Calendar

Feb
27
Tue
Toddler Time and Crafts @ Blackstone Public Library
Feb 27 @ 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.

Ald. Hairston 5th Ward Meeting @ St. Paul Lutheran Church
Feb 27 @ 6:00 pm

Ald. Hairston 5th Ward Meeting. 6 p.m. St. Paul Lutheran Church, 7621 S. Dorchester Ave. 773-324-5555.

Feb
28
Wed
Hyde Park Community Action Council Meeting @ Walter H. Dyett High School
Feb 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Hyde Park Community Action Council Meeting. 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Walter H. Dyett High School, 555 E. 51st Place.

Family Fun Wednesdays @ Blackstone Public Library
Feb 28 @ 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.

Mar
1
Thu
Thursday Toddler Time @ Blackstone Public Library
Mar 1 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Thursday Toddler Time. 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
2
Fri
Lapsit Story Time @ Blackstone Public Library
Mar 2 @ 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.

Seuss-tastic Story Crafts @ Blackstone Public Library
Mar 2 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Seuss-tastic Story Crafts. 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Blackstone Public Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave. Children of all ages are invited to listen to stories and complete a craft in celebration of Dr. Seuss’s Birthday.

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.