Restaurant Week: It's restaurant week in Manayunk this week. Restaurants up and down Main Street will be offering special menus where you can get a three course meal for $10, $20 or $30. Click here to see which restaurants are offering what.
Rooftop Gardening Workshop: Friends of the Wissahickon will host a rooftop gardening workshop on Tuesday at 6 p.m. at Valley Green Inn. Here's how they describe the workshop: Rooftop agriculture is taking root in cities across North America. Learn more about this exciting agricultural movement with the Friends of the Wissahickon (FOW) when they host a lecture by Philadelphia landscape architect Lauren Mandel on Tuesday, September 24, 2013, at 6:00 p.m. at Valley Green Inn. Rooftop Agriculture is part of FOW's popular lecture series Valley Talks, sponsored by Valley Green Bank.
Mandel will explore the evolution of the rooftop agricultural movement as well as four primary production strategies: container gardening; raised bed production; row farming; and hydroponics. She will use case studies and photographs to illustrate the diverse people and places involved in rooftop food production.
Valley Green Inn is located on Forbidden Drive in Wissahickon Valley Park. Light refreshments will be provided. Register for the lecture by contacting Sarah Marley at firstname.lastname@example.org or 215-247-0417 x109, or visit www.fow.org. Spaces are limited."
BreastFest: Party for a good cause. Head down to Mad River on Saturday to help raise money for local breast cancer treatment. Here's how the organizers describe it: "BreastFest Philly helps to raise money for the Fox Chase Breast Cancer Center. 100% of our proceeds goes to help women and men who do not have access to health benefits or the money to pay for testing and treatment. Last year we raised over $23,000!
Tickets available at www.tyanna.org"