Metro New Jersey

On January 15, we will be making dumplings and feeding the homeless at the same time. Please join us for this fun “Dumpling Diplomacy” activity! We will also get together on January 19 to celebrate Ben’s birthday. We will gather at Shanghai Jazz in Madison to enjoy their great music and delicious food. During February, we will cheer on the Penn Basketball team as we play Columbia, and learn how to make strategic lifestyle changes via an online event with a health and performance coach. In March, we will welcome in the spring with a family friendly event at Monster Mini Golf on the 4th and a fun Mask and Wig show in New York. Visit to learn more about our club and activities, and to register for events. For more information, please contact club president Dan Solomon L’97 at [email protected].


The Penn Club of Milan has been launched! For all Penn alumni living in the Milano area that are interested in joining the Penn Club of Milan, please contact Monica Buzzai CGS’01 Gr’07 at [email protected].

New York

PennNYC welcomes all Quakers in the New York metro area to our largest annual signature event—Ben’s Bash—back in person for 2023! On Friday, January 27, we will gather at Rockefeller Plaza for food, drinks, trivia, an engaging keynote speaker, and camaraderie with fellow Penn alumni to celebrate Benjamin Franklin’s birthday. We hope you’ll be able to join us! Visit for more info and the link to register. Questions? Email Laura Loewenthal C’88 at [email protected].

San Antonio

The Penn Club of San Antonio will hold its annual club meeting and officer elections on Saturday, January 21 at 11 a.m., with the Ben’s Birthday Bash celebration to follow at 11:30 a.m. Both events will be held at Youz Guyz Cheesesteaks (316 Pat Booker Rd, Universal City, TX). We hope to see you there! Email president Bob Weidman C’63 at [email protected] with any questions.


Penn Pioneers West and the Penn Club of Utah are proud to present the 11th Annual Penn/Wharton Sundance Schmooze, a gathering of entertainment industry professionals and friends of film, at the 2023 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, IN PERSON! This complimentary event features a panel discussion with noted alumni in the industry, moderated by Penn Cinema and Media Studies Professor Peter Decherney, followed by a mimosa brunch mixer. Cohosted by Penn Film and Media Pioneers, Penntertainment, the Penn Club of Utah, the Penn/Wharton Club of Los Angeles, the Penn Club of Westchester & Rockland Counties, and PennNYC, the event will take place on Sunday, January 22 on Main Street in Park City. Register at For a recap of our last in-person event in 2020, visit Questions? Email Jesse R. Tendler EAS’03 W’03 at [email protected].

Westchester & Rockland Counties

A night of comedy and cocktails with two Penn alumni comedians at the Emelin Theater in Mamaroneck! Nationally acclaimed Shaun Eli Breidbart W’83 and Daniel Naturman W’91 will take to the stage on Saturday, April 29, along with a roster of other talent. Join us for a preshow warmup cocktail. For details email [email protected] or visit:

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