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KIDfest from KID Museum Set for Sept. 23 at Civic Building

KIDfest, a free event from KID Museum, will be held Sunday, Sept. 23 from noon to 5 p.m. in the Silver Spring Civic Building. The festival features hands-on activities and demonstrations of robotics, engineering, biotechnology and other subjects that give attendees a look at the future. The event also includes two stages with live music, talks by local inventors, and other activities and demonstrations including: Pet PARO, an advanced therapeutic robot, which looks like a baby seal and can respond to voices or touch A portable, inflatable planetarium to investigate the night sky and constellations. Alexander Kao-Sowa, a teenage...

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Upcoming Events July 18-26

Illustration from FiveStone Church Wednesday, July 18 Free Speaker Series: The 11th Street Bridge Park and the Restoration of the Anacostia Watershed, 8787 Georgia Ave., noon-2 p.m., preregister for free boxed lunch Long Branch Book Discussion: Isadora by Amelia Gray, Long Branch Library, 8800 Garland Ave., 2 p.m. Thursday, July 19 Virtual Town Hall with County Executive Ike Leggett, 1-2 p.m. Volunteer Park Cleanup, Long Branch Garland Neighborhood Park, 8601 Garland Ave., 9-11 a.m. Sweet Saludos, Veterans Plaza, 7-9 p.m. Fundamentals of Drawing and Painting: Watercolors, CREATE Arts Center, 914 Silver Spring Ave., $45, 7-9 p.m. Friday, July 20...

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Fireworks Show to Close Takoma Park Independence Day Celebration

Photo from Wikimedia Commons A fireworks show at Takoma Park Middle School will close the 129th Takoma Park Independence Day celebration tomorrow. The school at 7611 Piney Branch Rd. is also the site of the evening program that starts at 7 p.m. The celebration will include performances from Elena & Los Fulanos (a bilingual folk-rock band), AcroAirs from Washington Adventist University and the Takoma Park Community Band conducted by Marcia Diehl. Weather permitting, the fireworks will start at about 9:30 p.m. (rain date is the first clear evening after tomorrow). The celebration will start with the annual parade at 10 a.m....

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Upcoming Events, May 16-22

Illustration from FiveStone Church Thursday, May 17 Silver Spring Urban District Advisory Committee meeting, Silver Spring Fire Station, 8110 Georgia Ave., 3rd Floor, 3:30 p.m. Third Thursday Poetry Reading, Takoma Park Community Center, 7500 Maple Ave., 7:30-9 p.m. Friday, May 18 Bike to Work Day, various locations Romeo & Juliet, The Highwood Theatre, 914 Silver Spring Ave., $20, 8 p.m. House Concert Benefit, Banner Arts, 7502 Flower Ave., $20, 8-10 p.m. Friday, May 18 & Saturday, May 19 2018 Christmas Revels Adult Auditions, 531 Dale Dr., various times Saturday, May 19 Audacity of Hoops 3-on-3 Tournament, Veterans Plaza, 10...

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Upcoming Events, Dec. 6-14

Illustration from FiveStone Church Wednesday, December 6 Planning Department Winter Speaker Series, “The Economic Future of the Suburbs: Infill, Commerce, Placemaking,” 8787 Georgia Ave., 6-7:30 p.m. “The Economic Future of the Suburbs: Infill, Commerce, Placemaking,” Session 1: Infill, Planning Headquarters, 8787 Georgia Ave., 6-7:30 p.m. “Poverty and Our Shared Humanity,”
 Dr. Mark Bergel, Founder, A Wider Circle, Silver Spring
Civic Building, Pot luck dinner 
6:30 p.m., program 7 p.m. RSVP Thursday, December 7 “Building Community Celebration,” Montgomery County Renters Alliance Inc., Denizens Brewing Co., 1115 East-West Highway, $25-$175, 6-9 p.m. Friday, December 8 Seabury at Springvale Terrace Craft and Vendor...

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