sep 16 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Artbar. 6-9 p.m., Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave., 773-324-5520, hydeparkart.org. Live music, a cash bar and art making workshops in the studios. [...]
Tot Lot 9:00 am
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Sep 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 [...]
Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground 9:00 am
Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Sep 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 [...]
Autumn Preschool Story Time 10:30 am
Autumn Preschool Story Time @ Blackstone Library
Sep 17 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Autumn Preschool Story Time. 10:30 a.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Featuring picture books and songs for children ages 3 to 6.  [...]
Tot Lot 9:00 am
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Sep 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 [...]
Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground 9:00 am
Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Sep 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 [...]
Zen Meditation at Rockefeller 5:00 pm
Zen Meditation at Rockefeller @ Rockefeller Chapel
Sep 18 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Zen Meditation at Rockefeller. 5-6:30 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, free. Soto Zen mediation. Instruction at 5 p.m. for newcomers, followed by [...]
Knitting and Needle Crafter’s Circle 6:00 pm
Knitting and Needle Crafter’s Ci… @ Blackstone Library
Sep 18 @ 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. 
Wednesday Night Family Story Time 6:30 pm
Wednesday Night Family Story Time @ Blackstone Library
Sep 18 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Wednesday Night Family Story Time. 6:30 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Featuring picture books and songs for children ages 3 to [...]
Talk. Jazz in Hyde Park 7:00 pm
Talk. Jazz in Hyde Park @ Hyde Park Historical Society
Sep 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Talk. Jazz in Hyde Park. 7 p.m., Hyde Park Historical Society, 5529 S. Lake Park Ave., 773-324-7325, hydeparkhistory.org. Hyde Park Jazz Society Vice-President Almarie Wagner [...]
Nature Walk 5:30 am
Nature Walk @ Museum of Science and Industry, east entrance
Sep 19 @ 5:30 am – 6:30 am
Nature Walk. 5:30 p.m., Museum of Science and Industry, east entrance, 5700 S. Lake Shore Dr., 773-913-2030, ext. 3, passitonchicago.com, free. Featuring a full moon [...]
Tot Lot 9:00 am
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Sep 19 @ 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 [...]
Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground 9:00 am
Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Sep 19 @ 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 [...]
Toddler Time 10:30 am
Toddler Time @ Blackstone Library
Sep 19 @ 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.
Discussion. “Compassion and Choices.” 3:00 pm
Discussion. “Compassion and Choi… @ Montgomery Place
Sep 19 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Discussion. “Compassion and Choices.” 3 p.m., Montgomery Place, 5550 S. Shore Drive, 773-753-4102, montgomeryplace.org. Attorney and hospice volunteer Bess Schenker will discuss the goals and [...]
These Shoes Have Wiiiiings 5:30 pm
These Shoes Have Wiiiiings @ Smart Museum of Art
Sep 19 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
These Shoes Have Wiiiiings! 5:30-7:30 p.m., Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave., 773-702-0200, free. Participants use Renaissance art depicting winged-footed messenger god Hermes [...]
Tot Lot 9:00 am
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Sep 20 @ 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 [...]
Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground 9:00 am
Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Sep 20 @ 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 [...]
Hyde Park Children’s Book Fair 12:00 pm
Hyde Park Children’s Book Fair @ Nichols Park, at 55th Street and Kimbark Avenue
Sep 20 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Hyde Park Children’s Book Fair. Noon-5 p.m., Nichols Park, at 55th Street and Kimbark Avenue, 1355 E. 53rd St., 57cbf.org, 57bookfair@gmail.com. Featuring free books and [...]
Jumu’ah Prayers 1:00 pm
Jumu’ah Prayers @ Bond Chapel
Sep 20 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Jumu’ah Prayers. 1-1:30 p.m., Bond Chapel, 1050 E. 59th St, 773-702-2100. Muslim Friday prayers.
Steppin’ Under the Stars 6:00 pm
Steppin’ Under the Stars @ DuSable Museum of African American History
Sep 20 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Steppin’ Under the Stars. 6-9 p.m., DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th St.,  773-947-0600,  dusablemuseum.org, free. Featuring celebrity DJs and V103′s Herb [...]
Lego Architects 10:00 am
Lego Architects @ Robie House
Sep 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Lego Architects. 10 a.m.-noon, Robie House, 5757 S. Woodlawn Ave., 312-994-4000, gowright.org, $5 per child, free for accompanying adults. Participants use Legos to create 3D [...]
Youth Workshop 11:00 am
Youth Workshop @ DuSable Museum of African American History
Sep 21 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Youth Workshop. 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th St., 773-947-0600,  dusablemuseum.org, free. Led by painter Charly Palmer, the artist [...]
Open Critique 2:00 pm
Open Critique @ Hyde Park Art Center
Sep 21 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Open Critique. 2-5 p.m., Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave., 773-324-5520, hydeparkart.org. The public is invited to participate in a critique of the [...]
Gallery Talk 3:00 pm
Gallery Talk @ DuSable Museum of African American History
Sep 21 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Gallery Talk. 3-5 p.m., DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th St.,  773-947-0600,  dusablemuseum.org, free. Painter Charly Palmer, the artist behind the museum’s [...]
