Friday, Oct. 18

Zumba for Breast Cancer, Downtown Silver Spring Fountain Stage, 6:30–8:30 p.m.

Susan Moran Artist’s Reception, The Back Wall Gallery, 7002 Carroll Ave., 6:30–8:30 p.m.

Good Kids,” Cultural Arts, Center, Montgomery College Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus, 7995 Georgia Ave., $5–$10, 8–9:30 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 19

Festival De Maiz (Corn Festival), Salvadoran Consulate, 926 Philadelphia Ave. 8 a.m.–2 p.m.

Fall Book Sale: Friends of the Takoma Park Maryland Library, 101 Philadelphia Ave., 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Halloween Art Spooktacular, CREATE Arts Center, 914 Silver Spring Ave., $8 individual, $20 family, noon–2 p.m.

Chesapeake Songs and Stories by Janie Meneely, Takoma Park Community Cetner, 7500 Maple Ave., 1–2:30 p.m.

Broken Trust—How to Mend It,” Meditation Museum, 9525 Georgia Ave., donations accepted, 1:30–3 p.m.

WOWD Radio Fund-Raiser, Takoma Park VFW Post 350, “Hell’s Bottom,” 6420 Orchard Ave., $15. 5–11 p.m.

Sunday, Oct. 20

Guitarist Sharon Isbin: Practice Workshop and Interview, Levine Music, 900 Wayne Ave., 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Koiner Farm Tour and Compost Demonstration, 737 Easley St., 2–4 p.m.

Monday, Oct. 21

Carpe Diem Arts and Washington Revels Community Sing, Seekers Church, 276 Carroll Ave., N.W., $5 donation, 6:30–8:30 p.m.

Update on PEPCO work, Silver Spring Civic Building, 6:30 p.m.

Saving & Restoring Our Tree Canopy, Silver Spring Civic Building, 7–9 p.m.

Countywide Pedestrian Master Plan meeting, 8787 Georgia Ave., 7–8:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Oct. 22

ABCs of Staying Safe Online,” Margaret Schweinhaut Senior Center, 1000 Forest Glen Rd., 1-3 p.m., call to register, 240.777.8085

Ship-Based Global Health Engagement Missions—Expanding Global Partnerships, National Museum of Health and Medicine, 2500 Linden Lane, 6–7 p.m.

Victim’s Rights Foundation 23rd Anniversary Gala, The Fillmore, 8656 Colesville Rd., $100, 6 p.m.

Wednesday, Oct. 23

MusicaliTea, Levine Music, 900 Wayne Ave., 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Come and Have Dinner with Us!, Long Branch Library, 8800 Garland Ave., 6:15 p.m.

Thursday, Oct. 24

50+: Vital Living Through Volunteering, Silver Spring Library, 900 Wayne Ave., 1–2 p.m.

Women in STEM Seminar, Montgomery Blair High School, 51 University Blvd. East, 2:30–5 p.m.

Karma: A Pen to Your Destiny,” Meditation Museum, 9525 Georgia Ave., donations accepted, 6:30–8 p.m.

Passion4Learning 15th Anniversary Gala, Montgomery College Cultural Arts Center, 7995 Georgia Ave., $75, 6:30–8:30 p.m.

Savor The Night: A Fundraiser for Shepherd’s Table, The Pearl, 180 High Park Lane, $150, 6:30–9 p.m.

Friday, Oct. 25

Dong Xi World Music Concert, Takoma Park Community Center, 7500 Maple Ave., 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.
Upcoming Events, Oct. 18–25