Illustration from FiveStone Church
Thursday, Sept. 6
Silver Spring-Takoma Park Restaurant Week continues, various locations through Sept. 9
Citizen Heroes: Local Activists Share Their Stories, Silver Spring Civic Building, 7 p.m.
Picturing the Chesapeake Lecture with Mark Hendricks, Takoma Park Community Center, 7500 Maple Ave., 7:30-9 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 7
Lunch with Mayor Kate Stewart in The Crossroads, El Marinero Comida Latina & Grill, noon
Child & Teen Auditions for the 2018 Christmas Revels begin, 531 Dale Dr., 5 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 8
Teddy Bear Clinic, National Museum of Health & Medicine, 2500 Linden Lane, 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Takoma Park’s 10th Annual Play Day, Takoma Park Middle School, 7611 Piney Branch Rd., 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
U.S. Chess Center Grand Opening, various Silver Spring locations, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Back to School Bash/Community Picnic, Shepherd Park Christian Church, 7900 Eastern Ave., N.W., noon-5 p.m.
Beginner String Orchestra Sign-Up, Levine Music, 900 Wayne Ave., 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Silver Spring Jazz Festival, Veterans Plaza, 3:00 – 10:00 p.m.
Comedy as a Second Language, Cissel-Saxon American Legion Post 41, 905 Sligo Ave., $15-$20, 8 p.m.
Monday, Sept. 10
Acrylic Painting Workshop for Adults begins, CREATE Arts Center, 914 Silver Spring Ave., $150 for four sessions, 7-9 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 11
2nd Session: Stem Robotics After-School for Children, Silver Spring Library, 900 Wayne Ave., 7-8 p.m.
Science Center Design Charette Building Form (continued), Cultural Arts Center, Montgomery College Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus, 7995 Georgia Ave, 7:00 – 9:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 12
Summer Drum Circle, Gazebo, 7035 Carroll Ave., donation requested, 7-9 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 13
Revels After-School Workshop (Grades 4-6), 531 Dale Dr., 4:30-6 p.m.
Metropolis Art Exhibition Opening Reception, Takoma Park Community Center, 7500 Maple Ave., 7-8:30 p.m.
Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain, CREATE Arts Center, 914 Silver Spring Ave., $50, 7-9 p.m.
Carpe Diem! Second Thursday Contra Dance, Silver Spring Civic Building, $5-$10, 7-10 p.m.
Vintage Movie Night: Films About U.S. Constitution & Government, Takoma Park Community Center, 7500 Maple Ave., 7:30-9:30 p.m.