Wednesday, Sept. 19
Afternoon Movie: “The Spy Who Came in From the Cold,” Long Branch Library, 8800 Garland Ave. 3:30 p.m. (book club discussion of the same title at 2 p.m.)
Thursday, Sept. 20
Silver Spring Urban District Advisory meeting, 8110 Georgia Ave., 3rd Floor, 3:30 p.m.
Artspace meeting for interested live/work artists, Silver Spring Civic Building, 6:30 p.m.
Collage Landscapes Workshop for Adults, CREATE Arts Center, 914 Silver Spring Ave., $50, 7-9 p.m.
Go Slow Zone on Wayne: A Public Safety Proposal for the Purple Line, Silver Spring Civic Building, 7:30-9 p.m.
Third Thursday Poetry Reading, Takoma Park Community Center, 7500 Maple St., 7:30-9 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 21
Montgomery County Department of Transportation PARK(ing) Day, Ellsworth and Fenton, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Lunch with the Mayor, El Campeon Rotisserie Chicken & Bakery, 902 Merrimac Dr., noon
Carpe Diem Arts-Washington Revels Family & Community Sing and Potluck, Bennington Local Park, 599 Bennington Dr., $5 6-8 p.m.
“Ovid on the Rocks” premiere from Lumina Theatre, Silver Spring Black Box Theatre, 8641 Colesville Rd., $10-$15, 7 p.m.
PechaKucha Silver Spring Vol. 13: Soul Flower…, Silver Spring Civic Building, $15-$20, 7-9:30 p.m.
Patricio Zamarano Band Concert, Takoma Park Community Center, 7500 Maple Ave., 7:30-9 p.m.
Karen Collins & The Backroads Band, Takoma Park VFW, 6420 Orchard Ave., $10, 8-11 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 22
Shop Local Weekend Sale and Events, various locations, Takoma Park, 8 a.m. through Sunday, 5 p.m.
Bike Silver Spring: Lake Artemesia Ride, Silver Spring Civic Building, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
I Choose Me Empowerment Conference, Fenton Room, Silver Spring Civic Building, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Mr. Gabe Family Concert, Gazebo, 7035 Carroll Ave., 11-11:45 a.m.
Children’s Author Series: Sue Fliess, Silver Spring Library, 11 a.m.
Lucky Dog Rescue adoption event, Big Bad Woof, 6960 Maple St. N.W., noon-2 p.m.
PanAfest 2018, Silver Spring Civic Building, noon-10 p.m.
Sly Anansi: A Mini Musical, Takoma Park Community Center, 7500 Maple Ave., 1-2 p.m.
HerbFi & Rise Patient Appreciation and Registration event, Denizens Brewing Co., 1115 East-West Highway, 1-5 p.m.
Book Chat: Author Amy Nathan (Making Time For Making Music), Levine Music, 900 Wayne Ave., 2:30-4 p.m.
Faux Folk Fair, The Record Exchange, 8642 Colesville Rd., 3-5 p.m.
10th Annual Takoma Foundation Beerfest, Cady Lee House, 7064 Eastern Ave., 4-8 p.m.
Improv & Ice Cream, The Highwood Theatre, 914 Silver Spring Ave., $8, 7-8:45 p.m.
OnePupil Fundraising Dinner, Lesaac Ethiopian Café, 8200 Fenton St., 7-10 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 23
Takoma Park Farmers Market Annual Pie Contest, Laurel & Carroll avenues, 11 a.m-2 p.m.
DC Shiba Inu Rescue–Adoption Event & Lecture, Big Bad Woof, 6960 Maple St. N.W., noon-2 p.m.
KIDfest, Silver Spring Civic Building, noon-5 p.m.
Monday, Sept. 24
African American Health Project Data Summit: Making Strides Towards 2030, Silver Spring Civic Building, 6-9 p.m.
Trust in a Changing World–A Conversation with Sister Jayanti, Meditation Museum, 9525 Georgia Ave., Suite 101, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Silver Spring Citizens Advisory Board committee meetings, Silver Spring Civic Building, 7 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 25
Artspace Silver Spring Campus groundbreaking, 801 Sligo Ave., 12:30-2 p.m.
Finding The Bullet: X-Ray Imaging of Injury and Disease, From World War I to Today, National Museum of Health and Medicine, 2500 Linden Lane, 6-7 p.m.
Community Meeting for Acorn Park Renovation, 8045 Newell St. Social Room, 7-9 p.m.
Public Hearing on ZTA 18-11 (Telecommunications Towers), Council Office Building, 3rd Floor Hearing Room, 100 Maryland Ave., Rockville, 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 26
Community Meeting Update on Nolte Local Park Activity Building, 8787 Georgia Ave., 7-9 p.m.
Illustration from FiveStone Church