Calendar

January 2014

Wednesday Lunch at the Divinity School @ Swift Hall, common room
January 15, 2014 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
Wednesday Lunch at the Divinity School. Noon-1:15 p.m., Swift Hall, common room, 1025 E. 58th St., 773-702-9565. Architect David Woodhouse presents. A vegetarian lunch will [...]
Concert. Lunch with Mr. Skinner @ Rockefeller Chapel
January 15, 2014 @ 12:15 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 lunchtime organ performance. Visitors are invited to bring their [...]
Lecture. “History and Forms of Lyric.” @ Classics Building, room 110
January 15, 2014 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Lecture. “History and Forms of Lyric.” 4:30 p.m., Classics Building, room 110, 1010 E. 59th St., 773-834-8524, free. Poet and literary scholar Henry Weinfeld presents. [...]
Zen Meditation at Rockefeller @ Rockefeller Chapel
January 15, 2014 @ 5:00 pm – 6:45 pm
Zen Meditation at Rockefeller. 5-6:45 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, free. Soto Zen mediation instruction for newcomers at 5 p.m., followed by [...]
2014 University of Chicago MLK Commemoration Celebration @ Rockefeller Chapel
January 15, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
2014 University of Chicago MLK Commemoration Celebration. 6 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-834-4672, free. The U. of C.’s annual celebration of Martin [...]
Author Talk @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
January 15, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Author Talk. 6 p.m., Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-752-4381, free. Abbie Reese, author of “Dedicated to God: An Oral History of Cloistered [...]
Knitting and Needle Crafter’s Circle @ Blackstone Library
January 15, 2014 @ 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.
Samatha Meditation: Beginner’s Class @ Rockefeller Chapel, Interreligious Center, Room 019
January 15, 2014 @ 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 @ Rockefeller Chapel, Interreligious Center, Room 019
January 15, 2014 @ 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 @ Blackstone Library
January 15, 2014 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Concert. 6:30 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Pianist Donna Lee Fackenthal performs Beethoven and Chopin, as part of the Music Teachers [...]
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
January 16, 2014 @ 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 @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
January 16, 2014 @ 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 [...]
Conversation @ Cobb Lecture Hall, room 418
January 16, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Conversation. 10 a.m., Cobb Lecture Hall, room 418, 5811 S. Ellis Ave., 773-702-8670, free. Art historian Lisa Lee, of the University of Chicago, presents.
Gentle Yoga @ Bond Chapel
January 16, 2014 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Gentle Yoga. 4-5 p.m., Bond Chapel, 1050 E. 59th St., 773-702-2100, free. Time for quiet reflection, meditation and yoga instruction.
After School Story Break – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day @ Blackstone Library
January 16, 2014 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
After School Story Break – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. 4:30 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Participants read stories and [...]
Book Talk @ Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture
January 16, 2014 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Book Talk. 4:30-6 p.m., Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture, 5733 S. University Ave., 773-834-0957, free. Barbara Ransby, of the University of [...]
Tea Time Concert Series @ Fulton Hall
January 16, 2014 @ 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. Flutist Masha Popova and pianist Svetlana Krasnova perform. With complimentary tea [...]
Third Thursday: Draw Bad @ Smart Museum of Art
January 16, 2014 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Third Thursday: Draw Bad. 5:30-7:30 p.m., Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave., 773-702-0200, free. A workshop on how to “draw badly.” All materials [...]
Poetry Reading @ Cobb lecture Hall, room 409
January 16, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Poetry Reading. 6 p.m., Cobb lecture Hall, room 409, 5811 S. Ellis Ave., 773-702-8670, free. Poet Dorothea Lasky presents.
Vespers @ Rockefeller Chapel
January 16, 2014 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Vespers. 8-9 p.m. Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, free.