Penn Libraries is commemorating William Shakespeare’s 450th birthday with a party and exhibit opening. On Wednesday, April 23, the Libraries will throw a Shakespearean birthday party at Van Pelt Library. The celebration marks the opening of “Shakespearian Residues,” an exhibit that will display a selection of “Shakespeariana” from the Libraries' collections.
The 120th running of the Penn Relays takes its mark on Thursday, April 24, and lasts through Saturday, April 26, at Franklin Field. This year’s races will draw more than 18,000 competitors—high school, college, and professional athletes from more than 60 countries—to participate in 425 events.