Jodi Magness, a professor of religious studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, discusses ancient Jewish tombs and burial customs in Jerusalem in the time of Jesus. Penn Museum. Info: 215-898-4000 or www.penn.museum.
Penn Integrates Knowledge Professor Jonathan D. Moreno reads from and discusses his newest book, “Impromptu Man: J.L. Moreno and the Origins of Psychodrama, Encounter Culture, and the Social Network.” Penn Bookstore. Info: 215-898-7595 or www.upenn.bncollege.com.
The Savoy Company of Philadelphia is the oldest amateur theater company in the world devoted to the production of operas by Gilbert and Sullivan. Penn Libraries’ exhibition, “Let Every Heart Be Filled with Joy,” traces the history of the company, beginning with its founding in 1901 by Penn alumnus Alfred Reginald Allen. Eugene Ormandy Gallery, Otto E. Albrecht Music Library, 3420 Walnut St. Info: 215-898-7555 or www.library.upenn.edu. The exhibit runs through late 2016.
Join the Penn Ice Rink for the Valentine’s Day Skate. Penn Ice Rink, 3130 Walnut St. Info: www.upenn.edu/icerink. Buy one admission, get one free.
“The emotional impact of saying, ‘You’re at risk of losing your mind,’ is worse than telling a diabetic, ‘You’re at risk of losing your leg.’ One is hitting you in your soul.”Steven Arnold, director of the Penn Memory Center, on why it is so upsetting and sobering for people to learn that they are at risk for Alzheimer’s disease. (Philadelphia Inquirer, Jan. 15, 2015)