CHICAGO — Three picks for what to do on what is likely to be a cold day in Lincoln Park include a family fun night at the Nature Museum, a Lincoln Hall concert and a standup show at Zanies that's free for those 35 and younger.
Family Fun Night at Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, 2430 N. Cannon Drive, 5:30-8 p.m.
This after-hours museum event includes crafts and an animal show where kids and their families can interact with snakes, lizards, birds and other animals, according to the museum. The event is free for members. For non-members, it's $10 for adults and $5 for kids 3 and older (3 and under get in free). Pre-registration is required, and the museum asks that participants RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Brendan James and Tony Lucca at Lincoln Hall, 2424 N. Lincoln Ave., 8 p.m.
Singer-songwriter Brendan James performs along with Tony Lucca, who was the second runner-up on the second season of "The Voice." Vicci Martinez, also of "The Voice," is the opener. Tickets are $15 and are restricted to those 18 and older.
Michael Palascak at Zanies, 1548 N Wells St., 8:30 p.m., FREE for those under 35.
Michael Palascak, who has appeared on the "Late Show with David Letterman," "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" and "The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson," performs standup at Zanies Tuesday and Wednesday. For Zanies' 35-year anniversary, this show is free for those younger than 35. Reservations are required, and those hoping to get a spot can call the box office at 312-337-4027. For the rest of you, it's $25, plus two minimum orders of food or drinks.