Friday, Aug. 23

Bud Skeleton, Sligo Creek Golf Course, 9701 Sligo Creek Parkway, 6-8:30 p.m.

Summer’s End Artists Reception, Back Wall Gallery, 7002 Carroll Ave., 6:30-8:30 p.m.

DC Blues Society’s 4th Friday Happy Hour, Cissel-Saxon Americans Legion Post 41, 905 Sligo Ave., 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Saturday, Aug. 24

Tomato Taste 2019, Silver Spring Farmer’s Market, 10 a.m.-noon

Beacon Market, 1200 East-West Highway, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Grace Episcopal Church Pig Roast, 1607 Grace Church Rd. donations accepted, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Tour of National Park Seminary, 2747 Linden Lane, $5, 1-3 p.m.

Breaking the Anger Habit, Meditation Museum, 9525 Georgia Ave., donations accepted, 1:30-3 p.m.

Silver Spring Jazz Festival, Veterans Plaza, 3-10 p.m.

Stand-Up Silver Spring, Cissel-Saxon Americans Legion Post 41, 905 Sligo Ave., $16-$25, 8 and 10 p.m.

Sunday, Aug. 25

Student Violin Concert, Gazebo, 7035 Carroll Ave., 11 a.m.-noon

Yappy Hour, Republic, 6939 Carroll Ave., 3-5 p.m.

Monday, Aug. 26

Online Chat with County Executive Marc Elrich, noon-1 p.m.

Tuesday, Aug. 27

Movie Afternoon, Long Branch Library, 8800 Garland Ave., 4 p.m.

United States Hospital Ships, National Museum of Health and Medicine, 2500 Linden Lane, 6-7 p.m.

Cooking with Gas Open Mic Blues, Takoma Park VFW, 6420 Orchard Ave., 7-10 p.m.

Wednesday, Aug. 28

Screening, “Turning Point: The Quest for a Cure,” Cultural Arts Center, Montgomery College, 7995 Georgia Ave., 6-8:30 p.m.

Cajun Jam, Takoma Park VFW, 6420 Orchard Ave., 7-10 p.m.

Friday, Aug. 30

Downwire, Sligo Creek Golf Course, 9701 Sligo Creek Parkway, 6-8 p.m.

Illustration from FiveStone Church

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.
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