HOY is once again hosting Fiesta Familiar 2014 at Lincoln Park Zoo, Saturday, September 27, 2014. The event is one of the largest family events in the Midwest, which brought more than 20,000 participants at last years event. For 2014, they expect more families to come together to work at the pavilions to learn Arts & Crafts; Health & Nutrition; Home & Gardening; Music & Entertainment; and Science & Technology.
Scientists for Tomorrow (SfT), was invited again to host a workshop in the Science & Technology pavilion. This year SfT will be doing two activities for the participants, the Balloon Powered Cart and Go, Go, Gadget. The event is free and will begin at 10:00am until 5:00pm. For more information please visit www.fiestafamiliar.com
The entrance is located at Fullerton Parkway and Cannon Drive (2400 N. Cannon Dr, Chicago IL 60614). Parking fee applies.Buses
#151 and #156 stop at the zoo’s West Gate (Stockton & Webster) and near the Farm-in-the-Zoo (Stockton & Armitage)
#22 stops near the zoo’s West Gate (exit at Clark & Webster) and Café Brauer Gate (exit at Clark & Armitage)
#36 stops near the zoo’s West Gate (exit at Clark & Webster) and Café Brauer Gate (exit at Clark & Armitage) Trains
The Brown line and Purple line stop at the Armitage station, which is about one mile west of the zoo. Exit and walk east on Armitage, past Clark, to the Café Brauer Gate. Cabs
Cab fare from downtown Chicago to Lincoln Park Zoo is about $10. Enter at the Café Brauer Gate or West Gate. Bicycle Racks
Bicycle racks are located near the East Gate, West Gate, Café Brauer and Lincoln Park Conservatory with additional racks along Cannon Drive and Stockton Drive.
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