Thanksgiving Food Drive:
Now Through Nov. 18
Help others for Thanksgiving by participating in the Annual Penn Volunteers In Public Service Food Drive. Canned and dry goods donations will be distributed to area shelters and community service agencies to help families during the Thanksgiving season. (See the list of drop off locations in the Almanac November 8, 2005 issue, available online.)
G.P.S.P.’s Thanksgiving Dinner
Sunday, November 20, 4-6 p.m.
Red Room, Sansom Place East
Enjoy a turkey dinner with all the trimmings at the G.P.S.P.’s Thanksgiving Dinner. Tickets: $2/person/plate, sold at the door. E-mail email@example.com.
Thanksgiving Floral Design Class
Morris Arboretum is offering a seasonal design class, Thanksgiving Harvest Centerpiece. Create a centerpiece for your Thanksgiving holiday table or give as a gift. Monday, November 21, 6:45-8:45 p.m. Cost: $42, $38/members. To register, or for more information, call (215) 247-5777 ext. 125.
9th Annual Thanksgiving Reception for
Tuesday, November 22, 5-6 p.m.
Hall of Flags, Houston Hall
All international students and scholars are invited to the 9th Annual Thanksgiving Reception. Join fellow students in celebrating the American Thanksgiving tradition of a hearty meal with friends and colleagues. The event is sponsored by the Office of International Programs, the Graduate Student Center, the Office of the Vice Provost for University Life, Greenfield Intercultural Center, and the Office of the Chaplain.
Thanksgiving Dinner at the CA
Thursday, November 24, 1:30 p.m.
118 South 37th Street
Attend the Christian Association’s Annual Thanksgiving Dinner, a home cooked meal—turkey with all the side dishes and good conversation. Help out preparing the meal at noon and/or stay to decorate the house after the feast.
You must RSVP by Friday, November 18 by calling the CA at (215) 746-6350 or e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include your name and telephone number. PennCard required. For information, visit the CA’s website at http://dolphin.upenn.edu/~upennca.
Library Holiday Hours
Thanksgiving hours for the Van Pelt-Dietrich Library will be as follows:
Wednesday, November 23: 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
Thursday, November 24: Closed
Friday, November 25: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday, November 26: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Sunday, November 27: 10 a.m.-midnight
For hours of the many departmental and other campus libraries see http://events.library.upenn.edu/cgi-bin/calendar.cgi.
Thanksgiving is a recognized holiday, observed by Penn on Thursday and Friday, November 24-25.
PennFit is a healthy lifestyle program open free to the entire University community, faculty, staff, and students. Two classes are being offered in relation to the holiday: December 15, Staying Healthy Over the Holidays (Part 1); noon-1 p.m. and December 17, Staying Healthy Over the Holidays (Part II); noon-1 p.m. Events take place at Pottruck Center. Register at www.upenn.edu/recreation/programs/pennfit.htm.
Almanac, Vol. 52, No. 12, November 15, 2005
November 15, 2005
Volume 52 Number 12