Featured Events

Jodi Mangness

OSSUARIES AND BURIALS

February 1 2:00pm - 3:00pm

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.

Moreno

IMPROMPTU MAN

February 3 6:00pm - 7:00pm

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.

Savoy

FULL HEARTS

January 28 (All day) - December 1 (All day)

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.

skating

VALENTINE'S DAY SKATE

February 14 5:30pm - 7:00pm

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.

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Event Listings

skating

VALENTINE'S DAY SKATE

February 14 5:30pm - 7:00pm

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.

MEN’S LACROSSE

February 14 7:00pm

Penn vs. University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Franklin Field, 235 S. 33rd St. Info: www.pennathletics.com.

DESIGNING PLANTS

February 15 3:30pm - 4:30pm

The Morris Arboretum’s Barnes Endowed Lecture, “Designing with Plants at Great Dixter with Fergus Garrett,” shows how to combine plants using color, shape, texture, repetition, and balance. The aim is to give the audience ideas for designing a border and combining plants with ease. Garrett will share techniques he has learned from his years as head gardener at Great Dixter in East Sussex, England. Morris Arboretum. Info: 215-247-5777 or www.morrisarboretum.org.

HOMESCHOOL DAY

February 18 10:00am - 3:00pm

Homeschool students and their parents can explore the Penn Museum’s galleries and the “In the Artifact Lab” exhibition on their own, or go on a guided tour of the Egypt or Rome galleries. Learn about ancient Egyptian tombs in a hands-on workshop, or make ancient artworks inspired by the collections. Penn Museum. Info: Registration is required. 215-898-4000 or www.penn.museum. $12 per child. Free for one adult, $12 for each additional adult.

UNBREAKABLE BONDS

February 18 6:00pm - 7:00pm

The Philadelphia Inquirer’s Kevin Ferris reads from and discusses his new book, “Unbreakable Bonds: The Mighty Moms and Wounded Warriors of Walter Reed.” Ferris shares 10 touching stories of mothers who spent years aiding the recovery of their children, U.S. soldiers and Marines who suffered severe injuries during the War on Terror. Penn Bookstore. Info: 215-898-7595 or www.upenn.bncollege.com.

PRISONER REENTRY

February 19 12:00pm - 1:30pm

The Criminology Colloquium Series’ discussion, “Prisoner Reentry as a Rite of Passage,” will review the sociological and anthropological literature on rituals, explaining what they are and what they do, focusing in particular on the role of status degradation ceremonies in criminal justice work. Drawing on this literature, the core elements that would be needed to develop rituals of reintegration powerful enough to counteract these degradation effects are discussed, and the potential impact of such hypothetical rituals is explored. The Jerry Lee Center, 3809 Walnut St. Info: https://crim.sas.upenn.edu/events/crim-colloquium.

LGBT HEALTH

March 6 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Baligh Yehia, assistant professor of medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine, discusses "LGBT Health in Contemporary Society" as part of the Diversity Lecture Series sponsored by the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs. Penn Bookstore. Info: 215-898-6993 or oaaeop@pobox.upenn.edu.

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SPRING BREAK SKATE

March 8 1:30pm - 3:00pm

Join the Penn Ice Rink for Spring Break Skate. Penn Ice Rink, 3130 Walnut St. Info: www.upenn.edu/icerink. Buy one admission, get one free.

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PHILLY ROLLER GIRLS SKATE

March 14 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Join the Penn Ice Rink for the Philly Roller Girls Skate. Penn Ice Rink, 3130 Walnut St. Info: www.upenn.edu/icerink. Free admission with Roller Derby ticket purchase.

PHILLY ROLLER GIRLS SKATE

March 15 1:30pm - 3:00pm

Join the Penn Ice Rink for the Philly Roller Girls Skate. Penn Ice Rink, 3130 Walnut St. Info: www.upenn.edu/icerink. Free admission with Roller Derby ticket purchase.

COMMUNITY OF FAITH

April 9 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Rev. Charles Howard, University Chaplain, discusses "The Cosmopolitan Community of Faith: Respecting, Growing from, and Embracing our Religious and Spiritual Differences" as part of the Diversity Lecture Series sponsored by the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs. Penn Bookstore. Info: 215-898-6993 or oaaeop@pobox.upenn.edu.