Illustration from FiveStone Church

Wednesday, August 9

Summer Drum Circles at the Gazebo, 7035 Carroll Ave., 7-9 p.m.

Thursday, August 10

Carpe Diem Contra Dance, Great Hall, Silver Spring Civic Building, 1 Veterans Place, free to first-timers, others $5-10, 7-10 p.m.

Alphabet Rockers Family Concert, Community Center Auditorium, 7500 Maple Ave., 7 p.m.

Flower-Branch Tenant’s Association Memorial Vigil, 8658 Piney Branch Rd., 7:30-9:30 p.m.

Friday, August 11

Silver Screen Free Outdoor Movies: “Back to the Future II,” Veterans Plaza, 7:15 p.m.

Saturday, August 12-Sunday, August 13

Fest Africa African Festival, Veterans Plaza, 1-8 p.m. each day.

Saturday, August 12

Film: 13th, Silver Spring Library, 900 Wayne Ave., 3-5 p.m.

Sunday, August 13

Silver Spring Craft Market, Denizens Brewing Co., 1115 East-West Highway, noon-4 p.m.

Silver Spring Timebank Office, Art, and School Supply Swap, Third Space Wellness, 8001 Kennett, St., Suite B, 2-4 p.m.

Sunday, August 13-Saturday, August 19

Shop Maryland Tax-Free Week

Tuesday, August 15

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

Public Meeting, Seminary Road bridge rehabilitation, Silver Spring Civic Building, 1 Veterans Place, 6-8 p.m.

Celebrate 11 Years of Just Up The Pike, Kaldi’s Social House, 918 Silver Spring Ave., 6-8 p.m.

Wednesday, August 16

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

Fundraiser to benefit homeless and runaway youth, Middle Eastern Cuisine, 7006 Carroll Ave., 5-8 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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