Wednesday, Oct. 17
Revels World Story Time, 531 Dale Dr., 10-11 a.m.
How to Apply for Jobs with Montgomery County, Silver Spring Library, 900 Wayne Ave., 10 a.m.-noon
Musicalitea, Levine Music, 900 Wayne Ave., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Safe Silver Spring meeting, 3rd District Police Headquarters, 1002 Milestone Dr., 7 p.m.
Gandhi Brigade documentary premiere, Montgomery College Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus Cultural Arts Center, 7995 Georgia Ave., 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 18
Silver Spring Urban District Advisory Committee meeting, 3rd Floor, 8110 Georgia Ave., 3:30 p.m.
Bus Rapid Transit System U.S. 29 Central Corridor Advisory Committee, Silver Spring United Methodist Church, 33 University Blvd. E., 6:30 p.m.
“Things that Make White People Uncomfortable,” Dave Zirin, Sports Editor of The Nation, Montgomery College Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus Cultural Arts Center, 7995 Georgia Ave., 7 p.m.
Third Thursday Poetry Reading, Takoma Park Community Center, 7500 Maple Ave., 7:30-9 p.m.
Friday, October 19
Astro Lab Brewing Grand Opening, 8216 Georgia Ave., 4 p.m.-midnight
Improv Comedy Night, The Highwood Theatre, 914 Silver Spring Ave., $11, 8-9:30 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 20
Mornings at the Museum, National Museum of Health and Medicine, 2500 Linden Lane, 9-10 a.m.
Friends of Sligo Creek Champion Tree Bike Ride, begins at Schweinhaut Senior Center, 1000 Forest Glen Rd., 9:20 a.m.
Manna Food Center “No Waste, Big Taste: A Rescued Food Cooking Competition,” Fountain Stage, Ellsworth Drive, 11 a.m.-noon
Montgomery County Executive East County Candidate Forum, East County Recreation Center, 3310 Gateshead Manor Way, noon-1:30 p.m.
Halloween Art Spooktacular, CREATE Arts Center, 914 Silver Spring Ave., $15, noon-2 p.m.
Katie Lansdale: Dvorak’s Vision For America, Levine Music, 900 Wayne Ave., 3:30-6 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 21
Kids Euro Festival – BULGARIA: “A Mother’s Tear,” by Angel Karaliychev, Montgomery College Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus Cultural Arts Center, 7995 Georgia Ave., 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Silver Spring Arts & Crafts Fall Fair, Veterans Plaze, 1-6 p.m.
Silver Spring Timebank Toy/Game/Puzzle/Sporting Goods/Musical Instruments SWAP, Washington Revels Building, 531 Dale Dr., 2-4 p.m.
National Philharmonic Chamber Players concert, Potter Violins, 7711 Eastern Ave., $20, 3-5 p.m.
Carpe Diem-Washington Revels Family and Community Sing, Seekers Church, 276 Carroll St. N.W., $5, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 22
Book release party for Andrew Kleine’s “City on the Line,” Busboys and Poets Takoma, 235 Carroll St. N.W., 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Silver Spring Citizens Advisory Board Committee Meetings, Silver Spring Civic Building, 7 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 23
“The Little Girl Who Wanted To Be Big” Book Release Reception, Tabletop Takoma, 6927 Laurel Ave., 5-7 p.m.
“On the Centenary of the 1918 Influenza: Lessons from the Past and Planning for the Future,” Medical Museum Science Café, 2500 Linden Lane, 6-7 p.m.
Forest Glen/Montgomery Hills Sector Plan Transportation Technical Update Community Meeting, 8787 Georgia Ave. 6-8 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 24
Montgomery County Council’s Youth Town Hall, County Council Office Building, 100 Maryland Ave., Rockville, 7-8:30 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 25
Building Brighter Communities, Denizens Brewing Co., 1115 East-West Highway, 6-8 p.m.
Purple Line Community Advisory Team meeting, Silver Spring Downtown & Wayne Avenue Area, Sligo Creek Elementary School cafeteria, 500 Schuyler Rd., 7-8:30 p.m.
Renters Alliance Tenant Information Seminar, Silver Spring civic Building, 7-9 p.m.
Pottery: Leaf Bowls & Trays (Workshop For Adults), CREATE Arts Center, 914 Silver Spring Ave., $120, 7-9 p.m.
Illustration from FiveStone Church