Illustration from FiveStone Church

Wednesday, November 8

850 Sligo Ave. Redevelopment community meeting, Silver Spring Civic Building, 6:30 p.m.

Community Bridges 20th Anniversary Celebration, Girl Legacy, The Fillmore Silver Spring, 8656 Colesville Rd., 6:30-10 p.m.

Silver Spring Transportation Management District Advisory Committee monthly meeting, Discovery Communications, 8 a.m.

Bus Rapid Transit U.S. 29 Central meeting, Silver Spring United Methodist Church—Four Corners Campus, 33 University Boulevard E., 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.  

Discover Your Place At The Table,” Shepherd’s Table Fundraiser, Discovery Communications, 6:30-9 p.m.

Join the Discussion: The Opioid Epidemic,” Silver Spring Civic Building, 6:30-8:30 p.m., RSVP

African Affairs Advisory Committee, Silver Spring Civic Building, 7 p.m.

Adult Student Recital, Levine Music, Silver Spring Library, 900 Wayne Ave., 7-9 p.m.

Carpe Diem! Second Thursday Contra Dance, Silver Spring Civic Building, 7-10 p.m., $5-$10

Saturday, November 11

Holiday Tree Lighting and Street Party with Tommy McFly, 94.7 FRESH-FM, Ellsworth Drive, 6-9 p.m.

Sunday, November 12

Fenton Street Market, Ellsworth Drive, noon-6 p.m.

Jubilee Voices, Temple Shalom, 8401 Grubb Rd., 4-5:30 p.m.

Shepherd’s Table fundraiser, Republic Open Mic Night, 6939 Laurel Ave., 7:30-10:30 p.m.

Monday, November 13

Silver Spring Citizens Advisory Board meeting, Silver Spring Civic Building, 6:15 p.m.

Tuesday, November 14

9th Annual Tribute to America’s Veterans Concert, Silver Spring Civic Building, 7 p.m.

Wednesday, November 15

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

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.

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, 2-3 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.

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.

Mike Diegel