Calendar

February 2014

Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
February 5, 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 [...]
Wednesday Worship @ Bond Chapel
February 5, 2014 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Wednesday Worship. 11:30 a.m.-noon, Bond Chapel, 1050 E. 59th St., 773-702-8200. A brief worship service co-sponsored by the U. of C. Divinity School and Rockefeller [...]
Wednesday Lunch at the Divinity School. “Restoring Touch with a Prosthetic Hand through a Brain Interface.” Noon-1:15 p.m., Swift Hall, common room, 1025 E. 58th [...]
Concert. Lunch with Mr. Skinner @ Rockefeller Chapel
February 5, 2014 @ 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 lunchtime organ performance. Visitors are invited to bring their [...]
President’s Day Q and A @ Blackstone Library
February 5, 2014 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
President’s Day Q and A. 4 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. A chance for children ages 9 and up to test [...]
Zen Meditation at Rockefeller @ Rockefeller Chapel
February 5, 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 [...]
Author Talk @ International House
February 5, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Author Talk. 6-7:30 p.m., International House, 1414 E. 59th St., 773-753-2274. Allan Friedman and Peter W. Singer, authors of “Cybersecurity and Cyberwar,” present.
Lecture. “World Beyond the Headlines: U.S. and Russia Relations.” @ Classics Building
February 5, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Lecture. “World Beyond the Headlines: U.S. and Russia Relations.” 6 p.m., Classics Building, 1010 E. 59th St., 773-702-7721. Ambassador Ian Kelly presents. Visit cis.uchicago.edu to [...]
Samatha Meditation: Beginner’s Class @ Rockefeller Chapel, Interreligious Center, Room 019
February 5, 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.
Family Fun @ Blackstone Library
February 5, 2014 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Family Fun. 6:30 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. A chance for families to play board games and complete crafts.
Gallery Tour @ Oriental Institute
February 5, 2014 @ 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 [...]
Lecture. “Media Aesthetics, Media Meteorology: Balázs’ Atmospheres, Benjamin’s Clouds, McLuhan’s Temperatures.” 7 p.m., Cobb Lecture Hall, room 307, 5811 S. Ellis Ave., 773-702-8596. Antonio Somaini, [...]
Lecture. “The Rise of Christianity in Iran.” @ Oriental Institute
February 5, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Lecture. “The Rise of Christianity in Iran.” 7-9 p.m., Oriental Institute, 773-834-9777, free. Richard Payne, of the U. of C., presents.
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
February 6, 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
February 6, 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 [...]
Toddler Time @ Blackstone Library
February 6, 2014 @ 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.
Gallery Talk @ Oriental Institute Museum
February 6, 2014 @ 12:15 pm – 1:00 pm
Gallery Talk. 12:15-1 p.m., Oriental Institute Museum, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9507, free. Jack Green, chief curator at the Oriental Institute, discusses objects in the [...]
Book Discussion @ Blackstone Library
February 6, 2014 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Participants will discuss Barbara Kingsolver’s “Flight Behavior.”
Jumu’ah Prayers @ Bond Chapel
February 6, 2014 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Muslim Friday prayers.
Jumu’ah Prayers. @ Bond Chapel
February 6, 2014 @ 1:45 pm – 2:15 pm
Muslim Friday prayers.