County announces Martin Luther King holiday schedules

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the 1963 Civil Rights March on Washington, D.C. Photo from U.S. Information Agency via Wikimedia Commons. The county has released its schedule of closings and other changes due to the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday Monday, Jan. 15. All county government offices and libraries will be closed for the holiday, as will state … Read More

Upcoming Events, Jan. 10-18

Upcoming Events

Illustration from FiveStone Church Thursday, January 11 Silver Spring Transportation Management District meeting, Discovery Communications, 8-10 a.m., RSVP Carpe Diem Second Thursday Contra Dance, Silver Spring Civic Building, $5-$10, 7-10 p.m. Friday, January 12 Dr. Martin Luther King Food Drive begins, TPSS Co-op, 201 Ethan Allen Ave. Winter Choral Concert, Levine Music, Silver Spring Library, 900 Wayne Ave., 2nd Floor, … Read More

Silver Spring to host second county comic convention

Photo from first MoCoComCon by Mike Diegel Montgomery County’s second comic convention, MoCoComCon, will be held from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, January 27 in the Silver Spring Library, 900 Wayne Ave. The free event includes a cosplay contest for ages 0-12, 13-17 and 18 and over; contest preregistration will begin at 11 a.m. and be limited to 20 participants in … Read More

Silver Spring Cares Superhero Spotlight: Meredith Dedolph

“Every child deserves to know that they matter. When Comfort Cases provides a case to a child in need, we not only offer them new items that they can keep during their journey, we also provide them with dignity and the notion that someone cares about what they are going through.”