Illustration from FiveStone Church

Wednesday, March 8

Black Feminism, Intersectionality and Building Democratic Communities, Cultural Arts Center, 7995 Georgia Ave., 6:30 p.m.

LGBTQ Community Meeting with County Police, Silver Spring Civic Building, 1 Veterans’ Place, 7-8:30 p.m.

Thursday, March 9

4 + 1 Exhibition Opening and Reception, 7500 Maple Ave. Takoma Park, 7-8:30 p.m.

Takoma Junction Community Consultation, 7500 Maple Ave., 7-9 p.m.

Comedy at the Brewery, Denizen’s Brewery, 1115 East-West Highway, $15, 8-9:30 p.m.

Friday, March 10

2nd Annual Business Breakfast hosted by Shepherd’s Table, 82016 Georgia Ave., 7:30-9 a.m.

Saturday, March 11

African Market Place at AFI, hosted by Fenton Street Market, 8633 Colesville Rd., 2-7:30 p.m.

Sunday, March 12

Poverty Simulation at A Wider Circle, 9159 Brookville Rd., noon-4 p.m.

Takoma Junction Community Consultation, Takoma Park Fire Station Community Room, 7201Carroll Ave., 3-5 p.m.

Monday, March 13

Bus Rapid Transit Open House, Montgomery Blair High School Cafeteria, 51 University Blvd. East, 7-9 p.m.

Tuesday, March 14

Community Meeting: Acorn Urban Park Renovation, Silver Spring Civic Building, 1 Veterans’ Place, 7-9 p.m.

Film Screening: Composed, Levine Music, Silver Spring Library, 900 Wayne Ave., 2nd Floor, 7-9 p.m.

Hand Lettering Doodle Session: “Green is Greater than Gold,” by Unofficial Hand Lettering Society of Silver Spring, Catylator Makerspace, 8121 Georgia Ave., Suite LL1, 7-9 p.m.

“Dr. Gridlock” on “The New Metro Budget and its Meaning for the Future,” Action Committee for Transit Meeting, Silver Spring Civic Building, 1 Veterans’ Place, 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday, March 15

Virtual Town Hall with County Executive Leggett, 1-2 p.m.

Community Sing, Levine Music, Silver Spring Library, 900 Wayne Ave., 2nd Floor, $5, 7-9 p.m.

County Council Town Hall, Long Branch Community Center, 8700 Piney Branch Rd. Reception 7:30 p.m., Meeting 8 p.m.

Thursday, March 16

Silver Spring Urban District Advisory Committee Meeting, 8110 Georgia Ave., 3rd Floor, 3:30 p.m.

Mike Diegel

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.
Mike Diegel