New Ongoing Events

Ray Elementary local school council announces new dates for meetings

The Ray Elementary School local school council will hold its next four meetings every Monday and Thursday for the next two weeks. The principal selection process will be on the agenda for these meetings, along with other topics. The meetings will take place at 6:15 p.m. Monday, July 21; Tuesday, July 24; Monday, July 28(…)

Class on lakefront safety this Thursday

The 53rd Street TIF Advisory Council will review a transportation study this Thursday. The regular meeting of the group, which oversees the 53rd Street Tax Increment Finance District, will take place at St. Paul and the Redeemer, 4945 S. Dorchester Ave., this Thursday, July 24, at 7 p.m. Review of the Hyde Park Parking and(…)

Frontline Books to host two-day lecture series

Frontline Books to host two-day lecture series

Afrocentric bookstore Frontline Books, 5206 S. Harper Ave., will host a two-day lecture series on wellness and politics this weekend. The series, entitled “China/Africa and the 21st Century” will take place from 2 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, July 19 and Sunday, July 20. Admission is free. For more information, call 773-288-7718.

“Movies in the Parks” returns

“Movies in the Parks” returns

For the past 14 years residents have been heading to the park around dusk with a picnic basket, blanket, friends and family to enjoy a movie at the Chicago Park District’s “Movies in the Parks.” Upcoming shows include two in Washington Park: “42” — Saturday, July 19, DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E.(…)

Tour.  Private Spaces Tour of the Robie House.

Tour. Private Spaces Tour of the Robie House.

Tour. Private Spaces Tour of the Robie House. 9 a.m., every Saturday and Sunday, Frank Lloyd Wright Robie House, 5757 S. Woodlawn Ave., 312-994-4000, flwright.org, $55 non-members, $45 members. Tour includes spaces not normally open to the public, including the servant’s wing and billiards room, and the third floor.

Tour. Guided Interior Tour of the Robie House.

Tour. Guided Interior Tour of the Robie House.

Tour. Guided Interior Tour of the Robie House. Thursday through Monday, Frank Lloyd Wright Robie House, 5757 S. Woodlawn Ave., 312-994-4000, flwright.org, $17 adults; $14 students, seniors over age 65 and military; free for children 3 and under. Tour includes children’s playroom, entry hall, living room, dining room, guest room, Alaster bedroom, butler’s pantry and(…)

“Family Fun Hour.”

“Family Fun Hour.”

“Family Fun Hour.” 6 p.m., every Wednesday, Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511, chicagopubliclibrary.org. Participants play games and make crafts.

“Toddler Story Time.”

“Toddler Story Time.”

“Toddler Story Time.” 10:30 a.m., every Thursday, Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511, chicagopubliclibrary.org. Includes picture books, activities and songs. Open to children ages 0 to 3.