Lincoln Park Zoo

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December 19, 2014
Win a Behind-the-Scenes Tour at the Zoo!

ZooLights Presented by ComEd and PNC Bank is one big merry-glow-round of illuminated holiday fun. Even more so if you’re the lucky winner of a behind-the-scenes tour at the zoo!

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July 11, 2011
Wild About The Sox Day

Fans met Lincoln Park Zoo animals at Wild About The Sox day at U.S. Cellular Field Sunday. Check out the photos.

July 8, 2011
Have Weekend Plans? We Do at the Zoo!

Join us this weekend at Lincoln Park Zoo! Tomorrow we've got a free Second Saturdays Garden Tour as well as Yoga at the Zoo for those looking to stretch their minds and bodies. There are plenty of free programs too!

July 8, 2011
Kids Day—Wild About the Sox

The Chicago White Sox have invited Lincoln Park Zoo to join them Sunday, July 10 for an afternoon of fun activities and pro baseball. $1 game tickets are available for kids 13 and under (with a fully paid adult) at the ticket windows on the day of the game (subject to availability).

Activities include an autograph session with players and coaches, balloonist, caricature artist, face-painting, arts and crafts and a post-game run around the bases. Lincoln Park Zoo animals will be on hand for meet-and-greets before and during the game.

July 7, 2011
Early Closing Notice For Tomorrow

Please note: The zoo closes tomorrow at 3 p.m. for Zoo Ball. The Farm-in-the-Zoo Presented by John Deere closes at its regular time of 5 p.m. We apologize for any inconvenience.

July 7, 2011
Learn About Native Plants at Nature Boardwalk

Looking for a primer on the best native plants for your garden? Sign up for Intro to Native and Prairie Plants of the Midwest, taught by the zoo's expert horticulture staff!

July 6, 2011
Father Fish at Work

It’s breeding season for the fish at Nature Boardwalk. Coordinator of Wildlife Management Vicky Hunt shares how males woo mates underwater.

July 5, 2011
Yoga at the Zoo

Looking to stretch this summer? Sign up for a session of Yoga at the Zoo!

July 1, 2011
Visit the Zoo this Weekend!

Make the most of your holiday weekend! Come to the zoo for a visit with the lions, a stroll around Nature Boardwalk or a drink at the Patio at Cafe Brauer.

July 1, 2011
Road to Recovery

Yesterday Lincoln Park Zoo and the Lake County Forest Preserve District reintroduced smooth green snakes to the wild. Learn more about this local conservation effort!

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