Upcoming Events, Oct. 10-18

Wednesday, Oct. 10

Everyday Fitness for Every Body SPARKLE Program, Silver Spring Library, 2-3:30 p.m.

Thursday, Oct. 11

Final Virtual Town Hall with County Executive Isiah Leggett, 1-2 p.m.

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

Screening, “Audism Unveiled,” Takoma Park Community Center, 7500 Maple Ave., 7:30-9:30 p.m.

Friday, Oct. 12

Lunch with the Mayor, Tijuana’s Mexican Café, 949 University Blvd. E., noon

“Immemorial” opening reception, Betty Mae Kramer Gallery, Silver Spring Civic Building, 6-8 p.m., RSVP

Ashton: Appalachian Storytelling With Adam Booth, Takoma Park Community Center, 7500 Maple Ave., 7:30-9 p.m.

Magpie concert, Carroll Café at Seekers Church, 276 Carroll St. N.W., $18-$20, 7:30-9:30 p.m.

“Lend Me a Tenor” opening night, The Highwood Theatre, 914 Silver Spring Ave., $20, 8 p.m.

Improv Comedy Night, The Highwood Theatre, 914 Silver Spring Ave., $11, 8-9:30 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 13

Voter Registration Empowerment Campaign, Silver Spring Library, 900 Wayne Ave., 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Sidewalk Chalk Art, Long Branch Library, 8800 Garland Ave., 2 p.m.

Let’s Get Growing! Fall Gardening Exposition, Silver Spring Library, 900 Wayne Ave., 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Desert Rose concert, Meditation Museum, 9525 Georgia Ave., Contributions Appreciated, 1:30-3 p.m. 

Oktoberfest Music Extravaganza, Cissel-Saxon American Legion Post 41, 905 Sligo Ave., $12, 4 p.m.-2 a.m.

“Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events,” Officer Sheriff Almiggaber, IMAAM Center, 9100 Georgia Ave., 6:30-8 p.m.

“Smilin’ Through” screening, National Park Seminary ballroom, 9610 Dewitt Drive, free for Save Our Seminary members, $5 non-members, 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, Oct. 14

Procrastinators’ Voter Registration Drive, Good Shepherd Christian Church, 7900 Eastern Ave., N.W., 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.

Monday, Oct. 15

Community meeting, Redevelopment of 850 Sligo Ave., Silver Spring Civic Building, 6:30 p.m.

Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra Featuring Brian Krock, Levine Music, 900 Wayne Ave., $10, 7-9 p.m.

Silver Spring Library Advisory Committee meeting, Silver Spring Library, 900 Wayne Ave., 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Oct. 16

Purple Line Community Advisory Team meeting for the Long Branch Area, Oakview Elementary School, 400 E. Wayne Ave., 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Bus Rapid Transit System U.S. 29 South Corridor Advisory Committee meeting, Silver Spring Civic Building, 7 p.m.

Design Charrette for Montgomery College’s Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus Math and Science Building, Cultural Arts Center, 7995 Georgia Ave., 7-9:30 p.m., RSVP

Wednesday, Oct. 17

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

How to Apply for Jobs with Montgomery County, Silver Spring Library, 900 Wayne Ave., 10 a.m.-noon

Musicalitea, Levine Music, 900 Wayne Ave., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Safe Silver Spring meeting, 3rd District Police Headquarters, 1002 Milestone Dr., 7 p.m.

Thursday, Oct. 18

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

Bus Rapid Transit System U.S. 29 Central Corridor Advisory Committee, Silver Spring United Methodist Church, 33 University Blvd. E., 6:30 p.m.

The Politics Of Radical Inclusion,” Dave Zirin, Sports Editor of The Nation, Montgomery College Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus Cultural Arts Center, 7995 Georgia Ave., 7 p.m.

Third Thursday Poetry Reading, Takoma Park Community Center, 7500 Maple Ave., 7:30-9 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.
Upcoming Events, Oct. 10-18