Friday, June 7

Takoma Pride Happy Hour, various locations, 5-8 p.m.

Bud Skelton and Friends,Cissel-Saxon American Legion Post 41, 905 Sligo Ave., 7 p.m.-midnight

Saturday, June 8

Disarm Hate Rally, Unity Walk, and Block Party, Veterans Plaza, 10 a.m.-noon

1st Montgomery County Climate Music and Art Festival, Piney Branch Elementary School, 7510 Maple Ave., 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Mr. Gabe Gazebo Concert, Takoma Park Gazebo, 7035 Carroll Ave. 11-11:45 a.m.

Blues Jam, Levine Music, 900 Wayne Ave., noon-2 p.m.

How To Check & Change Our Thoughts, Meditation Museum, 9525 Georgia Avenue, Suite 101, Donations accepted, 1:30-3 p.m.

Healing Through Art: Workshop for Babylost Parents, CREATE Arts Center, 914 Silver Spring Ave., 1:30-4 p.m

Live at the Legion, The Loose Ends & Friends, Cissel-Saxon American Legion Post 41, 905 Sligo Ave., 7 p.m.-midnight

Sunday, June 9

Fiesta Asia Silver Spring, Ellsworth Dr., 10 am.-6 p.m.

Knock On Wood Tap Studio Annual Student Showcase, Montgomery Blair High School, 51 University Blvd., East, ticket prices vary, 2:30-4:30 p.m.

Monday, June 10

Census Information Session, Long Branch Recreation Center, 8700 Piney Branch Rd., 5:45-7 p.m.

Silver Spring-Takoma Thunderbolts Baseball Game, Montgomery Blair Baseball Stadium, 51 University Blvd., East, $2-$17, 7-10 p.m.

Silver Spring Citizens Advisory Board Meeting, Long Branch Recreation Center, 8700 Piney Branch Rd., 7:15 p.m.

Tuesday, June 11

Purple Line Community Advisory Team for the Downtown to Dale Ave. Area, Silver Spring International Middle School, 313 Wayne Ave., 7-8:30 p.m.

Wednesday, June 12

2nd Annual Pot Luck Picnic at Koiner Farm, 737 Easley St., noon-4 p.m.

Community Conversation with Will Jawando, Silver Spring Library, 900 Wayne Ave., 7-8:30 p.m.

Community Information Meeting, Silver Spring International Middle Schooland Sligo Creek Elementary SchoolAddition Project, Sligo Creek Elementary School Gymnasium, 500 Schuyler Rd., 7 p.m.

Community Information Meeting, Proposed Monopole for Public Safety Radio System, Pine Crest Elementary School, 201 Woodmoor Dr., 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, June 13

Career Corner: One-on-One Job Search, Application and Resume Assistance, Silver Spring Library, 900 Wayne Ave., 10:30 a.m.-noon

Live Online Discussion with County Executive Marc Elrich, 12:30-1:30 p.m.

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

Screening, “The Occupation of the American Mind,” Takoma Park Community Center, 7500 Maple Ave., 7:30-9 p.m.

Friday, June 14

“The Serengeti Rules” – Film Screening and Panel Discussion, AFI Silver Theatre, 8633 Colesville Rd., $13 (complimentary concessions included), 7:15-9:30 p.m.

Reunion Road CD release concert, Carroll Café, 276 Carroll St. N.W., $18-$20, 7:30-9:30 p.m.

Karen Collins & The Backroads Band, Takoma Park VFW, 6420 Orchard Ave., $10, 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.
Upcoming Events, June 7-14