Wednesday, Dec. 19

Long Branch Book Discussion, “Toby’s Room,” Long Branch Library, 8800 Garland Ave., 2 p.m.

Washington Revels Day of Service, Springvale Terrace, 8505 Springvale Rd., 5:15-6:30 p.m.

Homebirth Info Session, Vicino Ristorante Italiano, 959 Sligo Ave., 7-8:30 p.m.

Thursday, Dec. 20

Foggy Bottom Morris Men Winter Solstice Celebration, Carroll Avenue Gazebo, 6 p.m. and Takoma Park Library, 101 Philadelphia Ave., 7:30 p.m.

Friday, Dec. 21

Kabbalat Shabbat in Silver Spring, Silver Spring Civic Building, 6-7:45 p.m.

Carpe Diem Arts-Washington Revels Family & Community Sing, Seekers Church, 276 Carroll St. N.W., 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 22

Noon Year’s Eve, Long Branch Library, 8800 Garland Ave. 11 a.m.-noon

Hot Chocolate for Charity, benefit for Alternative Gifts International, 1109 Highland Dr., 2-4 p.m.

CommUNITY Festivities on Fountain Plaza, 2-4 p.m.

Holiday Gift Wrap Pop-up, Loyalty Bookstore, 931 Ellsworth Dr., 2-4 p.m.

Sunday, Dec. 23

Honor Banquet, Silver Spring Civic Building, $35-$45, 6-8 p.m.

Tuesday, Dec. 25

Christmas Day

Thursday, Dec. 27

Screening, “Polar Express,” Long Branch Library, 8800 Garland Ave., 2-4 p.m.

Illustration from FiveStone Church

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Upcoming Events, Dec. 19-27

Upcoming Events, Dec. 19-27

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, Dec. 19-27