Upcoming Events, Oct. 3-11

Wednesday, Oct. 3

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

Long Branch Business League meeting, El Golfo Restaurant, 8739 Flower Ave., 10:30 a.m.

Montgomery Parks 2018-19 Speaker Series, “The Benefits of High-Performance Public Spaces,” Ellsworth Room, Silver Spring Civic Building, noon-2 p.m.

Thursday, Oct. 4

Community Ride—Silver Spring, 915 Ellsworth Dr., $10, 6:30-8 p.m.

“Infused with Love,” An Evening at the Pearl benefit for Shepherd’s Table, 180 High Park Lane, $150, 6:30-9 p.m.

Citizens Against Beltway Expansion fundraiser, National Park Seminary, 9615 Dewitt Dr., $50 for individual, $75 per couple, 7-8:30 p.m.

Watercolor Techniques Workshop for Adults, CREATE Arts Center, 914 Silver Spring Ave., first of three sessions, $130, 7-9 p.m.

Whole Lotta Love Lecture by Julie Fennell, Takoma Park Community Center, 7500 Maple Ave., 7:30-9 p.m.

Friday, Oct. 5

Montgomery County Procurement Forum, Silver Spring Civic Building, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 6

Pupils Run 5K benefit for One Pupil, One Pupil, 10020 Sligo Creek Parkway, $30- 8 a.m.-noon

City Cycling Class, 8787 Georgia Ave., $10, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Silver Spring B&O Railroad Open House, 8100 Georgia Ave., 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Needle Felted Pumpkins Workshop for Adults, CREATE Arts Center, 914 Silver Spring Ave., $90, 3-6 p.m.

Silver Spring Stand-Up, The Highwood Theatre, 914 Silver Spring Ave., $15-$20, 8 & 10 p.m.

Sunday, Oct. 7

Greyhound Welfare Meet & Greet, Big Bad Woof, 6860 Maple St., N.W., 9-11 a.m.

Takoma Park Street Festival, Carroll Avenue, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Takoma Horticultural Club Bulb Sale at Takoma Park Street Festival, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Silver Spring Timebank Baked Goods fundraiser at Harvest Moon Festival, Silver Spring Civic Building, 1-7 p.m.

Sligo Creek Golf Association Fall Team Tournament, 9701 Sligo Creek Parkway, $75 individual, $280 Team, 3 p.m.

Monday, Oct. 8

Silver Spring Citizens Advisory Board meeting, Silver Spring Civic Building, 7 p.m.

Tuesday, Oct. 9

55+ Transportation Expo, Margaret Schweinhaut Senior Center, 1000 Forest Glen Rd. 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Wednesday, Oct. 10

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

Repurposing the Silver Spring Innovations Center Under Launch Workplaces, Silver Spring Civic Building, 7 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.

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. 3-11