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Penn Players Spring 2017

Penn Players Spring 2017

In spring 2017, Penn State York's Penn Players took to the stage for two short one-act plays, “SELFIE” and “AFTERMATH.” Their fall performance of “The Complete History of America (abridged),”  is set for Dec. 5 and 6 in the Pullo Family Performing Arts Center (The Pullo Center) on campus.  The performances, at 6 p.m., are free and open to the public.

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.
Mexican Day of the Dead1 York

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.

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.
Diwali at Penn State York

Celebrate Diwali Oct. 27 at Penn State York

Paint a Diya, (a clay candleholder), see colorful decorations, enjoy Indian food, and listen to music during the Diwali celebration set for Thursday, Oct. 27 from 4-6 p.m. in the conference center of the Main Classroom Building. The event is sponsored by the Penn State York Diversity Committee.
Diwali at Penn State York

Diwali at Penn State York

Penn State York students show off Diwali decorations during the 2015 celebration of the Indian Festival of Lights.  The event this year takes place on Oct. 27 from 4-6 p.m. in the conference center on campus.

Diwali at Penn State York1

Diwali at Penn State York1

Those who attend Diwali will have the opportunity to paint a Diya, a clay candle holder, and take it home.  There will aslo be plenty of food, music, and fun.