The Weekend Guide

the purl!

A crafty affair.

The Purl Opens

What: Local ladies Jurgita Cenkute, Julia Blaukopf, and Zivile Pupinyte fill their new space with jewelry, paintings, and other artsy wares.
Why: One less vacant storefront.
When: Opens Sat. Thurs.-Sun., noon-6 p.m.
Where: 1138 S. Ninth St. For info, call 610-306-5553 or e-mail purlstudios@gmail.com.

Jodi Arnold Pop-Up Shop
What: Art installation Shared Discovery (a collaboration with photographer Carlo Vega), plus 20 percent off her spring collection.
Why: A portion of proceeds goes to Doctors Without Borders.
When: Fri., 8-11 p.m.
Where: Lakshmi Hair Studio, 21 N. Second St. (215-923-2272). R.S.V.P. to press@jodiarnoldnyc.com.

Modern Mexican Brunch

What: Distrito’s new menu (French toast with cajeta berries, fried eggs with queso fresco) adds a south-of-the-border kick to old standards.
Why: Bloody Marias and Mexican hot chocolate.
When: Every Sat. & Sun., 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Where: 3945 Chestnut St. (215-222-1657).

First Friday Fundraiser

What: Juju Organics and Shanti Yoga Shala get together for a night of mini manicures, chair massages, wine, and vegan goodies.
Why: Funds raised go to Off the Mat, into the World.
When: Fri., 7:30-10 p.m.
Where: Shanti Yoga Shala, 240 N. Third St. (215-923-9642).

Photo: Courtesy of The Purl

262 S 12th St
@ Spruce St
Philadelphia, PA 19107
The Purl
1138 S 9th St
@ Washington Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19147
N 2nd St
Philadelphia, PA 19106
3945 Chestnut St
@ S 40th St
Philadelphia, PA 19104