Illustration from FiveStone Church

Wednesday, April 11

Earth Month SPARKLE program, Silver Spring Civic Building, 2-3:30 p.m., RSVP

Thursday, April 12

Silver Spring Transportation Management District Advisory Committee meeting, Discovery Communications Building, 8 a.m.

Virtual town hall with County Executive Ike Leggett, 1-2 p.m.

Cruisin’ With SEEC Gala: Creating a Sea of Change, The Fillmore Silver Spring, 8656 Colesville Rd., $3-$180, 6:30-10:30 p.m.

Carpe Diem Second Thursday Contra Dance, Silver Spring Civic Building, $5-$10, 7-10 p.m.

Screening, “Walls That Bleed: The Story of the Dudley/A&T Uprising,” Takoma Park Community Center Auditorium, 7500 Maple Ave., 7:30-9:30 p.m.

Friday, April 13-Sunday, April 15

The Thousand Incarnations of the Rose, A Festival of American Primitive Guitar, Takoma Park, Various Venues and Times

Friday, April 13

Rescheduled: Green Bank Info Session for Businesses, Silver Spring Civic Building, 9:30-11 a.m.

Saturday, April 14

Montgomery County Citizenship & Legal Immigration Fair, Montgomery Blair High School Cafeteria, 51 E. University Blvd., 12:30-4 p.m.

The Jazz Side of Bernstein, Levine Music, 900 Wayne Ave., $15, 7-9 p.m.

Classical House Concert benefit for DCRCC, Banner Arts, 7502 CarrollAve., $20 (advance tickets only), 7:30-9:30 p.m.

Sunday, April 15

Silver Spring Craft Market: Pop-Up at Denizens, 1115 East-West Highway, noon-4 p.m.

JazzFest 201: The Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra, Levine Music, 900 Wayne Ave., $10, 6-8 p.m.

Monday, April 16

Rescheduled—A Better Maryland: Community Listening Session, Park and Planning Headquarters, 8787 Georgia Ave., 7-9:30 p.m.

Tuesday, April 17

Revels World Story Time, 531 Dale Dr., 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Montgomery Parks Speaker Series: Parks, Placemaking, and Economic Development: Using Public-Private Partnerships to Create Signature Park Experiences, 8787 Georgia Ave., 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Must register for lunch

Wednesday April 18

Community meeting: Silver Spring Intermediate Neighborhood Park, 8787 Georgia Ave., 7-9 p.m.

Thursday, April 19

Mornings at the Museum, National Museum of Health and Medicine, 2500 Linden Lane, 9-10 a.m.

Silver Spring Urban District Advisory Committee meeting, Silver Spring Fire Station, 8110 Georgia Ave., 3rd Floor, 3:30 p.m.

Author Series: Elizabeth Baer, “The Origin of the Holocaust in Africa?,” Silver Spring Library, 900 Wayne Ave., 7-8:30 p.m.

County Executive Candidates Forum, Takoma Park Middle School, 7611 Piney Branch Rd., 7-9:30 p.m.

Third Thursday Poetry Reading, Takoma Park Community Center, 7500 Maple Ave., 7:30-9 p.m.


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Mike Diegel

Co-Founder/Editor at Source of the Spring
Mike Diegel, a founding member of Source of the Spring, is a Silver Spring advocate who has been appointed by the county executive to several committees and task forces. He currently is a member of the Silver Spring Arts & Entertainment District Advisory Committee. His background is in journalism and he earned a bachelor of arts in communications from McDaniel College. He is self-employed as a communications consultant and is an active volunteer with Appalachian Great Pyrenees Rescue. He has lived for more than 20 years in Northwood/Four Corners with his wife Trish and multiple Great Pyrenees dogs. He is better known around Silver Spring as the Guy with the Big White Dogs.
Upcoming Events, April 11-19