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May, 2017

Tuesday
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Simon Critchley reads from and discusses recent books, including "Bowie" and "Memory Theater.
Tuesday
23
4:00 - 5:30 PM -- Blackstone Library -- Chess in the Library for Youth
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Children and young adults can learn to play chess in a friendly environment.
Tuesday
23
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The evenings will include a charrette from 7:00-8:00pm to write, draw, record, gather, and develop ideas and material for the next issue of the Trans Action newspaper.
Tuesday
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This leading cultural critic asserts that what looks like radicalism on campus is backlash, not progress, and the reforms and regulations sweeping academia are leaving women less empowered than ever.
Tuesday
23
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St. Bernard Hospital/ACC Conference Center
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Dr. Katherine Thompson discusses strategies to get the most from a visit to your primary care provider, like how to ask the right questions.
Tuesday
23
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SHARE Event - Call 773-363-1933 or email at info@chpv.org for Free Transportation. You must register for the event per event instructions. This event will take place every Friday and Tuesday until June 6th, 2017
Tuesday
23
Tuesday
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To register, call 773-
363-1933 or email us at info@chpv.org. This first class will be
limited to members only and the first 20 registrants.
Wednesday
24
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Calling all Educators! You‘re invited to Educator‘s Night at 57th Street Books! Save 20% on everything in-store with your Educator ID, enjoy light refreshments, and learn more about our services for educators.
Wednesday
24
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Join us as we welcome David Suro, Primitivo Rodriguez, and Kenneth I. Trujillo to discuss this central question and their own immigrant experience.
Wednesday
24
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Join EPIC as we host Jeff Currie, the global head of commodities research at Goldman Sachs, for a conversation on the economics and future prospects of global oil.
Wednesday
24
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“Thanks to Nelson, we now know that these ‘tough’ women share the trait of unsentimentality, which is not a character defect, as their critics often claimed, but a principled commitment, even a style: austere, pitiless, clinical, unwavering."
Wednesday
24
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Sex is once again a lightning rod on college campuses, from alarming sexual assault statistics to controversies over free speech and “trigger warnings.” Northwestern University professor Laura Kipnis addresses this already fraught situation with her
Wednesday
24
12:00–1:20 p.m. Wednesday Lunch At The Divinity School -- "Silk Road Rising"
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At noon on Wednesdays when the quarter is in session a delicious vegetarian meal is made in the Swift Hall kitchen by our student chefs and lunch crew. Once the meal has reached dessert there is a talk – by a University faculty member.
Wednesday
24
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Join Colin McDonald for stories and songs each Wednesday at 10:30am at 57th Street Books! Fun for children of all ages, but especially those 0-6.

Event Location:
57th Street Books
1301 E. 57th Street
Wednesday
24
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An upcoming fundraiser that includes a theater performance will be used to fund several community projects in the Hyde Park area.
Wednesday
24
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Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society
The University of Chicago
5701 S. Woodlawn Ave.
Wednesday
24
Wednesday
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Opening Reception: Wednesday, May 24th, 5-8PM
Open Hours: Saturday, May 27th, 9AM-2PM (concurrent with the 61st St. Farmers Market), and by appointment
All-Ages Neighborhood Bike Ride: Saturday, May 27th, 2-4PM (weather permitting)
Wednesday
24
Dyett High School for the Arts, 555 E. 51st St.
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555 E. 51st St., on Wednesday, May 24. Items on the agenda include updates on HPKCAC’s art and science report and updates on a forthcoming read for a day event for Pre-K students.
Wednesday
24
Augustana Lutheran Church -- 5500 S. Woodlawn
Wednesday
24
Dorchester Art + Housing Collaborative | 1456 E. 70th St.
Thursday
25
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Third Coast Presents: S-Town Hall, a public chat about the new podcast we‘re all listening to.
Thursday
25
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5715 S. Woodlawn
Join us for an informational and conversational event about Jewish organizing and the campaign for a Obama Library Community Benefits Agreement.
Thursday
25
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MEChA de UChicago and Mural Magazine proudly present the creators of Brujos and Brown Girls! Come join us for a screening of an episode from each series followed by a discussion and Q&A.
Thursday
25
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Join us in welcoming North Korean defectors in sharing their testimonials of escape and hope as we attempt to gain an insight into North Korea and the current lives of its defectors.
Thursday
25
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Weekly Tai Chi-Qigong Class for Seniors and All Abilities
Thursday
25
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Join us for a Curator‘s Round Table on the exhibition The Petty Biennial presented by La Keisha Leek and Sadie Woods, Arts + Public Life‘s Curatorial Collective. Lunch will be provided. Space is limited. RSVP to Nikki Patin at npatin@uchicago.edu.
Thursday
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Dr. Leah Witt discusses respiratory health and symptoms like shortness of breath.
Thursday
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Friday
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Join Arts + Public Life / Center for the Study of Race, Politics & Culture 2016-17 Artist-in-Residence YAW at the Currency Exchange Café for a send-off into the weekend. Each session will feature an accompanying musician. Food & drink available.
Friday
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On May 26, 2017, we take our 60th anniversary celebrations to the iconic Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park for a citywide celebration, featuring two free concerts and 4,600 Chicago Children’s Choir singers.
Friday
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UChicago Hillel
5715 S Woodlawn Ave
Our keynote speaker this year is Steven Greenhouse, a former labor correspondent for the New York Times and now a fellow at the Institute of Politics
Friday
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SHARE Event - Call 773-363-1933 or email at info@chpv.org for Free Transportation. You must register for the event per event instructions. This event will take place every Friday and Tuesday until June 6th, 2017
Friday
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Stony Island Arts Bank - 6760 S. Stony Island Ave.
Saturday
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Saturday, May 27, 2017
- 5:00pm - 6:00pm Music & Dancing Begin
- 6:00pm - 7:00pm: Dance Lesson
- 7:00pm - 7:15pm Dance Performances
- 7:15pm - 9:00pm Open Dancing

