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November 21, 2014
Photo of the Week: November 21

A jambu fruit dove displays its plumage in our Photo of the Week….which is also the cover shot for the Winter 2014 Lincoln Park Zoo magazine, which explores Animal Anatomy from tooth to tail!

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August 15, 2011
Pop-Up Media Jam at Lincoln Park Zoo

Teens—would you like to express yourself in a meaningful way as a creator, designer and innovator? Join us Friday for a free Pop-up Media Jam at Lincoln Park Zoo! The 9:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m. session includes lunch and an introduction to a range of media tools. Space is limited and registration is required: sign up at

August 12, 2011
Got Weekend Plans? We Do!
August 12, 2011
Members-Only Morning

Tomorrow at 8 a.m. we kick off the inaugural Members-Only Morning, where zoo members get exclusive access to the north end of the grounds and attend special demonstrations and do cool activities, like painting the polar bear window. It's free!

August 12, 2011
Second Saturdays Garden Tours

Join Lincoln Park Zoo's horticulture department this Saturday for a free look at how they keep the grounds beautiful. Meet at the information kiosk at the Patio at Café Brauer at 10 a.m.

August 11, 2011
Say Cheese!

Want a cool new way to capture memories at Lincoln Park Zoo? Pose in front of the green screen located near the entrance to Regenstein Small Mammal-Reptile House and take a virtual photo with some wild creatures. Photo packages start at $11.

August 10, 2011
Elusive Ladies

Dragonflies are plentiful at Nature Boardwalk at Lincoln Park Zoo, but females can be tough to spot. Coordinator of Wildlife Management Vicky Hunt shares some of these rare sightings.

August 10, 2011
Members-Only Morning is Saturday—Are You Coming?

The north end of Lincoln Park Zoo will be exclusively open to members during our first-ever Members-Only Morning this Saturday! Get a sneak peek at how keepers and animals start their day. Decorate the polar-bear window. Watch meerkats eat a breakfast of insects and much more. Free for Lincoln Park Zoo members. Learn more here.

August 10, 2011
Save the Date—Live Jazz at the Patio

Join us at 6 p.m. August 25 for live jazz at the Patio at Café Brauer. Ernie Adams and The Jazz Texters will perform. Sip a drink. Nibble on something tasty. Admire the view and the music as you celebrate summer with us. Admission is free.

August 8, 2011
Goodbye for Now
August 8, 2011
One Touch of Nature Makes the Whole World Kin

We hope you're planning to join us tonight for outdoor theater at Nature Boardwalk. At 7 p.m., Shattered Globe Theatre will perform a free production of William Shakespeare's “Romeo and Juliet.” There is no stage, costumes or sets other than the beautiful view. Audience participation is highly encouraged. Meet at the Patio at Cafe Brauer (and come early for a drink and a bite).

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