Exhibit. “Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution Animation Art From Classic Cartoons of ‘70s.” DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th St., 773-947-0600, dusablemuseum.org. An exhibit commemorating the 40th anniversaries of 1970’s Saturday morning cartoons that featured positive black characters. Runs through Oct. 20.
New Ongoing Events
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. 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. 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.” 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.” 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.
“Preschool Story Time.” 10:30 a.m., every Tuesday, Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511, chicagopubliclibrary.org. Includes picture books, songs, activities and flannel board stories. Open to children ages 3 to 6.
Lecture Series. “China/Africa & The 21st Century.” 2-5 p.m., Saturday, July 19 and Sunday, July 20, Frontline Books, 5206 S. Harper Ave., 773-288-7718, free.