- Music by El Caobo (WHPK, 88.5 FM)
Saturday
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You just show up at at 8:40 or so to register, north side of the park on the hard pressed gravel path. Let‘s show those North Siders that we can "just do it" down her in Hyde Park. Link attached. The event will be held Saturdays from now until June 3
Saturday
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Join 57th Street‘s Storytellers Franny and Colin for a special afternoon storytime celebrating the colorful world of Eric Carle. We‘ll read and learn how Carle creates his magnificent collage artwork and make collages of our own!

Saturday
27
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Come and explore the history of Japanese kimono wearing in this program presented by the Japanese Culture Center. Participants will learn how to wear a traditional kimono.
Saturday
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Repeats every week until Sat Nov 25 2017 except Sat Dec 03 2016, Sat Jan 28 2017.
Fun for children of all ages, but especially those 0-6.
Saturday, April 8, 2017 - 10:30am - 11:00am
Saturday
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Kozan Traywick, an ordained Zen Buddhist priest, will present a lecture and workshop on Zen Meditation. He will explain what meditation is, its benefits and how it is practiced. A hands-on demonstration with audience participation will be included. M
Saturday
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Meet at the south entry off 63rd/Hayes east of Cornell
Saturday
27
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LEGACY: Our Wealth of Music
3:00 - 4:30pm | Saturday
Artist in-residence Maggie Brown embarks on creating a stage piece that would “edutain” the audience with music and dramatic reflection on the history & evolution of African American music.
Free
Sunday
28
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One of the largest community groups devoted to Japanese art and culture in Chicago, Tsukasa Taiko celebrates the upcoming Asian Pacific American Heritage Month of May 2017.
Sunday
28
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CCC Alumni perform for a service at First Unitarian Church as part of the 60th Anniversary Alumni Weekend.

This event is free and open to the public.
Sunday
28
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In February 1917, in the midst of bloody war, Russia was still an autocratic monarchy: nine months later, it became the first socialist state in world history. How did this unimaginable transformation take place?
Sunday
28
Dorchester Art + Housing Collaborative | 1456 E. 70th St.
Sunday
28
Tuesday
30
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The evenings will include a charrette from 7:00-8:00pm to write, draw, record, gather, and develop ideas and material for the next issue of the Trans Action newspaper.
Tuesday
30
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Join us for a retrospective discussion on the cultural and political force of Pulitzer Prize–winning poet Gwendolyn Brooks, in celebration of her one hundredth birthday with Angela Jackson.
Free.
Tuesday
30
4:00 - 5:30 PM -- Blackstone Library -- Chess in the Library for Youth
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Children and young adults can learn to play chess in a friendly environment.
Tuesday
30
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SHARE Event - Call 773-363-1933 or email at info@chpv.org for Free Transportation. You must register for the event per event instructions. This event will take place every Friday and Tuesday until June 6th, 2017
Wednesday
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Lee Alan Dugatkin discusses How to Tame a Fox (and Build a Dog): Visionary Scientists and a Siberian Tale of Jump-Started Evolution.
Wednesday
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The talk will frame problems of the coming century (energy, climate, water supply, labor, migrations, etc.) in the context of capitalism‘s history and explore the way they arise organically out of capitalist development.
Wednesday
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nequality is all around us, and often the distance between high and low life expectancy can be a matter of just a few blocks. But geography need not be destiny, urges Ansell. In The Death Gap he shows us how we can face this national health crisis.
Wednesday
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Join Colin McDonald for stories and songs each Wednesday at 10:30am at 57th Street Books! Fun for children of all ages, but especially those 0-6.

