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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.


Classifieds

VACATION
Pocono Chalet, 3BDR/1B, Near Jack Frost/BB. Firewood incl. $375/weekend (215) 898-9928.
 
VOLUNTEERS WANTED
Genetic Research Studies
  • 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 System.
  • 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.
  • 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 1-3 p.m.

    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 Hours.

    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, allenk@pobox.upenn.edu.


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