CHICAGO — Music, pumpkin carving and a lecture about some of the smallest things in the universe are among the many things to do in Lincoln Park Monday.
Brooklyn Trio Comes to Lincoln Park
Au Revoir Simone, a dream pop trio from Brooklyn, is playing Lincoln Hall at 8 p.m. Tickets cost $15 ahead of time, $3 more at the door. Check out their catchy single "Crazy" below.
Pumpkin Carving (for Adults)
Three days before Halloween, Glascott's Saloon, 2158 N. Halsted St., is hosting a pumpkin carving session. Starting at 7 p.m., $20 gets you two adult beverages, stencils, a carving set and, of course, a pumpkin. Call 773-281-1205 to reserve your gourd.
Are You the Ultimate Chicago Bulls Fan?
If you are confident in your knowledge of Michael Jordan's game-winning shots or evolution of Joakim Noah's hair, head to the first-ever Bulls Show Trivia Showdown at State Restaurant & Cafe, 935 W. Webster Ave. The event starts at 7 p.m. and costs $10 per team. The winners get $500.
Learn About Nanoparticles
Francis W. Parker School, 330 W. Webster Ave., is hosting Matthew Tirrell of the University of Chicago for a talk on nanoparticles that can target diseases without symptoms. Tirrell, the founding director of the Institute for Molecular Engineering at the University of Chicago, will share examples of his work from his laboratory and explain how he and his colleagues work with some of the smallest things in the universe to fight the likes of cancer. The event begins at 7 p.m.