The cancellation comes after weeks of meetings between event organizers, the Chicago Park District and environmental groups, who wanted the event moved.
The newborns' names pay tribute to areas where the zoo does research on ape and chimp groups.
Legendary house DJ Mike Dunn of Chosen Few DJs will bring his beats to the day party.
The three-day fest kicks off at 4 p.m. Friday at the North Center church.
The free festival will end with a screening of "E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial."
Border Patrol agents are refusing to release them until their parents, who happen to be undocumented, arrive, an immigrant organizer said.
Bird lovers are calling the event "a huge success story," but the chicks' toughest days are ahead of them.
Clarisa Figueroa, 46, and her daughter Desiree Figueroa were charged Thursday in the murder of Yovani Yadiel Lopez, after he died in June.
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One witness said people could be seen fleeing from the building sobbing.
The Rogers Park Business Alliance and The Recyclery Collective, who plans to fill potholes with art, were two of three Chicago groups that won the AARP grant.