The Weekend Guide

cuba libre rumsicles!

Brain freeze.


What: Cuba Libre douses fresh fruit (watermelon, blueberry, mango) with liquor to make frosty, Latin American-inspired treats.
Why: On Monday (National Rum Day, duh), the first 100 people through the door nab a free pop.
When: Thru Sept. 6. Free popsicles, Mon., 5-7 p.m.
Where: 10 S. Second St. (215-627-0666); The Quarter in the Tropicana Casino & Resort, 2801 Pacific Ave., Atlantic City (609-348-6700).

Studio Noir Finishing School

What: Go for all-out glamour or just learn to add a little oomph to your everyday beauty routine with lessons ($75-$195) in hairstyling, makeup, and costuming from burlesque industry pros.
Why: It’s about time you get a handle on tricky liquid eyeliner, Miss Butterfingers.
When: Schedule online at studionoirphotography.com.
Where: Sherman Mills Complex, 3502 Scotts Ln., ste. 1616 (323-481-8623). Registration (required) to studio.noir.nyc@gmail.com.

Science Live

What: Catch a glimpse of scientists preserving specimens, identifying insects, sorting fossils, and performing other behind-the-scenes tasks.
Why: Indulge your morbid curiosity at the bird-skinning demo.
When: Live, Mon.-Fri., 1-3 p.m. Demo, Wed.
Where: The Academy of Natural Sciences, 1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy. (215-299-1000). Admission is $12.

Small Oven Bakery Opens

What: Freshly baked cream puffs piped with your choice of custard (vanilla, chocolate, or strawberry) are worth every calorie.
Why: Adventurous types should opt for fluffy clouds of green tea filling.
When: Mon.-Thurs., 10 a.m.-11 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 10 a.m.-11:30 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-9 p.m.
Where: 1315 Walnut St., inside Tutti Frutti (215-546-9600).

Photo: Jeff Fusco / Courtesy of Cuba Libre

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10 S 2nd St
@ Market St
Philadelphia, PA 19106
1315 Walnut St
@ 13th St, inside Tutti Frutti
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Studio Noir
3502 Scotts Ln
Sherman Mills Complex, ste 1616
Philadelphia, PA 19129
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy
@ 19th St
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Cuba Libre
2801 Pacific Ave
The Quarter in the Tropicana Casino & Resort
Atlantic City, NJ 08401