Friday, Sept. 6

Lunch with the Mayor, El Marinero Comida Latina & Grill, 1319 University Blvd. E., noon-2 p.m.

Bob Marley Workshop, Sligo Creek Golf Course, 9701 Sligo Creek Parkway, 6-8 p.m.

Bud Skeleton and Friends, Cissel-Saxon American Legion Post 41, 905 Sligo Ave., 7-10 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 7

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

Assertiveness – The Art of Being Yourself, Meditation Museum, 9525 Georgia Ave., donations accepted, 1:30-3 p.m.

Garage Rock Night with Apollo 66, The Superchargers and The Negative Men, Cissel-Saxon American Legion Post 41, 905 Sligo Ave., 7 p.m.-midnight

Music by African-American Composers, Banner Arts, 7502 Flower Ave., $20, 7:30-9:30 p.m.

Comedy as a Second Language, Silver Spring Black Box Theatre, 8641 Colesville Rd. $22-$30, 8-9:30 p.m.

Sunday, Sept. 8

Takoma Park Folk Festival, Takoma Park Middle School, 7611 Piney Branch Rd., 10:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m.

“Grandparents Day” Grandparent/Child Collage Card Workshop, CREATE Art Center, 914 Silver Spring Ave., $15 per pair. $5 each additional person, 1-3 p.m.

The Art of Evolution Closing Reception, Takoma Park Community Center, 7500 Maple Ave., 1-3 p.m.

Tuesday, Sept. 10

Preview Screening, Select Excerpts from the Upcoming 8-Part Ken Burns Series “Country Music,” Levine Music, 900 Wayne Ave., 7-8 p.m.

Montgomery College Project Update Forum, The Catherine F. Scott Commons Building, 7600 Takoma Ave., 7-9:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 11

Bruce’s Excellent Adventures: Exploring the World of Montgomery County’s Five Sister Cities, Silver Spring Civic Building, 2-3:30 p.m.

Thursday, Sept. 12

Mindfulness Day, National Museum of Health and Medicine, 2500 Linden Lane, 8-8:30 a.m. and noon-12:30 p.m.

Altering The Future/Reshaping The Past Opening Reception, Takoma Park Community Center, 7500 Maple Ave., 7-8:30 p.m.

Vintage Movie Night with Richard Hall: Films About Immigrants and Refugees, Takoma Park Community Center, 7500 Maple Ave., 7:30-9 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 13

Trainwreck, Sligo Creek Golf Course, 9701 Sligo Creek Parkway, 6-8 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.

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, Sept. 6-13