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November 27, 2015
The Lights Start Shining Tonight!

We're flipping the on switch for ZooLights Presented By ComEd​ and PowerShares QQQ at 4:25 p.m. today! Join us for an evening of free, spectacular fun.

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June 14, 2012
Glow-Impact Exercise

We won't be hanging glow sticks from our burr oaks, but Neon Trees will nonetheless be live and in living color for our first Jammin' at the Zoo music series concert June 22. Online tickets are still available for the show.

We're hoping the zombies from the alt-rock band's video for "Everybody Talks" (off their new album "Picture Show") don't buy tickets to the performance on the zoo's main mall — but you're all welcome and encouraged to do so.

June 14, 2012
Embracing Conservation in the Next Generation

Visiting Niger, Conservation Programs Manager Katie Gillespie sees how early wildlife encounters can inspire a lifetime of conservation…much as her childhood visits to Milwaukee County Zoo guided her to a career with Lincoln Park Zoo.

June 14, 2012
Point and View

Thought we'd share this lovely photo recently published in Time Out Chicago, which gave a nice shout-out for our outdoor Yoga at the Zoo program.

Hard to top the setting: the Nature Boardwalk Peoples Gas Education Pavilion, an open-air, latticed structure designed by local superstar architect Jeanne Gang.

June 12, 2012
You Had Me at Yellow

Yellow can be mellow. Not necessarily, though, for the teeming masses of lanceleaf coreopsis now in bold bloom at Nature Boardwalk at Lincoln Park Zoo. Cultivate an appreciation for our Nature Boardwalk Plant of the Week.

June 8, 2012
Making a Connection

Educator Leah Melber offers an update from Niger. Even when experiencing the richness of Africa’s wildlife, she says, the familiar faces of waterbuck and red-billed hornbills can spur the most excitement.

June 8, 2012
ADOPT an Animal for Father's Day

Still looking for the perfect gift for Father’s Day? Get dad something wild—and support Lincoln Park Zoo’s animals—by ADOPTing new African lion Sahar!

June 8, 2012
See Your United Run for the Zoo Photo!

Thanks to the 5,400 runners who laced up for last weekend's United Run for the Zoo--we appreciate your support in keeping Lincoln Park Zoo free for everyone! Individual Run photos are now available. Enter your last name or BIB number to see yourself in stride!

June 8, 2012
Sleep Under the Skyscrapers: Outdoor Campout

Families with children ages 5-12 have the opportunity to Sleep Under the Skyscrapers at Lincoln Park Zoo this summer. Overnight spaces are almost full, so if you want to camp at the zoo, register now!

June 7, 2012
Ape Changes Underway

In his latest post, President and CEO Kevin Bell offers some updates on great apes at Lincoln Park Zoo, including a restored exhibit and new leadership for the Lester E. Fisher Center for the Study and Conservation of Apes.

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