Upcoming Events, June 6-14

Illustration from FiveStone Church

Wednesday, June 6

Speaker Series, “Safety in the Parks,” Park and Planning headquarters, 8787 Georgia Ave., 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., pre-register for free lunch

Blues Bazaar, Silver Spring Civic Building, 5-10 p.m.

Bus Rapid Transit U.S. Route 29 South Citizens Advisory Committee meeting, Fellowship Room, Silver Spring Methodist Church, 33 University Blvd. E., 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Thursday, June 7

Jump Start Family Fun Night Out, benefit for Evergreen School, El Golfo Restaurant, 8739 Flower Ave., $5 cover, 5:45 -7:15 p.m.

Yappy Hour benefit for Montgomery County Humane Society, Denizens Brewing Co., 1115 East-West Highway, 6-8:30 p.m.

Workshop: Karmic Law of Money, Meditation Museum, 9525 Georgia Ave., Suite 101, 6:30-8 p.m.

Sanctuary Stories lecture, Takoma Park Community Center, 7500 Maple Ave., 7:30-9 p.m.

Friday, June 8

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

Collage Workshop and Happy Hour, CREATE Arts Center, 914 Silver Spring Ave., $35 donation, 6-8 p.m.

Music in the Park, Triangle Park, 4th St., N.W. and Blair Road, 6-8 p.m.

Open Mic-Open Jam, Cissel-Saxon American Legion Post #41, 905 Sligo Ave., 6 p.m.-midnight

Desde el Andamio (“From the Scaffold”), one-man play (with English translations), Takoma Park Community Center, 7500 Maple Ave., 7:30-9 p.m.

Saturday, June 9

North Woodside Community Yard Sale, various locations, 9 a.m.-noon

Silver Spring Sweet Bike Ride, Veterans Plaza, 10 a.m.-noon

First-Time Homebuyer Seminar, Silver Spring Civic Building, 10-11:30 a.m.

Summer Reading Kickoff with Matthew Pauli the Clown, Silver Spring Library, 900 Wayne Ave., 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Anansi Theater Series, Takoma Park Community Center, 7500 Maple Ave., 1:30-2:30 p.m. and 3:30-4:30 p.m.

5th Adult Play Day, Let’s Play America benefit, Takoma Park VFW Post 350, 4th and Orchard streets, $20 donation, 7-10 p.m.

Contemporary Conversations with Dinaw Mengestu, Silver Spring Library, 900 Wayne Ave., 7:30-9:30 p.m.

Sunday, June 10

North Woodside Community Yard Sale, various locations, 9 a.m.-noon

Spring String Fling, Levine Music, 900 Wayne Ave., 2nd Floor, 1-5 p.m.

Pump House Pop-up Reception, Caesura Obscura by Clara Cornelius, Hilltop Road between Maple and Geneva avenues, 2-4 p.m.

Sligo Summer Kickoff Community Concert and Party, Sligo Creek Golf Course, 9701 Sligo Creek Parkway, $8-$35, 2:30-7 p.m.

Monday, June 11

Silver Spring Citizens Advisory Board meeting, Silver Spring Civic Biulding, 7 p.m.

Tuesday, June 12

Dignity—The Journey to Our Self-Worth, Meditation Museum, 9525 Georgia Ave., Suite 101, donations accepted, 6:30-8 p.m.

Community Meeting, Sligo Creek Community Park Improvement, Activity Building, 500 Sligo Ave., 6-8 p.m.

Montgomery Hills Community Charette, Friends of Forest Glen & Montgomery Hills, Grace Episcopal Church, 1607 Grace Church Rd., 6-9 p.m. RSVP

District 20 Democratic Candidates Forum, Takoma Park Middle School, 7611 Piney Branch Rd., 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Wednesday, June 13

Talk and Potluck Picnic, Koiner Farm, 737 Easley St., 2-4 p.m.

A Celebration of Coral Reefs–International Year of the Reef 2018 Science Café, Bump n’ Grind, 1200 East West Highway, 5-7 p.m.

Thursday, June 14

Virtual Town Hall with County Executive Ike Leggett, 1-2 p.m.

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

Vintage Movie Night: Sex Education, Takoma Park Community Center, 7500 Maple Ave., 7:30-9:30 p.m.

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, June 6-14