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Week of December 9

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9:00 am Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Dec 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 [...]
9:00 am Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Dec 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 [...]
6:30 pm Mouth Thought @ Blackstone Library
Mouth Thought @ Blackstone Library
Dec 9 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Mouth Thought. 6:30 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. A poetry reading event for teens and adults. Participants are invited to read [...]
9:00 am Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Dec 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 [...]
9:00 am Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Dec 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 [...]
10:30 am Preschool Story Time @ Blackstone Library
Preschool Story Time @ Blackstone Library
Dec 10 @ 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.
4:30 pm Tea and Pipes @ Bond Chapel
Tea and Pipes @ Bond Chapel
Dec 10 @ 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 served at 4 p.m., followed by organ music.
6:00 pm Author Talk @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
Author Talk @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
Dec 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Author Talk. 6-7 p.m., Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-752-4381. Dr. Quentin Young, author of “Everybody In, Nobody Out: Memoirs of a Rebel [...]
9:00 am Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Dec 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 [...]
9:00 am Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Dec 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 [...]
12:00 pm Urban Teacher Education Program (UTEP) Information Session @ Chapin Hall
Urban Teacher Education Program … @ Chapin Hall
Dec 11 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Urban Teacher Education Program (UTEP) Information Session. Noon-1 p.m., Chapin Hall, 1313 E. 60th St., 773-834-1416. An information session for the U. of C. program [...]
5:30 pm Presentation and Discussion. “Looting the Past: The Battle for our Ancient Heritage.” @ Oriental Institute, Breasted Hall
Presentation and Discussion. “Lo… @ Oriental Institute, Breasted Hall
Dec 11 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Presentation and Discussion. “Looting the Past: The Battle for our Ancient Heritage.” 5:30 p.m., Oriental Institute, Breasted Hall, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-834-9775, $10 Chicago [...]
6:30 pm Christmas Carol Fest @ Blackstone Library
Christmas Carol Fest @ Blackstone Library
Dec 11 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Christmas Carol Fest. 6:30 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. A chance to enjoy new and traditional Christmas carols with a choir, [...]
6:30 pm Wednesday Night Family Story Time @ Blackstone Library
Wednesday Night Family Story Time @ Blackstone Library
Dec 11 @ 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 [...]
9:00 am Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Dec 12 @ 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 [...]
9:00 am Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Dec 12 @ 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 Toddler Time @ Blackstone Library
Toddler Time @ Blackstone Library
Dec 12 @ 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.
12:00 pm Get Help with the Affordable Care Act @ Blackstone Library
Get Help with the Affordable Car… @ Blackstone Library
Dec 12 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Get Help with the Affordable Care Act. Noon-4 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 1-312-747-0511. A chance to get help signing up for [...]
6:00 pm Author Talk @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
Author Talk @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
Dec 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Author Talk. 6-7 p.m., Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-752-4381. W. W. Martin, author of “So I Bought an Air Force: The True [...]
6:00 pm Author Talk @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
Author Talk @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
Dec 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Author Talk. 6-7 p.m., Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-752-4381. W. W. Martin, author of “So I Bought an Air Force: The True [...]
6:00 pm Talk and Panel Discussion. “Interrupting a Culture of Violence Against Women.” @ Experimental Station
Talk and Panel Discussion. “Inte… @ Experimental Station
Dec 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Talk and Panel Discussion. “Interrupting a Culture of Violence Against Women.” 6-8 p.m., Experimental Station, 6100 S. Blackstone Ave., 773-241-6044, experimentalstation.org, free. Salamishah Tillet, of [...]
6:30 pm Film Screening and Discussion. “Ancestral Voices: Esoteric African Knowledge.” @ DuSable Museum of African American History
Film Screening and Discussion. “… @ DuSable Museum of African American History
Dec 12 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Film Screening and Discussion. “Ancestral Voices: Esoteric African Knowledge.” 6:30-9 p.m., DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th St.,  773-947-0600,  dusablemuseum.org, $5. A [...]
9:00 am Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Dec 13 @ 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 [...]
9:00 am Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Dec 13 @ 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 [...]
12:00 pm Discussion. Object/Subjective @ Smart Museum of Art, cafe
Discussion. Object/Subjective @ Smart Museum of Art, cafe
Dec 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Discussion. Object/Subjective. Noon-1 p.m., Smart Museum of Art, cafe, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave., 773-702-0200, free. Sara Mendelsohn, executive assistant for program support at the Smart [...]
