Children from City's 26 PAL Centers to Visit Penn Museum at 5:30 p.m. Today

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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@pobox.upenn.edu | 215-898-1422November 29, 2004

WHO:Children who attend afternoon and weekend sessions at one of the 26 Police Athletic League Centers throughout Philadelphia will be special guests of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology tonight, which will open its doors to the children and their chaperones for this free evening, co-sponsored by the PAL Center of the Division of Public Safety at Penn.

WHAT:  Two hours of exploration among the ancient artifacts and displays at the Penn Museum.

The Museum will have volunteer guides in many of the galleries and an ancient Egyptian scavenger hunt game (with a small prize for all the winners) for kids to enjoy.

WHERE: Penn Museum, 3260 South St., Philadelphia.

WHEN: 5:30-7:30 p.m., today, Monday, Nov. 29.

WHY:The Tucker PAL Center, sponsored by Penn Police and housed at 47th Street and Woodland Avenue, is hosting a citywide special event for all children who participate in the PAL programs as part of its holiday outreach.  

Reporters, photographers and videographers are invited to accompany the children as they explore these treasures from ancient lands. Additional information is available by calling Joe Fischer at 215-898-4607 or 215-778-2257.