Friday, Oct. 4

The Loose Ends, Sligo Creek Golf Course, 9701 Sligo Creek Parkway, 6–8 p.m.

Bud Skeleton & Friends, Cissel-Saxon American Legion Post 41, 905 Sligo Ave., 7–11:30 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 5

Walk The Purple Line Route with the YMCA, meet at Silver Spring Civic Building, 8:15–11 a.m.

Scout Day, National Museum of Health and Medicine, 2500 Linden Lane, 10 a.m.–noon

B&O Railroad Open House, 8100 Georgia Ave., 10 a.m.–3 p.m.

Garage Rock Night with Apollo 66, Miss Lonelyheart & The Airport 77s, Cissel-Saxon American Legion Post 41, 905 Sligo Ave., 7–midnight

The Piano Trio: A Survey In 8 Parts, Banner Arts, 7502 Flower Ave., $20, 7:30–9:30 p.m.

Sunday, Oct. 6

Greyhound Welfare Meet & Greet, Big Bad Woof, 6960 Maple St., N.W., 9–11 a.m.

Takoma Park Street Festival, Carroll Aveneu, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

Beacon 50+ EXPO, Silver Spring Civic Building, 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Music of Grace Season Opener, Grace Episcopal Church, 1607 Grace Church Rd., 4–5 p.m.

Blessing of the Animals, St. Luke Lutheran Church, 9100 Colesville Rd., 5 p.m.

Monday, Oct. 7

Subdivision Staging Policy Community Workshop, Silver Spring Civic Building, 7–9 p.m.

Wednesday, Oct. 9

The Art of Living Mindfully, Long Branch Library, 8800 Garland Ave., 6:45 p.m.

Thursday, Oct. 10

AAHP Aging Information Exchange Summit, Silver Spring Civic Building, 10 a.m.–2 p.m.

Screening, “Wild Nights with Emily,” Takoma Park Community Center, 7500 Maple Ave., 7:30–9:30 p.m.

Friday, Oct. 11

Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer, Carroll Café at Seekers Church, 276 Carroll Ave., $18–$20, 7:30–9:30 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.
Upcoming Events, Oct. 4–11