Friday, Feb. 8

Lunch with the Mayor, Mansa Kunda Restaurant, 8000 Flower Ave., noon

World Central Kitchen Community Dinner and Resource Fair, Montgomery Blair High School, 51 University Blvd. E.,6:30-8 p.m.

Live Local Music, Cissel-Saxon American Legion Post 41, 905 Sligo Ave., 7 p.m.-midnight

Improv Comedy Night, The Highwood Theatre, 914 Silver Spring Ave., $11, 8-9:30 p.m.

Bobby Smith Band, VFW Post 350 “Hells Bottom,” 6420 Orchard Ave., 8-11 p.m.

Saturday, Feb. 9

Bringing Color to the Classics: A Music Recital, Silver Spring Library, 900 Wayne Ave. 1-2 p.m.

Daughter’s Dance Night, Takoma Park Presbyterian Church, 310 Tulip Ave., $20, 6:30-9 p.m.

Sunday, Feb. 10

3rd Annual Silver Spring Timebank Skills Share and Repair Café, Silver Spring Civic Center, 2-5 p.m.

Symphony of the Potomac “From the Gilded Age to the Jazz Age and Beyond,” Cultural Arts Center, Montgomery College, 7995 Georgia Ave., $5 for 18 & under, $15-$20, 3 p.m.

Valentine Makers Market, Takowork, 7000 Carroll Ave., Suite 200, 5-10 p.m.

Come As You Are” Meditation, UP – Healing, Wellness, Adventure, 8083 Georgia Ave., 2nd Floor, donations accepted, 5:30-7 p.m.

Monday, Feb. 11

Watercolor on Yupo, CREATE Arts Center, 914 Silver Spring Ave., $55, 7-9 p.m.

Tuesday, Feb. 12

Department of Transportation meeting on Dale Drive Pedestrian Improvements, Silver Spring International Middle School, 313 Wayne Ave. 7-9 p.m.

Wednesday, Feb. 13

Thurgood Marshall: A Trail-Blazing Civil Rights Victory in Montgomery County, Silver Spring Library, 900 Wayne Ave., 6-8:30 p.m.

Thursday, Feb. 14

County Executive Virtual Town Hall, 1:30-2:30 p.m.

Carpe Diem Second Thursday Contra Dance, Silver Spring Civic Center, $5-$10, 7-10 p.m.

Sweet & Sour Valentine’s Day Comedy Show, Busboys & Poets, 235 Carroll Ave., $16-$20, 7:30-9:30 p.m.

Friday, Feb. 15

Improv Comedy Night, The Highwood Theatre, 914 Silver Spring Ave., $11, 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.
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