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    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 sbrennan@hope-partnership.org 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 Press@phila.gov 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 pressroom@philamuseum.org 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 willa.joynes@rhd.org 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 ra-gvgovpress@pa.gov 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 lisa_ferri@comcast.com 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 s-levitsky@readingterminalmarket.org 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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