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Lincoln Park Weekend Guide – May 11 to 14

Posted on May 11, 2017

This weekend, we’re hosting the first ever wine stroll through Armitage and Halsted. This event is sold out, but there are lots of great things to do in Lincoln Park this weekend from thoughtful public programs to fun family time to lots of great ways to celebrate Mother’s Day.

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Mother’s Day

If you’re still looking for a way to show your Mom how much you love her, then check out our special Mother’s Day Guide. From brunches to wellness, here are some great ways to celebrate all the wonderful mom(s) in your life.

Lincoln Park Public Programs

QUEEN Public Program: College Night
Gender parity is just one issue that the scientists in QUEEN, Sanam and Ariel, face throughout their careers. Women comprise only 25% of the workforce in STEM fields. Join Victory Gardens for a night of short plays written and performed by Chicago college students from Northwestern, DePaul, University of Chicago, and Columbia, reflecting on the challenges that women face in their professional lives.

Friday, May 12
6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Victory Gardens Theater
2433 N. Lincoln

Metamorphosis 2017 @ Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
Metamorphosis is the signature annual event benefiting the Guests and programs of the Lincoln Park Community Shelter. The event will feature a cocktail hour, three-course seated dinner, live entertainment and dancing provided by Giordano Dance Chicago, raffles, a live auction featuring unique experiences, and more!

Friday, May 12
6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
2430 N. Cannon

ChicaGO 24 @ Chicago History Museum
Come tour Chicago with the Chicago History Museum.From neighborhood walks to river cruises, the Chicago History Museum offers a variety of ways to experience the city’s iconic and unexpected stories. Tours are located throughout the city and at different times.

Click here for a complete schedule.
Saturday, May 13 – Sunday, May 14

Lincoln Park Family Fun

Food Truck Social @ Lincoln Park Zoo
Where can you enjoy grilled cheese, doughnuts, pierogis, tacos and more—all in one place? At Lincoln Park Zoo’s Food Truck Social! Experience the finest meals (on wheels) Chicago has to offer, while also enjoying the entire zoo after-hours. In addition to dozens of food trucks, there will be fun activities, DJ tunes and drinks available for purchase.

Saturday, May 13
6:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Lincoln Park Zoo
2001 N. Clark

Mother Goose’s Garden @ Emerald City Theatre
One, two, buckle your shoe, and take a gander at Mother Goose’s magical community garden at ECT’s Little Theatre! Join Jack and Jill as they search for Mother Goose and help out a gaggle of your favorite characters along the way. Sing along to live music with Little Boy Blue, Miss Muffett, and others as you experience the fun in teamwork through hand-puppetry and interactive play.

Sunday, May 14
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Emerald City’s Little Theater
2933 N. Southport

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

Kings Bowl
Kings Bowl America was established in 2002 in the heart of Boston’s Back Bay inspired to merge genuine food, creative cocktails, and social gaming to create the ultimate entertainment experience. At Kings you can expect an unparalleled social scene for all occasions; be it a family outing, a date night hotspot, a corporate event or the best place in town to connect with friends.

Kings Bowl
1500 N. Clybourn

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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