1:00 pm Jumu’ah Prayers @ Bond Chapel
Jumu’ah Prayers @ Bond Chapel
Dec 13 @ 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.
4:30 pm Winter Holiday Party @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Winter Holiday Party @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Dec 13 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Winter Holiday Party. 4:30-7 p.m., Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, 5480 S. Kenwood Ave., 773-643-4062, hpnclub.org. A celebration of Diwali, Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanza and more. Co-sponsored [...]
9:00 am Volunteer Work Day @ Jackson Park, Bobolink Meadow
Volunteer Work Day @ Jackson Park, Bobolink Meadow
Dec 14 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Volunteer Work Day. 9 a.m., Jackson Park, Bobolink Meadow. Participants spread native grass and seeds in the meadow. For more information, send an e-mail to parrybell@ameritech.net.
10:00 am Game Day @ Blackstone Library
Game Day @ Blackstone Library
Dec 14 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Game Day @ Blackstone Library
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 [...]
2:00 pm Annual Holiday Party @ Hyde Park Historical Society
Annual Holiday Party @ Hyde Park Historical Society
Dec 14 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Annual Holiday Party. 2-4 p.m., Hyde Park Historical Society, 5529 S. Lake Park Ave. Those attending are invited to bring their stories and refreshments to [...]
2:00 pm Logan Center Family Saturdays @ Logan Center
Logan Center Family Saturdays @ Logan Center
Dec 14 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Logan Center Family Saturdays. 2-4 p.m., Logan Center, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, free. Featuring workshops on arts and crafts, music videos, DJing and legos, [...]
6:00 pm Family Program. The Look @ Oriental Institute
Family Program. The Look @ Oriental Institute
Dec 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Family Program. The Look. 6-8 p.m., Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th ST., 773-702-9507, $9 non-members, $5 members. Participants learn about the origins and science behind [...]
6:00 pm Second Annual Holiday Dance Recital @ Ray Elementary School
Second Annual Holiday Dance Recital @ Ray Elementary School
Dec 14 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Second Annual Holiday Dance Recital. 6 p.m., Ray Elementary School, 5631 S. Kimbark Ave., 773-368-4058, $10. Students from the ITwirl Dance Programs perform. To buy [...]
8:00 pm Concert. “Making Spirits Bright.” @ Rockefeller Chapel
Concert. “Making Spirits Bright.” @ Rockefeller Chapel
Dec 14 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Concert. “Making Spirits Bright.” 8-10 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, $35 premier seating, $25 general admission and $20 seniors and students. The [...]
10:30 am Lecture. “The Jews of Iran.” @ KAM Isaiah Israel
Lecture. “The Jews of Iran.” @ KAM Isaiah Israel
Dec 15 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Lecture. “The Jews of Iran.” 10:30 a.m.-noon, KAM Isaiah Israel, 1100 E. Hyde Park Blvd., 773-924-1234, free. U. of C. history professor John E. Woods [...]
11:00 am Sunday at Rockefeller @ Rockefeller Chapel
Sunday at Rockefeller @ Rockefeller Chapel
Dec 15 @ 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 Johann Sebastian Bach’s “Cantata BWV 61.”
11:30 am Talk. “Palestine and Israel: Why There is No Peace.” @ First Unitarian Church
Talk. “Palestine and Israel: Why… @ First Unitarian Church
Dec 15 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Talk. “Palestine and Israel: Why There is No Peace.” 11:30 a.m., First Unitarian Church, 5650 S. Woodlawn Ave., Ray Hanania, former Chicago City Hall reporter, [...]
3:00 pm Holiday Concert @ Hyde Park Union Church
Holiday Concert @ Hyde Park Union Church
Dec 15 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Holiday Concert. 3-4 p.m., Hyde Park Union Church, 5600 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-363-6063, hpuc.org. The Hyde Park Youth Symphony and the Hyde Park Neighborhood Children’s [...]
5:00 pm Concert. “Pipes for the Season.” @ Rockefeller Chapel
Concert. “Pipes for the Season.” @ Rockefeller Chapel
Dec 15 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Concert. “Pipes for the Season.” 5-6 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, free. Organist Thomas Weisflog performs holiday works for Christmas, Hanukkah and [...]
7:30 pm Concert. Sunday Night Jazz @ Room 43
Concert. Sunday Night Jazz @ Room 43
Dec 15 @ 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. The Henry Johnson Quartet performs and the [...]