Upcoming Events July 18-26

Illustration from FiveStone Church

Wednesday, July 18

Free Speaker Series: The 11th Street Bridge Park and the Restoration of the Anacostia Watershed, 8787 Georgia Ave., noon-2 p.m., preregister for free boxed lunch

Long Branch Book Discussion: Isadora by Amelia Gray, Long Branch Library, 8800 Garland Ave., 2 p.m.

Thursday, July 19

Virtual Town Hall with County Executive Ike Leggett, 1-2 p.m.

Volunteer Park Cleanup, Long Branch Garland Neighborhood Park, 8601 Garland Ave., 9-11 a.m.

Sweet Saludos, Veterans Plaza, 7-9 p.m.

Fundamentals of Drawing and Painting: Watercolors, CREATE Arts Center, 914 Silver Spring Ave., $45, 7-9 p.m.

Friday, July 20

Refuse/REFUSE Art Exhibit, UP – Healing | Wellness | Adventure, 8083 Georgia Ave., 2nd Floor, 7-9 p.m.

Silver Screens Free Outdoor Movies: MOANA w/ pre-screening show, The Blairs, 1290 East-West Highway, 7:30-10:30 p.m.

Saturday, July 21

Playful Yard Sale benefit for Let’s Play America, 7301 Maple Ave., 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Christylez Bacon performance, Long Branch Library, 8800 Garland Ave., noon

Summer Reading Program, “Books! The Magic Is Real!”, Silver Spring Library, 900 Wayne Ave., 3rd Floor, 2-3 p.m.

Book Signing Event with Author Miriam Dixon-Davis, Silver Spring Library, 900 Wayne Ave., 5th Floor, 2-4 p.m.

Carpe Diem Arts-Washington Revels Family & Community Sing, Seekers Church, 276 Carroll St. N.W., $5, 6:30-8:30

Sunday, July 22

Garlic Festival, Takoma Park Farmers Market, Laurel Avenue, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Immigration/Refugee Event, St. Luke Lutheran Church and School, 9100 Colesville Rd., 12:30-3 p.m.

Tuesday, July 24

Confronting “Shell Shock”: The American Experience During World War I, Medical Museum Science Café, 2500 Linden Lane, 6-7 p.m.

ConsumerFest with Rep. Jamie Raskin and county’s Office of Consumer Protection, Silver Spring Civic Building, 7-8:30 p.m.

Wednesday, July 25

Read it and See it Summer Movie Night: “Nim’s Island,” Silver Spring Library, 900 Wayne Ave., 3rd Floor, 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, July 26

Kanopy Film Screening Event: “The Secret of Kells (G),” Silver Spring Library, 900 Wayne Ave. 3rd Floor, 1-2:30 p.m.

Fundamentals of Drawing & Painting: Drawing, CREATE Arts Center, 914 Silver Spring Ave., $45, 7-9 p.m.

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