Friday, May 10

“How Faith Communities Can Help Shape Racial Equity Legislation in Montgomery County,” Grace Episcopal Church, 1607 Grace Church Rd., 6:30-8 p.m.

OCEAN Celtic Quartet, Carroll Café, Seekers Church, 276 Carroll Ave., N.W., $18-$20, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, May 11

Audacity of Hoops, Silver Spring Civic Building, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

Techniques Of Medical Illustration: Carbon Dust, National Museum of Health and Medicine, 2500 Linden Lane, 10 a.m.-noon

Silver Spring Craft Market, Silver Branch Brewing Co., 8401 Colesville Rd., noon-4 p.m.

Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale, Silver Spring Library, 900 Wayne Ave., 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

Crossroads Spring Fest, Anne St. between University Blvd. and Hammond Ave., 1-6 p.m.

POSTPONED from May 4: Talbot Avenue Bridge Community Spring Party, 4th and Talbot avenues, 2-4 p.m.

Takoma Porch Music Fest, various locations, 2-6 p.m.

Hair of the Dog Show benefit, Denizens Brewing Co., 1115 East-West Highway, $20, 2-5 p.m.

2nd Saturdays Music Fest, Cissel-Saxon American Legion Post 41, 905 Sligo Ave., 6 p.m.-midnight

Bobby Jo Valentine Concert, Christ Congregational Church, 9525 Colesville Rd. $10, 8-10 p.m.

Sunday, May 12

UniFEST, Silver Spring Civic Building, 1-6 p.m.

Monday, May 13

Gypsy Jazz, Takoma Park VFW, 6420 Takoma Ave., 6-10 p.m.

Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra, Levine Music, 900 Wayne Ave., 7-9 p.m.

Wednesday, May 15

Long Branch Book Club: The High Mountains of Portugal, Long Branch Library, 8800 Garland Ave., 2 p.m.

Summer Job Opportunities for Teens Information Session, Silver Spring Library, 900 Wayne Ave., 4:30-6 p.m.

Friday, May 17

Bike to Work Day, Veterans Plaza Pit Stop, 6:30-9 a.m., also at Takoma Park Gazebo, 6-9 a.m. and Sligo Creek Trail at New Hampshire Avenue, 7-9:30 a.m.

2019 Christmas Revels Adult Auditions, 531 Dale Dr., 5:15-10:15 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, May 10-17