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Mid-September 2016

  Happenings Inside
IN Center City

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It's Still Center City District Restaurant Week!
You still have a few days left! Until September 23, participating restaurants offer three-course dinners for only $35 and three-course lunches for $20. Get the full list, menus and reservations at CenterCityPhila.org/restaurantweek.

There's also still time to enter the contest for 52 gift certificates from Center City restaurants. While enjoying Restaurant Week, you can also enter our Instagram contest! Post your fav CCDRW photo (food, group dining, etc.) with the hashtags #CCDRW and #TreatMeTD. Win a $50 dining gift card and a $100 TD Bank VISA gift card. Presented by: TD Bank, OpenTable, Canadian Club Rye, Effen Blood Orange, Toki Japanese Whisky or Suntory Whisky Toki, Century 21, The Sterling, and the PHL CVB. Partners include: Visit Philadelphia, Philadelphia Parking Authority, and the Philadelphia Parking Association.


On September 21 and 28, bring your four-legged friend to Yappy Hours presented by TD Bank at Dilworth Park! From 5-7pm, come to the southern end of the park for CCD Sips-priced cocktails. Post a photo to Instagram of your dog at Yappy Hours tagged #YappyHours and #DilworthPark and you could win prizes! Partners: Zoom Room, Whole Animal Gym, Pennsylvania Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society, Morris Animal Refuge, Red Paw Emergency Relief Team and Dilworth Park Café.
Dilworth Park, 1 South 15th Street, 215.440.5500, DilworthPark.org

Farmers' Market

Dilworth Park
1 South 15th Street

Through October 9
Mrs. Warren's Profession

Lantern Theater Company
10th and Ludlow Streets

Through October 16
Stupid F#*@ing Bird

Arden Theatre Company
40 North 2nd Street

Through October 23
Rodgers and Hammerstein’s South Pacific

Walnut Street Theatre
825 Walnut Street

September 23, 25, 28, 30 and October 2

Opera Philadelphia
Academy of Music
240 South Broad Street

Get More Info

September 23
Daedalus Quartet and
Charles Abramovic, piano

Philadelphia Chamber Music Society
Curtis Institute
Field Hall
1726 Locust Street

September 25
The Amazing Kreskin

The RRazz Room at the Prince Theater
1412 Chestnut Street

September 29
Alton Brown: EveryDayCook

Free Library of Philadelphia
Parkway Central Library
1901 Vine Street

September 30
The Philadelphia Orchestra Opening Night

Kimmel Center
300 South Broad St

October 1

Merriam Theater
250 South Broad St

October 2
Free First Sunday: Maker Fair

The Barnes Foundation
2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

There's still time to enjoy Center City District Sips! It continues 5-7pm, September 21 and 28, with $5 cocktails featuring 2 Gingers, $4 wine, $3 beer and half-priced appetizers all over Center City! Get the full list bars and their specials at CCDSips.com. Sponsored by 2 Gingers and American Express.


Fitzgerald at 120
On September 22, The Free Library marks the eve of what would have been author F. Scott Fitzgerald’s 120th Birthday with a whole day of programs: a lunchtime literary salon, The Great Gatsby film screening, a birthday toast, a behind-the-scenes talk with producers from Gatz, and a panel on the life and legacy of Fitzgerald featuring Maureen Corrigan, Jackson Bryer, and more.
Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library, 1901 Vine Street, 215.686.5322, FreeLibrary.org

OysterFest 2016
Reading Terminal Market is partnering with Molly Malloy's and Pearl's Oyster Bar to bring you this year's OysterFest! On September 23, 7-9pm, sample a dozen different varieties of raw oysters (including Cape Shore Salt oysters, Cape May Salt oysters, Sweet Amalia oysters, and Forty North oysters) alongside a dozen craft beers from local breweries such as Evil Genius, Philadelphia Brewing Co., and Yards. Net proceeds will benefit Reading Terminal Market's programming for the Strawberry Mansion Learning Center. For information and tickets, click here.
Reading Terminal Market, 12th and Arch Streets, 215.922.2317, ReadingTerminalMarket.org

Drexel Medicine Fall Health Fair
On September 28, 11:30am-2:30pm, the rotunda of The Shops at Liberty Place will host the Drexel Medicine Fall Health Fair. Come for free health screenings (blood pressure, vision, skin cancer) and talk with Drexel Medicine and Hahnemann Hospital doctors and staff. Learn more about cancer awareness, heart health, healthy eating, dermatology, diabetes, eye care, gynecology, physical therapy, sleep medicine, stroke, women’s and men’s health and much more.
The Shops at Liberty Place, 16th and Chestnut Streets, 215.851.9055, ShopsAtLiberty.com

Take Transit
Philadelphia's great transit system and pedestrian-friendly streets make car-free travel, shopping and dining easy in Center City! Get information on routes, fares, schedules and more, at SEPTA.org or RidePATCO.org.

Brought to you by the Center City District
and Central Philadelphia Development Corporation
Public Ledger Building
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