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Lincoln Park Weekend Guide – July 7 – 9

Posted on July 6, 2017

Grab the kids for a weekend of fun in the sun or escape into the great indoors to enjoy the AC.

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Kids Eat Chicago @ Taste of Chicago
Head to one of Chicago’s biggest summer festivals and say “hi” to some of your friends from Lincoln Park! Chicago Parent Magazine hosts Kids Eat Chicago, a family space full of kids’ entertainment, chef demos, bounce houses, a climbing wall, stroller parking and lots of great information from Chicago Parent including kid-focused cooking demonstrations that will make your life at home a little easier.

Saturday, July 8 and Sunday, July 9
10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Taste of Chicago
Grant Park (Jackson & Columbus)

Hamlet @ Lincoln Park Cultural Center
Grab your picnic blanket and enjoy an abridged 100-minute version of Hamlet that captures the murderous intrigues of the royal family – complete enough for those familiar with the play and accessible for newcomers to it.

Saturday, July 8 @ 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, July 9 @ 2:00 p.m.
Lincoln Park Cultural Center
2045 N. Lincoln Park W.

Despicable Me 3D @ ArcLight Theater
Beat the heat and head into a cool theater to watch one of Summer’s Blockbusters! Gru meets his long-lost charming, cheerful, and more successful twin brother Dru who wants to team up with him for one last criminal heist. After the movie, head over to Earls Kitchen & Bar for dinner or bowl a couple of rounds at King’s Bowl.

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ArcLight Theater
1500 N. Clybourn

Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
Check out the new “From Weather to Climate: Our Changing World,” a self-curated exhibit that connects weather to the science behind global climate changes and how it affects human and animal communities around the world. The museum offers a variety of daily events for children and adults, including animal feedings and butterfly releases.

Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
2430 N. Cannon

Diversey River Bowl
Diversey River Bowl creates a vibrant, dynamic energy unlike any other bowling center. That’s why Chicago Magazine named them Best Bowling Alley in 2014, 2015, & 2016! Using multi-functional digital and LED lighting fixtures, lasers and black lights, all custom designed and computer controlled, we take bowling fun to a whole new level.

Diversey River Bowl
2211 W. Diversey

When you come to iFLY get ready to be blown away – literally. It’s thrilling. It’s amazing. Experience the feeling of freefall as you float on a smooth cushion of air. There’s no parachute, no jumping, and nothing attaching you to planet Earth. It’s just you FLYING in the air. Super fun, super safe and super cool!

800 W. Scott

Whirlyball Lincoln Park
Grab the kids and take the entire family to Whirlyball. Start by grabbing something to eat, then play on one of the three Whirlyball courts, twelve bowling lanes or the two-level laser tag arena. Whirlyball offers delicious food, fun and laughs for the whole family.

1825 W. Webster

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