Illustration from FiveStone Church

Thursday, November 30

Truth, Trust, Transformation (T3) Network Night, Long Branch Community Center, 8700 Piney Branch Rd., 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Public Forum On Proposed Route New Bus Service Expansions (Effective: January 2018)

East County Regional Service Center, 3300 Briggs Chaney Rd., 6:30 p.m.

Friday, December 1

Holiday Wellness Benefit for Shepherd’s Table, UP Healing, Wellness and Adventure, 8083 Georgia Ave., 2nd Floor, $15 donation online, $20 at the door, 6-9 p.m.

Karen Collins and the Backroads Band, Takoma Park VFW, 6420 Orchard Ave., $10, 8-11 p.m.

Saturday, December 2

Silver Spring Craft Market, Bump ’n Grind, 1200 East-West Highway, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

19th Annual Alternative Gift Fair, Takoma Park Presbyterian Church, 310 Tulip Ave., noon-4 p.m.

Holiday Concert with Meridian, Seekers Church, 276 Carroll St. N.W., $5, 7:30-10 p.m.

Sunday, December 3

Pajamarama, various locations, Takoma Park, 8-11 a.m.

Student Recital, Levine Music, 900 Wayne Ave., 2nd Floor, 1-4 p.m.

Washington Piano Society concert, Cultural Arts Center of Montgomery College, 7995 Georgia Ave., 1 p.m.

Screening, “Audrie & Daisy (On Rape Culture and Cyberbullying), Silver Spring Library, 900 Wayne Ave., 1:30-4:30 p.m.

Musical Arts International chamber music concert, Calvary Lutheran church, 9545 Georgia Ave. 3 p.m.

Tuesday, December 5

Around-the-World Holiday Bazaar, Silver Spring Civic Building, 5-10 p.m.

Silver Spring Timebank Holiday Social, The Urban Winery, 949 Bonifant St., 6-8 p.m.

Wednesday, December 6

Planning Department Winter Speaker Series, “The Economic Future of the Suburbs: Infill, Commerce, Placemaking,” 8787 Georgia Ave., 6-7:30 p.m.

“Poverty and Our Shared Humanity,”
Dr. Mark Bergel. Founder, A Wider Circle, Silver Spring
Civic Building, Pot luck dinner
6:30 p.m., program 7 p.m. RSVP

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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