Category: Events

CommUNITY Holiday Tree Lit in Downtown Silver Spring

The year’s holiday CommUNITY Tree was lit Saturday night on the Fountain Plaza in Downtown Silver Spring. The tree was once again designed by Karl Unnasch, who has created the Re-Imagining the Holidays art installation for the past six years, along with a partner, Michael Cimino, and three local artists—Michelle Izquierdo, Vanessa Smith and Erick Satchell II. The 35-foot tall installation is topped by a mobile sculpture, and additional mobiles are installed in the breezeway from the Wayne Avenue garage. The tree will be on display until the end of the holiday season. Top, Tommy McFly, formerly of FreshFM 94.7, once again served...

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All Ages Attended Talbot Avenue Bridge Lantern Walk

About 50 people braved the fall’s first blustery streak last Saturday to sing and carry lanterns across the Talbot Avenue Bridge in the inaugural Talbot Avenue Bridge Lantern Walk. North Woodside resident Anna White conceived the event as a way to build off of the momentum achieved during September’s centennial celebration for the bridge. Working with neighbors, artist Bertie LoPiccolo and educator Kate Elliot, White organized a morning lantern-making workshop at the Gwendolyn E. Coffield Community Center. Approximately 20 people ranging in age from 2 years old to 99 learned how to make lanterns from recycled plastic bottles, tissue...

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Upcoming Events, Nov. 7-14

Wednesday, Nov. 7 Takoma Park Police Winter Coat Drive underway, drop-off at 7500 Maple Ave., ends 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14. “From Addis to Gambella: Ensuring Older People in Ethiopia Are Not Left Behind,” Silver Spring Civic Building, 2-3;30 p.m. Robotics for Kids, Silver Spring Library, 900 Wayne Ave., 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8 Street Smart Virtual Reality Challenge launch, Veterans Plaza, 10:30 a.m. Cruising: Making Waves and Sense (A Travel Lecture) with David Kriso, Silver Spring Library, 900 Wayne Ave., 6-7:30 p.m. Nonfiction Book Club discussion—Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond, Long Branch...

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Upcoming Events, Oct. 31-Nov. 8

Wednesday, Oct. 31 Revels World Story Time, 531 Dale Dr., 10-11 a.m. Spooky Movie Marathon, Silver Spring Library, 900 Wayne Ave., 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Crossroads Network Market Spooktacular, Anne Street & University Boulevard, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Maryland STEM Festival 2018, Silver Spring Library, 900 Wayne Ave., 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1 Last Day of Early Voting for General Election, various locations, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Carpe Diem Jump Start Family Fun Night Out!,El Golfo Restaurant, 8739 Flower Ave., Adults $5, 5:45-7:15 p.m. Adult Student Recital, Levine Music, 900 Wayne Ave., 7-9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2 Kids Euro Festival– SWEDEN: “And...

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Upcoming Events, Oct. 24-Nov. 1

Wednesday, Oct. 24 Montgomery County Council’s Youth Town Hall, County Council Office Building, 100 Maryland Ave., Rockville, 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25 Early Voting for General Election begins, various locations, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. through Nov. 1. Youth Voice Workshop, Silver Spring Civic Building, 1:30-4 p.m. Building Brighter Communities, Denizens Brewing Co., 1115 East-West Highway, 6-8 p.m. Benefit Screening “The S Word,” documentary on suicide survivors, AFI Silver Theatre, 8633 Colesville Rd., $5, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Purple Line Community Advisory Team meeting, Silver Spring Downtown & Wayne Avenue Area, Sligo Creek Elementary School cafeteria, 500 Schuyler Rd., 7-8:30 p.m. Renters Alliance Tenant Information...

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