Event Location:
57th Street Books
1301 E. 57th Street
Wednesday
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Décultot is Humboldt-Professur für neuzeitliche Schriftkultur und europäischen Wissenstransfer at Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg.

Free, but space is very limited. Advance registration is required.
Wednesday
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Wednesday
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Augustana Lutheran Church -- 5500 S. Woodlawn
Wednesday
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Dorchester Art + Housing Collaborative | 1456 E. 70th St.
Wednesday
31
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May 31: Bill Sewell, "The History of the Future (and Its Implications for Politics Now)," Andreas Glaeser responding

June, 2017

Thursday
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A Moral Tale, and Other Moral Tales presents a twist on the classic morality play, where rewards and punishments betray the classic fairytale logic and the greatest redemption is "to thine own self be true.
Thursday
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An integral component of the Department of Music Performance Program, the UChicago Jazz X-tet is known for its boldness in showcasing cutting-edge works. A reception will follow.
Thursday
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7:00 PM -- HPKCC Board Meeting -- Treasure Island Basement Meeting Room
Thursday
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The first Thursday of every month.
Thursday
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Norman is the Frank L. Sulzberger Professor, Romance Languages and Literatures, Theater and Performance Studies, Fundamentals, and the College at the University of Chicago.

Free, but space is very limited. Advance registration is required.
Thursday
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Held Weekly on Thursdays in Harper Court
Thursday
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Weekly Tai Chi-Qigong Class for Seniors and All Abilities
Thursday
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Thursday
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On 53rd, 55th and 57th Streets at 40+ participating Restaurants and Stores
Friday
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2:00 PM -- Saieh Hall - Room 021: Causes And Consequences Of The Trump Presidency
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5757 S UNIVERSITY AVE
Featuring Nobel laureate Roger Myerson, Casey Mulligan, and Economics Department Chair John A. List on policy, legislation, and markets under the new administration
From the University of Chicago Department of Economics.
Friday
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SHARE Event - Call 773-363-1933 or email at info@chpv.org for Free Transportation. You must register for the event per event instructions. This event will take place every Friday and Tuesday until June 6th, 2017
Saturday
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Danceathon: An Afternoon of Social Dance with the Family.

Cultivate your child’s artistic curiosity with thematic art workshops led by local artists, art organizations and UChicago students. Free!
Saturday
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You just show up at at 8:40 or so to register, north side of the park on the hard pressed gravel path. Let‘s show those North Siders that we can "just do it" down her in Hyde Park. Link attached. The event will be held Saturdays from now until June 3
Saturday
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Repeats every week until Sat Nov 25 2017 except Sat Dec 03 2016, Sat Jan 28 2017.
Fun for children of all ages, but especially those 0-6.
Saturday, April 8, 2017 - 10:30am - 11:00am
Saturday
3
Saturday
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LEGACY: Our Wealth of Music
3:00 - 4:30pm | Saturday
Artist in-residence Maggie Brown embarks on creating a stage piece that would “edutain” the audience with music and dramatic reflection on the history & evolution of African American music.
Free
Monday
5
7:00 Pm – 9:00Pm -- Black Cinema House: "KIKI" – a film by Sara Jordenö and Twiggy Pucci Garcon.
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Black Cinema House | 6760 S. Stony Island Ave
Sunday, June 5 | 7:00 - 9:00pm
In partnership with the Human Rights Watch Chicago 2017 Film Series, Black Cinema House is pleased to present KIKI – a film by Sara Jordenö and Twiggy Pucci Garcon.
Monday
5
KAM Isaiah Israel -- North building
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KAM Isaiah Israel
1100 E Hyde Park Blvd, Chicago, Illinois 60615
Monday
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Tuesday
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Volume II of Sidney Blumenthal’s acclaimed, landmark biography, The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln, reveals the future president’s genius during the most decisive period of his political life when he seizes the moment, finds his voice, and helps c
Tuesday
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4:00 - 5:30 PM -- Blackstone Library -- Chess in the Library for Youth
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Children and young adults can learn to play chess in a friendly environment.
Tuesday
6
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SHARE Event - Call 773-363-1933 or email at info@chpv.org for Free Transportation. You must register for the event per event instructions. This event will take place every Friday and Tuesday until June 6th, 2017
Tuesday
6
The Snail restaurant - 1649 EAST 55TH ST
Wednesday
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Join Colin McDonald for stories and songs each Wednesday at 10:30am at 57th Street Books! Fun for children of all ages, but especially those 0-6.

