Friday, July 12

Lunch with the Mayor, Sardi’s Pollo A La Brasa, 1159 University Blvd. E., noon

Saturday, July 13

Beacon Market, 1200 East-West Highway, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Maryland Zoo Amazing Adaptations Challenge, Silver Spring Library, 900 Wayne Ave., 11-11:45 a.m.

Cooking For Peace with Special Guest Gwyn Whittaker, Meditation Museum, 9525 Georgia Ave., donations accepted, 1:30–3:30 p.m.

Marcus and Motown benefit for Sligo Creek Golf Association, Sligo Creek Golf Course, 9701 Sligo Creek Parkway, $35 advance, $45 day of, kids under 17 free with ticket purchase, doors at 3, music 4-8 p.m.

Denizens 5th Year Anniversary: Let The Good Times Roll!, Denizens Brewing Co., 1115 East-West Highway, 5-11 p.m.

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

Live Aid 2 benefit, VFW Post 350, Hell’s Bottom, 6420 Orchard Ave., $10, 8-11 p.m.

Sunday, July 14

Garlic Festival, Takoma Park Farmers Market, Laurel Avenue, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Brahms Violin Sonatas, Banner Arts, 7502 Flower Ave., $20, 3-5 p.m.

Free Stand-Up Comedy Returns to Silver Spring, Silver Branch Brewing Co., 8401 Colesville Rd., #150, 7-9 p.m.

Tuesday, July 16

Movie Afternoon: “Smallfoot,” Long Branch Library, 8800 Garland Ave., 4 p.m.

Wednesday, July 17

Zumba By Firit Fitness, Veterans Plaza, 7-9 p.m.

Thursday, July 18

What You Can See with Your Telescope, Long Branch Library, 8800 Garland Ave., 3:30 p.m.

Puppy Playtime, The Big Bad Woof, 6960 Maple St., N.W., 7-8 p.m.

Marc Berger Band, Veterans Plaza, 7-9 p.m.

Friday, July 19

Opening Night, “The Wedding Singer,” The Highwood Theatre, 1000 Spring St., $17, 8-10 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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