The Story of Lincoln Park Zoo: 150 Years in Photos

One of Chicago’s most beloved attractions, Lincoln Park Zoo has been connecting people with unparalleled wildlife experiences as well as leading animal care, education, science and conservation practices for the past 150 years. Free to the public 365 days a year, Lincoln Park Zoo is amongst the oldest zoos in the country and an accredited member of the Association […]

6 Ways to Celebrate Spring in Chicago

No other city relishes spring quite like Chicago. As soon as the sunshine arrives on the scene, Chicagoans creep out from their winterized abodes, ready to soak in the sunshine and warmth. You might know Chicago as the “Windy City” or the “City of Broad Shoulders,” but one of our city’s most fitting nicknames is Urbs […]

5 Things to Do: November 27-29

Looking for ways to work off that turkey or entertain family and friends visiting for Thanksgiving? Don’t miss these five events taking place throughout the Chicago area. Frozemont Opens Nov. 27 Rosemont Rosemont transforms into a winter wonderland this Friday when the ice skating rink opens with free sleigh rides, ice sculptures, a visit from […]

Better Makers: ZooLA Raises $225,000 for Lincoln Park Zoo

The Women’s Board of Lincoln Park Zoo hosted ZooLA, a live auction, on Nov. 12 for 125 guests. Those in attendance included John Fornengo, the evening’s auctioneer; Kim Theiss, Women’s Board of Lincoln Park Zoo president; John Ettelson, chairman of the board of Lincoln Park Zoo; Kevin Bell, Lincoln Park Zoo president and CEO; Susan […]

5 Things to Do: October 2-4

As “Anne of Green Gables” author L.M. Montgomery wrote, “I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.” Start the month off right with family-friendly festivals in Chicago, Highland Park and Glencoe. Plus, don’t miss the latest exhibit at Kohl Children’s Museum. Know a deserving nonprofit? Nominate them for our fourth annual Philanthropy Awards!  Run! […]

5 Things to Do: September 18-20

Spend some time in Chicago this weekend at a new Lincoln Park Zoo event, a taco festival in Lakeview, and a craft fair in Wicker Park. Or, celebrate 40 years of two North Shore favorites: the Lake Forest Library Used Book Sale and the Evanston Farmers’ Market. 40th Annual Friends of Lake Forest Library Used […]

Lincoln Park Zoo Ball: Arctic Blast Raises $1.1 Million

The Women’s Board of Lincoln Park Zoo hosted its 38th Annual Zoo Ball on July 10, and welcomed over 850 guests to the black-tie affair. Guests dined, mingled and danced, all to support the development of an innovative education center at the zoo. It is at this new center where the women’s board hopes to cultivate the next […]

Zoo Ball 2015: Hear Them Roar

Every July, the Women’s Board of the Lincoln Park Zoo hosts the Zoo Ball, a unique event where Chicagoans can support the zoo and gather for an elegant, black-tie evening complete with cocktails, dinner and dancing alongside the animals . As Lincoln Park Zoo’s largest fundraiser, the event requires meticulous planning and execution. Denise Stefan […]