The Weekend Guide

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Too see or not to see?

The Merry Wives of Windsor
What: Shakespeare in Clark Park puts on a free production of one of the bard’s more humorous tales.
Why: Avoid summer blockbuster brain drain.
When: Thurs.-Sun., 7 p.m.
Where: Chester Ave., at S. 43rd St., at the bowl. Info at 215-764-5345.

The Spaces Between Your Fingers
What: Play a part in Matthew Smith’s art project by jotting memories and tracing your handprint onto a postcard.
Why: Your message will live in his searchable digital wisdom library.
When: Sat., 2 p.m.
Where: Parkway Central Library, 1901 Vine St. Info at 215-567-4341. Participation is free.

Philadelphia Dance Day

What: Learn tango dips and other fancy moves at low- to no-cost workshops (free-$5).
Why: Salsa class brings you one step closer to your Dancing with the Stars fantasy.
When: Sat.
Where: Locations and schedule online at philadelphiadanceday.com.

Schuylkill Banks Movie Nights

What: Take blankets and chairs for free movies (and snacks) under the stars.
Why: O Brother, Where Art Thou? and Moneyball has your Clooney/Pitt obsession nailed.
When: Thru Aug. 23. Tonight, dusk.
Where: Schuylkill Banks, East River Bank, under the Walnut St. bridge, enter at Locust St., at S. 25th St. Info at 215-222-6030 ext. 103.

Photo: Maria Moller / Courtesy of Shakespeare in Clark Park

Clark Park
4301 Chester Ave
@ S 43rd St
Philadelphia, PA 19104
East Side of the Schuylkill River
under the Walnut St Bridge
Philadelphia, PA 19103
1901 Vine St
Philadelphia, PA 19103