Adult Programs

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Adult Programs

Saturday, October 10
Second Saturdays Garden Tour
Join the zoo’s horticulturists for a free tour of the zoo’s beautiful gardens! New plants and areas will be highlighted each month in this tour program series as they blossom with the seasons.
Wednesday, October 14
Evening Sculpture Stroll
Want to have the zoo all to yourself after the crowds have gone home? Join a sculpture tour guide and a zoo garden expert on an after-hours stroll through the zoo’s sculpture exhibition, Nature in Motion: Sculpture at Lincoln Park Zoo.
Tuesday, October 27
Wine & Wildlife: Science of the Magical
Enjoy a glass of wine at this special evening talk by Matt Kaplan, science and technology correspondent for The Economist and author of “Science of the Magical: From the Holy Grail to Love Potions to Super Powers.” A paleontologist by training, Kaplan is also an intrepid explorer of remote wildlife habitats and a chronicler of little-known, amazing animal facts.
Wednesday, November 18
Wine & Wildlife: The Masked Bandit
Join zoo scientists and conservation partners for an evening of wine and ecological insights as we discuss efforts to rescue the black-footed ferret from extinction in its native habitat.

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