26 Die fetten Jahre sind vorbei (Edukators); German; 8 p.m.; Gregory College House (Deutsches Haus Modern Language Program).
26 Political Science Department Pre-registration Reception; undergrads only; 4:30 p.m.; The Forum, Stiteler Hall; info: (215) 898-7641 (Political Science).
Office of Community Housing
Each workshop at noon and 1 p.m. Register: firstname.lastname@example.org.
19 Community Housing 101; learn about the Guaranteed Mortgage Program; 3401 Walnut St., ste. 440A.
20 Credit Counseling & Repair; 3401 Walnut St., ste. 440A.
26 Buy & Rehab Investment Properties; learn the benefits of buying investment properties and how to properly manage them; 4046 Walnut St.
27 Money Management/Money Sense; 4046 Walnut St.
28 Home Maintenance; learn how to properly insulate your home in the winter and clean the gutters in the summer; 3401 Walnut St., ste. 440A.
Register: (215) 247-5777 ext. 125.
22 Landscaping with Natives; 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m.; $60, $55/members.
23 Plant Propagation for Kids; 1:30-3 p.m.; $12, $10/members.
Celebrate “Loy Krathong”; 3:30-6 p.m.; $32, $28/members; rain date: October 30.
25 Refining Your Climbing Skills; 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; $85; rain date: October 27.
Creating Beautiful Landscapes Under Mature Trees; 7:30-9 p.m.; $24, $22/members.
26 Pruning Deciduous Trees; 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; $45, 9 a.m.-noon; $85 (all day including lunch); rain date: October 28.
Pruning for the Homeowner; 7-9 p.m.; $50, $45/members. Also October 29, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Homemade Cordials for Your Holiday; 7-9 p.m.; $54, $50/members.
29 The Magic of Mushrooms; 1-3 p.m.; $24, $22/members.
19 Ricardo Morales, Principal Clarinet, Philadelphia Orchestra; 8 p.m.; Rooftop Lounge, Harnwell House; PennCard needed (Music).
21 Allyn Miner, Sitar; 7:30 p.m.; Heyer Sky Lounge, Harrison House; PennCard needed (Music).
25 Annual Oktoberfest Dinner Buffet; 5:30-8 p.m.; $27; reservations: (215) 898-4618 (University Club at Penn).
26 NanoDay @ Penn 2005; exhibits and demonstrations open to the public; 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; 1st fl. Towne Bldg. and Levine Hall (Nano/Bio Interface Center). See Talks.
20 Scenes from the Drama at Cidambaram, ca. 1115-1200 C.E.; Whitney Cox, South Asia Studies; noon; rm. 826, Williams Hall (South Asia Studies).
Alzheimer’s Disease and Research; Orien Reid Nix, consumers affairs reporter, 2-4 p.m.; Larry Mendte, CBS 3 anchor, 7-9 p.m.; First District Ballroom, 38th & Market; register: (215) 561-2919 or http://mdc.med.upenn.edu/registration (IOA).
26 NBIC Award for Research Excellence in Nanotechnology; Horst Stormer, Columbia University; 3:30 p.m.; Wu and Chen Auditorium, Levine Hall (Nano/Bio Interface Center). See Special Events.
27 W.E.B. Du Bois’ Black Reconstruction in American 1860-1880; Tukufu Zuberi, sociology; noon; ste. 330A, 3401 Walnut St.; rsvp to email@example.com by October 21; open to Penn faculty, staff and students only (Center for Africana Studies).
Deadlines: The deadline for the weekly Update is every Tuesday, for the following Tuesday’s issue.The deadline for the December AT PENN calendar is November 8. For information see www.upenn.edu/almanac/calendar/caldead-real.html.
Almanac, Vol. 52, No. 8, October 18, 2005