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Tot Lot 9:00 am
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Oct 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 [...]
Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground 9:00 am
Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Oct 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 [...]
“This Town” with The New York Times’ Mark Leibovich. 12:00 pm
“This Town” with The New York Ti… @ Institute of Politics
Oct 1 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
“This Town” with The New York Times’ Mark Leibovich. In “This Town,” Mark Leibovich, chief national correspondent for The New York Times Magazine, presents a [...]
Restorative Yoga 4:30 pm
Restorative Yoga @ Rockefeller Chapel
Oct 1 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 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.
Tea and Pipes 4:30 pm
Tea and Pipes @ Bond Chapel
Oct 1 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Tea and Pipes. 4:30-5 p.m., Bond Chapel, 1050 E. 59th St., 773-702-2100, free. Tea and biscuits accompanied by organ music.
Musical Performance. First Mondays Jazz Series 6:30 pm
Musical Performance. First Monda… @ Arts Incubator
Oct 1 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Musical Performance. First Mondays Jazz Series. 6:30-9 p.m., Arts Incubator, 301 E. Garfield Blvd., 773-702-2787, free. Ernest Dawkins’ We Free Trio performs.
Talk. “This Town.” 7:00 pm
Talk. “This Town.” @ Harris School of Public Policy Studies
Oct 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Talk. “This Town.” 7-8 p.m., Harris School of Public Policy Studies, Auditorium, 1155 E. 60th St., 773-834-4671, free. Mark Leibovich, chief national correspondent for The [...]
Tot Lot 9:00 am
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Oct 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
Oct 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 [...]
Lunch with Mr. Skinner: Guest Dutch organist Everhard Zwart 12:00 pm
Lunch with Mr. Skinner: Guest Du… @ Rockefeller Chapel
Oct 2 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Lunch with Mr. Skinner: Guest Dutch organist Everhard Zwart. Bring your lunch, relax, and enjoy —beverages provided. The carillon is played from noon, so you’ll [...]
Musical Performance. Lunch with Mr. Skinner. 12:00 pm
Musical Performance. Lunch with … @ Rockefeller Chapel
Oct 2 @ 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.
Wednesday Community Luncheon. “L’affaire Aslan: The Zealot the Media, and the Academic Study of Religion.” 12:00 pm
Wednesday Community Luncheon. “L… @ Swift Hall, Common Room
Oct 2 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
Wednesday Community Luncheon. “L’affaire Aslan: The Zealot the Media, and the Academic Study of Religion.” Noon-1:15 p.m., Swift Hall, Common Room, 1025 E. 58th St., [...]
An Evening with Adrian Smith: Supertall Towers and Green Cities 5:00 pm
An Evening with Adrian Smith: Su… @ Logan Center, Performance Hall
Oct 2 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
An Evening with Adrian Smith: Supertall Towers and Green Cities. Adrian Smith speaks on “Supertall Towers & Green Cities” at the 2013 Thinking into the [...]
Samatha Meditation: Beginner’s Class 6:00 pm
Samatha Meditation: Beginner’s C… @ Rockefeller Chapel, Interreligious Center, Room 019
Oct 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Samatha Meditation: Beginner’s Class. 6-7:30 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, Interreligious Center, Room 019, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, free. A class on mindfulness of breathing. 
Tour. Museum Gallery Highlight 6:30 pm
Tour. Museum Gallery Highlight @ Oriental Institute Museum
Oct 2 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Tour. Museum Gallery Highlight. 6:30-7 p.m., Oriental Institute Museum, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-834-9777, free. A chance to learn more about the institute’s galleries.
Lecture. “Why the West Rules — For Now: The Patterns of History and What They Reveal about the Future.” 7:00 pm
Lecture. “Why the West Rules — F… @ Oriental Institute
Oct 2 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Lecture. “Why the West Rules — For Now: The Patterns of History and What They Reveal about the Future.” 7-9 p.m., Oriental Institute, 1155 E. [...]
“Why the West Rules — For Now: The Patterns of History, and What They Reveal about the Future.” 7:00 pm
“Why the West Rules — For Now: … @ Oriental Institute
Oct 2 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
“Why the West Rules — For Now: The Patterns of History, and What They Reveal about the Future.” Lecture by Ian Morris, a Jean and [...]
The Mountaintop 7:30 pm
The Mountaintop @ Court Theatre
Oct 2 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
The Mountaintop, Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Ave., 7:30-9:30 p.m. See description on Wednesday, Sept. 25, for details.
Tot Lot 9:00 am
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Oct 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
Oct 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 [...]
Lunchtime Traveler Series 12:15 pm
Lunchtime Traveler Series @ Oriental Institute
Oct 3 @ 12:15 pm – 1:00 pm
Lunchtime Traveler Series. On the first Thursday of every month, explore the ancient world with a 45-minute gallery talk in the Oriental Institute Museum. Oriental [...]
Song and Memory: Chile 40 Years On 4:00 pm
Song and Memory: Chile 40 Years On @ Fulton Hall
Oct 3 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Song and Memory: Chile 40 Years On. Presented by Stefan Litwin, a widely acclaimed pianist, composer and lecturer. Fulton Hall, 5845 S. Ellis Ave., 4-6 [...]
“Listening to the Image.” 6:00 pm
“Listening to the Image.” @ Mandel Hall
Oct 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
“Listening to the Image.” In celebration of the launch of the Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society at the University of Chicago, internationally acclaimed South [...]
Tot Lot 9:00 am
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Oct 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
Oct 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 [...]
“Virtues of Bastardy.” 5:00 pm
“Virtues of Bastardy.” @ Regenstein Library, Room 122A-B
Oct 4 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
“Virtues of Bastardy.” As part of its official launch, the Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society at the University of Chicago welcomes acclaimed South African [...]
Jupiter Quartet 7:30 pm
Jupiter Quartet @ Mandel Hall
Oct 4 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Jupiter Quartet with James Dunham, viola. Mandel Hall, 1131 E. 57th St., 7:30-9:30 p.m., $35/$5, students, 773-702-8068.
The Mountaintop 8:00 pm
The Mountaintop @ Court Theatre
Oct 4 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Mountaintop, Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Ave., 8-10 p.m. See description on Wednesday, Sept. 25, for details.
Jupiter Quartet and Spektral Quartet with Seth Brodsky 10:30 am
Jupiter Quartet and Spektral Qua… @ Logan Center, Performance Penthouse
Oct 5 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Jupiter Quartet and Spektral Quartet with Seth Brodsky. Logan Center, Performance Penthouse 901, 915 E. 60th St., 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., ticket prices at ticketsweb.uchicago.edu, 773-702-8068. [...]
South Side History Bike Tour 10:30 am
South Side History Bike Tour @ Bartlett Quad
Oct 5 @ 10:30 am – 3:30 pm
South Side History Bike Tour. Come explore the social, cultural, and political history of Chicago’s South Side on a guided bike tour. Led by Dean [...]
Family Day: Makin’ Waves 1:00 pm
Family Day: Makin’ Waves @ Smart Museum of Art
Oct 5 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Family Day: Makin’ Waves. A Smart Museum first Saturday event inspired by “State of Mind.” Collaborate with others on drawings of the Pacific Ocean, surfboards [...]
The Mountaintop 3:00 pm
The Mountaintop
Oct 5 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
The Mountaintop, Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Ave., 3-5 p.m. and 8-10 p.m. See description on Wednesday, Sept. 25, for details.
“Recreating Pasargadae, Cyrus the Great’s Paradise.” 5:00 pm
“Recreating Pasargadae, Cyrus th… @ Oriental Institute, Breasted Hall
Oct 5 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
“Recreating Pasargadae, Cyrus the Great’s Paradise.” A screening and discussion of “Recreating Pasargadae, Cyrus the Great’s Paradise,” a film by Farzin Rezaeian. The film presents [...]
Guest Artist Recital: Lincoln Trio 8:00 pm
Guest Artist Recital: Lincoln Trio @ Fulton Hall
Oct 5 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Guest Artist Recital: Lincoln Trio. The Lincoln Trio will perform music of Prof. Shulamit Ran and winners of the Sejong Prize Competition. Fulton Hall, 5845 [...]
Comer Kids’ Classic 5K 8:00 am
Comer Kids’ Classic 5K @ Main quad
Oct 6 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Comer Kids’ Classic 5K. Dedicated to advancing pediatric research, the Comer Kids’ Classic takes place in the beautiful Hyde Park neighborhood. Share the morning with [...]
11th Annual Comer Kids’ Classic 9:00 am
11th Annual Comer Kids’ Classic @ University of Chicago Quadrangle
Oct 6 @ 9:00 am – 11:15 am
11th Annual Comer Kids’ Classic, happening 9:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. The Comer Kids’ Classic is a chip-timed 5K Run/Walk that begins and ends on [...]
LamaSeuss: The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins 2:00 pm
LamaSeuss: The 500 Hats of Barth… @ Oriental Institute
Oct 6 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
LamaSeuss: The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins. Hear Bartholomew’s story and explore the Oriental Institute’s behatted artifacts to learn what ancient hats can tell an [...]
The Legacy of Swami Vivekananda: To Live for Others 2:30 pm
The Legacy of Swami Vivekananda:… @ Rockefeller Chapel
Oct 6 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
The Legacy of Swami Vivekananda: To Live for Others. The Vivekananda Vedanta Society of Chicago, with the Spiritual Life Office and the Committee on South [...]
