The Weekend Guide

swim pony!

Out of this world.

What: Edgy theater troupe Swim Pony transforms The Wolf Building into an interactive performance art space that explores science and the universe.
Why: Grab a map at the entrance and wind your way through the mazelike installation.
When: Thru June 20.
Where: 340 N. 12th St. Tickets ($20) at 800-838-3006 or online at brownpapertickets.com.

Rita’s Flavor Call Log

What: Tell the staff at the South Philly shop your favorite, and they’ll give you a ring when they’ve whipped up a fresh batch.
Why: Never again miss out on Island Fusion, coconut cream, and other hard-to-come-by varieties.
When: You’re craving a cone.
Where: 1356 E. Passyunk Ave. (215-467-6747).

Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll

What: Fifteen businesses offer special $1 deals on yoga classes, records, and more.
Why: Pizza, ice cream, and PBR will make penny-pinchers squeal.
When: Tonight, July 8 & Aug. 12, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Where: Baltimore Ave., b/t 43rd & 50th Sts. For info, call 215-243-0555.

Frog Burger Opens

What: Fill up on summery fare, like corn slathered in chili-lime butter, grilled cheese, and homemade chips, at the new outdoor spot.
Why: Blankets are provided for a picnic feel.
When: Thru summer. Daily, noon-dusk.
Where: The Franklin Institute, 222 N. 20th St., on the front lawn (215-448-1100).

Photo: Adrienne Mackey / Courtesy of Swim Pony

Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll
Baltimore Ave
bt 42nd & 50th Sts
Philadelphia, PA 19143
1356 E Passyunk Ave
@ Reed St
Philadelphia, PA 19147
The Wolf Building
340 N 12th St
Philadelphia, PA 19107
222 N 20th St
bt Winter & Race Sts
Philadelphia, PA 19103