Concert 7:00 pm
Concert @ Logan Center
Sep 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Concert. 7 p.m., Logan Center, Performance Hall 074, 773-702-2787, worldmusicfestivalchicago.org, free. Iranian tonbak player Pejman Hadadi and Azerbaijani kamancha player Imamyar Hasanov perform as part [...]
Battle of the Blues: A Tribute to Muddy Waters 8:00 pm
Battle of the Blues: A Tribute t… @ Checkerboard Lounge
Sep 21 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Battle of the Blues: A Tribute to Muddy Waters. 8 p.m., Checkerboard Lounge, 5201 S. Harper Court, 773-684-1472, thecheckerboardlounge.com, free. The winner’s CD will be [...]
Ishaa Prayers 10:00 am
Ishaa Prayers @ Rockefeller Chapel
Sep 22 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Ishaa Prayers. 10-10:30 a.m., Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, free. In the chapel’s Muslim Prayer Room.
Choral Eucharist with Coffee Hour 10:45 am
Choral Eucharist with Coffee Hour @ Augustana Lutheran Church of Hyde Park
Sep 22 @ 10:45 am – 12:00 pm
Choral Eucharist with Coffee Hour. 10:45 a.m.-noon, Augustana Lutheran Church of Hyde Park, 5550 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-493-6451, augustana.chi.il.us. 
Sundays at Rockefeller 11:00 am
Sundays at Rockefeller @ Rockefeller Chapel
Sep 22 @ 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.
Author Talk 3:00 pm
Author Talk
Sep 22 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Author Talk. 3-4 p.m., 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-752-4381, semcoop.com. Jay Pridmore dicusses his book, “Building Ideas: An Architectural Guide to the University of Chicago.” [...]
Concert. Sunday Night Jazz 7:30 pm
Concert. Sunday Night Jazz @ Room 43
Sep 22 @ 7:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Concert. Sunday Night Jazz. 7:30-11:30 p.m., Room 43, 1043 E. 43rd St., $10 adults, $5 for university students. A Hyde Park Jazz Society event. Emmy [...]
Tot Lot 9:00 am
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Sep 23 @ 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 [...]
Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground 9:00 am
Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Sep 23 @ 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 [...]
Fantasy and Science Fiction Book Club 6:30 pm
Fantasy and Science Fiction Book… @ Blackstone Library
Sep 23 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Fantasy and Science Fiction Book Club. 6:30 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Participants will discuss Kim Stanley Robinson’s “Galileo’s Dream.”
Tot Lot 9:00 am
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Sep 24 @ 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 [...]
Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground 9:00 am
Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Sep 24 @ 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 [...]
Autumn Preschool Story Time 10:30 am
Autumn Preschool Story Time @ Blackstone Library
Sep 24 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Autumn Preschool Story Time. 10:30 a.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Featuring picture books and songs for children ages 3 to 6.  [...]
Restorative Yoga 5:45 pm
Restorative Yoga @ Rockefeller Chapel
Sep 24 @ 5:45 pm – 6:45 pm
Restorative Yoga. 4:30-5:30 p.m., and 5:45-6:45 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, free for students, $5 suggested donation for non-students.
Tot Lot 9:00 am
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Sep 25 @ 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 [...]
Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground 9:00 am
Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Sep 25 @ 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 [...]
Musical Performance. Lunch with Mr. Skinner 12:00 pm
Musical Performance. Lunch with … @ Rockefeller Chapel
Sep 25 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Musical Performance. Lunch with Mr. Skinner. Noon-12:30 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, free. Dutch organist Everhard Zwart performs.
Afterschool Story Breaks – Hispanic American Heritage Month 4:00 pm
Afterschool Story Breaks – Hispa… @ Blackstone Library
Sep 25 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Afterschool Story Breaks – Hispanic American Heritage Month. 4 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Stories and crafts for children ages 7 [...]
Gallery Encounters with avery r. young 6:00 pm
Gallery Encounters with avery r…. @ Arts Incubator
Sep 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Gallery Encounters with avery r. young. 6-7 p.m., Arts Incubator, 301 E. Garfield Blvd., 773-702-2787. Poet young presents in conjunction with an exhibit currently on [...]
Knitting and Needle Crafter’s Circle 6:00 pm
Knitting and Needle Crafter’s Ci… @ Blackstone Library
Sep 25 @ 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. 
Wednesday Night Family Story Time 6:30 pm
Wednesday Night Family Story Time @ Blackstone Library
Sep 25 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Wednesday Night Family Story Time. 6:30 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Featuring picture books and songs for children ages 3 to [...]
Tot Lot 9:00 am
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Sep 26 @ 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 [...]
Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground 9:00 am
Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Sep 26 @ 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 [...]
Bhajans 10:00 am
Bhajans @ Rockefeller Chapel
Sep 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Bhajans. 10-11 a.m., Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, free. Hindu prayers.
Toddler Time 10:30 am
Toddler Time @ Blackstone Library
Sep 26 @ 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.
