Upcoming Events, Feb. 21-28

Illustration from FiveStone Church

Wednesday, February 21

Schweinhaut Song Circle, Margaret Schweinhaut Senior Center, 1000 Forest Glen Rd., 1-3 p.m.

Book Discussion, “Indignation” by Phillip Roth, Long Branch Library, 8800 Garland Ave., 2 p.m.

Carpe Diem-Revels Community Sing, Seekers Church, 276 Carroll St. N.W., $5 donation suggested, 7-8:30 p.m.

Flower Avenue Classical House Concert, BannerArts, 7502 Flower Ave, $20, 8 p.m.

Thursday, February 22

African American Dolls: Culture, Image, & Personal Identity,” Silver Spring Civic Building, 7-9 p.m.

Saturday, February 24

Piccolo’s Trunk mime and pantomime, Silver Spring Library, 900 Wayne Ave., 10:30-11:15 a.m.

Black History Month—The Heritage Signature Chorale, Silver Spring Library, 900 Wayne Ave., 3rd Floor, 1 p.m.

Fiesta de Valentine, fundraiser for Committee Romero, Silver Spring Civic Building, 7p.m.-1 a.m.

Monkeyfeather benefit concert for Feline Rescue Association, VFW Post 350 Hell’s Bottom, 6420 Orchard Ave., donations at the door, 8-11 p.m.

Sunday, February 25

Soulful Sunday Social, Coffield Community Center, 2450 Lyttonsville Rd., 1-4 p.m.

Monday, February 26

Hidden Figures, screening and discussion, Silver Spring Library, 900 Wayne Ave., 3rd Floor, 5 p.m.

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

Tuesday, February 27

Meeting, Pepco Work on Fenton from Cameron to Wayne Avenue, Silver Spring Civic Building, 10-11 a.m.

Ceremony renaming “The Buffalo Soldiers Great Hall,” Silver Spring Civic Building, 5-7 p.m.

A Harrowing Sight: John Singer Sargent’s World War I Mural “Gassed,” discussion, National Museum of Health and Medicine, 2500 Linden Lane, 6-7 p.m.

Wednesday, February 28

Third Session of Winter Speaker Series: Place Making as a Tool of Economic Development, Maryland-National Capital Park & Planning headquarters, 8787 Georgia Ave., 6-7:30 p.m.

Hearing, Residential Permit Parking, Purple Line Parking Impact Areas, Silver Spring Civic Building, 7-8:30 p.m.

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, Feb. 21-28