Saturday, June 4, 2016 
10:00 am - 1:30 pm | Corner of Lincoln & Dickens
Brought to you by Lincoln Central Association
Dear Neighbors,

Please be our guest tomorrow, Saturday, June 4, at Spring Zing, the neighborhood's biggest Spring event. Spring Zing, is a free, family-friendly neighborhood event brought to you by Lincoln Central Association and our generous sponsors.  

You'll have the opportunity to meet your elected officials, watch quality professional entertainment, enjoy tasty food and win great prizes in our raffle and silent auction. Best of all, you will be able to mingle with friends and neighbors and meet you people from the neighborhood.

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Kenneth Dotson
President, Lincoln Central Association
Engine 22
Following their wildly popular appearance at Howler at Bauler last October, our friends at Fire Station 22 will again bring their engine to Spring Zing. Children will have the opportunity to meet the firemen, climb aboard the engine and see the equipment up close. Engine 22 is scheduled to appear at approximately 11:30 AM. Don't miss this opportunity to photograph your children, and your dogs, with the firemen from Engine 22. These firemen, are as friendly as they are brave. Please let them know how grateful you are for the protection they provide to our neighborhood!

Rep. Quigley
Illinois 5th District Congressman Mike Quigley, a frequent guest at LCA events, will again be on hand Saturday to meet constituents and answer your questions. He will briefly address the crowd at approximately 11:00 AM.  Also scheduled to attend are  43rd Ward Alderman, Michele Smith and, State Representative Ann Williams .

A Real Mad Hatter, the popular husband and wife duo of Anton and Kristina Mackey will entertain all ages at Spring Zing. Anton is a balloon artist, magician, and comedian who has been performing for nearly 40 years. His lightning fast speed and personalized comedy have made him a popular feature at Lincoln Central events for several years.  Kristina, a master American ballet teacher and variety performer will appear as Queen Elsa to delight the audience with her amazing face painting skills. 

Don't miss, A Real Mad Hatter, always one of the most popular attractions at LCA events.
Nothing says entertainment like Lincoln Central events and warm, freshly popped popcorn.  Thanks to our generous sponsors and our friends at Victory Gardens Theatre, the neighborhood will be popping Saturday when Victory Gardens fires up their popcorn machine at Spring Zing for all to enjoy. 
Spin & Win!

That's not all. Victory Gardens will also  be bringing their prize wheel. Give it a spin to find out what prize you'll win ranging from candy to theatre 
tickets. Victory Gardens gas also donated a ticket package for our silent auction to the play The House That Will Not Stand.
We are pleased to welcome Lill Street Art Center Heart Art Kidz Future Hits and  Giving Artfully to this
year's Spring Zing. This will be each organization's first appearance at any LCA event. Please give them a warm welcome.

These organizations will provide a wide range of 
of arts, crafts and musical activities to entertain and educate children in the audience.

The above performances will be brought to you by Class Crasher.

If you like biking, you'll love Spring Zing. Kidical Mass  Lincoln Park will end their inaugural ride of the year at the event.  They will be greeted by the Community Volunteer Corps from Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago who will be providing bike and pedestrian safety lessons to attendees and safety related giveaways. Performance Bike will again be on hand to provide bafe safety tune-ups.


Taste the best of the neighborhood! Be sweet on Summer House cookies, Vanille Patisserie pastries and Balena scones. Be salty with popcorn from Victory Gardens. Or be wowed with a delicious sample from Frozen Foodies. Wash it all down with David's Tea or a delicious roast coffee from City Grounds. And, that's not all. Come to Spring Zing and see what else has been cooking in the neighborhood!

Take a tour with professional photographer and neighborhood expert Bob Segal. Bob will help you appreciate our neighborhood beyond its beauty!  Understand the history of the architectural style and classic buildings that grace our streets. Don't miss this opportunity to learn more about your neighborhood!

                           KITE DECORATING

Let your imagination fly high, like a kite in the sky! Use crayons,  stickers  and markers to decorate your own take-home kite! It's all free courtesy of Lincoln Central Association.
The Hidden History of Lincoln Park (Patrick Butler)
Marcello's Father and Son
Natural Elements Salon
Iris Reading
Stella Barra
Victory Gardens Theatre
Summer House
Pasta Palazzo
Taco Joint
Second City
Robert Segal Photography Shoreline Cruises
Wishbone Restaurant
Art & Science Salon
Blue Door Farmstand
Classic Kids Photography
Live Nation
Josh Moulton Fine Art
Uncommon Ground
Greenstar Brewing
Navy Pier
Salon Rouge
Go Cycle
Lakeshore Sport & Fitness
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Amazing magician, Sean Masterson, will begin his free performance at 10:30 AM at Spring Zing on Saturday, June 4. 

Television journalist Bill Kurtis says of Masterson, "His magic does more than puzzle the mind, it creates a sense of wonder and excitement." A   profile of Masterson  in North Shore Magazine called him "Chicago's most thought provoking wizard."  Masterson's free performance is being sponsored by our friends at Bridgeview Bank .

LCA's Raffle License
Thanks to hard work by our volunteers and the generosity of local merchants, LCA has assembled nearly $8,000 in raffle and silent auction prizes for Saturday's Spring Zing. In accordance with LCA's updated governance and transparency practices, all LCA's raffles are now officially licensed by  the City of Chicago's Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection. Click here to see LCA's raffle license.

LCA is a 501(c)(3)not-for-profit community organization. All proceeds from the raffle and silent auction at Spring Zing will be used to fund LCA's on-going initiatives to improve our neighborhood.   Please see the list of establishments currently confirmed as participants in our raffle and silent auction.
LCA is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit community organization. Our events are only made possible by the extraordinary generosity of our sponsors and our raffle and silent auction participants. Please let these establishments know you appreciate their generosity and support these establishments whenever you have the opportunity.


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3rd Thursday Concert Series*
Adams Park Playground
1919 N. Seminary Avenue

Thursday, June 16 at 6:30 - 8:00 pm
School of Rock

Thursday, July 21 at 6:30 - 8:00 pm

The Dave Rudolph Band

Thursday, August 18 at 6:30 - 8:00 pm

*Sponsored by RANCH Triangle, Adams Park Advisory Council, Amato's Pizza & Lifeway Kefir