Discussion 6:00 pm
Discussion @ 57th Street Books
Sep 26 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Discussion. 6-7 p.m., 57th Street Books, 1301 E. 57th St., 773-684-1300, semcoop.com. Media Law Resource Center attorneys discuss first amendment topics and Banned Books Week. [...]
Lecture and Discussion. “The Reason Why.” 6:00 pm
Lecture and Discussion. “The Rea… @ DuSable Museum of African American History
Sep 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Lecture and Discussion. “The Reason Why.” 6-8 p.m., DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th St.,  773-947-0600,
Worship Without Prerequisites 8:00 pm
Worship Without Prerequisites @ Bond Chapel
Sep 26 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Worship Without Prerequisites. 8-9 p.m., Bond Chapel, 1050 E. 59th St., 773-702-2100. A chance for those interested in progressive Christian theology and community to gather [...]
Tot Lot 9:00 am
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Sep 27 @ 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 [...]
Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground 9:00 am
Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Sep 27 @ 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 [...]
Talk 10:00 am
Talk @ Logan Center, Performance Hall
Sep 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Talk. 10-11:15 a.m., Logan Center, Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St., 773-834-4671, free. Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren speaks in an event organized by the Institute [...]
Talk. Human Rights and Medicine: Defending Medical Neutrality at the Thai-Burma Border 12:00 pm
Talk. Human Rights and Medicine:… @ Biological Sciences Learning Center, Room 001
Sep 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Talk. Human Rights and Medicine: Defending Medical Neutrality at the Thai-Burma Border. Noon-1:30 p.m., Biological Sciences Learning Center, Room 001, 924 E. 57th St., 773-834-0957, [...]
Jumu’ah Prayers 1:00 pm
Jumu’ah Prayers @ Bond Chapel
Sep 27 @ 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.
Sounds for Wellness 4:30 pm
Sounds for Wellness @ Smart Museum of Art
Sep 27 @ 4:30 pm – 4:45 pm
Sounds for Wellness. 4:30-4:45 p.m., Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave., 773-702-0200, free. Bagpiper Zachary Cahill performs.
Fundraiser. White Elephant Sale 10:00 am
Fundraiser. White Elephant Sale @ Envision Unlimited
Sep 28 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Fundraiser. White Elephant Sale. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Envision Unlimited, 5333 S. Greenwood Ave. A sale featuring household items. Proceeds go to Foster Care Children of [...]
Roman Catholic Mass 11:00 am
Roman Catholic Mass @ Calvert House
Sep 28 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Roman Catholic Mass. 11 a.m.-noon, 5-6 p.m. and 9-10 p.m., Calvert House, 5735 S. University Ave., 773-702-2011.
Doll Making Workshop for Kids 1:00 pm
Doll Making Workshop for Kids @ Blackstone Library
Sep 28 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Doll Making Workshop for Kids. 1 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. An event for adults and children 7 and up to [...]
Earl Shapiro Hall Community Gathering 1:00 pm
Earl Shapiro Hall Community Gath… @ Earl Shapiro Hall
Sep 28 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Earl Shapiro Hall Community Gathering. 1-5 p.m., Earl Shapiro Hall, 5800 S. Stony Island Ave., 773-324-6929. The official opening for the University of Chicago Laboratory [...]
Annual Gala 7:00 pm
Annual Gala @ Hyde Park Art Center
Sep 28 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Annual Gala. 7-10 p.m., Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave., 773-324-5520, hydeparkart.org, see website for ticket costs ($350 to $25,000). Featuring dinner, an [...]
Paul Booth Discusses Fan Phenomena: Doctor Who 10:00 pm
Paul Booth Discusses Fan Phenome… @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
Sep 28 @ 10:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Paul Booth Discusses Fan Phenomena: Doctor Who.  10-11 p.m., Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-752-4381, semcoop.com. A discussion regarding the widely popular British [...]
Sunday at Rockefeller 11:00 am
Sunday at Rockefeller @ Rockefeller Chapel
Sep 29 @ 11:00 am – 12:15 pm
Sunday at Rockefeller. 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, free. Communion with music from the Rockefeller Chapel Choir.
6th Annual Blessing of the Animals 1:00 pm
6th Annual Blessing of the Animals @ Rockefeller Chapel
Sep 29 @ 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm
6th Annual Blessing of the Animals. 1-1:45 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100. Participants join the neighborhood’s dogs and cats for their annual [...]
Closing Night Reception and Event 2:00 pm
Closing Night Reception and Event @ DuSable Museum of African American History
Sep 29 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Closing Night Reception and Event. 2-4 p.m., DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th St.,  773-947-0600,  dusablemuseum.org, $10. Programming featuring poet avery r. [...]
Tot Lot 9:00 am
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Sep 30 @ 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 [...]
Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground 9:00 am
Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Sep 30 @ 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 [...]
Computers on the Job – How to do Your Resume! 6:30 pm
Computers on the Job – How to do… @ Blackstone Library
Sep 30 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Computers on the Job – How to do Your Resume! 6:30 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. A class to help job [...]