Upcoming Events, Aug. 30-Sept. 6

Upcoming Events

This holiday weekend includes live music at the Sligo Creek Golf Course and a movie screening on Sonny’s Green, along with a retired greyhound adoption event in Takoma Park and an Ethiopian festival on Veterans Plaza. Later in the week is an event featuring a look at a Takoma Park music legend, and more music at the golf course.

County Announces Lineup, Schedule for Jazz Festival

The county has announced the full lineup and schedule for the 16th annual Silver Spring Jazz Festival. The free festival will be held from 3-10 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24 on Veterans Plaza. Grammy-award winning trumpeter Arturo Sandoval will headline this year’s performances.

Upcoming Events, June 7-14

Upcoming Events

This week’s events feature several community meetings on school construction, the Purple Line and other topics, an online discussion with the county executive, film screenings, live music in several local venues and a Silver Spring-Takoma Thunderbolts baseball game, among others.

Upcoming Events, May 10-17

Upcoming Events

Friday, May 10 “How Faith Communities Can Help Shape Racial Equity Legislation in Montgomery County,” Grace Episcopal Church, 1607 Grace Church Rd., 6:30-8 p.m. OCEAN Celtic Quartet, Carroll Café, Seekers Church, 276 Carroll Ave., N.W., $18-$20, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 11 Audacity of Hoops, Silver Spring Civic Building, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Techniques Of Medical Illustration: Carbon Dust, National Museum of Health … Read More

County Executive to Eliminate Jazz Festival, Consider Smaller Events

County Executive to Eliminate Jazz Festival, Consider Smaller Events

County Executive Marc Elrich will eliminate the Silver Spring Jazz Festival and consider repurposing that funding to a series of smaller events, according to a presentation from Silver Spring Regional Director Reemberto Rodriguez. Speaking yesterday at the monthly meeting of the Silver Spring Urban District Advisory Committee, Rodriguez said, “As a new administration, we wanted to take a fresh look … Read More

Upcoming Events, Oct. 3-11

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, Oct. 3 Revels World Story Time, 531 Dale Dr., 10-11 a.m. Long Branch Business League meeting, El Golfo Restaurant, 8739 Flower Ave., 10:30 a.m. Montgomery Parks 2018-19 Speaker Series, “The Benefits of High-Performance Public Spaces,” Ellsworth Room, Silver Spring Civic Building, noon-2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4 Community Ride—Silver Spring, 915 Ellsworth Dr., $10, 6:30-8 p.m. “Infused with Love,” An … Read More

Upcoming Events, Sept. 19-26

Upcoming Events

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 … Read More