Illustration from FiveStone Church

Wednesday, August 23

Beers for the Future, benefit for Trees for the Future, Denizens Brewing Co., 1115 East-West Highway, $20, 6-8 p.m.

Thursday, August 24

Back to School Happy Hour Supply Drive, Denizens Brewing Co., 1115 East-West Highway, 5-7 p.m.

Creative Colony Happy Hour, Not Your Average Joe’s, 8661 Colesville Rd., 6-8 p.m.

Invisible Montgomery: Beyond Acorn Park, Bump ’n Grind, 1200 East-West Highway, 6-8:30 p.m.

Friday, August 25

Lunch with the Mayor, Sardi’s Pollo A La Brasa, 1159 University Blvd E., noon

Silver Screens Outdoor Movies, “Purple Rain,” Veterans Plaza, 7:15 p.m.

Saturday, August 26

Dances with Dogs in Takoma Park, Takoma Park Dog Park, 198 Darwin Ave., donations earn raffle tickets, 9-10:30 a.m.

Washington Gardener magazine 10th Annual Tomato Tasting, Silver Spring Farmer’s Market, Ellsworth Drive, 10 .m.-noon

Pig Roast and Picnic, Grace Episcopal Church, 1607 Grace Church Rd., free (donations accepted), 11 a.m-2 p.m. (approximately)

Sunday, August 27

Violin and Guitar Concert at the Gazebo, corner of Carroll Avenue and Westmoreland, 11 a.m.-noon

Battle Signs,” art therapy exhibit open house, National Museum of Health and Medicine, 2500 Linden Lane, 2-4 p.m.

Tuesday, August 29

Downward Dog Days of Summer, free yoga session from the Planning Department and Khepera Wellness, Silver Spring Library Outdoor Plaza, noon, RSVP | Release Form

Wednesday, August 30

Immunization clinic for Tdap and or MCV, Silver Spring Health Center, 8630 Fenton St., 10th Floor, Free, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

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.
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