Calendar

Feb
8
Thu
Chicago State University Graduate and Professional Studies Open House @ CSU Library 4th Floor, Sunroom
Feb 8 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Chicago State University Graduate and Professional Studies Open House. 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. 9501 S. King Drive, Library 4th Floor, Sunroom. Information will be shared about the Doctor of Pharmacy and Doctorate in Education Leadership programs and over 40 graduate degree and graduate certificate programs offered at the university. For more information visit ww.csu.edu.

Nichols Park Advisory Council Meeting @ Nichols Park Field House
Feb 8 @ 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.

Feb
9
Fri
Lapsit Story Time @ Blackstone Public Library
Feb 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.

Feb
10
Sat
Family Day @ Smart Museum of Art
Feb 10 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Family Day. 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave. Free. Family Day features hands-on art activities designed to inspire children to think about and respond creatively to art and the world around them. All materials provided. Activities best for kids ages 4–12, accompanied by an adult.

Feb
11
Sun
Second Sunday @ Hyde Park Art Center
Feb 11 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Second Sunday. 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave. 773-324-5520. Join us for free family art making activities.

Feb
12
Mon
Local School Council (LSC) Meeting @ Reavis Elementary School
Feb 12 @ 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.

Feb
14
Wed
Family Fun Wednesdays @ Blackstone Public Library
Feb 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.

Feb
15
Thu
Thursday Toddler Time @ Blackstone Public Library
Feb 15 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

Thursday Toddler Time. 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. Blackstone Public Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave. Enjoy picture books, songs, action activities or flannel board stories around a weekly theme. For toddlers 18 to 24 months.

Local School Council (LSC) Meeting
Feb 15 @ 5:30 pm

Local School Council (LSC) Meeting. 5:30 p.m. Shoesmith Elementary School, 1330 E. 50th St., room 206 (science lab). 773-535-1764.

Feb
20
Tue
Toddler Time and Crafts @ Blackstone Public Library
Feb 20 @ 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.

Chicago Alternative Policing Strategy (CAPS) Meeting
Feb 20 @ 6:30 pm

Chicago Alternative Policing Strategy (CAPS) Meeting. 6:30 p.m. King Center, 4314 S. Cottage Grove Ave. Beat 223 – Boundaries: 47th-51st and King Drive-Drexel

Feb
21
Wed
University of Chicago Service League book discussion @ Augustana Lutheran Church of Hyde Park
Feb 21 @ 1:30 pm

University of Chicago Service League book discussion. 1:30 p.m. Augustana Lutheran Church of Hyde Park, 5500 S. Woodlawn Ave. Free. Author Claire Hartfield will discuss her book “One Drop of Red,” a book about Chicago race riots of 1919. Refreshments will be served after the discussion.

Chicago Alternative Policing Strategy (CAPS) Meeting @ The basement of the Treasure Island
Feb 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).

Family Fun Wednesdays @ Blackstone Public Library
Feb 21 @ 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.

Washington Park Advisory Council Meeting @ Washington Park Field House
Feb 21 @ 7:00 pm

Washington Park Advisory Council Meeting. 7 p.m. Washington Park Field House, 5531 S. King Dr. For more information call Cecilia Butler at 773 – 493-0754.

Feb
22
Thu
Thursday Toddler Time @ Blackstone Public Library
Feb 22 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

Thursday Toddler Time. 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. Blackstone Public Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave. Enjoy picture books, songs, action activities or flannel board stories around a weekly theme. For toddlers 18 to 24 months.

Feb
23
Fri
Lapsit Story Time @ Blackstone Public Library
Feb 23 @ 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.

Feb
24
Sat
Family Day @ Smart Museum of Art
Feb 24 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Family Day. 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave. Free. Family Day features hands-on art activities designed to inspire children to think about and respond creatively to art and the world around them. All materials provided. Activities best for kids ages 4–12, accompanied by an adult.

Feb
25
Sun
Black Lives Matter Open House @ University Church of Chicago
Feb 25 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Black Lives Matter Open House 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm University Church of Chicago, 5655 S. University Ave., in the library. Black Lives Matter of University Church will host an open house and celebration after worship service.  The event will feature Pastor Julian’s award winning video on the history of “Strange Fruit,” and Maggie Brown’s rendition of “Strange Fruit,” and Owen Lawson’s photo exhibit, “Black Chicago Protests.” Discussion will follow. 

Feb
26
Mon
Knit and Crochet Circle @ Blackstone Public Library
Feb 26 @ 6:00 pm – 7:45 pm

Knit and Crochet Circle 6 p.m. – 7:45 p.m. Blackstone Public Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave. Bring your current project and get inspiration to finish it. Meet other knitters and needle crafters in the community. Enjoy great conversations and share tips and resources. All ages and levels are welcome.