Lincoln Park Zoo

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July 28, 2015
Bear Essentials

You can support care for the zoo’s black bears, Papa and Katai, with a special Black Bear ADOPT!

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August 16, 2011
Wine & Wildflowers

Enjoy an inside look at Lincoln Park Zoo’s lush landscapes with this garden party. Net proceeds will benefi­t the restoration of Garfi­eld Park Conservatory’s historic glass showhouses that were damaged in the June hailstorm.

August 15, 2011
Releasing the Last Batch of Smooth Green Snakes

Reintroduction Biologist Allison Sacerdote shares last week’s reintroduction of smooth green snakes into a Lake County Forest Preserve. It’s the latest step in zoo’s partnership with the forest preserve district to restore the species to northern Illinois

August 15, 2011
Second Saturdays Garden Tours

On Saturday, Director of Horticulture Brian Houck introduced visitors to the richness of the zoo’s gardens with a free Second Saturday Garden Tour. Be sure to join him September 10 for the final tour of the season.

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
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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.

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