Friday, Jan. 18

The UnNaugural Concert, Cultural Arts Center, Montgomery College Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus, 7995 Georgia Ave., $75 GA, $250 VIP, $10 students, 7:30 p.m.

Carroll Café presents Richie and Rosie, Seekers Church, 276 Carroll St. N.W. $18-$20, 7:30-9:30 p.m.

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

Opening Night, ”A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder,” The Highwood Theatre, 914 Silver Spring Ave., $22, 8-10:30 p.m.

Saturday, Jan. 19

MLK Jr. Service Food Drive, participating Giant stores, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

MoComCon, Silver Spring Library, 900 Wayne Ave., noon-4 p.m.

Head and Heart with Sister Jenna, Meditation Museum, 9525 Georgia Ave., Suite 101, donations accepted, 1:30-3 p.m.

World Peace Meditation Hour, Meditation Museum, 9525 Georgia Ave., Suite 101, donations accepted, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Sunday, Jan. 20

MLK Jr. Service Food Drive, participating Giant stores, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Fused Glass Art Workshop, CREATE Arts Center, 914 Silver Spring Ave., $120, 1-5 p.m.

Pottery Mugs Workshop, CREATE Arts Center, 914 Silver Spring Ave., $100, 4-6:30 p.m.

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

World Peace Meditation Hour, Meditation Museum, 9525 Georgia Ave., Suite 101, donations accepted, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Monday, Jan. 21

Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service

POSTPONED: Sligo Creek Clean-Up, Section IV (between Wayne Ave. and Piney Branch Rd.), meet at tennis courts, 1-3 p.m.

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

Tuesday, Jan. 22

The State of Physical Therapy at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Medical Museum Science Café, 2500 Linden Lane, 6-7 p.m.

STEM Robotics and Coding Classes for Kids–Part 2, Silver Spring Library, 900 Wayne Ave., 7-8 p.m.

Wednesday, Jan. 23

Adventist Community Services Furlough Food Pantry, 501 Sligo Ave. with federal or government contractor ID, 1-4 p.m.  

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

2019 Takoma Park Folk Festival planning meeting, Heffner Park Community Center, 42 Oswego Ave., 7-9 p.m.

Thursday, Jan. 24

One Montgomery Green Drinks, Astro Lab Brewing, 8216 Georgia Ave., 5:30-8 p.m.

Introduction to 3D Printing, Silver Spring Library, 900 Wayne Ave., 7-8 p.m.

Friday, Jan. 25

Montgomery Parks Speakers Series, “Engaging Diverse Audiences in Parks and Outdoor Recreation,” 8787 Georgia Ave., noon-2 p.m., RSVP

The Magnificent Ten, An Art Show in Multiple Media Reception, Back Wall Gallery at Things From Egypt and Beyond, 7002 Carroll Ave., 5-7 p.m.

Jazz Jam, Levine Music, 900 Wayne Ave., 7-9 p.m.

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