“With the umbrellas this year, we were thinking about something colorful, multi-shaped, multi-pattern . . . mirroring the diversity of Silver Spring here, which is really incredible,” said Jon Taylor, designer of this year’s holiday tree, the public art installation for the annual Re-Imagining the Holidays event on Ellsworth Drive.
Illustration from FiveStone Church Wednesday, Nov. 9 County Council Town Hall Meeting for Silver Spring, Sligo Middle School, 1401 Dennis Ave., Reception 7:30, Meeting 8-9 p.m. Docs In Progress Seventh Annual Community Stories Festival, AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center, 8633 Colesville Rd., opening night 6:30 p.m., various locations and times for the rest of the festival, which runs through … Read More
Posters will announce the planned date(s) of leaf collections in individual neighborhoods. Photo by Mike Diegel. Posters have begun appearing in Silver Spring neighborhoods announcing the annual vacuum leaf collection, which will begin Nov. 7. The county plans two rounds of collections, with a third one possible if needed. The leaf vacuum collection district is defined by I-495, I-270, the … Read More
Illustration from FiveStone Church Here is a roundup of some of the upcoming meetings and events in the area. Nov. 4 Food Truck Friday, Takoma Park, three trucks in various locations, 5-8 p.m. Montgomery Sister Cities Fiesta, Silver Spring Civic Building, 1 Veterans Place, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 5 Open House, Silver Spring B&O Railroad Station, 8100 Georgia Ave., 10 a.m.-3 … Read More