The Weekend Guide

food for thought!

Hungry like the wolf.

Food for Thought
What: A horde of the city’s best chefs (Mitch Prensky, Kevin Sbraga, Marcie Turney) descends upon the Navy Yard to fill you up with small plates.
Why: Eating in the name of charity has a good aftertaste.
When: Sat., 7-10 p.m.
Where: Urban Outfitters, 5000 S. Broad St., bldg. 543. Info at 215-748-8809. Tickets ($100 and up) at achieveability.org.

Mandala Dismantling Ceremony

What: Some art lasts forever, but Losang Samten’s sacred sand sculpture symbolizes life’s impermanence; help sweep it away.
Why: Afterward, carpool to the banks of the Schuylkill to sprinkle the grains into the river.
When: Fri., 6 p.m.
Where: Philadelphia Folklore Project, 735 S. 50th St. (215-726-1106).

The Royal Affair: a Night with the Duke & Duchess

What: Shop Elena Brennan’s selection of shoes from across the pond and meet her fellow Brit Seun Olubodun, the designer behind Duke & Winston.
Why: Take Lady Dog-ana and treat her to a collar, leash, or charm from his collection.
When: Fri., 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Where: Bus Stop, 727 S. Fourth St. (215-627-2357).

What: Dressing for the gym is half the battle; suit up in drapey tops and double-waistband pants that hide bulge.
Why: Try it on at the pop-up shop run with students from Springside Chestnut Hill Academy’s Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership.
When: Pop-up, Sat., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: The Sporting Club at The Bellevue, 224 S. Broad St. (215-985-9876); Balance Chestnut Hill, 12 W. Willow Grove Ave. (267-335-2271); at devigi.com. Pop-up, Cadence Cycling & Multisport Centers, 4323 Main St. (215-508-4300).

Photo: Courtesy of La Peg Photography

735 S 50th St
@ Florence Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19143
Urban Outfitters
5000 S Broad St
bldg. 543
Philadelphia, PA 19112
Cadence Cycling & Multisport Centers
4323 Main St
Philadelphia, PA 19127
The Sporting Club at The Bellevue
224 S Broad St
@ Walnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19102
12 W Willow Grove Ave
@ Germantown Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19118
727 S 4th St
Philadelphia, PA 19147