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The Weekend Guide

It looks like you’re working for the weekend, Loverboy.

CELEBRATE
Mardi Gras
What
: Indulge in traditional New Orleans treats like jambalaya, king cake, and hurricanes.
Why: You’re stuck in Philly.
When: Mon.-Thurs., 5-11 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 5 p.m.-midnight; Sun., 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m.
Where: Cafe Nola, 414 S. Second St. (215-574-1687).

REGISTER
To Vote
What: If you don’t get your registration form in, you can’t cast your ballot.
Why: No excuses. Not this year.
When: ASAP!
Where: Register online.

SAVE
On Vintage
What: Print online survey. Fill it out. Bring it in. Get 20 percent off purchase.
Why: It’s so easy.
When: Sat., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: Vintage Connection, 701 S. Ninth St. (267-528-1625).

On New
What:
Grasshopper’s semiannual sale of Grey Ant, She-bible, and Manoush with coffee, wine, and music.
Why: An excuse to peruse what’s new for spring as you freeze your butt off.
When: Sat., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where: 727 Walnut St. (215-925-3959).

LEARN
To Draw
What: Intro classes ranging from the basics to charcoal portraits.
Why: You need new pics for your Facebook page.
When: Series of classes begins Sun., 3-5 p.m. Registration required.
Where: Yo Darkroom, 113 N. 23rd St. (215-789-9032).

LOCATIONS
701 S 9th St
Philadelphia, PA 19147
267-528-1625
727 Walnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19106
215-925-3959
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