Illustration from FiveStone Church

Thursday, September 14

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

Carpe Diem! Second Thursday Contra Dance, Silver Spring Civic Center, free to first timers, others $5-$10, 7-10 p.m.

Friday, September 15

PARKing Day, Wayne Avenue, Ellsworth Drive and Fenton Street in downtown Silver Spring, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Health and Wellness Expo & Dance Fitness Festival, Veterans Plaza, 1-9 p.m.

Salsa & Bachata Block Party, Silver Spring Civic Center, 5-9 p.m.

MCAEL Potluck for Welcoming Week—In Support of Welcoming America, Catherine F. Scott Commons Building, 7600 Takoma Ave., 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Saturday, September 16

Takoma Sidewalk Sale, various locations

Teddy Bear Clinic at the Medical Museum, National Museum of Health and Medicine, 2500 Linden Lane, 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Community Cleanup Day, various locations, Takoma Park, 10 a.m.-noon

Open House for Small Businesses, 8606 2nd Ave., 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Ethiopia Day and Coffee Ceremony, Silver Spring Library, 900 Wayne Ave., 11:30-2:30 p.m.

13th Annual Greater Silver Spring Summer Fest to benefit family of the late Jonathan Shurberg, 10 Stockton Rd., 1-5 p.m.

Building Washington, D.C. out of 40,000 LEGO© Pieces, with International Rescue Committee and Play-Well TEKnologies, Silver Spring International Middle School, 313 Wayne Ave., 1:30-3:30 p.m.

Crossroads Community Food Network Grand Opening of Takoma Park Silver Spring Community Kitchen, 310 Tulip Ave., 4-6 p.m.

Sunday, September 17

Takoma Sidewalk Sale, various locations

Temple Shalom Community Kickoff for All Ages, 8401 Grubb Rd., 9-11:30 a.m.

Silver Spring Timebank Bake and Yard Sale, 1206 Noyes Dr., 9 a.m.-noon

Monday, September 18

Silver Spring Library Advisory Committee meeting, 900 Wayne Ave., 7:30-9 p.m.

Tuesday, September 19

Downward Dog Days of Summer yoga session, Silver Spring Library Outdoor Plaza. Noon, RSVP

BRT U.S. Rt. 29 South Corridor Advisory meeting, Silver Spring Civic Building, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Free Film Screening: “Eating You Alive,” Q&A to follow with Dr. Jim Loomis of Barnard Medical Center, Sligo Seventh-day Adventist Church, 7700 Carroll Ave., 7 p.m.

Wednesday, September 20

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

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

Thursday, September 21

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

Washington Revels-Care Diem Community Sing, Bennington Drive Park, 599 Bennington Dr., 6:30-8:30 p.m.

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Upcoming Events, Sept. 13-21

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, Sept. 13-21

Upcoming Events, Sept. 13-21

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