Upcoming Events, May 9-17

Illustration from FiveStone Church

Wednesday, May 9

May Sparkle! What We Need to Know About Social Media in 2018, Silver Spring Civic Building, 2-3:30 p.m.

Summer Drum Circle, Gazebo, 7035 Carroll Ave., Donation requested, 7-9 p.m.

Thursday, May 10

Silver Spring Transportation Management District Advisory Committee meeting, Discovery Communications, 8-10 a.m., RSVP

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

Fluid Dynamics Art Exhibition Opening Reception, Takoma Park Community Center, 7500 Maple Ave., 7-8:30 p.m.

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

Screening, “Hit & Stay” documentary, Takoma Park Community Center, 7500 Maple Ave., 7:30-9:30 p.m.

Saturday, May 12

Bike Silver Spring Art Ride, Meet at Veterans Plaza, 10 a.m.

Takoma Porch Music Festival, various locations, 2-6 p.m.

Stand-Up Comedy, The Highwood Theatre, 914 Silver Spring Ave., $24 advance/$28 at the door—$18/$22 for students with ID, 8-10 p.m.

Sunday, May 13

Grant Avenue Market, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Monday, May 14

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

Tuesday, May 15

Presentations, 1. What Would a Social Network Map for Silver Spring Look Like? and, 2. What is The Economic Impact of the Silver Spring Civic Building and Veterans Plaza?, Silver Spring Civic Building, 7 p.m.

Thursday, May 17

Silver Spring Urban District Advisory Committee meeting, Silver Spring Fire Station, 8110 Georgia Ave., 3rd Floor, 3:30 p.m.

Third Thursday Poetry Reading, Takoma Park Community Center, 7500 Maple Ave., 7:30-9 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, May 9-17