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
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
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.