Friday, Feb. 15

Love Thy Beer: Winter Warmer Showcase, Silver Spring Civic Building, $55 & $75, 6-10 p.m.

Improv Comedy Night, The Highwood Theatre, 914 Silver Spring Ave., $11, 8-9:30 p.m.

Valentine Slim’s Valentine’s Day Soiree, VFW Post 350 “Hells Bottom,” 6420 Orchard Ave., 8-11 p.m.

Saturday, Feb. 16

Anansegromma of Ghana, Silver Spring Library, 900 Wayne Ave., 10:30-11:15 a.m.

Cooking for Peace, Meditation Museum, 9525 Georgia Ave., donations accepted, 1:30-3 p.m.

Classical House Concert, BannerArts, 7502 Flower Ave., $20, 7:30-9:30 p.m.

Sunday, Feb. 17

Sustainability Fair, Denizens Brewing, 1115 East-West Highway, noon-4 p.m.

Come As You Are” Meditation, UP – Healing, Wellness, Adventure, 8083 Georgia Ave., 2nd Floor, donations accepted, 5:30-7 p.m.

Northwood High School AfterProm Silent Auction, Mi Rancho, 8701 Ramsey Ave. $5, 6 p.m.

World Peace Meditation Hour, Meditation Museum, 9525 Georgia Ave., donations accepted, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Monday, Feb. 18

Presidents Day Holiday

Presidents Day Tour at the Medical Museum, National Museum of Health and Medicine, 2500 Linden Lane, 1-2 p.m.

Takoma Tap Takeover opens, multiple locations, all week

Bluegrass Jam, VFW Post 350 “Hells Bottom,” 6420 Orchard Ave., 7-10 p.m.

Wednesday, Feb. 20

Book Discussion “Last Runaway,” Long Branch Library, 8800 Garland Ave. 2 p.m.

The Lighter Side of Aging, Coffield Community Center, 2450 Lyttonsville Rd., 2:30-4 p.m., RSVP

Lyttonsville Design Guidelines Public Open House,Coffield Community Center, 2450 Lyttonsville Rd., 2:30–7:30 p.m.

First Time Homebuyer Seminar, Silver Spring Civic Building, 7-8:30 p.m.

Thursday, Feb. 21

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

Keeping Inner Calm in Outer Chaos, Meditation Museum, 9525 Georgia Ave., donations accepted, 6:30-8 p.m.

Carpe Diem-Washington Revels Family & Community Sing, Seekers Church, 276 Carroll St. N.W., $5, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Author Kim Roberts, “A Literary Guide to Washington, DC: Walking in the Footsteps of American Writers from Francis Scott Key to Zora Neale Hurston,” Silver Spring Library, 900 Wayne Ave., 7-8:30 p.m.

Third Thursday Poetry Reading, Takoma Park Community Center, 7500 Maple Ave., 7:30-9 p.m.

Beltway Expansion Environmental Concerns, Silver Spring Civic Building, 7:30 p.m.

Friday, Feb. 22

Green Matters Symposium from Montgomery Parks, Silver Spring Civic Building, $85-$99, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Pechakucha Volume 15: The Edge Of Reality, Silver Spring Civic Building, $25, 7-9:30 p.m.

Improv Comedy Night, The Highwood Theatre, 914 Silver Spring Ave., $11, 8-9:30 p.m.

Bold Deceivers, VFW Post 350 “Hells Bottom,” 6420 Orchard Ave., 8-11 p.m.

Illustration from FiveStone Church

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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