Friday, Sept. 13

Trainwreck, Sligo Creek Golf Course, 9701 Sligo Creek Parkway, 6–8 p.m.

Montgomery County Sports Hall of Fame Inaugural Induction Ceremony, Silver Spring Civic Building, 6–8:30 p.m.

Opening Night, “Wodehouse Playhouse,” Lumina Theatre, Silver Spring Black Box Theatre, 8641 Colesville Rd., $15, 7–9 p.m.

WET: A DACAmented Journey (Hip Hop Theatre), Cultural Arts Center, Montgomery College Takoma Park /Silver Spring Campus, 7995 Georgia Ave., $5-$15, 8–9:30 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 14

Takoma Clean Up Day, Various Locations, 10 a.m.–noon

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

Climate Emergency: Montgomery County Responds town hall, Silver Spring Civic Building, 11 a.m.–1:30 p.m.

Ethiopia Day and Coffee Ceremony, Silver Spring Library, 900 Wayne Ave., 11:30 a.m.–2 p.m.

Shade Mural Fest (Street Art Festival), Cultural Arts Center, Montgomery College Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus, 7995 Georgia Ave., and Denizens Brewing Co. 1115 East-West Highway, noon–10 p.m. (until 8 p.m. at Denizens)

Beginning Orchestra Open House, Levine Music, 900 Wayne Ave., 1–1:30 p.m.

Love Heals Fear, Meditation Museum, 9525 Georgia Ave., donations accepted, 1:30–3 p.m.

Jazz Jam, Levine Music, 900 Wayne Ave., 2–4 p.m.

End of Summer Music Fest, Cissel-Saxon American Legion Post 41, 905 Sligo Ave., 4 p.m.–midnight

2019 DC Blues Society Blues Showdown, Cissel-Saxon American Legion Post 41, 905 Sligo Ave., $12–$18, 5:30–11 p.m.

Sunday, Sept. 15

Seekers Art Gallery Show Opening, Seekers Church, 276 Carroll Ave. N.W., 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.

Future Fest, Veterans Plaza, noon–5 p.m.

Comedy Night, Silver Branch Brewing Co., 8401 Colesville Rd., #150, 7–9 p.m.

Monday, Sept. 16

Community Meeting, Downtown Silver Spring Renovation, Silver Spring Civic Building, 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Sept. 17

Salsa in the Park, Fairview Road Urban Park 5:30–8 p.m.

The Art of Living Mindfully, Long Branch Library, 8800 Garland Ave., 6:45 p.m.

Wednesday, Sept 18

First Time Homebuyer Seminar, Silver Spring Civic Building, 7–8:30 p.m.

Thursday, Sept. 19

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

Karen Collins & Ira Gitlin, Seth Kibel & Flo Anito, TPSS Co-op, 201 Ethan Allen Ave., 6–8 p.m.

Poems of Migration and the American Immigrant Experience, Takoma Park Community Center, 7500 Maple Ave., 7:30–9 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 20

Opening of Long Branch Festival, Flower Avenue Urban Park, 8746 Flower Ave., 6-9 p.m.

Paint & Sip, CREATE Arts Center, 914 Silver Spring Ave., $35, 7–9 p.m.

Pechakucha Volume 17: Future Waves, Special Days…, Silver Spring Civic Building, $10–$25, 7–9:30 p.m.

Karen Collins & The Backroads Band, Takoma VFW, 6420 Orchard Ave., $10, 8–11 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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