Illustration from FiveStone Church

Wednesday, October 11

“Crime Prevention Basics” seminar, 3rd Police Precinct, 1002 Milestone Dr., 7 p.m.

Immigration Reform: Gandhi Brigade Documentary Premiere and Community Conversation, Cultural Arts Center, Montgomery College, 7995 Georgia Ave., 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, October 12

Silver Spring Transportation Management District Advisory Committee monthly meeting, Discovery Communications, 8 a.m.

The Old Man and the Sea,” afternoon book discussion, Silver Spring Library, 900 Wayne Ave., 3rd Floor, 2-3:30 p.m.

Carpe Diem! Second Thursday Contra Dance, Silver Spring Civic Building, pricing varies, 7-10 p.m.

“Duck” world premiere, The Highwood Theatre, 914 Silver Spring Ave., $20, 8 p.m.

Friday, October 13

Lunch with the Mayor, Tijuana’s Mexican Cafe 949 University Blvd. E., noon-1 p.m.

Spooky Succulents” class, Catylator Makerspace, 8121 Georgia Ave., Suite LL1, $35, 6:30 p.m.

Improv Comedy Night, The Highwood Theatre, 914 Silver Spring Ave., $11, 8 p.m.

Vonya and Sonia and Masha and Spike,” The Highwood Theatre, 914 Silver Spring Ave., $25, 8 p.m.

Saturday, October 14

Maiz (Corn) Festival, Philadelphia Avenue, Silver Spring, all day

Washington Area Bicyclist Association ribbon cutting and bike ride for Silver Spring Circle, Woodside Urban Park, 10 a.m.

Ordinary People, Extraordinary Inspiration: Screening of “Alice’s Ordinary People,” a documentary by Craig Dudnick, and discussion with filmmaker, Silver Spring Library, 900 Wayne Ave., 6:30 p.m.

Vonya and Sonia and Masha and Spike,” The Highwood Theatre, 914 Silver Spring Ave., $25, 8 p.m.

Sunday, October 15

Discover Long Branch 5K Run/Walk, Branch Garland Neighborhood Park, $25, 7:30 a.m.

CHEER Health Day, Long Branch Community Center, 8700 Piney Branch Rd., 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

CentroNia Health Fair, Veterans Plaza, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Takoma Langley Crossroads Diwali Festival, 7505 New Hampshire Ave., noon-5:30 p.m.

Monday, October 16

Harp Happy! concert, Silver Spring Library, 900 Wayne Ave., 3-4 p.m.

Tuesday, October 17

Community Meeting, Future Plans for Montgomery Hills and Forest Glen, Park and Planning Auditorium, 8787 Georgia Ave., 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Wednesday, October 18

MusicaliTea concert, Levine Music, Silver Spring Library, 900 Wayne Ave., 2nd Floor, 11 a.m-12:30 p.m.

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

Travel and Leisure in Maryland During Jim Crow, Silver Spring Civic Building, 7-8:30 p.m., RSVP required

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

Thursday, October 19

Silver Spring Urban District Advisory Committee meeting, Easter Seal, 1420 Spring St., 3:30 p.m.

“We All Scream,” conversation with Andrew Gifford, Silver Spring Library, 900 Wayne Ave., 7-8:30 p.m.

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Upcoming Events, Oct. 11-19

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, Oct. 11-19

Upcoming Events, Oct. 11-19

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