Illustration from FiveStone Church
Wednesday, Feb. 8
Poetry Adventure with poet JoAnne Growney, Silver Spring Civic Building, 1 Veteran’s Plaza, 2 p.m.
Action in Montgomery meeting, Silver Spring United Methodist Church, 8900 Georgia Ave., 7-9 p.m.
Thursday, Feb. 9
Silver Spring Contra Dance, Silver Spring Civic Building, 1 Veteran’s Plaza, 7:30-10 p.m.
Friday, Feb. 10
Books and Basketball, Takoma Middle School, 7611 Piney Branch Rd., 6-9 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 11
Lane Closures, all SB and one NB lane of Colesville Rd. will be closed for work related to the United Therapeutics project, 12:01 a.m. through 12:01 a.m. Monday
Takoma Middle School Book Sale, Takoma Middle School, 7611 Piney Branch Rd., 9 a.m.-noon
Open House, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 1315 East-West Highway, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
X-Treme Biking Pump Track Pop-up, Argyle Local Park, 1030 Forest Glen Rd., 10 a.m.-noon
Author Janet Willen, “Five Thousand Years of Slavery,” Silver Spring Library, 900 Wayne Ave., 2 p.m.
Faculty Concert, Cultural Arts Center, Montgomery College, 7995 Georgia Ave., 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, Feb. 12
7th Annual Midwinter Play Day, Takoma Park Community Center, 7500 Maple Ave., Takoma Park, 1-4 p.m.
Winter Blues Game Night, Third Space Wellness, 8001 Kennett St., 6:30-8:30 p.m., $5
Monday, Feb. 13
Conversation with Dr. Atul Gawande, author, “Being Mortal,” Silver Spring Library, 900 Wayne Ave., 4:30-6:30 p.m., RSVP required
Silver Spring Citizens Advisory Board meeting, Silver Spring Civic Building, 1 Veteran’s Plaza, 7 p.m.
Tuesday, Feb. 14
Action Committee for Transit meeting, “Anatomy of Montgomery County’s Housing Shortage,” Silver Spring Civic Building, 1 Veteran’s Plaza, 7:30-9 p.m.
Wednesday, Feb. 15
Meredith Sheperd of Love and Carrots, “Edible Landscaping in Small Spaces,” 7328 Carroll Ave., Takoma Park, 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, Feb. 16
Author Iris Krasnow, “Finding Purpose and Passion at Every Stage and Age,” Easter Seals Regional Headquarters, 1420 Spring St., 2 p.m. RSVP required
Silver Spring Urban District Advisory Committee meeting, Silver Spring Fire Station, 8110 Georgia Ave., 3rd floor, 3:30 p.m.