Wednesday, Nov. 14
Takoma Park Police Winter Coat Drive underway, drop-off at 7500 Maple Ave., ends 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14.
“Thinking About Trade, Tariff and the Economy,” Silver Spring Civic Building, 2-3:30 p.m.
An Evening of Hawaiian Music with Ukulele Hui, El Golfo Restaurant, 8739 Flower Ave., 6-9 p.m.
“Girl Legacy,” Community Bridges annual celebration, The Fillmore Silver Spring, 8656 Colesville Rd., $125 GA, 6-10 p.m.
“Peace Dragon,” author Linda Ragsdale, Takoma Park Library, 101 Philadelphia St., 7-8:30 p.m.
Friends of Sligo Creek presentation, “The American Eel: From the Atlantic Ocean to Sligo Creek,” Sligo-Dennis Avenue Local Park building, 7-9 p.m.
Dale Drive Community Meeting, Grace Episcopal Church, 1607 Grace Church Rd., 7 p.m.
Acorn Park Plan presentation, Historic Preservation Commission, 8787 Georgia Ave., 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 15
CANCELLED: Silver Spring Urban District Advisory Committee meeting, 8110 Georgia Ave., 3rd Floor, 3:30 p.m.
Community Teach-In on Small Cell Towers, Takoma Park Volunteer Fire Department, 7201 Carroll Ave., 7-9 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 16
CORRECTED LOCATION: Montgomery Parks Speakers Series, Jason Roberts, “Building a Better Block, Brookside Gardens Visitors Center Auditorium, 1800 Glenallan Ave., noon-2 p.m.
Long Branch Winter Carnival, Long Branch Community Recreation Center, 8700 Piney Branch Rd., 7-10 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 17
Trash Talk with Lori Hill: Tips for Living a Low Waste Life, Takoma Park Community Center, 7500 Maple Ave., 10-11:30 a.m.
Montgomery County Thanksgiving Parade, Ellsworth and Georgia avenues, 10 a.m.-noon
INSCAPE Chamber Orchestra, Potter Violins, 7711 Eastern Ave., 4-6 p.m.
Performing Arts Faculty Showcase, Cultural Arts Center, Montgomery College Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus, 7995 Georgia Ave., 7:30-9:30 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 18
Sheila Jordan: Better Than Anything, Jazz Lecture with Larry Appelbaum, Levine Music, 900 Wayne Ave., 1:30-3 p.m.
Homebirth Info Session,Willow Street Yoga-Studio 2 (upstairs), 6930 Carroll Ave., 2:30-5 p.m.
Annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner, SDA Church Community Center, 6810 Eastern Ave., N.W., 4-7 p.m.
Monday, Nov. 19
Author Panel with Tom King and Michael Scadron, Silver Spring Library, 900 Wayne Ave., 6:30-8 p.m.
Silver Spring Citizens Advisory Board meeting, Silver Spring Civic Building, 7 p.m.
Silver Spring Library Advisory Committee meeting, Silver Spring Library, 900 Wayne Ave., 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Nov. 20
Grateful for Diversity Dinner, Clifton Park Baptist Church, 8818 Piney Branch Rd., 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 21
Long Branch Book Discussion: Faceless Killers, Long Branch Library, 8800 Garland Ave., 2 p.m.
Carpe Diem Arts-Washington Revels Family & Community Sing, Seekers Church, 276 Carroll St. N.W., $5, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 22