Event Location:
57th Street Books
1301 E. 57th Street
Wednesday
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Wednesday
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Logan Center for the Arts -- 915 E. 60th Street
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This year is even more special: a nighttime event featuring one hundred one-minute presentations from staged readings to visual art, dance to digital and music to memory, with munchies and so much more.
Wednesday
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Augustana Lutheran Church -- 5500 S. Woodlawn
Thursday
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7:00 PM -- Nichols Park Advisory Council -- Monthly 2Nd Thursday -- 1355 E. 53Rd
Thursday
8
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Held Weekly on Thursdays in Harper Court
Thursday
8
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Weekly Tai Chi-Qigong Class for Seniors and All Abilities
Thursday
8
Saturday
10
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Repeats every week until Sat Nov 25 2017 except Sat Dec 03 2016, Sat Jan 28 2017.
Fun for children of all ages, but especially those 0-6.
Saturday, April 8, 2017 - 10:30am - 11:00am
Saturday
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Not a startup but has been around years. Has a paid staff, experiential knowledge, and coalitions under their belt. Meets the 2nd Saturday monthly from 9:15 am - Noon at the LSTC, 1100 E. 55th St., 3rd floor.
See http://www. thepeopleslobbyusa.org
Saturday
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LEGACY: Our Wealth of Music
3:00 - 4:30pm | Saturday
Artist in-residence Maggie Brown embarks on creating a stage piece that would “edutain” the audience with music and dramatic reflection on the history & evolution of African American music.
Free
Saturday
10
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For its final program of the season, Chorale presents the major works of two exceptionally influential composers. Separated by 300+ years, Palestrina and Thompson both established styles that are traceable through the many composers who followed them
Monday
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Jackson Park Field House -- 6401 Stony Island Avenue
Tuesday
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6:30 PM -- CAPS Mtg., Beat 222 -- 43Rd - Hyde Park Blvd. And Drexel To The Lake -- 2Nd Tuesdays
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Beat 222
Boundaries: 43rd - Hyde Park Blvd. and Drexel to the Lake
Location: Kennicott Park, 4434 S. Lake Park Ave.
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Date: Second Tuesday of each month
Tuesday
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4:00 - 5:30 PM -- Blackstone Library -- Chess in the Library for Youth
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Children and young adults can learn to play chess in a friendly environment.
Tuesday
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Wednesday
14
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Join Colin McDonald for stories and songs each Wednesday at 10:30am at 57th Street Books! Fun for children of all ages, but especially those 0-6.