The Mountaintop 2:30 pm
The Mountaintop @ Court Theatre
Oct 6 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
The Mountaintop, Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Ave., 2:30-4:30 p.m. and 7:30-9:30 p.m. See description on Wednesday, Sept. 25, for details.
Pacifica Quartet 3:00 pm
Pacifica Quartet @ Logan Center, Performance Hall
Oct 6 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Pacifica Quartet. Logan Center, Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St., 3-5 p.m., $25/$5 students, 773-702-8068.
Crescents Over Rockefeller 5:30 pm
Crescents Over Rockefeller @ Rockefeller Chapel, Interreligious Center, Room 019
Oct 6 @ 5:30 pm – 6:45 pm
Crescents Over Rockefeller. Using the lunar calendar to chart the changing of the seasons and the commencement of sacred rituals is something that remains central [...]
Introduction to Mindfulness Mondays Series I 9:00 am
Introduction to Mindfulness Mond… @ Rockefeller Memorial Chapel
Oct 7 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Introduction to Mindfulness Mondays Series I. Are you new to mindfulness or want to go back to basics? Join the Introduction to Mindfulness series. This [...]
Tot Lot 9:00 am
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Oct 7 @ 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
Oct 7 @ 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 [...]
David Kilcullen on “Out of the Mountains: The Coming Age of the Urban Guerilla.” 6:00 pm
David Kilcullen on “Out of the M… @ International House
Oct 7 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
David Kilcullen on “Out of the Mountains: The Coming Age of the Urban Guerilla.” In “Out of the Mountains,” David Kilcullen offers a groundbreaking look [...]
From Birmingham to Barack: The Politics & Progress of the Civil Rights Movement, 1963 to 2013. 6:00 pm
From Birmingham to Barack: The P… @ Mandel Hall
Oct 7 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
From Birmingham to Barack: The Politics & Progress of the Civil Rights Movement, 1963 to 2013. To mark the 50th anniversary of the Birmingham campaign—and [...]
Tot Lot 9:00 am
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Oct 8 @ 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
Oct 8 @ 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
Oct 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
Oct 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 [...]
Musical Performance. Lunch with Mr. Skinner 12:00 pm
Musical Performance. Lunch with … @ Rockefeller Chapel
Oct 9 @ 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.
Wednesday Community Luncheon 12:00 pm
Wednesday Community Luncheon @ Swift Hall, Common Room,
Oct 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
Wednesday Community Luncheon. Noon-1:15 p.m., Swift Hall, Common Room, 1025 E. 58th St., 773-702-8200. Lunch will be provided for a cost of $5. Register, at [...]
Intro to Mindfulness- Wednesday Series I 3:00 pm
Intro to Mindfulness- Wednesday … @ Rockefeller Memorial Chapel
Oct 9 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Intro to Mindfulness- Wednesday Series I. Are you new to mindfulness or want to go back to basics? Join the Introduction to Mindfulness series. This [...]
Author Talk. “The Coming Age of the Urban Guerilla. 6:00 pm
Author Talk. “The Coming Age of … @ International House, Assembly Hall
Oct 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Author Talk. “The Coming Age of the Urban Guerilla.” 6-7:30 p.m., International House, Assembly Hall, 1414 E. 59th St., 773-753-2274, free. The retired Distinguished Professor [...]
Bill Ayers on Public Enemy: Confessions of an American Dissident 6:00 pm
Bill Ayers on Public Enemy: Conf… @ International House
Oct 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Bill Ayers on Public Enemy: Confessions of an American Dissident. International House, 1414 E. 59th St., 6-7:30 p.m., 773-753-2274.
Knitting and Needle Crafter’s Circle 6:00 pm
Knitting and Needle Crafter’s Ci… @ Blackstone Library
Oct 9 @ 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. 
Reading by Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Mark Strand 6:00 pm
Reading by Pulitzer Prize-winnin… @ Logan Center, Seminar Terrace 801
Oct 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Reading by Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Mark Strand. Logan Center, Seminar Terrace 801, 915 E. 60th St., 6 p.m.
Samatha Meditation: Beginner’s Class 6:00 pm
Samatha Meditation: Beginner’s C… @ Rockefeller Chapel, Interreligious Center, Room 019
Oct 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Samatha Meditation: Beginner’s Class. 6-7:30 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, Interreligious Center, Room 019, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, free. A class on mindfulness of breathing. 
Wednesday Night Family Story Time 6:30 pm
Wednesday Night Family Story Time @ Blackstone Library
Oct 9 @ 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 [...]
Concert 8:00 pm
Concert @ Bond Chapel
Oct 9 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Concert. 8 p.m., Bond Chapel, 1025 E. 58th St. Trumpeter Birgit Ulher and electronic musician Eric Leonardson perform improvised music.
Performances. Catcher in the Rhyme 8:00 pm
Performances. Catcher in the Rhyme @ Logan Center, Cafe
Oct 9 @ 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 [...]
Tot Lot 9:00 am
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Oct 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
Oct 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 [...]
Toddler Time 10:30 am
Toddler Time @ Blackstone Library
Oct 10 @ 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.
Masterclass with pianist Daria Rabotkina 3:00 pm
Masterclass with pianist Daria R… @ Fulton Hall
Oct 10 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Masterclass with pianist Daria Rabotkina. Fulton Hall, 5845 S. Ellis Ave., 3-5 p.m., 773-702-8484.
Gentle Yoga 4:00 pm
Gentle Yoga @ Bond Chapel
Oct 10 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Gentle Yoga. 4-5 p.m., Bond Chapel, 1050 E. 59th St., 773-702-2100, free.
Author Talk 6:00 pm
Author Talk @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
Oct 10 @ 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. Rami Gabriel discusses his book, “Why I Buy: Self, Taste, and Consumer [...]
Poetry Reading 6:00 pm
Poetry Reading @ Logan Center, Seminar Terrace 801
Oct 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Poetry Reading. 6 p.m., Logan Center, Seminar Terrace 801, 915 E. 60th St., free. Pulitzer Prize winning poet Mark Strand presents.
Concert and Discussion. Inside Out Faith 7:30 pm
Concert and Discussion. Inside O… @ Rockefeller Chapel
Oct 10 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Concert and Discussion. Inside Out Faith. 7:30-8:30 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-834-1005, free. Former Christian rock Grammy-nominated musician Jennifer Knapp performs and [...]
Worship Without Prerequisites 8:00 pm
Worship Without Prerequisites @ Bond Chapel
Oct 10 @ 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
Oct 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
Oct 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 [...]
Lecture 9:30 am
Lecture @ Classics Building, Room 110
Oct 11 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Lecture. 1 p.m., Classics Building, Room 110, 1010 E. 59th St., free. Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Mark Strand speaks.
Jumu’ah Prayers 1:45 pm
Jumu’ah Prayers @ Bond Chapel
Oct 11 @ 1:45 pm – 2:15 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.
Lecture. “Love and Justice in Music.” 3:30 pm
Lecture. “Love and Justice in Mu… @ Fulton Hall
Oct 11 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Lecture. “Love and Justice in Music.” 3:30-5:30 p.m., Fulton Hall, 5845 S. Ellis Ave., 773-702-8484, free. Martin Stokes, a professor of music at King’s College [...]
Discussion. The Future of the Humanities 4:00 pm
Discussion. The Future of the Hu… @ Swift Hall, Third Floor Lecture Room
Oct 11 @ 4:00 pm – 5:45 pm
Discussion. The Future of the Humanities. 4-5:45 p.m., Swift Hall, Third Floor Lecture Room, 1025 E. 58th St., 773-702-3662. Psychoanalyst Julia Kristeva, of Paris Diderot [...]
Opening Reception 6:00 pm
Opening Reception @ Logan Center
Oct 11 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Opening Reception. 6-9 p.m., Logan Center, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, free. Musicians including vocalist Dee Alexander perform for the Logan Center’s exhibition, “Diasporal Rhythms: [...]
Film Screening. “A Time There Was.” 7:00 pm
Film Screening. “A Time There Was.” @ Logan Center, Screening Room 201
Oct 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Film Screening. “A Time There Was.” 7-9 p.m., Logan Center, Screening Room 201, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-8068, free. Tony Palmer’s 1980 film on composer [...]
Screening “A Time There Was.” 7:00 pm
Screening “A Time There Was.” @ Logan Center, Screening Room 201
Oct 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
“A Time There Was.” Filmmaker Tony Palmer profiles Benjamin Britten in this prizewinning documentary that mixes biography with musical excerpts and archival rehearsal footage. Logan [...]
Seminar 10:00 am
Seminar @ Institute of Politics
Oct 12 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Seminar. 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Institute of Politics, 5707 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-834-4671, free. Will Ritter, director of advance for Mitt Romney for President, and Grant [...]
A Community Health Forum: How the Affordable Care Act Affects Older Adults and the Uninsured 1:00 pm
A Community Health Forum: How th…
Oct 12 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
A Community Health Forum: How the Affordable Care Act Affects Older Adults and the Uninsured. 1-5 p.m., Chicago Theological Seminary, 1407 E. 60th St. Expert [...]
