Friday, Oct. 11

Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer, Carroll Café at Seekers Church, 276 Carroll Ave., $18–$20, 7:30–9:30 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 12

Consortia Championship Races, Northwood High School, 919 University Blvd, West, 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Friends of Sligo Creek Natural and Human History Hike, Hillwood Manor Park, 1301 Elson St., 10–11:30 a.m.

Beacon Market, 1200 East-West Highway, 10 a.m–3 p.m.

Breaking Out of Our Comfort Zone, Meditation Museum, 9525 Georgia Ave., donations accepted, 1:30–3 p.m.

Make a Dazzling Kaleidoscope, Long Branch Library, 8800 Garland Ave., 2 p.m.

Live Local Music!, Cissel-Saxon American Legion Post 41, 905 Sligo Ave., 7 p.m.–midnight

Back to the Garden: A Tribute to Woodstock, Cultural Arts, Center, Montgomery College Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus, 7995 Georgia Ave., $5–$20, 7:30–9:30 p.m.

Susan Moran Art Show and Opening Reception, The Back Wall Gallery, 7002 Carroll Ave., 6:30–8:30 p.m.

Monday, Oct. 14

Silver Spring Citizens Advisory Board meeting, Silver Spring Civic Building, 6:45 p.m.

Tuesday, Oct. 15

Revels Play Space, 531 Dale Dr., 10:30–11:30 p.m.

Your Health is Your Wealth book event, Meditation Museum, 9525 Georgia Ave., donations accepted, 6:30–8:30 p.m.

Sligo Creek’s Water: Cause for Concern, Reason to Hope, Silver Spring Civic Building, 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Oct. 15

Beer & Books reception with artists Ruth Lozner and Kenzie Raulin, Silver Branch Brewing Co., 8401 Colesville Rd., #150, 7–9 p.m.

Thursday, Oct. 16

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

Healing Your Thoughts Through Laughter, Meditation Museum, 9525 Georgia Ave., donations accepted, 6:30–8 p.m.

To Sing Against the Night Poetry Reading, Takoma Park Community Center, 7500 Maple Ave., 7:30–9 p.m.

Friday, Oct. 18

Zumba for Breast Cancer, Downtown Silver Spring Fountain Stage, 6:30–8:30 p.m.

Susan Moran Artist’s Reception, The Back Wall Gallery, 7002 Carroll Ave., 6:30–8:30 p.m.

Good Kids,” Cultural Arts Center, Montgomery College Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus, 7995 Georgia Ave., $5–$10, 8–9:30 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. 11–18