Event Location:
57th Street Books
1301 E. 57th Street
Wednesday
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Takes place on the 2nd Wednesday of each month.
435 E. 43rd Street
773-536-8103
Wednesday
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Augustana Lutheran Church -- 5500 S. Woodlawn
Wednesday
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Logan Center for the Arts -- 915 E. 60th Street
Thursday
15
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Held Weekly on Thursdays in Harper Court
Thursday
15
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Weekly Tai Chi-Qigong Class for Seniors and All Abilities
Saturday
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Repeats every week until Sat Nov 25 2017 except Sat Dec 03 2016, Sat Jan 28 2017.
Fun for children of all ages, but especially those 0-6.
Saturday, April 8, 2017 - 10:30am - 11:00am
Saturday
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Chicago is the birth place of House Music, described as a combination of disco, soul, gospel and jazz all rolled up into one. It is a genre started by African Americans and Steve “Silk” Hurley is one of its pioneers.
Join us to honor "Silk!"
Saturday
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Queen of Katwe is the colorful true story of a young girl selling corn on the streets of rural Uganda whose world rapidly changes when she is introduced to the game of chess, and, as a result of the support she receives from her family and community
Monday
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Book Club meetings are held the third Monday of the month at 7:30pm. in the meeting room on the lower level of Treasure Island.
Tuesday
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6:30 PM -- CAPS Mtg., Beat 221-43Rd-47Th/King Drive To Ellis
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Beat 221
Boundaries: 43rd-47th/King Drive to Ellis
Location: King Center, 4314 S. Cottage Grove Ave.
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Date: Third Tuesday of each month
Tuesday
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6:30 PM -- CAPS Mtg., Beat 223 -- 47Th-51St, King Dr. -- 4331 S. Cottage Grove -- 3Rd Tuesday
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On the 3rd Tuesday of each month
Tuesday
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Reva and David Logan Center -- In the Cafe
Wednesday
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6:30 PM -- CAPS Meeting, beats 233-234-235 (Most of Hyde Park) in Treasure Island Basement
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Meets on the 3rd Wednesday of each month
Contact Details: CAPS Office 312-747-5109
Wednesday
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7:00 PM -- Washington Park Advisory Council -- Monthly -- 5131 S. King Drive
Wednesday
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Join Colin McDonald for stories and songs each Wednesday at 10:30am at 57th Street Books! Fun for children of all ages, but especially those 0-6.

Event Location:
57th Street Books
1301 E. 57th Street
Wednesday
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Tours begin at Black Sphere, across the street from Cobb Hall, 5811 S. Ellis Ave
Wednesday
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Wednesday
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Augustana Lutheran Church -- 5500 S. Woodlawn
Thursday
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Benefit Honoree: Lauren Moltz
Honorary Benefit Co-Chairs: Linda Corby and Frank Beal

Performance by the
Christian Sands Trio:
Christian Sands (piano), Yasushi Nakamura (bass),
Jerome Jennings (drums)
Thursday
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Held Weekly on Thursdays in Harper Court
Thursday
22
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Weekly Tai Chi-Qigong Class for Seniors and All Abilities
Saturday
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Kozan Traywick, an ordained Zen Buddhist priest, will present a lecture and workshop on Zen Meditation. He will explain what meditation is, its benefits and how it is practiced. A hands-on demonstration with audience participation will be included. M
Saturday
24
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Repeats every week until Sat Nov 25 2017 except Sat Dec 03 2016, Sat Jan 28 2017.
Fun for children of all ages, but especially those 0-6.
Saturday, April 8, 2017 - 10:30am - 11:00am
Saturday
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Sunday
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Monday
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6:30 PM -- Blackstone Library -- Fantasy And Science Fiction Book Club
Wednesday
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Join Colin McDonald for stories and songs each Wednesday at 10:30am at 57th Street Books! Fun for children of all ages, but especially those 0-6.

Event Location:
57th Street Books
1301 E. 57th Street
Wednesday
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Wednesday
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Wednesday
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Augustana Lutheran Church -- 5500 S. Woodlawn
Thursday
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Held Weekly on Thursdays in Harper Court
Thursday
29
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Weekly Tai Chi-Qigong Class for Seniors and All Abilities

July, 2017

Saturday
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Repeats every week until Sat Nov 25 2017 except Sat Dec 03 2016, Sat Jan 28 2017.
Fun for children of all ages, but especially those 0-6.
Saturday, April 8, 2017 - 10:30am - 11:00am
Saturday
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Tuesday
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The Snail restaurant - 1649 EAST 55TH ST
Wednesday
5
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Join Colin McDonald for stories and songs each Wednesday at 10:30am at 57th Street Books! Fun for children of all ages, but especially those 0-6.

Event Location:
57th Street Books
1301 E. 57th Street
Wednesday
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Wednesday
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Augustana Lutheran Church -- 5500 S. Woodlawn
Thursday
6
7:00 PM -- HPKCC Board Meeting -- Treasure Island Basement Meeting Room
Thursday
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The first Thursday of every month.
Thursday
6
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Held Weekly on Thursdays in Harper Court
Thursday
6
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Weekly Tai Chi-Qigong Class for Seniors and All Abilities
Thursday
6
On 53rd, 55th and 57th Streets at 40+ participating Restaurants and Stores
Saturday
8
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You just show up at at 8:40 or so to register, north side of the park on the hard pressed gravel path. Let‘s show those North Siders that we can "just do it" down her in Hyde Park. Link attached. The event will be held Saturdays from now until June 3