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November 11, 2008, Volume 55, No. 12

Thanksgiving: Recognized Holiday

Thanksgiving is a recognized holiday, observed by Penn on Thursday and Friday, November 27-28.
No classes are held either day.

Library Holiday Hours

Thanksgiving weekend hours for the Van Pelt-Dietrich Library will be as follows:

Wednesday, November 26: 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m.

Thursday, November 27: Closed

Friday, November 28: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Saturday, November 29: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Sunday, November 30: 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 Centerpiece Class

The Morris Arboretum is offering a seasonal design class, Arranging the Harvest, Saturday, November 22, 10 a.m.–noon.Combine flowers, fruits and vegetables in a colorful Thanksgiving centerpiece for your entertaining. Your completed arrangement will be designed in a hollowed out pumpkin. Cost: $40/members, $48/non-members. Register: (215) 247-5777 ext 156 or 125.

PennFit Events
Worried about holiday weight gain? Penn Fit is a free healthy lifestyle program open to all Penn faculty, staff and students. The program offers monthly lectures, workshops and activities that are focused on fitness and wellness. Events take place at Pottruck Center. Register at www.upenn.edu/recreation/programs/pennfit.html.

Related: Thanksgiving Break Safety and Security: Special Checks; The University Club at Penn and Chef Eileen Watkin: Cooking Class

Almanac - November 11, 2008, Volume 55, No. 12