Friday, May 31

Kickoff Meeting, Long Branch Festival Week, El Golfo Restaurant, 8739 Flower Ave., 6-7:30 p.m.

TEDx Event, “Into the Unknown,” Montgomery Blair High School, 51 University Blvd. East, $18, 6-9 p.m.

Opening Night, “Footloose,” The Highwood Theatre, United Therapeutics Unisphere, 1000 Spring St., $20, 8-9:30 p.m.

Violin Recital by Henry Flory, Potter Violins, 7711 Eastern Ave., $30, 8-9:30 p.m.

The Bobby Smith Band, Takoma Park VFW, 6420 Orchard Ave., 8-11 p.m.

Saturday, June 1

YMCA Silver Spring Walk, Silver Spring Civic Building, 8:30-10:30 a.m.

Pupils Run 5K One Pupil benefit, 10020 Sligo Creek Parkway, $30, 9 a.m.

B&O Railroad Station Open House, 8100 Georgia Ave., 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Takoma Trukgarten, 201 Ethan Allen Ave., $10-$45, noon-5 p.m.

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

Shindigalicious! Garage/Punk Rock Night with Apollo 66, Sister Ex and Tru Fax & The Insaniacs, Cissel-Saxon American Legion Post 41, 905 Sligo Ave., 7 p.m.-midnight

House Concert with Guitarist Michael Gulezian, 349 Boyd Ave., $20, 7:30-9 p.m.

Sunday, June 2

Greyhound Welfare Meet & Greet, The Big Bad Woof, 6960 Maple St. N.W., 9-11 a.m.

Spring String Fling, Levine Music, 900 Wayne Ave., 1-5 p.m.

Silver Spring Time Bank Craft and Sewing Supplies Swap, Silver Spring Civic Building, 3-5 p.m.

Symphony of the Potomac Concert, “Winter Dreams In June,” Cultural Arts Center, 7995 Georgia Ave., $5-$15, 3-5:30 p.m.

Monday, June 3

Planning Board Candidate Forum, Silver Spring Civic Building, 7 p.m.

Wednesday, June 5

Revels World Story Time, 531 Dale Dr., 10:30-11:30 a.m.

STEM After School for Kids – Chemistry, Veterans Plaza, 7-8 p.m.

Thursday, June 6

Montgomery County ONE-STOP Employment Law Update and Information Workshop, Silver Spring Civic Building, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Jump Start Family Fun Night Out! with The Grandsons, Jr., El Golfo Restaurant, 8739 Flower Ave., $5, 5:45 & 6:45 p.m.

Pre-Submission Public Meeting for 809 Easley St., Long Branch Library, 8800 Garland Ave., 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Word Play: Future of the Book lecture by John Warren, Takoma Park Community Center, 7500 Maple Ave., 7:30-9 p.m.

Friday, June 7

Takoma Pride Happy Hour, various locations, 5-8 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, May 31-June 7