Lincoln Park Weekend Guide – April 6 – 9

Posted on April 4, 2017

The weekend is here! If you want to give back to your community, watch a new show from an award-winning playwright or simply enjoy nature, Lincoln Park is the place to be.

Want to know more about upcoming events? Check out our Events Calendar or join our Email List to find out more!


Lincoln Park Community Fundraising

Community Night @ Range Chicago
Range’s Community Night initiative was built to provide visibility to organizations in the Chicagoland area who are giving back the community, while encouraging guests to eat responsibly together. You eat and drink and Range will donate 20% of their sales back to Chicago organizations. This month’s recipient is Care for Friends, an organization that provides easy access to community, food and overall wellness for Chicago’s most vulnerable and underserved people, in an atmosphere of dignity and respect.

Thursday, April 6
4:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Range Chicago
1119 W. Webster

Marillac St. Vincent Family Service’s House of Cards Casino Night
Join Marillac St. Vincent for an evening of games, libations, and revelry at the 5th annual House of Cards Casino Night, hosted by the Marillac St. Vincent Family Services Associate Board.

Saturday, April 8
7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Chop Shop
2033 W. North


Lincoln Park Events

Lincoln Park Culture Club: Linda Vista
Join the Lincoln Park Culture Club for a world premiere from award-winning playwright Tracy Letts (author of August: Osage County). Tickets include a cocktail at the front bar.

Linda Vista centers around Wheeler. Wheeler is 50. His marriage is over, his job is mundane, and the best years of his life appear to be behind him. A move from the cot in his ex-wife’s garage to his own apartment opens up new possibilities for love and sex-complicated, painful and hilarious. Full of opinions, yet short on self-examination, Wheeler is a modern misanthrope who must reconcile the man he has become with the man he wants to be.

Use this link to purchase tickets and use promo LINCOLN PARK: http://bit.ly/2lEHn7F.

Thursday, April 6
7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Steppenwolf Theatre
1650 N. Halsted

Spies, Traitors, and Saboteurs: Fear and Freedom in America @ Chicago History Museum
The Chicago History Museum opens its newest exhibition Spies, Traitors and Saboteurs: Fear and Freedom in America. This exhibition provides historical perspective on nine major events when the nation felt threatened by those within its borders, and invites each person to consider how to strike the right balance between security and freedom in the twenty-first century.

Saturday, April 8
Chicago History Museum
1601 N. Clark

Cheese and Chocolate Fondue Cooking Class @ Geja’s Cafe
Learn the secrets behind Geja’s Cafe delicious fondue with this exclusive cooking class. Participants will learn how to make Geja’s famous Swiss Gruyere fondue and their Flaming Belgian chocolate fondue. Wine will be provided to pair with the fondues. Reserve by phone only at 773-281-9101.

Sunday, April 9
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Geja’s Cafe
340 W. Armitage


Lincoln Park Nature

Second Saturdays Garden Tours @ Lincoln Park Zoo
Spring is in the air and what better way to enjoy it than to join the Lincoln Park Zoo’s Horticulture Department and see how they keep the zoo gardens beautiful throughout the year. Specific areas will be highlighted as their plants blossom throughout the season, and admission is free and intended for all ages.

Saturday, April 8
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Lincoln Park Zoo
2001 N. Clark

Thriving in a Changing Climate @ Nature Museum
Join the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning and the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum as they co-present Thriving in a Changing Climate, a presentation designed to inform and prepare the audience for the changing climate.

Click here to register for this free event
Thursday, April 6
3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
The Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
2430 N. Cannon


Lincoln Park Passover Dinner

Enjoy a special Passover dinner at two unique locations in Lincoln Park:

Mon Ami Gabi
Join Mon Ami Gabi on Monday, April 10 and Tuesday, April 11, for a traditional Passover menu, featuring a Seder plate with matzo and a variety of Passover staples including Matzo Ball Soup, homemade Gefilte Fish and Braised Beef Brisket, with Flourless Chocolate Cake for dessert.

Monday, April 10 & Tuesday, April 11
5:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Mon Ami Gabi
2300 N. Lincoln Park West

Summer House Santa Monica
Enjoy a traditional Passover menu featuring a Seder Plate with matzo and a variety of Passover staples including Matzo Ball Soup, Homemade Gefilte Fish and Chopped Liver, followed by Slow-Braised Beef Brisket and Flourless Chocolate Cake for dessert.

Monday, April 10 – Tuesday, April 11
5:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Summer House Santa Monica
1954 N. Halsted

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