Calendar

January 2014

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.
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
January 17, 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 17, 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 [...]
Jumu’ah Prayers @ Bond Chapel
January 17, 2014 @ 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.
Lecture. “Defining Religion and Civilization in Imam Bayezidof’s Refutation of Renan.” @ Swift Hall, common room
January 17, 2014 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Lecture. “Defining Religion and Civilization in Imam Bayezidof’s Refutation of Renan.” 4:30-6 p.m., Swift Hall, common room, 1025 E. 58th St., 773-702-9565. Monica M. Ringer, [...]
Film Screening and Discussion. “How to Survive a Plague.” @ Logan Center
January 17, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Film Screening and Discussion. “How to Survive a Plague.” 6-8 p.m., Logan Center, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-9936, free. David France’s 2012 film, followed by [...]
Performance. “A Dream Deferred or a Dream Come True?” @ DuSable Museum of African American History
January 17, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Performance. “A Dream Deferred or a Dream Come True?” 7-9 p.m., DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th Pl., 773-947-0600, dusablemuseum.org, $20. A [...]
Concert. “A Winter Song.” @ Rockefeller Chapel
January 17, 2014 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Concert. “A Winter Song.” 7:30-9 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-8484, free. The Motet Choir performs winter-themed music by Rachmaninoff and more.
Workshop. Lego Architects @ Robie House
January 18, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Workshop. 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 [...]