Illustration from FiveStone Church

Thursday, March 8

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

Showtime with Local Filmmakers Series: To Serve and Protect/The Fabric of America, Silver Spring Library, 900 Wayne Ave., 6 p.m.

Scotlund Haisley, author, “Compassion in Action,” Busboys and Poets Takoma, 235 Carroll St. N.W., 6:30-8 p.m.

Safe Silver Spring meeting with 3rd District Police, 1002 Milestone Dr., 7 p.m.

African Affairs Advisory Group Community Meeting, Silver Spring Civic Building, 7 p.m.

Merging Worlds Art Exhibition Opening, Takoma Park Community Center, 7500 Maple Ave., 7-9 p.m.

Vintage Movie Night with Richard Hall, Takoma Park Community Center, 7500 Maple Ave., 7:30-9:30 p.m.

Friday, March 9

Pretty in Pink Mom Prom, benefit for YMCA Youth & Family Services, Silver Spring Civic Building, Individual $40, VIP Table of 8, $360 (plus fees) 8-11 p.m.

Saturday, March 10

“Every Girl Can™ Conference: Discovering The Leader In You!” Montgomery College Cultural Arts Center, 7995 Georgia Ave., Free for girls attending, $30-$35 for adults, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Monday, March 12

Silver Spring Citizens Advisory Board meeting, Silver Spring Civic Building, 7-9 p.m.

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 Waynv 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.

Mike Diegel