Illustration from FiveStone Church

Wednesday, May 17

Live Online Discussion with
County Executive Ike Leggett, 1-2 p.m.

Thursday, May 18

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

Public Forum, Montgomery Parks Capital Improvements Program, Montgomery Regional Office, 8787 Georgia Ave., 6-9 p.m.

Building the Wall” opening night, Forum Theater, Silver Spring Black Box Theater, 8641 Colesville Rd., 8 p.m.

Friday, May 19

Bike to Work Day

Building the Wall” performance and community conversation, Forum Theater, Silver Spring Black Box Theater, 8641 Colesville Rd., 8 p.m.

Saturday, May 20

Spring Homebuying Workshop, Asian-American Homeownership Counseling, Montgomery Blair High School, 51 University Blvd. East, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Audacity of Hoops 3-on-3, Ellsworth Drive at Veterans’ Plaza, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Celebrate Takoma Festival, Maple Avenue, Takoma Park, 4-7 p.m.

Entrepreneurship 101,” American Africans United and Gapbusters, Silver Spring United Methodist Church, 35 University Blvd. East, 6-9 p.m.

Sunday, May 21

Taste the World in Fenton Village, various locations, 1-5 p.m.

Monday, May 22

Silver Spring Citizens Advisory Board joint committee meeting, Silver Spring Civic Building, 1 Veterans’ Place, 7 p.m.

Tuesday, May 23

U.S. 29 BRT South Corridor Advisory Committee Meeting, Silver Spring Civic Building, Spring Room, 1 Veterans’ Place, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

dataMontgomery workshop, Silver Spring Civic Building, 1 Veterans’ Place, 7 p.m.

Stand Up: Uniting to Respond to Hate Speech and Violence” workshop, Faith Community Working Group, Silver Spring Civic Building, 1 Veterans’ Place, 7-9 p.m.

Wednesday, May 24

Meet the Concessionaire,” Purple Line Transit Partners, Montgomery Blair High School, 51 University Blvd. East, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

U.S. BRT 29 Central Corridor Advisory Committee Meeting, Silver Spring Methodist Church, Parlor Room, 33 University Blvd. E., 6:30 p.m.

Katherine Heiny, author of “Standard Deviation, Silver Spring Library, 3rd Floor, 900 Wayve Ave., 7-8:30 p.m.

Thursday, May 25

Public Hearing, Park, Recreation and Open Space Plan, Montgomery Regional Office, 8787 Georgia Ave., check agenda for time

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