Community Grand Rounds: The Affordable Care Act 1:00 pm
Community Grand Rounds: The Affo… @ Chicago Theological Seminary
Oct 12 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Community Grand Rounds: The Affordable Care Act Saturday, October 12, 2013 1:00 pm– 5:00 pm The Center for Community Health and Vitality at the University [...]
Author Reading 3:00 pm
Author Reading @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
Oct 12 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Author Reading. 3-4 p.m., Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn, Ave., 773-752-4381, semcoop.com. Poet Kevin Coval, director of Young Chicago Authors, reads from his collection, [...]
Concert. The Best of Chicago a capoella: A 20th Anniversary Celebration. 8:00 pm
Concert. The Best of Chicago a c… @ Logan Center
Oct 12 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Concert. The Best of Chicago a capoella: A 20th Anniversary Celebration. 8-9:30 p.m., Logan Center, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, $12 students, $25 seniors, $30 [...]
Reception 8:00 pm
Reception @ Arts Incubator
Oct 12 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Reception. 8-11 p.m., Arts Incubator, 301 E. Garfield Blvd, 773-702-9724, free. For the poet avery r. young’s new exhibit examining the murder of Trayvon Martin, [...]
Sunday at Rockefeller 11:00 am
Sunday at Rockefeller @ Rockefeller Chapel
Oct 13 @ 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.
Second Sunday 1:00 pm
Second Sunday @ Hyde Park Art Center
Oct 13 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Second Sunday. 1-4 p.m., Hyde Park Art Center, 5200 S. Cornell Ave., 773-324-5520, hydeparkart.org. Participants create a communal mural in the center’s public conference room [...]
Author Talk 2:00 pm
Author Talk @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
Oct 13 @ 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. Robert B. McKersie discusses his book, “A Decisive Decade: An Insider’s View [...]
Family Program: Junior Archaeologists 2:00 pm
Family Program: Junior Archaeolo… @ Oriental Institute
Oct 13 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Family Program: Junior Archaeologists. 2-4 p.m., Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9507, $5 members, $9 non-members. Pre-registration is required. Children and parents experience a [...]
Junior Archeologists 2:00 pm
Junior Archeologists @ Oriental Institute
Oct 13 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Junior Archeologists. Children and parents have a chance to dig into our simulated excavation in the Oriental Institute’s Kipper Family Archaeology Discovery Center. This program [...]
37th Season Chicago Ensemble Series 3:00 pm
37th Season Chicago Ensemble Series @ International House
Oct 13 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
37th Season Chicago Ensemble Series. International House, 1414 E. 59th St., 3-5 p.m.; tickets are $25 for general admission and $10 for students with valid [...]
Concert 3:00 pm
Concert @ International House, Assembly Hall
Oct 13 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Concert. 3-5 p.m., International House, Assembly Hall, 1414 E. 59th St., 773-753-2274, $25 general admission, $10 students with ID. The Chicago Ensemble peforms its first [...]
Concert. Sunday Night Jazz 7:30 pm
Concert. Sunday Night Jazz @ Room 43
Oct 13 @ 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. Drummer [...]
Tot Lot 9:00 am
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Oct 14 @ 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
Oct 14 @ 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 [...]
Community Yoga with Chaturanga Seeds: Beginner Level 10:00 am
Community Yoga with Chaturanga S… @ Arts Incubator
Oct 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Community Yoga with Chaturanga Seeds: Beginner Level. 10-11 a.m., Arts Incubator, 301 E. Garfield Blvd., 773-702-9724. Instructor Mela Woods offers an opportunity to learn yoga. [...]
Free, Rapid, Anonymous HIV Testing 11:00 am
Free, Rapid, Anonymous HIV Testing @ 5710 S. Woodlawn Ave., Room 302
Oct 14 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Free, Rapid, Anonymous HIV Testing. 11 a.m.-3 p.m., 5710 S. Woodlawn Ave., Room 302, 773-834-1005, lgbtq.uchicago.edu.
Conversation. “No Such Thing as Closure.” 6:00 pm
Conversation. “No Such Thing as … @ Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, Room 107
Oct 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Conversation. “No Such Thing as Closure.” 6-8 p.m., Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, Room 107, 5710 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-834-4672. Chicago Public Media reporter Natalie [...]
Family Science Fair Night 6:30 pm
Family Science Fair Night @ Blackstone Library
Oct 14 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Family Science Fair Night. 6:30 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. A chance for students and parents to be introduction to the [...]
Cross Currents: Journey to Asian Environments 7:00 pm
Cross Currents: Journey to Asian… @ International House
Oct 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Cross Currents: Journey to Asian Environments – A Film and Visit by Nick Deocampo. With water as its central theme, Nick Deocampo’s “Cross Currents” takes [...]
Tot Lot 9:00 am
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Oct 15 @ 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
Oct 15 @ 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 [...]
10:30 am
@ Blackstone Library
Oct 15 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Preschool Story Time. 10:30 a.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Picture books and activities for children up to age 3.
Community Yoga with Chaturanga Seeds: Level 1. 12:00 pm
Community Yoga with Chaturanga S… @ Arts Incubator
Oct 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Community Yoga with Chaturanga Seeds: Level 1. Noon-1 p.m., Arts Incubator, 301 E. Garfield Blvd., 773-702-9724. Instructor Kara Schmidt offers an opportunity to learn yoga. [...]
Presentation. “Teens, Digital Media, and the Chicago Public Library.” 12:00 pm
Presentation. “Teens, Digital Me… @ Harris School of Public Policy Studies, Room 289B
Oct 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
Presentation. “Teens, Digital Media, and the Chicago Public Library.” Noon-1:20 p.m., Harris School of Public Policy Studies, Room 289B, 1155 E. 60th St., 773-702-1999, free. [...]
Yoga, Self Care and Caring for Others 4:00 pm
Yoga, Self Care and Caring for O… @ Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, Interreligious Center, room 019
Oct 15 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Yoga, Self Care and Caring for Others. Yoga is a mind-body integration practice that supports holistic self-care – which, in turn, supplies us with the [...]
4:30 pm
@ Rockefeller Chapel
Oct 15 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 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.
Author reading “Blinding.” 4:30 pm
Author reading “Blinding.” @ Franke Institute for the Humanities, Regenstein Library, room JRL-S118,
Oct 15 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Author reading. Romanian author Mircea Cartarescu reads from his new book, “Blinding.” Introduction and discussion facilitated by Delia Ungureanu (Harvard University). Franke Institute for the [...]
Lecture. “The Politicization of Death in Royal Britain and Democratic America.” 4:30 pm
Lecture. “The Politicization of … @ Pick Hall, Room 506
Oct 15 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Lecture. “The Politicization of Death in Royal Britain and Democratic America.” 4:30-6:30 p.m., Pick Hall, Room 506, 5828 S. University Ave., 773-702-6708. Joseph Ford, of [...]
Reading and Discussion 4:30 pm
Reading and Discussion @ Franke Institute for the Humanities, Regenstein Library, Room S-102
Oct 15 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Reading and Discussion. 4:30-6 p.m., Franke Institute for the Humanities, Regenstein Library, Room S-102, 1100 E. 57th St. Romanian author Mircea Cartarescu reads from his [...]
Tea and Pipes 4:30 pm
Tea and Pipes @ Bond Chapel
Oct 15 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Tea and Pipes. 4:30-5 p.m., Bond Chapel, 1050 E. 59th St., 773-702-2100, free. Tea and biscuits accompanied by organ music.
Ronny Edry and the Israel Loves Iran Peace Movement 6:30 pm
Ronny Edry and the Israel Loves … @ International House, Assembly Hall
Oct 15 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Ronny Edry and the Israel Loves Iran Peace Movement. A frequent Facebook user, in March of 2012, Edry posted a photo on Facebook of him [...]
Talk 6:30 pm
Talk @ International House, Assembly Hall
Oct 15 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Talk. 6:30-8 p.m., International House, Assembly Hall, 1414 E. 59th St., 773-753-2274. Israeli graphic designer Ronny Edry discusses a 2012 Facebook photo of him and [...]
Musical performance 7:30 pm
Musical performance @ Logan Center, Performance Hall
Oct 15 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Musical performance. Cellist Jean-Guihen Queyras performs Bach, Britten and Kodaly. Logan Center, Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St., 7:30-9:30 p.m., $25/$5 for students, 773-702-8068.
Tot Lot 9:00 am
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Oct 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
Oct 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 [...]
Dance Performance 10:30 am
Dance Performance @ Logan Center, Performance Hall
Oct 16 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Dance Performance. 7:30-9 p.m., Logan Center, Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, $20. The Red Clay Dance Company performs.
Musical Performance. Lunch with Mr. Skinner 12:00 pm
Musical Performance. Lunch with … @ Rockefeller Chapel
Oct 16 @ 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.
Musical Performance. Lunch with Mr. Skinner 12:00 pm
Musical Performance. Lunch with … @ Rockefeller Chapel
Oct 16 @ 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.
Wednesday Lunch at the Divinity School 12:00 pm
Wednesday Lunch at the Divinity … @ Swift Hall, Common Room
Oct 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Wednesday Lunch at the Divinity School. Noon, Swift Hall, Common Room, 1025 E. 58th St., 773-702-8200. Tim Magner, codirector of Truck Farm, a mobile farm [...]
