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Day of the Dead Celebration

Sugar-skull decorating highlights York's Mexican Day of the Dead program Oct. 31

Learn more about the Mexican Day of the Dead and decorate a sugar skull on Tuesday, Oct. 31, when Penn State York offers a look at this holiday celebration. There will be plenty of colorful paint and a variety of other items to decorate a sugar skull from noon to 1 p.m. in the community room of the Joe and Rosie Ruhl Student Community Center.
Diwali1 Celebration at York

Celebrate Diwali, the festival of lights, Oct. 19 at Penn State York

Paint a diya, a clay candle holder; see colorful decorations; enjoy Indian snacks; and listen to music during the Diwali celebration set for 4-6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19, in the conference center of the Main Classroom Building at Penn State York. The event is sponsored by the Penn State York Multicultural Club and the Student Activity Fee.
Diwali1 Celebration at York

Diwali Celelbration at York

Penn State York students celebrate Diwali, the festival of lights. As part of the celebration, participants can paint clay candle holders called Diyas. The campus celebration is set for 4-6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19, in the conference center of the Main Classroom Building, and is being held as part of the campus' Coffee Hour.

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Mexican Day of the Dead1 York

Riley Henry, a Penn State York student, shares the sugar skull she decorated during the Mexican Day of the Dead celebration last year at Penn State York.  The sugar skulls are not edible but make an interesting conversation piece.

Day of the Dead Celebration

Day of the Dead Celebration

Veronica Calvillo, left, watches as Penn State York students Matt Herman, center, and Colin Miller right, show off their sugar-skull decorating skills during the Mexican Day of the Dead celebration last year at the campus. Calvillo will speak at noon on Tuesday, Oct. 31, in the community room at the campus, and there will be an opportunity to decorate sugar skulls.  

Anthony Ward

Anthony Ward to share his story and artistry Oct. 12 at Penn State York

Penn State York’s free cultural series continues with Anthony Ward at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12 in the Pullo Family Performing Arts Center (The Pullo Center) on campus. Ward is a gay improvisational floral sculptor and dancer. His performance is free and open to the public. No tickets are needed.
Anthony Ward

Anthony Ward

Penn State York's free cultural series continues on Thursday, Oct. 12 with a lecture and performance by Anthony Ward, gay improvisational floral sculptor and dancer.  The performance, at 7 p.m. in the Pullo Family Performing Arts Center (The Pullo Center) on campus, is open to the public.

Ken E. Nwadike Jr.

Free Hugs Project comes to Penn State York Aug. 28

Ken E. Nwadike, peace activist and creator of the Free Hugs Project, kicks-off Penn State York’s free cultural series on Monday, Aug. 28, in the Pullo Family Performing Arts Center (The Pullo Center) on campus. Nwadike will spend the afternoon interacting with students, and the day concludes with his performance at 7 p.m., which explores how to overcome the differences that divide us.
Nordic Dancers of Washington, D.C.

Nordic Dancers of Washington, D.C., to perform at Penn State York on Aug. 19

Discover the dances of the Nordic region when the Nordic Dancers of Washington, D.C., take to the stage for a free performance at the Pullo Family Performing Arts Center at Penn State York. The group is set to perform at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 19. The event free and open to the public. This is the 2017-18 kickoff event for Teaching International at Penn State York.
Unity Day York Campus

Unity Day set for April 13 at Penn State York

International music, a fashion show highlighting the traditional dress from many cultures, food samples, exhibits, and presentations will all be a part of Penn State York’s 19th annual Unity Day celebration, which will take place from noon to 1:30 p.m. April 13 in the Conference Center of the Main Classroom Building.

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