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Upcoming Events, Aug. 16-24

Illustration from FiveStone Church Wednesday, August 16 Immunization clinic for Tdap and or MCV, Silver Spring Health Center, 8630 Fenton St., 10th Floor, Free, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Fundraiser to benefit homeless and runaway youth, Middle Eastern Cuisine, 7006 Carroll Ave., 5-8 p.m. Silver Spring Timebank New Member Orientation, Catalytor Makerspace, 8121 Georgia Avenue, Suite LL1, 7-8:30 p.m. Homebirth Information Session, Vicino’s Italian Ristorante, 959 Sligo Ave., 7-9 p.m. Takoma Park Folk Festival Planning Meeting, 7500 Maple Ave., 7-9 p.m. Thursday, August 17 Solar Eclipse Storytime, Silver Spring Library, 900 Wayne Ave., tickets available half hour before event, space limited,...

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Outdoor film festival opens tomorrow in Silver Spring

Photo from AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center. The Silver Screens outdoor film festival begins tomorrow evening with a showing of “Back to the Future Part II” on Veterans Plaza in downtown Silver Spring. This is the second year for the series, which is sponsored by the American Film Institute Silver Theatre and Cultural Center. Tomorrow’s film was released in 1989 and stars Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd and Elisabeth Shue. “Thanks to the generosity of our own American Film Institute, Silver Screens is a great way for families to get together and enjoy some fun movies,” Councilmember Tom...

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Upcoming Events, Aug. 9-16

Illustration from FiveStone Church Wednesday, August 9 Summer Drum Circles at the Gazebo, 7035 Carroll Ave., 7-9 p.m. Thursday, August 10 Carpe Diem Contra Dance, Great Hall, Silver Spring Civic Building, 1 Veterans Place, free to first-timers, others $5-10, 7-10 p.m. Alphabet Rockers Family Concert, Community Center Auditorium, 7500 Maple Ave., 7 p.m. Flower-Branch Tenant’s Association Memorial Vigil, 8658 Piney Branch Rd., 7:30-9:30 p.m. Friday, August 11 Silver Screen Free Outdoor Movies: “Back to the Future II,” Veterans Plaza, 7:15 p.m. Saturday, August 12-Sunday, August 13 Fest Africa African Festival, Veterans Plaza, 1-8 p.m. each day. Saturday, August 12...

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Upcoming Events, Aug. 2-9

Illustration from FiveStone Church Wednesday, August 2 The Eclectiks concert, Sonny’s Green at The Blairs, 1401 Blair Rd., 6:30-8:30 p.m. Outdoor Salsa Night, Veterans Plaza, 7-9 p.m. Thursday, August 3 Let’s Make Some Music, Long Branch Library, 8800 Garland Ave., 4 p.m. Silver Spring Concert Series, Moxie Blues Band, Veterans Plaza, 7-9 p.m. Friday, August 4 Play, “Harriett Tubman: Defender,” Silver Spring Library, 900 Wayne Ave., 6:30 p.m. “The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940,” The Highwood Theatre, 914 Silver Spring Ave., $17, 8 p.m. Saturday, August 5 “The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940,” The Highwood Theatre, 914 Silver Spring...

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Lao Tizer Band to headline Silver Spring Jazz Festival

Illustration from Public Domain Pictures The Lao Tizer Band will headline the 14th annual Silver Spring Jazz Festival Sept. 9 on Veterans Plaza. Keyboardist/composer Tizer leads an 11-piece band and his music has drawn comparisons to jazz fusion giants such as Return To Forever, the Mahavishnu Orchestra and Weather Report. The full band’s first album, “Downbeat,” is described as “an explosive mix of jazz, rock, classical, jam band influences and Afro-Cuban and world rhythms.” The Lao Tizer Band is scheduled to perform from 8:30-10 p.m. The festival will start with a welcome at 3 p.m. followed by a performance...

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