Calendar

Mar
3
Sat
Saturday Story Time @ Blackstone Public Library
Mar 3 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

Saturday Story Time. 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. Blackstone Public Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave. Lapsit story time is an interactive program with simple picture books, nursery rhymes, puppets, musical instruments and movements. For kids 0-18 months.

Mar
8
Thu
Science Thursday. @ Blackstone Public Library
Mar 8 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Science Thursday. 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Blackstone Public Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave. Join us as we complete simple experiments and discuss the scientific method.

Tea Time Concert: Conducting Performance @ Fulton Hall
Mar 8 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Tea Time Concert: Conducting Performance. 4:30 p.m. –5:30 p.m. Fulton Hall, 5845 S. Ellis Ave. 773-702-8484. Free. This week’s concert features a conducting performance. The weekly Tea Time Concert Series includes a wide variety of musical genres, instruments and repertoire selections featuring both student and faculty performers from the University of Chicago as well as professional musicians from the Chicagoland area. Each concert is free and open to the public, every Thursday afternoon in Fulton Recital Hall (fourth floor of Goodspeed Hall). Complimentary tea and cookies are served in the Fulton Hall lobby at 4:15pm and the concert begins promptly at 4:30pm.

Mar
9
Fri
Lapsit Story Time @ Blackstone Public Library
Mar 9 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

Lapsit Story Time. 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. Blackstone Public Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave. Lapsit story time is an interactive program with simple picture books, nursery rhymes, puppets, musical instruments and movements. For kids 0-18 months.

Nichols Park Advisory Council Meeting @ Nichols Park Field House
Mar 9 @ 7:00 pm

Nichols Park Advisory Council Meeting. 7 p.m. Nichols Park Field House, 1355 E. 53rd St. For more information call Stephanie Franklin at 773- 995-3622.

Mar
10
Sat
Saturday Story Time @ Blackstone Public Library
Mar 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

Saturday Story Time. 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. Blackstone Public Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave. Lapsit story time is an interactive program with simple picture books, nursery rhymes, puppets, musical instruments and movements. For kids 0-18 months.

51st Annual UCCCHSC Irish Coffee Benefit @ Augustana Lutheran Church
Mar 10 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

51st Annual UCCCHSC Irish Coffee Benefit. 2 p.m. – 4:30 p.m., Augustana Lutheran Church, 5500 S. Woodlawn Ave. The University of Chicago Comer Children’s Hospital Service Committee cordially invites you to join them to bid on some great raffle and silent auction items while enjoying live music, delicious handmade refreshments, and some real Irish coffee! Raffle drawing at 4 p.m. Silent auction closes at 4:15 p.m. Admission $10. Proceeds will support programs and services for hospitalized children and their families at the University of Chicago Comer Children’s Hospital. For more information and to purchase tickets, contact: www.comerservicecommittee.org.

Hyde Park Community Players will hold auditions for Anton in Show Business @ Augustana Lutheran Church
Mar 10 @ 2:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Hyde Park Community Players will hold auditions for Anton in Show Business, an all-female comedy by Jane Martin,
Saturday, March 10 from 2:30-5 p.m., and Tues, March 13 from 7-9:30 p.m. at Augustana Lutheran Church, 5500 S. Woodlawn. For more info visit: hydeparkcommunityplayers.org

Mar
12
Mon
Bold Literary Talkers Toastmasters Club @ Blackstone Branch Library
Mar 12 @ 6:00 pm

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.

Jackson Park Advisory Council Education Series @ Jackson Park Field House
Mar 12 @ 6:00 pm

Jackson Park Advisory Council Education Series. 6 p.m. Jackson Park Field House, 6401 S. Stony Island Ave. Guest speaker Dr. Doriane Miller will lead a discussion titled “Health and Built Environment: What’s the Connection?”

Knit Tips and Tricks @ Blackstone Branch Library
Mar 12 @ 6:00 pm

Knit Tips and Tricks. 6 p.m. Blackstone Branch Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave. (312) 747-0511. www.chipublib.org/blackstone. Learn knitting tips and tricks that will make your knitting life easier. You must know how to knit/purl, cast-on/bind-off. Bring several small balls of light colored worsted weight (#4) yard with appropriate needle size.to prepare for the class please cast on 26 stitches, work flat in stockinette stitch for 4.5 inches, end in a wrong side row and do not bind-off.

Jackson Park Advisory Council Meeting @ Jackson Park Field House
Mar 12 @ 7:00 pm

Jackson Park Advisory Council Meeting. 7 p.m. Jackson Park Field House, 6401 S. Stony Island Ave.

Mar
13
Tue
Toddler Time and Crafts @ Blackstone Public Library
Mar 13 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

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.

Mar
14
Wed
Local School Council (LSC) Meeting @ Reavis Elementary School
Mar 14 @ 7:30 am

Local School Council (LSC) Meeting. 7:30 a.m. Reavis Elementary School, 834 E 50th St., in room 305. 773 – 535-1060.

Committed Knitters @ University of Chicago Arts Incubator
Mar 14 @ 12:00 pm

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.

Family Fun Wednesdays @ Blackstone Public Library
Mar 14 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Family Fun Wednesdays. 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.

Writer’s Circle @ Blackstone Branch Library
Mar 14 @ 6:30 pm

Writer’s Circle. 6:30 p.m. Blackstone Branch Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave. (312) 747-0511. www.chipublib.org/blackstone. Like to write? Join with like-minded writers to read your works, get creative feedback from your peers and discuss the craft of writing in a friendly atmosphere. Enjoy great conversation with tips and resources.

Mar
21
Wed
Committed Knitters @ University of Chicago Arts Incubator
Mar 21 @ 12:00 pm

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.

Orly Lobel – “You Don’t Own Me” @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
Mar 21 @ 6:00 pm

Orly Lobel – “You Don’t Own Me” 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave. 773-752-4381. Free and open to the public. Orly Lobel discusses her new book “You Don’t Own Me.”

Chicago Alternative Policing Strategy (CAPS) Meeting @ The basement of the Treasure Island
Mar 21 @ 6:30 pm

Chicago Alternative Policing Strategy (CAPS) Meeting. 6:30 p.m. The basement of the Treasure Island, 1526 E. 55th St. Beat 233 – Boundaries: 51st-60th/King Drive to Woodlawn (51st-55th), King Drive to Cottage Grove (55th-60th).