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Museum's 20th Celebration: Year of the Snake

The Jade River Dancers will present two afternoon programs at 1:30 and 2:30, introducing traditional dances like the Hat, Iron Fan, and the Spinning Handkerchief .

The traditional Chinese lion dance

On Saturday, January 27, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., the University Museum will usher in the Year of the Snake at its 20th annual Chinese New Year Celebration. This year's festivities will consist of music and dance performances, food, healing and martial arts demonstrations, games, workshops, arts, crafts, and children's activities. Topping off the day-long celebration will be the traditional Chinese Lion Dance--performed by dancers and drummers from the Philadelphia Suns--beginning in the Harrison Auditorium at 3:30 p.m. and, weather permitting, continuing outside to the Main Entrance courtyard for a Firecracker Parade finale.

This event is free with Museum admission.

The Celebration's full schedule is online at www.upenn.edu/museum/.

 

Chef Joe Poon sharing one of his creations.

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Quality of Worklife Workshops

Human Resources is pleased to offer workshops for this semester on topics related to dependent care issues and emotional well-being. These workshops are presented by experts from Ceridian Performance Partners, our LifeBalance provider, and Penn-Friends, our Employee Assistance Program. A complete listing of these workshops can be viewed at www.hr.upenn.edu/quality/workshop.htm.

Please note these changes this semester:

  1. Faculty and staff must register on-line through the Course Catalog at www.hr.upenn.edu/training_coursecatalog/search_criteria.asp. Scroll down to 'Browse by Category' and select Quality of Worklife. Then follow all the prompts to complete the registration process.
  2. The workshops are expanded from our previous one-hour time frame to one hour and a half. The final half-hour of each workshop is optional and designed for additional discussion and/or role playing for those who can stay.

Questions? Contact Orna Rosenthal at (215) 898-5116 or rosenthal@hr.upenn.edu. Feel free to bring a brown bag lunch to these sessions.

--Division of Human Resources

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Almanac, Vol. 47, No. 19, January 23, 2001

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