Penn Family Day: Saturday, October 9

The President, Provost and Executive Vice President invite all Penn faculty and staff, their family and friends to come enjoy food, fun, football and special University Museum family activities at the seventh annual Penn Family Day, which will be held on Saturday, October 9.

  • 11:30 a.m., Picnic and fun on Hill Field, 34th and Walnut
(tickets required, see brochure)
* Free for faculty, staff, family and friends
* Menu: Grilled Chicken or all-beef Hotdog, Pasta Salad, Caesar Salad, Dessert, Beverages
* Entertainment: Penn Glee Club, Penn Marching Band, Penn
Cheerleaders, Face Painting, Inflatable Moon Bounce, Slide, Cliffhanger, and Balloon Clown

Rain location: the Palestra (to see if the rain location applies, check: website or Penn MeltLine 898-6358 as of 10/6/99)

  • 1:30 p.m., Penn vs. Fordham Football Game on Franklin Field,
(tickets required, see brochure)
* Free for faculty and staff
* $2 each for family and friends
1:30-3:30 p.m., University of Pennsylvania Museum (open 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.)
* Free with PENNCard for faculty and staff, and their family and friends
* Special Family Day Focus: Ancient Egypt
  • 1:30-3:30 p.m., Think Like an Egyptian Game, Color Like an Egyptian, Discover Hieroglyphs
  • 2 and 3 p.m., Mummy gallery mini-tours

Complimentary parking: available at the 34th & Chestnut garage with PENNCard.

Tickets are required for the picnic and the football game. Prior to October 1, tickets may be requested by returning the recently mailed brochure form or the form available on the HR website ( to Penn Athletic Ticket Office, Weightman Hall/6322. Tickets may also be picked up in person at Weightman Hall, until October 8.

Almanac, Vol. 46, No. 5, September 28, 1999