My Life on Video: Documentary Workshop for Adults 55+

In this week-long class for individuals aged 55+, you will learn how to share family stories through the power of video. The documentary filmmaking skills you learn here can be applied towards other projects should you decide that there are more films to make in your future. Using photographs, interviews, music, and narration, you will … Read More

Silver Screen Series: Our Bodies Our Doctors

Join us on Tues, May 25 at 7:00 PM ET for a screening of “Our Bodies Our Doctors” directed by Janice Haaken, followed by a live Q&A at 8:15 PM ET “Our Bodies Our Doctors”, tells the rarely-discussed story of what it means to be an abortion provider today: confronting threats of violence and facing … Read More

Construction Begins on Kiddie Academy® in East Silver Spring

Construction has begun for an educational childcare facility in the building that formerly housed Ambassador Animal Hospital at 811 Sligo Ave. The plans for Kiddie Academy® of Silver Spring were originally presented to the community in March 2019. The local franchise, part of Kiddie Academy, an Abingdon, Md. company that provides educational childcare at more than 270 locations around the country, will be owned and operated by Rakhi and Parnab De.

Nora Photography Festival for Students

Online Submission Deadline Friday, May 7, 2021, 5:00 pm Virtual Exhibition Wednesday, May 19, 2021, 7:00pm The Nora School in Silver Spring, Maryland, an independent school for independent thinkers, is sponsoring the 18th Annual Nora School Photography Festival for students in grades 6-12. Awards will be presented at a virtual exhibition and reception hosted by … Read More

Nora Open House: A High School for Progress and Equality

To RSVP for our Google Meet link visit or send an email to [email protected] The Nora School is a progressive college preparatory high school for socially conscious students. We are a different space for students and teachers to grow. Together we -Foster intellectual and inquiring learners -Discover our unique identity and place in the … Read More

KIPP DC Champions Celebration: Toasting to 20 Years of Community & Impact

Want to enjoy gourmet charcuterie and dessert while celebrating students and alumni?! Join KIPP DC Public Schools on Thursday, March 4th, for our virtual Champions Celebration commemorating our 20th anniversary! Over the last 20 years, KIPP DC has grown from a pioneering idea in education to a cornerstone of the community. We’ll look back at … Read More

Beyond the 19th: The Equal Rights Amendment – Virtual

Join Ranger Susan Philpott of the Belmont-Paul Women’s Equality National Monument to explore the evolution of the ERA–and the concept of equality–over the past century. Women won an important victory with the ratification of the 19th Amendment in 1920. But the vote wasn’t the end; it was just the beginning of the ongoing struggle for … Read More

FeBREWary 2021! Brews and Bulbs

Guess what’s brewing? For the entire month of FeBREWary, we will be visiting local OUTDOOR breweries to bring you socially distant ways to swap out old, inefficient bulbs. Why? Because we want you to be able to spend more money at local breweries this month and all year round and one way to do that … Read More