CHICAGO — Avoid hump day boredom with classes, comedy and music going on in the neighborhood.
Plants Without Dirt at Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, 2430 N. Cannon Drive, 6-7:30 p.m.
Participants who pony up $35 (or $30 for museum members) can learn about epiphytic plants (such as orchids), which grow without soil, from horticulturist Seth Harper. Everyone gets a plant to take home.
Greek Cooking at Whole Foods, 1550 N. Kingsbury St., 7-8 p.m.
Steve Strompolos, of Strompolos Foods, will give a lesson in how to make classic Greek chicken and potatoes. Reserve a spot online for $10.
Comedy Night at The Apartment, 2251 N. Lincoln Ave., 8:30 p.m.
The night will feature Will "Spank" Horton of Kevin Hart's Plastic Cup Boyz and the show "Nick Cannon Presents: Wild 'N Out." DJ Fresh Eighty Three will provide the music. Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the door.
Tomorrow Never Knows 2014: Cayucas at Lincoln Hall, 2424 N. Lincoln Ave., 9 p.m.
Cayucas, Jeremy Messersmith, Bonzie and Bad Bad Hats perform as part of the Tomorrow Never Knows indie music fest. Tickets, for those age 18 and older, are $15.