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Thanksgiving Food Drive: Now Through November 22

You can help others for Thanksgiving by participating in the Annual Penn Volunteers In Public Service Food Drive. Canned and dry goods donations will be distributed to area shelters and community service agencies to help families during the Thanksgiving season. (See the list of drop off locations in the Almanac October 26 issue, available online.)

Thanksgiving Floral Design Class

MorrisArboretum is offering a seasonal design class, Floral Turkey Centerpiece. Cheryl Wilks of "Flowers on Location" will share her famous turkey design that has been seen several times on TV. The flowers will stay fresh through the Thanksgiving weekend. Choose either Session A: Saturday, November 20, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. or Session B: Monday, November 22, 6:45-8:45 p.m. Cost: $35 for members, $38 for non-members. To register, or for more information, call (215) 247-5777 ext. 125.

8th Annual Thanksgiving Reception for International Students

Tuesday, November 23, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Bodek Lounge, Houston Hall

All international students and scholars are invited to the 8th Annual Thanksgiving Reception. Join fellow students in celebrating the American Thanksgiving tradition of a hearty meal with friends and colleagues. The event is sponsored by the Office of International Programs, the Graduate Student Center, the Office of the Vice Provost for University Life, Greenfield Intercultural Center, and the Office of the Chaplain.

Thanksgiving Dinner at the CA

Thursday, November 25, 1:30 p.m.

Christian Association

118 South 37th Street

Wondering what Thanksgiving is all about? Looking for fellowship for the Thanksgiving dinner? Attend the Christian Association's Annual Thanksgiving Dinner, a homecooked meal—turkey with all the side dishes and good conversation. Help out preparing the meal at noon and/or stay to decorate the house after the feast.

You must RSVP by November 19 by calling the CA at (215) 746-6350 or e-mailing bronson@pobox.upenn.edu. Please include your name and telephone number. PennCard required. For information, visit the CA's website at: http://dolphin.upenn.edu/~upennca.

G.P.S.P.'s Thanksgiving Dinner

Friday, November 26, 6-8 p.m.

Red Room, Sansom Place East

Enjoy a turkey dinner with all the trimmings at the G.P.S.P.'s Thanksgiving Dinner. Tickets: $5/person/plate, sold until November 23. E-mail Peter at peter.tan-chi.wg05@wharton.upenn.edu.

Library Holiday Hours

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

Wednesday, November 24: 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m.

Thursday, November 25: Closed

Friday, November 26: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Saturday, November 27: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Sunday, November 28: 10 a.m.-Midnight

For hours of the many departmental and other campus libraries see http://events.library.upenn.edu/cgi-bin/calendar.cgi.

Recognized Holiday

Thanksgiving is a recognized holiday, observed by Penn on Thursday and Friday, November 25-26. 

 

 


  Almanac, Vol. 51, No. 12, November 16, 2004

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