Virtual Story Time with Santa at Lincoln Park Zoo

December 20, 2020 | 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Join Lincoln Park Zoo and Santa to celebrate the most joyous time of the year. Held over Zoom, this program will kick off with the jolly man reading The Mitten by Jan Brett, as well as Bear Stays Up for Christmas by Karma Wilson.

At the end of the program, you will meet a Lincoln Park Zoo animal and receive a special, inside look at its habitat.

Members get 10% off their ticket to this virtual event. Please enter the first three digits of your member number in the ‘Promo Code’ field prior to checking out.

The Mitten by Jan Brett
When Nicki drops his white mitten in the snow, he goes on without realizing it’s missing. One by one, woodland animals crawl inside the missing mitten; first, a curious mole, then a rabbit, a badger, and others, each one larger than the last. Finally, a big brown bear is followed inside by a tiny brown mouse, and what happens next makes for a wonderfully funny climax.

Bear Stays Up for Christmas by Karma Wilson
Bear’s friends are determined to share Christmas with him, so they wake him up and ask for his help to find a Christmas tree, bake cakes, hang up stockings, and sing Christmas songs. Bear stays up—and discovers that giving is one of the best Christmas presents of all!

This event is suitable for guests of all ages. After registering online, you will receive a unique link to view the event through the Zoom live video platform within two hours of the event. Please be sure you access the link prior to the event to ensure a proper connection.

The event will begin with a short introduction, followed by a 20-minute reading and then a 15-minute virtual animal meet-and-greet.

Find out more here!

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