Wednesday Lunch at the Divinity School 12:00 pm
Wednesday Lunch at the Divinity … @ Swift Hall, Common Room
Oct 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Wednesday Lunch at the Divinity School. Noon, Swift Hall, Common Room, 1025 E. 58th St., 773-702-8200. Vegetarian lunch will be provided for a cost of [...]
Author Talk 6:00 pm
Author Talk @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
Oct 16 @ 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. Robert Martin discusses his book, “How We Do It: The Evolution and [...]
Author Talk “How We Do It: The Evolution and Future of Human Reproduction.” 6:00 pm
Author Talk “How We Do It: The E… @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
Oct 16 @ 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. Robert Martin discusses his book, “How We Do It: The Evolution and [...]
Knitting and Needle Crafter’s Circle 6:00 pm
Knitting and Needle Crafter’s Ci… @ Blackstone Library
Oct 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. 
Knitting and Needle Crafter’s Circle 6:00 pm
Knitting and Needle Crafter’s Ci… @ Blackstone Library
Oct 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. 
Performance. “Macho Men and the Women Who Love Them.” 6:00 pm
Performance. “Macho Men and the … @ International House, Assembly Hall
Oct 16 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Performance. “Macho Men and the Women Who Love Them.” 6-7:15 p.m., International House, Assembly Hall, 1414 E. 59th St., $10 general admission, free for U. [...]
Performance. “Macho Men and the Women Who Love Them.” 6:00 pm
Performance. “Macho Men and the … @ International House, Assembly Hall
Oct 16 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Performance. “Macho Men and the Women Who Love Them.” 6-7:15 p.m., International House, Assembly Hall, 1414 E. 59th St., $10 general admission, free for U. [...]
Samatha Meditation: Beginner’s Class 6:00 pm
Samatha Meditation: Beginner’s C… @ Rockefeller Chapel, Interreligious Center, Room 019
Oct 16 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Samatha Meditation: Beginner’s Class. 6-7:30 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, Interreligious Center, Room 019, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, free. A class on mindfulness of breathing. 
Samatha Meditation: Beginner’s Class 6:00 pm
Samatha Meditation: Beginner’s C… @ Rockefeller Chapel, Interreligious Center, Room 019
Oct 16 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Samatha Meditation: Beginner’s Class. 6-7:30 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, Interreligious Center, Room 019, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, free. A class on mindfulness of breathing. 
Concert 6:30 pm
Concert @ Blackstone Library
Oct 16 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Concert. 6:30 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Pianist Alice Sheu performs Beethoven, as part of the MTHP Artists Series. 
Concert 6:30 pm
Concert @ Blackstone Library
Oct 16 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Concert. 6:30 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Pianist Alice Sheu performs Beethoven, as part of Music Teachers of Hyde Park’s Artists [...]
Wednesday Night Family Story Time 6:30 pm
Wednesday Night Family Story Time @ Blackstone Library
Oct 16 @ 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 [...]
Wednesday Night Family Story Time 6:30 pm
Wednesday Night Family Story Time @ lackstone Library
Oct 16 @ 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 [...]
Concert 8:00 pm
Concert @ Logan Center, Performance Penthouse 901
Oct 16 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Concert. 8-9:30 p.m., Logan Center, Performance Penthouse 901, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-8484, free. The Ensemble Nuove Musiche performs a concert of new chamber music [...]
Performances. Catcher in the Rhyme 8:00 pm
Performances. Catcher in the Rhyme @ Logan Center, Cafe
Oct 16 @ 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 [...]
Tot Lot 9:00 am
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Oct 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
Oct 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 [...]
Concert 9:30 am
Concert @ Blackstone Library
Oct 17 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Concert. 9:30 a.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Presented by Music Teachers of Hyde Park.
Toddler Time 10:30 am
Toddler Time @ Blackstone Library
Oct 17 @ 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.
Architectural Tour 1:00 pm
Architectural Tour @ St. Thomas the Apostle Roman Catholic Church
Oct 17 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Architectural Tour. 1 p.m., St. Thomas the Apostle Roman Catholic Church, 5472 S. Kimbark Ave., 773-324-2626, free. 
Gentle Yoga 4:00 pm
Gentle Yoga @ Bond Chapel
Oct 17 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Gentle Yoga. 4-5 p.m., Bond Chapel, 1050 E. 59th St., 773-702-2100, free.
Panel Discussion and Reception 4:00 pm
Panel Discussion and Reception @ International House, Assembly Hall
Oct 17 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Panel Discussion and Reception. An Integrated Approach to Women’s Health. 4-6:30 p.m., International House, Assembly Hall, 1414 E. 59th St., 773-753-2270. Nancy Goodman Brinker, founder [...]
Lecture. “Blacks In and Out of the Left.” 4:30 pm
Lecture. “Blacks In and Out of t… @ Center for Gender and Race Studies
Oct 17 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Lecture. “Blacks In and Out of the Left.” 4:30-6 p.m., Center for Gender and Race Studies, 5733 S. University Ave., 773-834-0957. Michael C. Dawson, director [...]
Lecture. “Ethnography and Architecture in the City at War.” 4:30 pm
Lecture. “Ethnography and Archit… @ Cochrane-Woods Art Center, Room 157
Oct 17 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Lecture. “Ethnography and Architecture in the City at War.” 4:30-5:30 p.m., Cochrane-Woods Art Center, Room 157, 5540 S. Greenwood Ave., 773-702-0278. Sheila Crane, of the [...]
Lecture. “Grand Theft Ovid: Literary Studies in the Internet Age.” 4:30 pm
Lecture. “Grand Theft Ovid: Lite… @ Social Science Research, Room 122
Oct 17 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Lecture. “Grand Theft Ovid: Literary Studies in the Internet Age.” 4:30-6 p.m., Social Science Research, Room 122, 1126 E. 59th St. David Damrosch, a professor [...]
Tea Time Concert Series 4:30 pm
Tea Time Concert Series @ Fulton Hall
Oct 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. Featuring piano music and complimentary tea and cookies.
Third Thursday: Extra-Ordinary 5:30 pm
Third Thursday: Extra-Ordinary @ Smart Museum of Art
Oct 17 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Third Thursday: Extra-Ordinary. 5:30-7:30 p.m., Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave., 773-702-0200, free. Visitors make their own conceptual art, inspired by the museum’s [...]
Third Thursday: Extra-Ordinary 5:30 pm
Third Thursday: Extra-Ordinary @ Smart Museum of Art
Oct 17 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Third Thursday: Extra-Ordinary. Appreciate the art of the mundane and make your own conceptual art inspired by “State of Mind: New California Art Circa 1970.” [...]
Author Talk 6:00 pm
Author Talk @ International House
Oct 17 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Author Talk. 6-9 p.m., International House, 1414 E. 59th St., 773-753-2274, free. Robert W. McChesney and John Nichols, authors of “Dollarocracy: How Billionaires Are Buying [...]
Gallery Talk 6:00 pm
Gallery Talk @ Logan Center, Gallery 107
Oct 17 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Gallery Talk. 6-7:30 p.m., Logan Center, Gallery 107, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, free. Artist Floyd Atkins, appraiser Diane Dinkins-Carr and collector Patric McCoy present [...]
Robert W. McChesney and John Nichols on Dollarocracy: How Billionaires Are Buying Our Democracy and What Can We Do About It. 6:00 pm
Robert W. McChesney and John Nic… @ International House
Oct 17 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Robert W. McChesney and John Nichols on Dollarocracy: How Billionaires Are Buying Our Democracy and What Can We Do About It. International House, 1414 E. [...]
The Social Justice Address 6:30 pm
The Social Justice Address @ Rockefeller Memorial Chapel
Oct 17 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
The Social Justice Address. Address by William Upski Wimsatt, Lab ’90, social entrepreneur, philanthropic consultant, journalist, and political organizer. Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn [...]
Poetry reading by Dana Gioia 7:00 pm
Poetry reading by Dana Gioia @ Swift Hall, third floor lecture room
Oct 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Poetry reading by Dana Gioia. Swift Hall, third floor lecture room, 1025 E. 58th St., 7 p.m., 773-955-5887.
Latino Music Festival 8:00 pm
Latino Music Festival @ Fulton Hall
Oct 17 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Latino Music Festival. 8-10 p.m., Fulton Hall, 5845 S. Ellis Ave., 773-702-8484. Music by U. of C. graduate student composers and more.
Worship Without Prerequisites 8:00 pm
Worship Without Prerequisites @ Bond Chapel
Oct 17 @ 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 [...]
“Latino Music Festival.” 8:00 pm
“Latino Music Festival.” @ Fulton Hall
Oct 17 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
“Latino Music Festival.” New Music by UChicago graduate student composers and guests with Fonema Consort Ensemble. Works by Carrizo, Gueglio, Castillo Trigueros and more. Part [...]
Tot Lot 9:00 am
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 [...]
Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground 9:00 am
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 [...]
Lecture. “Mental Health and Gender Politics in Post-Genocide Rwanda.” 12:00 pm
Lecture. “Mental Health and Gend… @ 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 [...]
Jumu’ah Prayers 1:00 pm
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. 2:00 pm
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 6:00 pm
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 [...]
Performance. “A Salon Evening with Nicholas Phan.” 6:30 pm
Performance. “A Salon Evening wi… @ 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 6:30 pm
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 [...]
A Salon Evening with Nicholas Phan 7:30 pm
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 7:30 pm
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 7:30 pm
Red Clay Dance Company: Transcen… @ 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 [...]
