70th Alumni Award of Merit Gala, October 15: outstanding alumni will be honored, including two young alumni with the first Young Alumni Award; performance by Gabriel Mann, C '95. Dinner Reception, 6 p.m., Left Bank; Awards Presentation, 7:30 p.m., World Café Live. Tickets: $75 and $65. Register on-line at www.alumni.upenn.edu/homecoming2004/or call (215) 898-7811.
Tailgate on the Green, October 16: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Locust Walk, 34th-36th Sts. Entertainment by the Penn Band and student performing arts groups, crafts and games for the kids.
Football Game: Penn vs. Columbia, October 16: 1 p.m., Franklin Field; tickets: $25, $20, $10. For tickets call the Ticket Office at (215) 898-6151 or visit www.pennathletics.comto purchase tickets online.
Film Screening and Book Signing with the Author, October 16: The Bridge: Cinema De Lux. Friday Night Lights, based on the book by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Buzz Bissinger, C '76, 7 p.m., book signing at 6 p.m. Penn price: $7.50, includes popcorn and a beverage. Call (215) 898-7814 to purchase tickets in advance.
Almanac, Vol. 51, No. 7, October 12, 2004
October 12, 2004
Volume 51 Number 7