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.

Conversation On Community Collaboration: Non-Profit/Government Roundtable, Takoma Park City Hall, 7500 Maple Ave., 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

2019 Christmas Revels Adult Auditions, 531 Dale Dr., 5:15-10:15 p.m.

Saturday, May 18

Beacon Market, East-West Highway and Blair Mill Road, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Hands-On Decorative Lettering, Plaza Artist Materials, 8205 Georgia Ave. 1-4 p.m.

Screening, “Free Trip to Egypt,” Meditation Museum, 9525 Georgia Ave. Suite 101, 1:30-3:30 p.m.

Silence of Himalayas – Exhibition, Poetry, Music, and Meditation, Silver Spring Library, 900 Wayne Ave., 2-4 p.m.

Celebrate Takoma, Takoma Park Community Center, 7500 Maple Ave. 4-7 p.m.

The Mother of All Comedy Shows, Silver Spring Black Box Theatre, 8641 Colesville Rd., $20-$32, 8-10 p.m.

Sunday, May 19

Koiner Farm Composting Workshop, 737 Easley St., 10 a.m., RSVP

Takoma Park Children’s Business Fair, various locations, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Taste the World in Fenton Village, $3-$5, 1-5 p.m.

World Peace Meditation Hour, Meditation Museum, 9525 Georgia Ave. Suite 101, donations accepted, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, May 21

Takoma Park Folk Festival fundraiser, Mark’s Kitchen, 7006 Carroll Ave. 9 a.m.-9 p.m.

Carpe Diem Arts-Washington Revels Community & Family Sing, Seekers Church, 256 Carroll Ave., N.W., $5, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Zumba in the Park, Sligo-Dennis Local Park, 10200 Sligo Creek Parkway, 7-8 p.m.

Wednesday, May 22

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

STEAM: After-School Workshop–How to Build a Small Hands-On Car, Veterans Plaza, 6-6:45 p.m.

1st Time Homebuyer Seminar with Compass Real Estate, Sheraton Lobby Bar. 8777 Georgia Ave., 6-7:30 p.m.

4Business: Benchmarking to Be the Best for Business Listening Session, Silver Spring Civic Building, 7 p.m.

Thursday, May 23

One Montgomery Green Drinks Happy Hour, Not Your Average Joe’s, 8661 Colesville Rd., 5:30-8 p.m.

Purple Line Community Safety Meeting, Silver Spring International Middle School, 313 Wayne Ave., 7-8:30 p.m.

Screening, “Fahrenheit 11/9,”Weinstein Auditorium, Washington Adventists University, 7-9:30 p.m.

Friday, May 24

DC Blues Society’s 4th Friday Happy Hour, Cissel-Saxon American Legion Post 41, 905 Sligo Ave., 6:30-9:30 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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