Calendar

November 2013

Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
November 1, 2013 @ 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 [...]
Jumu’ah Prayers @ Bond Chapel
November 1, 2013 @ 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.
Diwali: The Indian Festival of Lights @ Rockefeller Chapel
November 1, 2013 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Diwali: The Indian Festival of Lights. 5:30-7 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, free. A celebration of the Hindu holiday Diwali. Featuring a [...]
Authors Talk @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
November 1, 2013 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Authors Talk. 6 p.m., Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn, Ave., 773-752-4381, semcoop.com. Authors Robert J. Richards and Michael Ruse discuss evolution and the Gaia [...]
Film Screening. @ Logan Center, Screening Room 201
November 1, 2013 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Film Screening. 7 p.m., Logan Center, Screening Room 201, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-8596. Video artist Lori Felker presents a selection of her work.
Concert @ Mandel Hall
November 1, 2013 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Concert. 7:30-9:30 p.m., Mandel Hall, 1131 E. 57th St., 773-702-8068, $35 general admission, $5 students. Spain’s Casals Quartet performs Haydn, Debussy and more with classical [...]
“The Winning Words Initiative: A Midwest Regional Resource Network for Pre-Collegiate Philosophy.” 8:45 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Mandel Hall, 1131 E. 57th St. A series of talks [...]
Game Day @ Blackstone Library
November 2, 2013 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Game Day. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. A chance to play board games for adults and kids 9 and [...]
Family Day: Kite Flight @ Smart Museum of Art
November 2, 2013 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Family Day: Kite Flight. 1-4 p.m., Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave., 773-702-0200, free. Families create kites out of recycled plastic bags with [...]
Workshop. Sketching in the Mesopotamian Gallery — Faces and Figures @ Oriental Institute
November 2, 2013 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Workshop. Sketching in the Mesopotamian Gallery — Faces and Figures. 1-3 p.m., Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9507, $25 non-members, $20 members. A sketching [...]
Workshop. “Sketching in the Mesopotamian Gallery–Faces and Figures.” @ Oriental Institute
November 2, 2013 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Workshop. “Sketching in the Mesopotamian Gallery–Faces and Figures.” Hone your sketching skills while developing a new appreciation for art and artifacts created thousands of years [...]
Gallery Talk @ DuSable Museum of African American History
November 2, 2013 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Gallery Talk. 2-5 p.m., DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th St.,  773-947-0600, dusablemuseum.org. Raub Welch, curator of the museum’s exhibit, “The Endangered [...]
Symposium. “Living with the Past: How the Ancient Middle East Shaped Our World.” @ Oriental Institute
November 2, 2013 @ 2:00 pm – 5:15 pm
Symposium. “Living with the Past: How the Ancient Middle East Shaped Our World.” Inspired by the special exhibit, Our Work: Modern Jobs – Ancient Origins, [...]
An Evening of Bulgarian Puppetry @ International House, Assembly Hall
November 2, 2013 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
An Evening of Bulgarian Puppetry. International House, Assembly Hall, 1414 E. 59th St., 3-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m., 773-753-2274.
Author Talk @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
November 2, 2013 @ 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. Ytasha Womack, author of “Afrofuturism: The World of Black Sci-Fi and Fantasy [...]
Gallery Tour @ Oriental Institute
November 2, 2013 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Gallery Tour. 6:30-7 p.m., Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-834-9777, free. A tour focusing on highlights of the museum’s collection. Participants meet in the [...]
Highlight Tour Gallery @ International House, lobby
November 2, 2013 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Highlight Tour Gallery. International House, lobby, 1155 E. 58th St., 6:30-7 p.m., 773-834-9777.
Sunday at Rockefeller @ Rockefeller Chapel
November 3, 2013 @ 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 excerpts of Durufle’s Requiem. 
Founder’s Day @ DuSable Museum of African American History
November 3, 2013 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Founder’s Day. Noon-5 p.m., DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th St.,  773-947-0600, dusablemuseum.org. A celebration of the birthday of museum founder Dr. [...]
Art Class @ Hyde Park Art Center
November 3, 2013 @ 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 [...]