“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.
New Ongoing Events
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.
Tumble Dance for Toddlers. 9:15-9:45 a.m., every Thursday, Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, 5480 S. Kenwood Ave., 773-643-4062, hpnclub.org, $9 drop-in, $45 10-day pass, $65 monthly pass. Runs through Aug. 21.
Tumble Dance. 10-10:40 a.m. and 11-11:40 a.m., every Thursday, Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, gym/tot lot, 5480 S. Kenwood Ave., 773-643-4062, hpnclub.org, $9 drop-in, $45 10-day pass, $65 monthly pass. A class that combines introductory tumbling, stretching and dancing. Runs through Aug. 21.
Tot Lot. 9 a.m.-2 p.m., every Tuesday and Thursday, Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, gym, 5480 S. Kenwood Ave.,773-643-4062, hpnclub.org, $9 drop-in, $45 10-day pass, $65 monthly pass. Indoor Tot Lot. Includes outdoor playground on Tuesdays. Runs through Aug. 21.
Meditation. “Zen meditation at Rockefeller.” 5-6:45 p.m., every Wednesday, Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, free. Participants meditate in Rockefeller Chapel.
Lakeside Quilting Guild. 6:30-9 p.m., every Tuesday, Treasure Island, basement, 1526 E. 55th St., lakesidequiltingguild.weebly.com, firstname.lastname@example.org. Guild meetings are on the second Tuesday of every month. All other sessions are devoted to personal or group projects.
Farmers market. 7 a.m.-1 p.m., every Thursday, Harold Washington Park, 53rd St. and Hyde Park Blvd. LINK cards accepted.