Illustration from FiveStone Church

Thursday, January 11

Silver Spring Transportation Management District meeting, Discovery Communications, 8-10 a.m., RSVP

Carpe Diem Second Thursday Contra Dance, Silver Spring Civic Building, $5-$10, 7-10 p.m.

Friday, January 12

Dr. Martin Luther King Food Drive begins, TPSS Co-op, 201 Ethan Allen Ave.

Winter Choral Concert, Levine Music, Silver Spring Library, 900 Wayne Ave., 2nd Floor, 7-9 p.m.

Jubilee Voices at Temple Shalom, 8401 Grubb Rd., 7:30-9 p.m.

Saturday, January 13

Leo’s Run Fundraiser, Denizens Brewing Co., 1115 East-West Highway, $25 advance, $30 at door, 4-6 p.m.

Monday, January 15

Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service

Free Screening, “King: A Filmed Record Montgomery to Memphis,” AFI Silver Theatre, 8633 Colesville Dr., time TBD

Tuesday, January 16

Safe Silver Spring Legislative Briefing, Silver Spring Civic Building, 7-9 p.m.

Wednesday, January 17

Artspace meeting for artists on Sligo police station conversion, Silver Spring Civic Building, 7 p.m. RSVP requested

Thursday, January 18

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

Silver Spring Urban District Advisory Committee meeting, Silver Spring Fire Station, 3rd Floor, 8110 Georgia Ave., 3:30-5:30 p.m.

Purple Line Presentation with Pete Rahn, State Secretary of Transportation, Cultural Arts Center, Theatre 2, Montgomery College Takoma/Silver Spring Campus, 7995 Georgia Ave., 6:30-8:30 p.m., RSVP for waiting list

Twenty-Six Seconds That Changed History: A Conversation With Alexandra Zapruder, Silver Spring Library, 900 Wayne Ave., 7-8:30 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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