Upcoming Events, April 18-25

Illustration from FiveStone Church

Wednesday, April 18

Community Bridges fundraiser, El Golfo Restaurant, 8739 Flower Ave., 5-9 p.m.

Community meeting: Silver Spring Intermediate Neighborhood Park, 8787 Georgia Ave., 7-9 p.m.

Thursday, April 19

Mornings at the Museum, National Museum of Health and Medicine, 2500 Linden Lane, 9-10 a.m.

Silver Spring Urban District Advisory Committee meeting, Silver Spring Fire Station, 8110 Georgia Ave., 3rd Floor, 4 p.m.

Discover Long Branch Salsa Network, El Gavilan Restaurant, 8805 Flower Ave., 6 p.m.

Author Series: Elizabeth Baer, “The Origin of the Holocaust in Africa?,” Silver Spring Library, 900 Wayne Ave., 7-8:30 p.m.

County Executive Candidates Forum, Takoma Park Middle School, 7611 Piney Branch Rd., 7-9:30 p.m.

Third Thursday Poetry Reading, Takoma Park Community Center, 7500 Maple Ave., 7:30-9 p.m.

Performing Arts at National Park Seminary, Seminary Ballroom, 9610 Dewitt Dr., $5, 7:30-9 p.m. RSVP

Saturday, April 21

Friends of Sligo Creek Sweep the Creek, Section 5, Sligo Creek between Colesville Road & Wayne Avenue, 9-11 a.m. Meet in the parking lot across from 9115 Sligo Creek Parkway

2018 Annual Long Branch Earth Day Cleanup, Long Branch Community Center, 8700 Piney Branch Rd., 9 a.m.-noon

CREATE Community Art Day, 914 Silver Spring Ave., 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Takoma Community Cleanup Day, various locations, 10 a.m.-noon

This is Us: 35 Years, Shepherd’s Table spring fundraiser, AFI Silver Theatre, 8633 Colesville Rd., 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

African-American Health Program Community Day, Charlene R. Nunley Student Services Center, Montgomery College, 7625 Fenton St. 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Difference Makers Global Youth Service Day, Takoma Park Middle School, 7611 Piney Branch Rd. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Talbot Bridge Pop Up Project, Talbot Bridge, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Vinyl Record Day: Just for the Record, Silver Spring Library, 900 Wayne Ave., 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Carpe Diem-Washington Revels Community Sing, Seekers Church, 276 Carroll St., NW, $5, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Earth Day Concert, Joe & Anna Grace Uehlein, Zed’s Cafe, 8225 Georgia Ave., 7:30-9:30 p.m.

Sunday, April 22

Friends of Sligo Creek Sweep the Creek, Sligo Creek between Wayne Avenue & Piney Branch Road, 1-3 p.m. Meet in the parking lot by the tennis courts closest to Piney Branch Road

Moorenko’s Ice Cream Café Moo Day Renovation Celebration, 8030 Georgia Ave., 1-4 p.m.

Silver Spring Record Fair, Denizens Brewing Co., 1115 East-West Highway, 1-6 p.m.

Monday, April 23

Silver Spring Citizens Advisory Board Committee meetings, Silver Spring Civic Building, 7-9 p.m.

Honors Students in Recital, Levine Music, 900 Wayne Ave., 7-9 p.m.

Tuesday, April 24

Revels World Story Time, 531 Dale Dr., 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Medical Museum Science Cafe: Revolutionizing Military Health and Medicine Through Total Exposure Health, National Museum of Health and Medicine, 2500 Linden Lane, 6-7 p.m.

SECU–A Credit Union, Open House Celebration, 8737 Colesville Rd. 6-8 p.m.

Woman’s Democratic Club of Montgomery County Forum for Democratic Gubernatorial Candidates, Silver Spring Civic Building, 7-9 p.m. Pre-registration required

Wednesday, April 25

Shakespeare and Company Present Othello, Cultural Arts Center, Montgomery College, 7995 Georgia Ave., Regular: $25, Senior: $20, Student: $2, MC ID: $15, Faculty: $15, Child: $10

 

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, April 18-25