Around Town Chicago: 9/2-9/4

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There is a ton going on around Chicago this weekend. The weather is looking great, so make sure to enjoy the last official weekend of summer!

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FRIDAY

10:30am, Ape Cognition & Care

Lincoln Park Zoo
* Learn how these animals participate in their own care. For more information 

10:00am-5:00pm, Playing with Butterflies

Chicago Botanic Garden
*Last weekend of the exibit! For more information

12pm-10pm: Great American Lobster Fest

Navy Pier
This festival is on Saturday too! For more information.

1pm, North Coast Music Festival 

Union Park
*All weekend. For more information

SATURDAY

2:30pm, Chicago Fringe Festival: The Big Balloon Show 

Jefferson Playhouse
*Part magic show, puppet show, full of fun.  For more information 

10:00am-10:00pm, African Festival of the Arts

Washington Park 
*Live music, drumming, artifacts on display. For more information

12:00pm-9:00pm, Fiesta Boricua

Division St btwn Western & California
*Interactive dance & art demos, sports activities. For more information

10:15pm: Navy Pier Fireworks

It’s the last firework display of the summer at Navy Pier!  For more information. 

SUNDAY

11:30am-10:00pm, Chicago Jazz Festival

Millennium Park 
*All weekend event. For more information

9:00am-6:00pm, Ribbit! The Exhibit

The Morton Arboretum 

12:00pm-10:00pm, Ciders and Sliders

Lawrence & Elston
*Live music, kid & family fun, arts & crafts. For more information
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