Dance Performance 7:30 am
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 9:00 am
Cash Mob and Second Annual Chef … @ 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 [...]
Author Talk 9:30 am
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 [...]
Lego Architects 10:00 am
Lego Architects @ Robie House
Oct 19 @ 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 a [...]
Open House Chicago at the Oriental Institute 10:00 am
Open House Chicago at the Orient… @ Oriental Institute
Oct 19 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Open House Chicago at the Oriental Institute. The Oriental Institute joins the Chicago Architecture Foundation for a second year to present Open House Chicago, a [...]
Humanities Day 2013 11:00 am
Humanities Day 2013 @ various U. of C. campus sites
Oct 19 @ 11:00 am – 4:30 pm
Humanities Day 2013. 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m., various U. of C. campus sites, 773-702-8512, humanitiesday2013.uchicago.edu, free. U. of C. faculty give presentations on a slew of [...]
Book Discussion 1:00 pm
Book Discussion @ Blackstone Library
Oct 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Book Discussion. 1-2:30 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Participants will discuss Isabel Wilkerson’s “The Warmth of Other Suns.”
Workshop. Bilingualism and Poetry 3:00 pm
Workshop. Bilingualism and Poetry @ Blackstone Library
Oct 19 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Workshop. Bilingualism and Poetry. 3 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Joanna Kurowska and Katia Mitova present on writing poetry in two [...]
Humanities Day Presentation 3:30 pm
Humanities Day Presentation @ Centers for Gender/Race Studies, 5733 South University, 1st floor
Oct 19 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Humanities Day Presentation. This lecture will give a brief history of the University of Chicago’s Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality archival collections [...]
Concert 5:30 pm
Concert @ Logan Center, Performance Penthouse 901
Oct 19 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Concert. 5:30-6:30 p.m., Logan Center, Performance Penthouse 901, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-8484, free. The Motet Choir performs its first concert of the year, featuring [...]
Motet Choir: Parents Weekend 5:30 pm
Motet Choir: Parents Weekend @ Logan Center, Performance Penthouse 901
Oct 19 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Motet Choir: Parents Weekend. Motet Choir’s first concert of the year showcases a variety of works from Latin America and Spain ranging in time from [...]
Red Clay Dance Company: Transcending 7:00 pm
Red Clay Dance Company: Transcen… @ Logan Center, Performance Hall
Oct 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 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 [...]
Concert. Playing with Fire: Virtuoso Music from the 16th and 17th Centuries 8:00 pm
Concert. Playing with Fire: Virt… @ Bond Chapel
Oct 19 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Concert. Playing with Fire: Virtuoso Music from the 16th and 17th Centuries. 8-9:30 p.m., Bond Chapel, 1050 E. 59th St., 773-702-8484, $45 preferred seating, $35 [...]
The Newberry Consort: Playing with Fire. 8:00 pm
The Newberry Consort: Playing wi… @ Bond Chapel
Oct 19 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
The Newberry Consort: Playing with Fire. Cornetto virtuoso Bruce Dickey joins the Newberry Consort for music from the Italian late Renaissance and early Baroque, a [...]
Chicago Humanities Festival 11:00 am
Chicago Humanities Festival @ various U. of C. campus sites
Oct 20 @ 11:00 am – 7:30 pm
Chicago Humanities Festival. 11 a.m.-7:30 p.m., various U. of C. campus sites, 312-494-9509, chicagohumanities.org. Talks will be given across the neighborhood by speakers including U. [...]
Sunday at Rockefeller 11:00 am
Sunday at Rockefeller @ Rockefeller Chapel
Oct 20 @ 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.
“The Art of Science” at Chicago Humanities Festival 11:00 am
“The Art of Science” at Chicago … @ Logan Center
Oct 20 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
“The Art of Science” at Chicago Humanities Festival. University of Chicago paleontologist Paul Sereno kicks off Hyde Park Day with an illustrated discussion of the [...]
Art Class. Slabwork with Amanda Gentry 12:30 pm
Art Class. Slabwork with Amanda … @ Hyde Park Art Center
Oct 20 @ 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Art Class. Slabwork with Amanda Gentry. 12:30-4:30 p.m., Hyde Park Art Center, 5520 S. Cornell Ave., 5020 S. Cornell Ave., 773-324-5520, hydeparkart.org. Gentry, the artist [...]
Lecture. “Historic, Waterproof, Affordable and Still Beautiful.” 2:00 pm
Lecture. “Historic, Waterproof, … @ Hyde Park Union Church
Oct 20 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Lecture. “Historic, Waterproof, Affordable and Still Beautiful.” Hyde Park Union Church, 5600 S. Woodlawn Ave. A presentation on roofing by Bogdan Bosak of Conrad Roofing, [...]
3:00 pm
@ First Unitarian Church
Oct 20 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
An afternoon of songs by Benjamin Britten. Three song cycles will be performed by Andrea Caruso, Carolyn Kocsis, and Jonathan Weyant, with pianist, Eric Carlson. [...]
oncert. Sunday Night Jazz 7:30 pm
oncert. Sunday Night Jazz @ Room 43
Oct 20 @ 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. Saxophonist [...]
Tot Lot 9:00 am
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Oct 21 @ 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
Oct 21 @ 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 [...]
Community Yoga with Chaturanga Seeds: Beginner Level 10:00 am
Community Yoga with Chaturanga S… @ Arts Incubator
Oct 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Community Yoga with Chaturanga Seeds: Beginner Level. 10-11 a.m., Arts Incubator, 301 E. Garfield Blvd., 773-702-9724. Instructor Mela Woods teaches yoga.
The Spectacle of the Late Maya Court 4:00 pm
The Spectacle of the Late Maya C… @ Social Science Research, Tea Room
Oct 21 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
The Spectacle of the Late Maya Court. 4-5:30 p.m., Social Science Research, Tea Room, 1126 E. 59th St., 773-702-8420. Authors Mary Miller and Claudia Brittenham [...]
Author Talk 6:00 pm
Author Talk @ International House, Assembly Hall
Oct 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Author Talk. 6-7:30 p.m., International House, Assembly Hall, 1414 E. 59th St., 773-753-2274. Debora Spar, author of “Wonder Women: Sex, Power and the Quest for [...]
Book discussion: “Wonder Women.” 6:00 pm
Book discussion: “Wonder Women.” @ International House, Assembly Hall
Oct 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Book discussion: “Wonder Women.” In her book “Wonder Women: Sex, Power and the Quest for Perfection,” Debora Spar examines how women’s lives have—and have not—changed [...]
Tot Lot 9:00 am
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Oct 22 @ 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
Oct 22 @ 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 [...]
Preschool Story Time 10:30 am
Preschool Story Time @ Blackstone Library
Oct 22 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Preschool Story Time. 10:30 a.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Picture books and activities for children up to age 3.
Community Yoga with Chaturanga Seeds: Level 1 12:00 pm
Community Yoga with Chaturanga S… @ Arts Incubator
Oct 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Community Yoga with Chaturanga Seeds: Level 1. Noon-1 p.m., Arts Incubator, 301 E. Garfield Blvd., 773-702-9724. Instructor Kara Schmidt teaches yoga.
Lecture. “Après la Révolution: Publishing in the Post-Digital World.” 12:00 pm
Lecture. “Après la Révolution: P… @ Harris School of Public Policy Studies, Room 289B
Oct 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Lecture. “Après la Révolution: Publishing in the Post-Digital World.” Noon, Harris School of Public Policy Studies, Room 289B, 1155 E. 60th St., 773-702-1999, free. Garrett [...]
Seminar. “Catholic Ladies and Culture Wars: Gender, Church and Politics in Mexico 1700-1930″ 12:00 pm
Seminar. “Catholic Ladies and Cu… @ Social Science Research, Room 224
Oct 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Seminar. “Catholic Ladies and Culture Wars: Gender, Church and Politics in Mexico, 1700-1930. Noon-1:30 p.m., Social Science Research, Room 224, 1126 E. 59th St., 773-834-1987. [...]
Restorative Yoga 4:30 pm
Restorative Yoga @ Rockefeller Chapel
Oct 22 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 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.
Tea and Pipes 4:30 pm
Tea and Pipes @ Bond Chapel
Oct 22 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Tea and Pipes. 4:30-5 p.m., Bond Chapel, 1050 E. 59th St., 773-702-2100, free. Tea and biscuits accompanied by organ music.
Film and Panel Discussion. “Lessons from the 1963 Boycott: Chicago Struggles for Quality Education Then and Now.” 6:00 pm
Film and Panel Discussion. “Less… @ DuSable Museum of African American History
Oct 22 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Film and Panel Discussion. “Lessons from the 1963 Boycott: Chicago Struggles for Quality Education Then and Now.” 6-8 p.m., DuSable Museum of African American History, [...]
Tot Lot 9:00 am
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Oct 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
Oct 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 [...]
Lunch with Mr. Skinner 12:00 pm
Lunch with Mr. Skinner @ Rockefeller Chapel
Oct 23 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Lunch with Mr. Skinner. Bring your lunch, relax, and enjoy —beverages provided. The carillon is played from noon, so you’ll hear the sweet sounds of [...]
