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Zoo Lights

Hope you're having a great Thanksgiving! Once you're done eating, here are some top events you'll want to check out this weekend. We're right around the corner from Christmas, and Chicago is the perfect place to get yourself in the spirit, from shopping vintage in Fulton Market to singing along to your favorite carols downtown!

Matt KirouacHe was your first main man; the guy who taught you what it means to be a real man. Take some time to say thanks to Dad this Father's Day by treating him to some one-one-time with the kid he loves the most. Here are eight ideas for celebrating Father's Day in Chicago with the awesome dad in your life.

Zoo Lights

Just a day after Thanksgiving, and already it's that time of year again, and nothing puts you in the holiday mood like seeing some Christmas lights with friends, family, loved ones, or a lion. Yes, a lion. ZooLights presented by Lincoln Park Zoo are back again for the holiday season, opening tonight! Whether you're with your friends, family, or on a date, The Lincoln Park Zoo Lights have something to offer everyone.

A Local's Perspective: Lincoln Park Zoo

Thursday, July 25, 2013 12:00 AM by Amy Bizzarri

Lincoln Park Zoo

We love the Lincoln Park Zoo. It's educational, it's fun and...it's free! Founded in 1868, it's one of the oldest zoos in the U.S., a 35-acre space located in the heart of a charming city park. As a Chicago mom with two kids, ages 3 and 12, I can't even tell you how many times I've visited our beloved zoo. Some months we even average two visits per week! Here is our family-tested guide to the best of Lincoln Park Zoo.

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