The Annual Dinner of the Hyde Park Historical Society. 5:30 p.m., Quadrangle Club, 1155 E. 57th St., 773-493-1893, hydeparkhistory.org, $65.00 per person, $75.00 for reservations received after Monday, February 18. Featuring a 6:30 p.m. dinner, featured speaker historian Tim Samuelson and the presentation of the Paul Cornell, Marian and Leon Despres and Jean Block Awards.
Tot Lot. 9 a.m.-noon, Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, 5480 S. Kenwood Ave., email@example.com, classes are $9 drop-in, $45 for a 10-session pass or $65 for a monthly pass. This class is intended for children 0-4 and their caregivers or parents to get together on a regular basis to learn, play and benefit from one another’s company.
Lecture. “Traveling Feminisms? Women of the Extreme Right in Europe.” 5 p.m., Social Science Research, Room 122, 1126 E. 59th St., 773-702-9936, free. U. of C. professor of anthropology and linguistics Susan Gal delivers the 2013 Iris Marion Young Distinguished Faculty Lecture for the Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality.