Top 5 things to watch in NW Philly this week

Here’s a look at what’s to come on NewsWorks this week:

Padge-Victoria Windslowe, now better known to many as the ‘Black Madam,’ will be back in court on Wednesday. Windslowe has been under house arrest as she awaits her next court date for allegedly organizing illegal buttocks-enhancement “pumping parties” in Germantown. NewsWorks will be on hand to bring you the details of her appearance.

The East Falls Zoning Committee will take up two important proposals during its Wednesday night meeting. Material Culture wants to use part of its retail space for an eat-in restaurant. Signage at the Falls Center will also be discussed.

Vernon Park in Germantown will be the site of a garden party and rain garden workshop on Saturday. Visitors will get the chance to not only take in the park’s rain garden, but learn how it works. The garden party will follow the hour-long workshop. NewsWorks will be there for both.

State Rep. Rosita Youngblood’s office will be hosting an education forum on Saturday inside The Pegasus Room on Pulaski Avenue in Germantown. The three-session event will cover K4-12, college and post-secondary options and financial aide.

It’s that time of year again. The 10th annual Rockin the Ridge car show hit Gorgas Park in Roxborough this weekend. Check back with NewsWorks for coverage of all of those vintage cars and the people who love to drive them.

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