Illustration from FiveStone Church

Wednesday, Jan. 18

“What Kind of World Do We Want?” conversation with David Grinspoon, author, Earth in Human Hands, Silver Spring Library, 900 Wayne Ave. 3rd Floor, 7-8:30 p.m.

Safe Silver Spring Annual Legislative Forum, Great Hall, Silver Spring Civic Building, 1 Veteran’s Plaza, 7 p.m.

Thursday, Jan. 19

Montgomery Planning Board Meeting, 8787 Georgia Ave., Auditorium, 1 p.m.

Silver Spring Urban District Advisory Committee Meeting, Silver Spring Fire Station, 8110 Georgia Ave., 3rd Floor Conference Room, 3:30 p.m.

Friday, Jan. 20

Difference Makers grounds cleanup, East Silver Spring Elementary School, 11 a.m.

UnNaugural Concert Benefit for Progressive Causes, Cultural Arts Center, Montgomery College, 7995 Georgia Ave., 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, Jan. 21

MonComCon Comic Convention, Silver Spring Library, 900 Wayne Ave., noon-4 p.m.

Monday, Jan. 23

Silver Spring Citizens Advisory Board Meeting, Silver Spring Civic Building, 1 Veteran’s Plaza, 7 p.m.

Silver Spring Library Advisory Committee Meeting, Silver Spring Library, 900 Wayne Ave., 3rd Floor, 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Jan. 25

FY18 Operating Budget Forum, Silver Spring Civic Building, 1 Veteran’s Plaza, 7 p.m.

Mike Diegel