Wednesday Lunch at the Divinity School 12:00 pm
Wednesday Lunch at the Divinity … @ Swift Hall, Common Room
Oct 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Wednesday Lunch at the Divinity School. Noon, Swift Hall, Common Room, 1025 E. 58th St., 773-702-8200. U. of C. bibliographer Anne Knafl presents a lecture, [...]
Wednesday Lunch at the Divinity School 12:00 pm
Wednesday Lunch at the Divinity … @ Swift Hall, Common Room
Oct 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Wednesday Lunch at the Divinity School. Noon, Swift Hall, Common Room, 1025 E. 58th St., 773-702-8200. U. of C. bibliographer Anne Knafl presents a lecture, [...]
Concert. Lunch with Mr. Skinner 12:30 pm
Concert. Lunch with Mr. Skinner @ Rockefeller Chapel
Oct 23 @ 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 carillon performance.
Concert. Lunch with Mr. Skinner 12:30 pm
Concert. Lunch with Mr. Skinner @ Rockefeller Chapel
Oct 23 @ 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. An organ performance.
Canned Goods Food Drive 5:00 pm
Canned Goods Food Drive @ Reynolds Club, McCormick Tribune Lounge
Oct 23 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Canned Goods Food Drive. 5-6 p.m., Reynolds Club, McCormick Tribune Lounge, 5706 S. University Ave., uofccatholic.com. For the food pantry at St. Columbanus Catholic Church, [...]
Author Talk 6:00 pm
Author Talk @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
Oct 23 @ 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. Author Anne Bernstein discusses her book, “Swastika Nation: Fritz Kuhn and the [...]
Author Talk 6:00 pm
Author Talk @ Blackstone Library
Oct 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Author Talk. 6 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Paul Durica and Bill Savage discuss their book, “Chicago by Day and Night: [...]
Author Talk 6:00 pm
Author Talk @ Blackstone Library
Oct 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Author Talk. 6 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Paul Durica and Bill Savage discuss their book, “Chicago by Day and Night: [...]
Author Talk 6:00 pm
Author Talk @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
Oct 23 @ 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. Author Anne Bernstein discusses her book, “Swastika Nation: Fritz Kuhn and the [...]
Knitting and Needle Crafter’s Circle 6:00 pm
Knitting and Needle Crafter’s Ci… @ Blackstone Library
Oct 23 @ 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. 
Knitting and Needle Crafter’s Circle 6:00 pm
Knitting and Needle Crafter’s Ci… @ Blackstone Library
Oct 23 @ 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. 
Lessons from the U.S. War in Iraq: 10 Years After the Invasion 6:00 pm
Lessons from the U.S. War in Ira… @ School of Social Service Administration, Lobby
Oct 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Lessons from the U.S. War in Iraq: 10 Years After the Invasion. 6-7:30 p.m., School of Social Service Administration, Lobby, 969 E. 60th St., 773-834-4671, [...]
Lessons from the U.S. War in Iraq: 10 Years After the Invasion. 6:00 pm
Lessons from the U.S. War in Ira… @ School of Social Service Administration, Lobby
Oct 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Lessons from the U.S. War in Iraq: 10 Years After the Invasion. 6-7:30 p.m., School of Social Service Administration, Lobby, 969 E. 60th St., 773-834-4671, [...]
Lessons from the U.S. War in Iraq: 10 Years After the Invasion. 6:00 pm
Lessons from the U.S. War in Ira… @ School of Social Service Administration, lobby
Oct 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Lessons from the U.S. War in Iraq: 10 Years After the Invasion. Ten years later, what is the lasting legacy of the Iraq War? What [...]
Samatha Meditation: Beginner’s Class 6:00 pm
Samatha Meditation: Beginner’s C… @ Rockefeller Chapel, Interreligious Center, Room 019
Oct 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Samatha Meditation: Beginner’s Class. 6-7:30 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, Interreligious Center, Room 019, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, free. A class on mindfulness of breathing. 
Samatha Meditation: Beginner’s Class 6:00 pm
Samatha Meditation: Beginner’s C… @ Rockefeller Chapel, Interreligious Center, Room 019
Oct 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Samatha Meditation: Beginner’s Class. 6-7:30 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, Interreligious Center, Room 019, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, free. A class on mindfulness of breathing. 
Author Talk 6:30 pm
Author Talk @ DuSable Museum of African American History
Oct 23 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Author Talk. 6:30-8:30 p.m., DuSable Museum of African AMerican History, 740 E. 56th Pl., 773-947-0600,  dusablemuseum.org, $5 admission, free for those purchasing book. Civil rights [...]
Author Talk 6:30 pm
Author Talk @ DuSable Museum of African American History
Oct 23 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Author Talk. 6:30-8:30 p.m., DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th Pl., 773-947-0600,  dusablemuseum.org, $5 admission, free for those purchasing book. Civil rights [...]
Lecture 6:30 pm
Lecture @ Laire Bell Law Quadrangle, Harry A. Bigelow Lecture Hall
Oct 23 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Lecture. 6:30-7:30 p.m., Laire Bell Law Quadrangle, Harry A. Bigelow Lecture Hall, 1111 E. 60th St., 773-834-4672. Columnist and blogger Marc Lamont Hill, author of [...]
Lecture 6:30 pm
Lecture @ Laire Bell Law Quadrangle, Harry A. Bigelow Lecture Hall
Oct 23 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Lecture. 6:30-7:30 p.m., Laire Bell Law Quadrangle, Harry A. Bigelow Lecture Hall, 1111 E. 60th St., 773-834-4672. Columnist and blogger Marc Lamont Hill, author of [...]
Wednesday Night Family Story Time 6:30 pm
Wednesday Night Family Story Time @ Blackstone Library
Oct 23 @ 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 [...]
Performances. Catcher in the Rhyme 8:00 pm
Performances. Catcher in the Rhyme @ Logan Center, Cafe
Oct 23 @ 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 [...]
Performances. Catcher in the Rhyme 8:00 pm
Performances. Catcher in the Rhyme @ Logan Center, Cafe
Oct 23 @ 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 [...]
Voice Recital: Jeff Ray, baritone 7:30 am
Voice Recital: Jeff Ray, baritone @ Fulton Hall
Oct 24 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am
Voice Recital: Jeff Ray, baritone. Fulton Hall, 5845 S. Ellis Ave., 7:30-9 p.m., 773-702-8484.
Tot Lot 9:00 am
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Oct 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
Oct 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 [...]
Toddler Time. 10:30 am
Toddler Time. @ Blackstone Library
Oct 24 @ 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.
Gentle Yoga 4:00 pm
Gentle Yoga @ Bond Chapel
Oct 24 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Gentle Yoga. 4-5 p.m., Bond Chapel, 1050 E. 59th St., 773-702-2100, free.
Panel Discussion. “Implementing the Common Core.” 4:00 pm
Panel Discussion. “Implementing … @ International House, Assembly Hall
Oct 24 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Panel Discussion. “Implementing the Common Core.” 4-6 p.m., International House, Assembly Hall, 1414 E. 59th St., 773-834-4671, free. U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan discusses [...]
Author Talk 4:30 pm
Author Talk @ Logan Center, Seminary Terrace 801
Oct 24 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Author Talk. 4:30-6 p.m., Logan Center, Seminary Terrace 801, 915 E. 60th St. Jennifer Finney Boylan reads from her book, “Stuck in the Middle with [...]
Tea Time Concert Series 4:30 pm
Tea Time Concert Series @ Fulton Hall
Oct 24 @ 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. Pianist Alice Sheu performs. Complimentary tea and cookies at 4:15 p.m. [...]
Canned Goods Food Drive 5:00 pm
Canned Goods Food Drive @ Reynolds Club, McCormick Tribune Lounge
Oct 24 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Canned Goods Food Drive. 5-6 p.m., Reynolds Club, McCormick Tribune Lounge, 5706 S. University Ave., uofccatholic.com. For the food pantry at St. Columbanus Catholic Church, [...]
Teacher Workshop. Arts, Agency, and Creativity in the Classroom 5:00 pm
Teacher Workshop. Arts, Agency, … @ Smart Museum of Art
Oct 24 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Teacher Workshop. Arts, Agency, and Creativity in the Classroom. 5-7 p.m., Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave., 773-702-0200, free. Teaching artist Jackie Intres [...]
Lecture. “Why does Herr S. Run Amok? Werner Herzog’s Lebenszeichen.” 5:30 pm
Lecture. “Why does Herr S. Run A… @ Wieboldt Hall, Room 206
Oct 24 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Lecture. “Why does Herr S. Run Amok? Werner Herzog’s Lebenszeichen.” 5:30 p.m., Wieboldt Hall, Room 206, 1050 E. 59th St., 773-702-8494. John Urang, of Marylhurst [...]
Author Talk 6:00 pm
Author Talk @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
Oct 24 @ 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. Evelyn Z. Brodkin discusses a book she co-edited, “Work and the Welfare [...]
Diasporal Rhythms Gallery Encounters: Sapphire and Crystals. 6:00 pm
Diasporal Rhythms Gallery Encoun… @ Logan Center, Gallery 107
Oct 24 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Diasporal Rhythms Gallery Encounters: Sapphire and Crystals. 6-7:30 p.m., Logan Center, Gallery 107, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, free. Artists Felicia Grant-Preston and Joyce Owens [...]
