Pennsylvania Daybook

November 24th, 2016 12:56 am



Associated Press Pennsylvania Daybook for Wednesday, Nov. 23.

The daybook is for planning purposes only and is not intended for publication or broadcast. You should verify any event you plan to cover.

Please keep the AP in mind when news develops. The Philadelphia bureau is reachable at 215-561-1133.

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Wednesday, Nov. 23 9:00 AM Capitol Christmas Tree arrives at the Main Capitol - Capitol Christmas Tree arrives at the Main Capitol. This year’s tree is a 22-foot Douglas Fir grown by Crystal Spring Tree Farm in Lehighton, Carbon County

Location: Main Capitol Rotunda, Harrisburg, PA Harrisburg www.pa.gov

Contacts: Troy Thompson Pennsylvania Department of General Services 1 717 787 3197

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Wednesday, Nov. 23 11:00 AM Hope Partnership for Education hosts ribbon cutting for new Quint learning center - Hope Partnership for Education hosts ribbon cutting for new Quint learning center with the Quint family, whose donation made the new resource center possible

Location: Hope Partnership for Education, 2601 N 11th St, Philadelphia, PA Philadelphia www.hopepartnershipforeducation.org/

Contacts: Samantha Brennan Hope Partnership for Education [email protected] 1 609 847 9184

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Wednesday, Nov. 23 12:00 PM Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney attends 2016 PHLCVB's annual Thanksgiving luncheon

Location: Lincoln Financial Field, 1020 Pattison Ave., Philadelphia, PA Philadelphia http://www.phila.gov/

Contacts: Lauren Hitt Philadelphia Mayor's Office Communications [email protected] 1 443 370 3205

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Wednesday, Nov. 23 4:00 PM Holiday Tree Lighting at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Location: 2600 BenjaminPhiladelphia Museum of Art, Franklin Pkwy, Philadelphia, PA Philadelphia http://www.philamuseum.org/

Contacts: Philadelphia Museum of Art [email protected] 1 215 684 7860

Countdown to the lighting at 5:45 p.m.

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Wednesday, Nov. 23 7:00 PM Chicago Bulls' Rajon Rondo serves meals at RHD Woodstock Family Center - Chicago Bulls point guard Rajon Rondo serves Thanksgiving Dinner at the RHD Woodstock Family Center, which provides emergency shelter for homeless females with children

Location: RHD Woodstock Family Center, 1981 North Woodstock Street, Philadelphia, PA Philadelphia rhd.org

Contacts: Willa Clinton Joynes RHD communications [email protected] 1 215 951 0300 x 3119

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Wednesday, Nov. 23 Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf has no public schedule

Location: TBD www.pa.gov

Contacts: Jeff Sheridan Pennsylvania Governor’s Press Office [email protected] 1 717 783 1116

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NEW EVENT: Thursday, Nov. 24 - Sunday, Jan. 01 10:00 AM The Comcast Holiday Spectacular - 'The Comcast Holiday Spectacular', featuring performances of Carol of the Bells, Jingle Bell Rock, The Twelve Days of Christmas and performances by the renowned Philadelphia

Location: Comcast Center, 1701 John F. Kennedy Blvd., Philadelphia, PA Philadelphia http://corporate.comcast.com/ https://twitter.com/comcast

Contacts: Lisa Ferri Comcast [email protected] 1 215 286 7676

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UPDATED EVENT: Thursday, Nov. 24 Thanksgiving - Thanksgiving Day * Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade held today * President Barack Obama celebrates Thanksgiving at the White House, with no public events * Presidential Proclamation encourages all Americans to join together in homes, places of worship, community centers, or 'any place of fellowship for friends and neighbors' to 'give thanks for all they have received in the past year, express appreciation to those whose lives enrich their own, and share their bounty with others'

Location: TBD

Contacts: White House press 1 202 456 2580

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Friday, Nov. 25 Black Friday - traditional beginning of the Christmas shopping season - Black Friday - traditional beginning of the Christmas shopping season on the Friday after Thanksgiving, when retailers offer big savings to entice shoppers and supposedly haul themselves back 'in the black'. Many retailers open at midnight to take full advantage of the day

Location: TBD

Contacts: TBD

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Friday, Nov. 25 - Saturday, Dec. 31 Reading Terminal Market holds annual Reading Terminal Holiday Railroad - Reading Terminal Market holds annual Reading Terminal Holiday Railroad to start holiday season, featuring 500 square foot model railroad display with nearly a third of a mile of track

Location: Reading Terminal Market, 12th and Arch Streets, Philadelphia, PA Philadelphia http://www.readingterminalmarket.org/ https://twitter.com/RdgTerminalMkt

Contacts: Sarah Levitsky Reading Terminal Market [email protected] 1 215 922 2317

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Friday, Nov. 25 Donovan McNabb celebrates 40th birthday - 40th birthday of former football quarterback Donovan McNabb, who played in the NFL for 13 seasons, leading the Philadelphia Eagles to four consecutive NFC East division championships and one Super Bowl runner-up finish (Super Bowl XXXIX)

Location: TBD https://twitter.com/donovanjmcnabb

Contacts: TBD

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