Illustration from FiveStone Church

Wednesday, November 15

Community Meeting Acorn Park Renovation, Eastern Village Cohousing Common House, 7981 Eastern Ave., 7-9 p.m.

Community Stories Screening, “The Bridge,” Easter Seals building, 1420 Spring St.,

Nancy Lawson, author, “The Humane Gardener: Nurturing a Backyard Habitat for Wildlife,” Takoma Horticultural Club, Historic Takoma, Inc., 7328 Carroll Ave., 7:30-9 p.m.

Montgomery County NOW Women’s Trivia Night, Denizens Brewing Co., 1115 East-West Highway, $5 donation, 7:30-9:30 p.m.

Thursday, November 16

MCEDC and DPS Business Breakfast, Silver Spring Civic Building, 7:30-10:30 a.m., RSVP

Live Online Discussion with County Executive Ike Leggett, 1-2 p.m.

Council Transportation & Environment Committee meeting on Beltway widening with MDOT Secretary Pete Rahn, 7th Floor Council Hearing room, 100 Maryland Ave., Rockville, 2:30 p.m.

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

Community Civil Dialogue and Training, Takoma Park Volunteer Fire Station, 7201 Carroll Ave., Donation requested, 6-9:30 p.m.

I Can U Can Too canned food drive for TPMS Kokua Foods Pantry, Takoma Park Middle School, 7611 Piney Branch Rd., 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Judith Warner, author, “Family Life in the Age of Anxiety,” Silver Spring Library, 900 Wayne Ave., 3rd Floor, 7-8:30 p.m.

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

Friday, November 17

Open Mic at Bump ’n Grind, 1200 East-West Highway, 7:30-10 p.m.

Lady Brion Features Eggspress Yourself open mic, Eggspectations, 923 Ellsworth Dr., 8:30-10 p.m.

Saturday, November 18

Montgomery County Thanksgiving Parade, Downtown Silver Spring, 10 a.m.-noon

Cooking for Peace: A Vegetarian Thanksgiving, Meditation Museum, 9525 Georgia Ave., Suite 101, 1:30-3 p.m.

Sunday, November 19

The Four Corners Pub 50th Anniversary Celebration, 10111 Sutherland Rd., noon-5 p.m.

Monday, November 20

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

BCJO with Miho Hazama: Monk at 100, Levine Music, 900 Wayne Ave., 2nd Floor, 7-9 p.m.

Silver Spring Library Advisory Committee meeting, 900 Wayne Ave., 3rd Floor, 7:30-9 p.m.

Tuesday, November 21

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

Eat for Tap benefit for Knock on Wood Tap Studio, Mark’s Kitchen, 7006 Carroll Ave., noon-9 p.m.

Washington Revels–Carpe Diem Community Sing, 531 Dale Dr., 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Thursday, November 23

Thanksgiving

Friday, November 24

PechaKucha Silver Spring Volume X, Silver Spring Civic Building, $15, 7-9 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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