Children's Swimming Classes
Swimming classes will be held on Saturdays from January 31 through
April 25, Section I:10-10:50 a.m., Section II: 11-11:50 a.m., at Hutchinson
Gymnasium, 220 South 32nd Street. The registration deadline is January
26, 1998. Cost: $100/1 child; $180/2 children; $170/3 children. Complete
the registration forms in person at: Department of Recreation, Gimbel Gymnasium,
3701 Walnut Street. Check or money orders should be made out to Trustees
of the University of Pennsylvania.
Healthy African American men and women 18 years of age and older are
sought to participate as matched controls in a multiethnic research study.
Eligible volunteers will be paid $50. For more information about this study
please contact Nancy at (215) 573-4583. University of Pennsylvania Health
Volunteers are sought who have had Anorexia or Bulimia and who have
a sibling, cousin, or other relative who also has had an eating disorder.
Eligible participants will be compensated $100. For further information
about this study please contact Nancy or Chris at (215) 573-4583.
- Pocono Chalet, 3BDR/1B, Near Jack Frost/BB. Firewood incl. $375/weekend
- VOLUNTEERS WANTED
- Genetic Research Studies
To place classifieds: (215) 898-5274.
Class of 1923 Ice Rink Access
Effective immediately the main entrance of the Class of 1923 Ice Rink
(the plaza at 3130 Walnut Street) can be accessed by PENNCard holders.
With the installation of the new reader, students, faculty, and staff no
longer need to descend the Walnut Street stairs and enter via the lower
entrance. This change is intended to provide a more convenient option for
the Penn community to access the Rink.
Public skating hours at the Rink for this semester are: Monday 4-6
p.m., Tuesday 6-8 p.m., Wednesday 4-6 p.m., Thursday 6-8 p.m., Friday 8-10
p.m., 12-2 a.m., Saturday 12:30-2:30p.m., 8-10 p.m., 12-2 a.m., Sunday
Admission with PENNCard is $4.50. Skate rental is $1.50. Discount books
of 10 public skating admission passes are $40 with PENNCard. For more information,
please call 898-1923 or visit www.upenn.edu/icerink.
Faculty Club: Showcase Dinners
Starting Wednesday, January 21, the Faculty Club will offer a Chef's
Showcase Dinner every Wednesday 5:30- 8 p.m. The five-course dinner, prix-fixe
with a complimentary glass of wine, is open to all members of the University;
for reservations call 898-4618.
The Club has also instituted a Happy Hour, Monday through Friday at
day's end, with complimentary hors d'oeuvres and reduced drink prices.
It is also open to all members of the University.
Pianist Bobby Blake is featured at both Showcase Dinners and Happy
Getting Published: January 28
The SAS Alumni Lecture Series and Kelly Writers House Alumni Writers
Series presents Loretta Barrett, CW '62, GED '65, president of Loretta
Barrett Books, Inc., in a talk on Getting Published January 28 at
3:30 p.m. at Kelly Writers House, 3805 Locust Walk.
Family Weekend: October 2-4
Penn's Family Weekend has been officially changed to October 2-4, 1998,
in conjunction with the Penn-Bucknell football game. (It had been scheduled
for November 13-15, as published in the Three-Year Academic Calendar, 1996-97
through 1998-99, Almanac
April 16, 1996). For more information call Kim Allen, Penn Family Weekend
coordinator, 898-2753, firstname.lastname@example.org.