Off the Record Pt. 2 7:00 pm
Off the Record Pt. 2 @ Logan Center Performance Hall
Oct 24 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Off the Record Pt. 2: booker t. soultreyne rekkid release. Off the Record Pt. 2 is the second installment of performances celebrating the release of [...]
Performance 7:30 pm
Performance @ Fulton Hall
Oct 24 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Performance. 7:30-9 p.m., Fulton Hall, 5845 S. Ellis Ave., 773-702-8484, free. Bariton Jeff Ray performs.
Worship Without Prerequisites 8:00 pm
Worship Without Prerequisites @ Bond Chapel
Oct 24 @ 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 [...]
3:30 am
@ Fulton Hall
Oct 25 @ 3:30 am – 5:30 am
Music, Post-Memory, and Indigenous Voice after the War in Peru. Fulton Hall, 5845 S. Ellis Ave., 3:30-5:30 p.m., 773-702-8484.
Tot Lot 9:00 am
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Oct 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
Oct 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 [...]
Performance. “Black Bottom Boulevard.” 12:30 pm
Performance. “Black Bottom Boule… @ Arts Incubator
Oct 25 @ 12:30 pm – 1:00 pm
Performance. “Black Bottom Boulevard.” 12:30-1 p.m., Arts Incubator, 301 E. Garfield Blvd., 773-702-2787, free. Artist Cecil McDonald Jr. performs in the windows of the Arts [...]
Jumu’ah Prayers 1:00 pm
Jumu’ah Prayers @ Bond Chapel
Oct 25 @ 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 3:00 pm
Author Talk @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
Oct 25 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Author Talk. 3-4 p.m., Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn, Ave., 773-752-4381, semcoop.com. Shemi Zarhin reads from her book, “Some Day.”
Lecture. “Music, Post-Memory, and Indigenous Voice after the War in Peru.” 3:30 pm
Lecture. “Music, Post-Memory, an… @ Fulton Hall,
Oct 25 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Lecture. “Music, Post-Memory, and Indigenous Voice after the War in Peru.” 3:30-5:30 p.m., Fulton Hall, 5845 S. Ellis Ave., 773-702-8484, free. Jonathan Ritter, of the [...]
2013 George B. Walsh Lecture. “The Purpose of Aristotle’s Poetics.” 4:00 pm
2013 George B. Walsh Lecture. “T… @ Social Sciences Research Building
Oct 25 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
2013 George B. Walsh Lecture. “The Purpose of Aristotle’s Poetics.” 4-5:30 p.m., Social Sciences Research Building, 1126 E. 59th St., 773-702-8514. Andrew Ford, of Princeton [...]
4:30 pm
@ Smart Museum of Art
Oct 25 @ 4:30 pm – 4:45 pm
Sounds for Wellness. To mark the last Friday of each University of Chicago pay-period, Zachary Cahill will play bagpipe music from a portable PA system [...]
Sounds for Wellness 4:30 pm
Sounds for Wellness @ Smart Museum of Art
Oct 25 @ 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.
5:00 pm
@ International House
Oct 25 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
2013 Muslim Students Association Eid Al-Adha Banquet. This year’s banquet will feature talks by Amir Sulaiman, poet, activist, recording artist, and two-time HBO Def Poet, [...]
Canned Goods Food Drive 5:00 pm
Canned Goods Food Drive @ Reynolds Club, McCormick Tribune Lounge
Oct 25 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Canned Goods Food Drive. 5-6 p.m., Reynolds Club, McCormick Tribune Lounge, 5706 S. University Ave., uofccatholic.com. For the food pantry at St. Columbanus Catholic Church, [...]
October After Hours at Robie House 5:00 pm
October After Hours at Robie House @ Robie House
Oct 25 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
October After Hours at Robie House. 5-8 p.m., Robie House, 5757 S. Woodlawn Ave., 312-994-4000, gowright.org, $35 non-members, $30 Preservation Trust members. Featuring live music, [...]
Educator Open House 5:30 pm
Educator Open House @ DuSable Museum of African American History
Oct 25 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Educator Open House. 5:30-7:30 p.m., DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th St., 773-947-0600,  dusablemuseum.org, free. For all educators, Pre-K through 12. Visitors [...]
Author Talk 6:00 pm
Author Talk @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
Oct 25 @ 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. Christopher Parker discusses a book he co-authored, “Change They Can’t Believe In: [...]
7:30 pm
Oct 25 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Performance. The Bad Plus jazz trio presents its project — a take on Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring, the work that inspired a riot at its [...]
Concert 7:30 pm
Concert @ Logan Center, Performance Hall
Oct 25 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Concert. 7:30-9:30 p.m., Logan Center, Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-8068, $35 general admission, $5 students. Jazz trio The Bad Plus peforms Stravinsky’s Rite [...]
Film Screening and Musical Performance. “Phantom of the Opera.” 7:30 pm
Film Screening and Musical Perfo… @ Rockefeller Chapel
Oct 25 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Film Screening and Musical Performance. “Phantom of the Opera.” 7:30-9:30 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, $10 general admission, free for students with [...]
Film: “Phantom of the Opera.” 7:30 pm
Film: “Phantom of the Opera.” @ Rockefeller Memorial Chapel
Oct 25 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Film: “Phantom of the Opera.” A Halloween special: Rupert Julian’s silent film adaptation of Gaston Leroux’s 1910 novel is accompanied live on Rockefeller Chapel’s E.M. [...]
Marsha’s Music Halloween Fam Jam 4:00 pm
Marsha’s Music Halloween Fam Jam @ Joan’s Studio for the Performing Arts
Oct 26 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Marsha’s Music Halloween Fam Jam. 4-5:30 p.m., Joan’s Studio for the Performing Arts, 1438 E. 57th St., 773-288-3815, marshasmusic.com, $10 general admission, $15 families. Family [...]
Canned Goods Food Drive 5:00 pm
Canned Goods Food Drive @ Reynolds Club, McCormick Tribune Lounge
Oct 26 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Canned Goods Food Drive. 5-6 p.m., Reynolds Club, McCormick Tribune Lounge, 5706 S. University Ave., uofccatholic.com. For the food pantry at St. Columbanus Catholic Church, [...]
Family Program: Mummies Night 6:00 pm
Family Program: Mummies Night @ Oriental Institute
Oct 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Family Program: Mummies Night. 6-8 p.m., Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9507, $3 general admission, free for members. A pre-Halloween celebration featuring gallery visits, [...]
USO Annual Halloween Concert 7:00 pm
USO Annual Halloween Concert @ Mandel Hall
Oct 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
USO Annual Halloween Concert. 7-8 p.m. and 9-10 p.m., Mandel Hall, 1131 E. 57th St., 773-702-8484, free (donations accepted at the door: $8 adults, $4 [...]
8:00 pm
@ Experimental Station
Oct 26 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Play. Hyde Park Community Players’ Fourth Annual Evening of Horror & Suspense: In the Old Time Radio Tradition, 8 p.m., Experimental Station, 6100 S. Blackstone [...]
Film Screening and Musical Performance. “The Yellow Ticket.” 8:00 pm
Film Screening and Musical Perfo… @ Logan Center, Performance Hall
Oct 26 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Film Screening and Musical Performance. “The Yellow Ticket.” 8 p.m., Logan Center, Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-8596, free. A screening of Pola Negri’s [...]
Hyde Park Community Players’ Fourth Annual Evening of Horror & Suspense: In the Old Time Radio Tradition 8:00 pm
Hyde Park Community Players’ Fou… @ Experimental Station
Oct 26 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Hyde Park Community Players’ Fourth Annual Evening of Horror & Suspense: In the Old Time Radio Tradition, 8 p.m., Experimental Station, 6100 S. Blackstone Ave.  [...]
Lecture 10:30 am
Lecture @ Temple KAM Isaiah Israel
Oct 27 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Lecture. 10:30 a.m., “Legal Issues in Art Museum: Antiquities to Contemporary Art.” Temple KAM Isaiah Israel, 1100 E. Hyde Park Blvd., 773-924-1234, free. Julie Getzels, [...]
Roman Catholic Mass. 11:00 am
Roman Catholic Mass. @ Calvert House
Oct 27 @ 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, uofccatholic.com. 
Sunday at Rockefeller 11:00 am
Sunday at Rockefeller @ Rockefeller Chapel
Oct 27 @ 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.
Holy Communion Service 6:00 pm
Holy Communion Service @ Bond Chapel
Oct 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Holy Communion Service. 6-7 p.m., Bond Chapel 1050 E. 59th St., 773-702-2100, free. For more information contact Robert Kinney by calling 773-771-0771 or sending an [...]
Concert. Sunday Night Jazz 7:30 pm
Concert. Sunday Night Jazz @ Room 43
Oct 27 @ 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. Saxophonist [...]
Tot Lot 9:00 am
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Oct 28 @ 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
Oct 28 @ 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 [...]
Community Yoga with Chaturanga Seeds: Beginner Level 10:00 am
Community Yoga with Chaturanga S… @ Arts Incubator
Oct 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Community Yoga with Chaturanga Seeds: Beginner Level. 10-11 a.m., Arts Incubator, 301 E. Garfield Blvd., 773-702-9724. Instructor Mela Woods teaches yoga.
