Summer Reading Finale – From 3 to 4:30 p.m. at the Whitman Library, celebrate the last day of summer reading with free books, giveaways and more.
Bottle Cap Garden Ornaments – From noon to 4 p.m. at Magic Gardens, 1020 South St., join Ricky Boscarino of Luna Parc at Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens for a unique family-friendly event. He will teach visitors how to turn all of our plastic bottle lids into fanciful garden ornaments like those that hang outside his kitchen. The event is free with admission. General admission tickets can be purchased via www.phillymagicgardens.com.
An evening with the Housewives – At 7 p.m. at Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia, enjoy an intimate, fun-filled evening with some of your favorite Celebrity Housewives when Teresa Giudice (New Jersey), Dorinda Medley (New York) and Dolores Catania (New Jersey) host an “Evening with the Housewives.” Tickets start at $45 and are available for purchase at Philadelphia.LiveCasinoHotel.com or AXS.com.
Social Justice Symposium for Teens – At 11 a.m. at the Philadelphia City Institute, 1905 Locust St., teens age 12-19 who are passionate about social justice and interested in learning and discussing gun violence, media polarization and income inequality. Lunch will be served and community service hours are available for interested students. Sponsored by the Philadelphia City Institute Board of Managers. Registration is required. RSVP at tinyurl.com/JusticeSymposium.
Candlebox – At 8 p.m. at Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia, a Labor Day weekend filled with rock music when the ‘90s alternative rock band Candlebox hits the stage at the Event Center. Tickets start at $25 and are available for purchase at Philadelphia.LiveCasinoHotel.com or AXS.com.
Craig Ferguson – At 8 p.m. at Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia, Grammy nominated, Peabody and Emmy Award-winning actor, writer, producer, director and comedian Craig Ferguson is making his Event Center debut. Tickets start at $40 and are available for purchase at Philadelphia.LiveCasinoHotel.com or AXS.com.
PEP’s Paint, Sip and Sorbet BYOB Summertime Chill Party – From 1-3 p.m. at PEP’s Great Room, 1200 S. Broad St. Tickets are $35. Pay at the door. All painting supplies provided. Call 215-952-4266 to reserve a seat.
Billy Ocean – At 8 p.m., Grammy Award-winning R&B superstar Billy Ocean will headline the Event Center at Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia for a night of classic pop and soul hits. Tickets start at $45 and are available for purchase at Philadelphia.LiveCasinoHotel.com or AXS.com.