Bold Literary Talkers Toastmasters Club. 6 p.m. Blackstone Branch Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave. (312) 747-0511. www.chipublib.org/blackstone. Ignite your career, grow your relationships and become a better speaker and presenter. Program is free and open to all interested parties.
Spring Bunny Knit Along. 6 p.m. Blackstone Branch Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave. (312) 747-0511. www.chipublib.org/blackstone. Learn magic loop technique and tips on knitting toys and stuff animals. You must know how to knit/purl, cast-on/bind-off. Please bring at least 100 yards of light colored, machine-washable, worsted weight (#4) yarn and 29″ or 32″circular needles in a size two or three times smaller than what is normally recommended for the yarn you are using.
Toddler Time and Crafts. 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Blackstone Public Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave. Enjoy picture books, songs, action activities, flannel board stories and a simple craft around the theme of the week. Recommended for kids 2 to 3.
Just Us Pawns Chess Club. 4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Blackstone Public Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave. Like playing chess or want to learn how? Join us if you are a beginner or a master. Pieces and boards will be available for you to use or you can bring your own. Dr. Mark Coleman, former chess coach of Leo High School, will be available to provide tips and strategies. This program is recommended for children ages 6 and up.
Ald. Leslie Hairston’s 5th Ward monthly meeting. 6 p.m. Augustana Lutheran Church of Hyde Park, 5500 S. Woodlawn Ave.
Local School Council (LSC) Meeting. 6 p.m. Murray Language Academy, 5335 S. Kenwood Ave., in the Library. 773-535-0585.
Committed Knitters. Noon. University of Chicago Arts Incubator, 301 E. Garfield Blvd. Free. Learn the basics of knitting and crocheting or make an experienced project and share ideas. All supplies provided.
Hyde Park Community Action Council (CAC). 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Dyett High School, 555 E. 51st St.
Family Fun Night. 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Blackstone Public Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave. Families listen to stories and make crafts to share with others.