Meet “Emily Dickinson’s Gardening Life” Author Marta McDowell

McDowell is a gardener, writer and teacher. Her latest book is Emily Dickinson’s Gardening Life, which looks at the plants, places and gardens that inspired the iconic poet. Marta McDowell teaches horticulture and landscape history at the New York Botanical Gardens, and has taught at universities and other national garden institutions. She has another book … Read More

St. Patrick: The Man and the Myth – Virtual

Join historian Jennifer Paxton for a lecture and discussion about St. Patrick on St. Patrick’s Day! Did St. Patrick really drive the snakes out of Ireland? Much of what we think we know about St. Patrick is actually mythical, but the truth is even more interesting. In this talk, historian Jennifer Paxton will look at … Read More

MoComCOnline – Author Event with Robin Ha – Virtual

Join us for an opening event for this year’s annual MoComCon with graphic novel author Robin Ha. Join us for a presentation and Q&A with graphic novel author Robin Ha. Robin has drawn and written two graphic novels, Almost American Girl and Cook Korean. View more of Robin’s work on her website. Join us in … Read More

Upcoming Events, March 1-8

Upcoming Events

Friday, March 1 Bud Skelton Band & Jam, Cissel-Saxon American Legion Post 41, 905 Sligo Ave., 7 p.m.-midnight. Improv Comedy Night, The Highwood Theatre, 914 Silver Spring Ave., $11, 8-9:30 p.m. Saturday, March 2 Montgomery County Master Gardeners, Silver Spring Library, 900 Wayne Ave., 10 a.m.-1 p.m. B&O Railroad Station Open House, 8100 Georgia Ave., … Read More

Upcoming Events, Dec. 12-19

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, Dec. 12 Takoma Park Police Winter Coat Drive underway, drop-off at 7500 Maple Ave., ends 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14. The History of Alcohol Policy in Montgomery County and Maryland, Astro Lab Brewing, 8216 Georgia Ave., 6-8 p.m. Around the World Holiday Bazaar, Silver Spring Civic Building, 6-10 p.m. Alice Stephens, discussion and signing … Read More