Wednesday, Nov. 28

Takoma Park Police Winter Coat Drive underway, drop-off at 7500 Maple Ave., ends 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14.

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

From Minimum Wage to #MeToo—The Role of the Press in State and Local Politics,” Astro Lab Brewing, 8216 Georgia Ave., 5:30 p.m.

An Evening with Herb Simmens, author of “A Climate Vocabulary of the Future,” Silver Spring Library, 900 Wayne Ave., 6-7:30 p.m.

Community Meeting: Pepco’sSligo to Linden Underground Line Project, Yeshiva School of Greater Washington, 2010 Linden Lane, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Thursday, Nov. 29

U.S. 29 Mobility and Reliability Study meeting, White Oak Recreation Center Social Hall, 1700 April Lane, 6-8 p.m.

RESCHEDULED-Performing Arts Faculty/Student Showcase, Cultural Arts Center, Montgomery College Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus, 7995 Georgia Ave., 7:30-9 p.m.

Friday, Nov. 30

Explore Tech for Seniors: Online Shopping, Long Branch Library, 8800 Garland Ave., 1:30 p.m.

Opening Night, “Imogen Underground,” from Lumina Studio Theatre, Silver Spring Black Box Theatre, 8641 Colesville Rd., 7 p.m.

Pechakucha Silver Spring Vol 14: Where is My Mind…, Silver Spring Civic Building, $25, 7-9:30 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 1

Christmas Bazaar, Grace Episcopal Church, 1607 Grace Church Rd., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

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

Takoma Park Craftswomen’s 37th Annual Holiday Show and Sale, 7208 Maple Ave., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Holiday Book Cart Sale, Silver Spring Library, 900 Wayne Ave., 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Health is the New Wealth: World AIDS Day Wellness Expo, Silver Spring Civic Building, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Adoption Event with DC Shiba Inu Rescue, Big Bad Woof, 6960 Maple St. N.W., noon-2 p.m.

20th Annual Takoma Park Alternative Gift Fair!, Tulip & Maple Ave., noon-4 p.m.

County Executive-Elect Marc Elrich Listening Session, Takoma Park Middle School, 7611 Piney Branch Rd., 3-4:30 p.m.

Student Recital, Levine Music, 900 Wayne Ave., 3-6 p.m.

Main Street Chamber Players, Potter Violins, 7711 Eastern Ave., 7-9 p.m.

Sunday, Dec. 2

Pajamarama,various locations, Takoma Park, 8-11 a.m.

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

Humane Rescue Alliance Adoption Event, Big Bad Woof, 6960 Maple St. N.W., 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Holiday Photos with Santa, benefit for Humane Rescue Alliance, Big Bad Woof, 6960 Maple St. N.W., 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Takoma Park Craftswomen’s 37th Annual Holiday Show and Sale, 7208 Maple Ave., noon-4 p.m.

Santa Baby Holiday Bazaar, Silver Spring Civic Building, noon-4 p.m.

Musical Arts International Holiday Concert, Calvary Lutheran Church, 9545 Georgia Ave., $15 students & seniors, $20 adults, 3 p.m.

Tuesday, Dec. 4

Great American Songbook Chorus Concert, Levine Music, 900 Wayne Ave., 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Presentation, Preliminary Recommendations, Forest Glen/Montgomery Hills Sector Plan, 8787 Georgia Ave., 6-8 p.m.

Great Art Potlatch, Banner Art, 7502 Flower Ave., $20, 6-8 p.m.

Community Meeting: Nolte Local Park Community Garden, Sligo Avenue Neighborhood Park’s Activity Building, 500 Sligo Ave., 7-8:30 p.m.

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

Thursday, Dec. 6

Jump Start Family Fun Night Out with The Jelly Roll Mortals!,El Golfo Restaurant, 8739 Flower Ave., $5, 5:45 and 6:45 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.
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