|Thanksgiving: Activities, Safety Tips and Deadlines
November 13, 2007, Volume 54, No. 12
Thanksgiving Food Drive
Make a contribution during the Thanksgiving holidays through the annual Penn Volunteers In Public Service Food Drive now through November 19. Canned foods and dry goods will be donated to area shelters and community service agencies to help families during the Thanksgiving season. (See www.upenn.edu/almanac/volumes/v54/n11/drive.html
for the list of drop off locations.)
Cornucopia Arrangement Class
Morris Arboretum is offering a seasonal design class, Thanksgiving Cornucopia Arrangement, Saturday, November 17, 10 a.m.–noon. This festive fall arrangement is also known as the “Horn of Plenty,” a symbol of food and abundance dating back to the 5th century BC. You will fill your cornucopia with a seasonal assortment of fruit, flowers and vegetables to design a festive arrangement for your holiday table or a gift for the hostess. Workshop includes everything and is appropriate for all levels of experience. Cost: $45, $42/members. To register, or for more information, call (215) 247-5777 ext. 125 or 156.
Thanksgiving Get Together
Come celebrate Thanksgiving with the residents of Sansom Place. The get together will be held on Sunday, November 18, 2-4 p.m. in Michael Murray Lounge in Sansom Place East, ground floor. The price is to be determined. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Library Holiday Hours
Thanksgiving weekend hours for the Van Pelt-Dietrich Library will be as follows:
Wednesday, November 21: 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
Thursday, November 22: Closed
Friday, November 23: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday, November 24: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Sunday, November 25: 10 a.m.-midnight.
For hours of the many departmental and other campus libraries see http://events.library.upenn.edu/cgi-bin/calendar.cgi.
Safety and Security Tips
Whether you are ‘Leaving Penn’ or ‘Remaining at Penn’ during the Thanksgiving Break, tips are available on Public Safety’s website at www.publicsafety.upenn.edu.
Ed. Note: Almanac will not be published on Tuesday, November 27. Almanac will resume weekly publication on Tuesday, December 4 and will publish through Tuesday, December 18. After the Winter Break, Almanac will commence publishing for the Spring Semester on Tuesday, January 15, 2008.