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Picnics in the Oak Grove resume

on July 08, 2014 10:55 AM

Indiana University of Pennsylvania will continue its annual Picnics in the Grove on Wednesday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Aramark food stations will be available in the Oak Grove to provide lunch at a fixed price of $6.50 per plate for one trip through the buffet line. The food theme for Wednesday is Western foods.

Additional picnics will be held, weather permitting, on July 23 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. (all-American food theme) with the final picnic of the season on Aug. 22. The August picnic will begin at 11 a.m. following the ribbon cutting for the university’s newest dining facility, the Crimson Cafe.

Picnickers are also welcome to bring their own lunches. Recorded music will be played during the picnics.

In the event of inclement weather, picnic cancellations will be posted on the IUP website,, and broadcast on local radio stations.

For the convenience of community visitors, parking enforcement for meters and pay-by-space spots will be suspended from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on picnic days.

Permit parking and handicapped parking enforcement will continue as usual during picnic times.

Visitors to campus are also encouraged to check the IUP website for construction alerts, as some campus walkways and parking areas will not be available.

More information about Picnics in the Grove is available at www.iup. edu/picnics.

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