Play. “Mercy Killers.” 6:00 pm
Play. “Mercy Killers.” @ International House, Assembly Hall
Oct 28 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Play. “Mercy Killers.” 6-9 p.m., International House, Assembly Hall, 1414 E. 59th St., 917-882-9457, mercykillerstheplay.com. An award winning play by Michael Milligan about health care [...]
ntasy and Science Fiction Book Club 6:30 pm
ntasy and Science Fiction Book Club @ Blackstone Library
Oct 28 @ 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 Terry Pratchett’s “Unseen Academicals.”
Panel Discussions. Oman and the Indian Ocean: Interaction and Exchange. 9:00 am
Panel Discussions. Oman and the … @ Swift Hall, Room 310
Oct 29 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Panel Discussions. Oman and the Indian Ocean: Interaction and Exchange. 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Swift Hall, Room 310, 1025 E. 58th St., 773-702-8296. Sponsored by the [...]
Tot Lot 9:00 am
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Oct 29 @ 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
Oct 29 @ 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 [...]
Preschool Story Time 10:30 am
Preschool Story Time @ Blackstone Library
Oct 29 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Preschool Story Time. 10:30 a.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Picture books and activities for children up to age 3.
Community Yoga with Chaturanga Seeds: Level 1 12:00 pm
Community Yoga with Chaturanga S… @ Arts Incubator
Oct 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Community Yoga with Chaturanga Seeds: Level 1. Noon-1 p.m., Arts Incubator, 301 E. Garfield Blvd., 773-702-9724. Instructor Kara Schmidt teaches yoga.
Discussion. “The Human Knowledge Project.” 12:00 pm
Discussion. “The Human Knowledge… @ Harris School of Public Policy Studies, Room 289B
Oct 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Discussion. “The Human Knowledge Project.” Noon, Harris School of Public Policy Studies, Room 289B, 1155 E. 60th St., 773-702-1999, free. Kevin Kelly, senior editor at [...]
Restorative Yoga 4:30 pm
Restorative Yoga @ Rockefeller Chapel
Oct 29 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 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.
Tea and Pipes 4:30 pm
Tea and Pipes @ Bond Chapel
Oct 29 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Tea and Pipes. 4:30-5 p.m., Bond Chapel, 1050 E. 59th St., 773-702-2100, free. Tea and biscuits accompanied by organ music.
The 2013 George and Marie Andros Lecture. “The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined.” 5:00 pm
The 2013 George and Marie Andros… @ Biological Sciences Learning Center, Room 109
Oct 29 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
The 2013 George and Marie Andros Lecture. “The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined.” 5-6 p.m., Biological Sciences Learning Center, Room 109, [...]
Homeless Food Run 6:00 pm
Homeless Food Run @ Calvert House
Oct 29 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Homeless Food Run. 6-8:30 p.m., Calvert House, 5735 S. University Ave, 773-288-2311, uofccatholic.com. Those attending prepare and pass out bagged meals for the city’s needy. [...]
Film Screening. “The Trails of Muhammad Ali.” 6:30 pm
Film Screening. “The Trails of M… @ DuSable Museum of African American History
Oct 29 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Film Screening. “The Trails of Muhammad Ali.” 6:30-9:30 p.m., DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th St.,  773-947-0600,  dusablemuseum.org. A pre-screening of director [...]
Tot Lot 9:00 am
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Oct 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
Oct 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 [...]
Chicago Hyde Park Village Drop-In 10:30 am
Chicago Hyde Park Village Drop-In @ Augustana Lutheran Church
Oct 30 @ 10:30 am – 1:30 pm
Chicago Hyde Park Village Drop-In. 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Augustana Lutheran Church, 5500 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-752-6587, chpv.org, free. Light exercise, lunch and discussion. Enter building [...]
Wednesday Lunch at the Divinity School 12:00 pm
Wednesday Lunch at the Divinity … @ Swift Hall, Common Room
Oct 30 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Wednesday Lunch at the Divinity School. Noon, Swift Hall, Common Room, 1025 E. 58th St., 773-702-8200. Rozenn Bailleul-LeSuer, curator of the Oriental Institute’s recent exhibit, [...]
Discussion. “Why International Human Rights Matter in the United States.” 12:15 pm
Discussion. “Why International H… @ Laird Bell Law Quadrangle
Oct 30 @ 12:15 pm – 1:15 pm
Discussion. “Why International Human Rights Matter in the United States.” 12:15-1:15 p.m., Laird Bell Law Quadrangle, 1111 E. 60th St. Jamil Dakwar, director of the [...]
Concert. Lunch with Mr. Skinner 12:30 pm
Concert. Lunch with Mr. Skinner @ Rockefeller Chapel
Oct 30 @ 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. An organ performance.
Lecture. “The Emergence of the Modern European Novel: A Transnational Construction.” 4:30 pm
Lecture. “The Emergence of the M… @ Wieboldt Hall, Room 207
Oct 30 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Lecture. “The Emergence of the Modern European Novel: A Transnational Construction.” 4:30-6 p.m., Wieboldt Hall, Room 207, 1050 E. 59th St., 773-702-8481. Guiomar Hautcoeur, of [...]
Halloween Party 5:00 pm
Halloween Party @ Blackstone Library
Oct 30 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Halloween Party. 5-7 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. A party for kids featuring spooky stories, games and crafts. Costumes encouraged.
Author Reading 6:00 pm
Author Reading @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
Oct 30 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Author Reading. 6-7 p.m., Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn, Ave., 773-752-4381, semcoop.com. Ivan Vladislavic reads from his book, “Double Negative.”
Author Talk 6:00 pm
Author Talk @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
Oct 30 @ 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. Ivan Vladislavic reads from his book, “Double Negative.”
Author Talk 6:00 pm
Author Talk @ Quadrangle Club
Oct 30 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Author Talk. 6-7:30 p.m., Quadrangle Club, 1155 E. 57th St., Register at tapperuchi.eventbrite.com. ABC News correspondent Jake Tapper, author of “The Outpost: An Untold Story [...]
Samatha Meditation: Beginner’s Class 6:00 pm
Samatha Meditation: Beginner’s C… @ Rockefeller Chapel, Interreligious Center, Room 019
Oct 30 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Samatha Meditation: Beginner’s Class. 6-7:30 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, Interreligious Center, Room 019, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, free. A class on mindfulness of breathing. 
Samatha Meditation: Beginner’s Class 6:00 pm
Samatha Meditation: Beginner’s C… @ Rockefeller Chapel, Interreligious Center, Room 019
Oct 30 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Samatha Meditation: Beginner’s Class. 6-7:30 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, Interreligious Center, Room 019, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, free. A class on mindfulness of breathing. 
Wednesday Night Family Story Time 6:30 pm
Wednesday Night Family Story Time @ Blackstone Library
Oct 30 @ 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 [...]
Performances. Catcher in the Rhyme. 8:00 pm
Performances. Catcher in the Rhyme. @ Logan Center, Cafe
Oct 30 @ 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 [...]
Tot Lot 9:00 am
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Oct 31 @ 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
Oct 31 @ 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 [...]
Sweet Swap 10:00 am
Sweet Swap @ Kaufman and Kaufman Smile Design Studio, Hyde Park Bank Building, Suite 734
Oct 31 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Sweet Swap. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Kaufman and Kaufman Smile Design Studio, Hyde Park Bank Building, Suite 734, 1525 E. 53rd St., 773-643-6006. A chance to [...]
Toddler Time 10:30 am
Toddler Time @ Blackstone Library
Oct 31 @ 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.
Afterschool Story Break — Halloween Fun 11:45 am
Afterschool Story Break — Hallow… @ Blackstone Library
Oct 31 @ 11:45 am – 4:00 pm
Afterschool Story Break — Halloween Fun. 4 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Stories, crafts and fun for Halloween. Open to children [...]
Worship Without Prerequisites 11:45 am
Worship Without Prerequisites @ Bond Chapel
Oct 31 @ 11:45 am – 8:00 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 [...]
Gentle Yoga 4:00 pm
Gentle Yoga @ Bond Chapel
Oct 31 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Gentle Yoga. 4-5 p.m., Bond Chapel, 1050 E. 59th St., 773-702-2100, free.
2013 Nuveen Lecture. “Medicine as a Spiritual Discipline: Lessons from Fred.” 4:30 pm
2013 Nuveen Lecture. “Medicine a… @ Swift Hall, Third Floor Lecture Room
Oct 31 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
2013 Nuveen Lecture. “Medicine as a Spiritual Discipline: Lessons from Fred.” 4:30 p.m., Swift Hall, Third Floor Lecture Room, 1025 E. 58th St., 773-702-8200, free. [...]
Tea Time Concert Series 4:30 pm
Tea Time Concert Series @ Fulton Hall
Oct 31 @ 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.  Pianist Jim Marrone and flutist Stephen Todd perform.
Author Reading 6:00 pm
Author Reading @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
Oct 31 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Author Reading. 6-7 p.m., Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn, Ave., 773-752-4381, semcoop.com. Grazyna Plebanek reads from her book, “Illegal Liaisons.”
Diasporal Rhythms Gallery Encounters: Sapphire and Crystals 6:00 pm
Diasporal Rhythms Gallery Encoun… @ Logan Center, Gallery 107
Oct 31 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Diasporal Rhythms Gallery Encounters: Sapphire and Crystals. 6-7:30 p.m., Logan Center, Gallery 107, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, free. Artists Dalton Brown and Annette Malika [...]