Lincoln Park Zoo

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April 22, 2014
Better Than Counting Sheep

Normally, we discourage visitors from blowing up air mattresses to catch a few z’s inside the zoo’s animal houses.

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June 22, 2010
Free Yoga at Nature Boardwalk

Join us this Thursday for a special, free yoga class within the Peoples Gas Education Pavilion at Nature Boardwalk at Lincoln Park Zoo. No registration is required, but we ask that participants bring their own mats. (FYI-Media may be covering this event.) Yoga kicks off at 11:45 a.m. Join us!

June 21, 2010
Nature Boardwalk Transformation-A View From Above

Lincoln Park Zoo member and neighbor Mary Ann Hoey chronicled the transformation of South Pond into Nature Boardwalk by taking photos from her 15th-floor balcony. The results are very cool.

June 18, 2010
Behind the Scenes at Nature Boardwalk
June 18, 2010
Sleep Under the Skyscrapers

The new Nature Boardwalk at Lincoln Park Zoo provides the perfect setting for your family to explore an urban ecosystem at night. Take a hike, explore the wildlife that enlivens this area and enjoy a pizza dinner. Pitch your tent on the South Lawn and sleep under the skyscrapers, then wake to the morning songs of birds. The July session of Sleep Under the Skyscrapers is sold out, but spaces are still available for the August 6 & 7 session. Click here for details.

June 17, 2010
Sharing Space with Nature
June 16, 2010
Get the Giggles at SuperZooPicnic

While old favorites like free carousel and train rides, face painting and the inflatable obstacle course will return to SuperZooPicnic on Friday, a new feature is the improv show by actors from iO. Get ready to laugh!

June 16, 2010
Red Wolf Reintroduction Slideshow

Keeper Erin Hennessy takes us along as two pups from this year’s red wolf litter are “fostered” into wild dens as part of the recovery program for this critically endangered species. View the slideshow!

June 15, 2010
A Preview of Nature Boardwalk

The decorated windows were made famous at Marshall Field's. The tradition continues with Macy’s. And now Nature Boardwalk at Lincoln Park Zoo is being celebrated with a window display that provides a glimpse of what the new destination will look like. The windows are much smaller and filled with fewer frogs, fish and fireflies than Nature Boardwalk will be, but until the grand opening of the the zoo’s new wild oasis on June 24 they’ll offer shoppers and pedestrians a little taste of what’s to come.

June 15, 2010
A New Zoo for You

Nature Boardwalk at Lincoln Park Zoo represents a new vision for conservation and care. Support this vision - and make the zoo your own - by making a gift to the Annual Fund today.

June 15, 2010
Free Yoga at Nature Boardwalk

Attend a free yoga class at Nature Boardwalk at Lincoln Park Zoo on June 24 from 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. No need to register—just bring your own mat and stop by the Peoples Gas Pavilion at Nature Boardwalk to participate. *This class is part of the grand opening of Nature Boardwalk and media may be present. All yoga participants will be asked to sign a photography waiver, since photographs and video of the class may be taken for promotional use.

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