Illustration from FiveStone Church

Wednesday, December 6

Planning Department Winter Speaker Series, “The Economic Future of the Suburbs: Infill, Commerce, Placemaking,” 8787 Georgia Ave., 6-7:30 p.m.

“The Economic Future of the Suburbs: Infill, Commerce, Placemaking,” Session 1: Infill, Planning Headquarters, 8787 Georgia Ave., 6-7:30 p.m.

“Poverty and Our Shared Humanity,”
 Dr. Mark Bergel, Founder, A Wider Circle, Silver Spring
Civic Building, Pot luck dinner 
6:30 p.m., program 7 p.m. RSVP

Thursday, December 7

Building Community Celebration,” Montgomery County Renters Alliance Inc., Denizens Brewing Co., 1115 East-West Highway, $25-$175, 6-9 p.m.

Friday, December 8

Seabury at Springvale Terrace Craft and Vendor Fair, 8505 Springvale Rd., 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

How to Apply for Jobs with Montgomery County,” Silver Spring Library, 900 Wayne Ave., 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

UP Sangha Book Club, 8083 Georgia Ave., 7:30-9 p.m.

Trifilio Tango Trio, Carroll Café at Seekers Church, 276 Carroll St. NW, $18, 7:30-10 p.m.

School of Rock” premiere, The Highwood Theatre, 914 Silver Spring Ave., $20, 8 p.m.

Saturday, December 9

Takoma Park Holiday Art Sale, Takoma Park Community Center, 7500 Maple Ave., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Fall Strings Student Recital, Levine Music, 900 Wayne Ave., 2nd Floor, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Silver Spring Christmas Market and Holiday Craft Show, Veterans Plaza, noon-4 p.m.

Montgomery Housing Partnership Open House and Toy Drive, 7610 Maple Dr., 12:30-1:30 p.m.

Holiday Hurricane Benefit Concert, Silver Spring SDA Church, 8900 Colesville Rd., 5:30 p.m.

Sunday, December 10

Takoma Park Alternative Gift Fair, Takoma Park Farmers Market, Laurel and Carroll avenues, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Fenton Street Market Holidaze Craft Market, Ellsworth Drive and Fenton Street, noon-6 p.m.

Historic Takoma Holiday Open House, 7328 Takoma Ave., 1-4 p.m.

Succulents with Sparkle Terrarium Workshop, Catylator Makerspace, 8121 Georgia Ave., Suite LL1, $25-$35, 2-3:30 p.m.

Monday, December 11

Silver Spring Citizens Advisory Board monthly meeting, Silver Spring Civic Building, 7 p.m.

Tuesday, December 12

Food Memories Across Culture Holiday Gathering, Silver Spring Civic Building, 2-4 p.m.

Silver Spring Urban District Advisory Committee monthly meeting, Silver Spring Fire Station, 8110 Georgia Ave., 3rd Floor, 3:30 p.m.

Wednesday, December 13

Silver Spring Arts & Entertainment Advisory Committee meeting, Silver Spring Civic Building, 4-5:30 p.m.

Friends of the Silver Spring Library All-Friends Meeting, Silver Spring Library, 900 Wayne Ave., 7 p.m.

What Is Going On (in the real estate development world) in Silver Spring?, Silver Spring Civic Building, 7 p.m.

Thursday, December 14

Carpe Diem! Second Thursday Contra Dance, Silver Spring Civic Building

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Upcoming Events, Dec. 6-14

Mike Diegel

Co-Founder/Editor at Source of the Spring
Mike Diegel, a founding member of Source of the Spring, is a Silver Spring advocate who has been appointed by the county executive to several committees and task forces. He currently is a member of the Silver Spring Arts & Entertainment District Advisory Committee. His background is in journalism and he earned a bachelor of arts in communications from McDaniel College. He is self-employed as a communications consultant and is an active volunteer with Appalachian Great Pyrenees Rescue. He has lived for more than 20 years in Northwood/Four Corners with his wife Trish and multiple Great Pyrenees dogs. He is better known around Silver Spring as the Guy with the Big White Dogs.
Upcoming Events, Dec. 6-14

Upcoming Events, Dec. 6-14

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