Illustration from FiveStone Church

Wednesday, March 14

Showtime with Local Filmmakers Series: Overshadowed, Silver Spring Library, 900 Wayne Ave., 6 p.m.

Gang Awareness (A Free Training), 3rd District Police Station Community Room, 1002 Milestone Dr., 7-8:30 p.m.

Community Sing, Levine Music, 900 Wayne Ave., 2nd Floor, $5, 7-9 p.m.

Thursday, March 15

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

Bus Rapid Transit U.S. 29 Open House, Silver Spring Civic Building, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Author Series: Barbara Feinman Todd, “Pretend I’m Not Here,” Silver Spring Library, 900 Wayne Ave., 7-8:30 p.m.

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

Friday, March 16

Celebrate Irish Heritage Month with the Culkin School of Traditional Irish Dance, Silver Spring Library, 900 Wayne Ave., 4-5 p.m.

John Fahey Concert and Discussion, Takoma Park Community Center, 7500 Maple Ave., 7:30-10 p.m.

Saturday, March 17

First Time Homebuyer Seminar, Silver Spring Civic Building, 10-11:30 a.m.

Brain Awareness Day, National Museum of Health and Medicine, 2500 Linden Lane, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Information Forum: Know your rights and responsibilities, General Consulate of Guatemala, 8124 Georgia Ave., 6-8 p.m.

Tuesday, March 20

Bus Rapid Transit U.S. 29 Open House, White Oak Recreation Center, 1700 April Lane, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Greater Lyttonsville/Woodside Purple Line Community Advisory Team meeting, Rosemary Hills Elementary School, 2111 Porter Rd., 7-8:30 p.m.

Wednesday, March 21

Speaker Series: Learn About the 11th Street Bridge Park and the Restoration of the Anacostia Watershed, Park and Planning Headquarters, 8787 Georgia Ave., Free, must register for lunch, 12:30-2:30 p.m.

Progressive Maryland Happy Hour, Republic, 6939 Carroll Ave., 6-8 p.m.

Silver Spring Blues Festival benefit jam, El Golfo Restaurant, 8739 Flower Ave., 6-9 p.m.

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

Bus Rapid Transit U.S. 29 Open House, Montgomery Blair High School cafeteria, 51 University Blvd. E., 7-9 p.m.

Thursday, March 22

Virtual Town Hall with County Executive Ike Leggett, 1-2 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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