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November 10, 2009, Volume 56, No. 11

Thanksgiving: Recognized Holiday

Thanksgiving is a recognized holiday, observed by Penn on Thursday and Friday, November 26-27.

No classes are held either day.

Library Holiday Hours

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

Wednesday, November 25: 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m.

Thursday, November 26: Closed

Friday, November 27: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Saturday, November 28: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Sunday, November 29: 10 a.m.-midnight

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

Thanksgiving Centerpiece Class

The Morris Arboretum is offering a seasonal design class, Floral Turkey Centerpiece, Sunday, November 22, 1-3 p.m. Design a conversation piece for your holiday table. You will create your floral turkey with both fresh and dried flowers, adding your own personal touch. Bring a box 12” x 12” to transport your centerpiece home safely. Cost: $46/members, $55/non-members. Register: (215) 247-5777 ext. 156 or 125.

PennFit Events

Worried about holiday weight gain? Penn Fit is a free healthy lifestyle program open to all Penn faculty, staff and students. The program offers monthly lectures, workshops and activities that are focused on fitness and wellness. Events take place at Pottruck Center. Register at www.upenn.edu/recreation/programs/pennfit.html.

Related: Thanksgiving Break Safety and Security: Special Checks

Almanac - November 10, 2009, Volume 56, No. 11