Wednesday, Oct. 17

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

How to Apply for Jobs with Montgomery County, Silver Spring Library, 900 Wayne Ave., 10 a.m.-noon

Musicalitea, Levine Music, 900 Wayne Ave., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

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

Gandhi Brigade documentary premiere, Montgomery College Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus Cultural Arts Center, 7995 Georgia Ave., 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, Oct. 18

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

Bus Rapid Transit System U.S. 29 Central Corridor Advisory Committee, Silver Spring United Methodist Church, 33 University Blvd. E., 6:30 p.m.

Things that Make White People Uncomfortable,” Dave Zirin, Sports Editor of The Nation, Montgomery College Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus Cultural Arts Center, 7995 Georgia Ave., 7 p.m.

Third Thursday Poetry Reading, Takoma Park Community Center, 7500 Maple Ave., 7:30-9 p.m.

Friday, October 19

Astro Lab Brewing Grand Opening, 8216 Georgia Ave., 4 p.m.-midnight

Improv Comedy Night, The Highwood Theatre, 914 Silver Spring Ave., $11, 8-9:30 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 20

Mornings at the Museum, National Museum of Health and Medicine, 2500 Linden Lane, 9-10 a.m.

Friends of Sligo Creek Champion Tree Bike Ride, begins at Schweinhaut Senior Center, 1000 Forest Glen Rd., 9:20 a.m.

Manna Food Center “No Waste, Big Taste: A Rescued Food Cooking Competition,” Fountain Stage, Ellsworth Drive, 11 a.m.-noon

Montgomery County Executive East County Candidate Forum, East County Recreation Center, 3310 Gateshead Manor Way, noon-1:30 p.m.

Halloween Art Spooktacular, CREATE Arts Center, 914 Silver Spring Ave., $15, noon-2 p.m.

Katie Lansdale: Dvorak’s Vision For America, Levine Music, 900 Wayne Ave., 3:30-6 p.m.

Sunday, Oct. 21

Kids Euro Festival – BULGARIA: “A Mother’s Tear,” by Angel Karaliychev, Montgomery College Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus Cultural Arts Center, 7995 Georgia Ave., 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Silver Spring Arts & Crafts Fall Fair, Veterans Plaze, 1-6 p.m.

Silver Spring Timebank Toy/Game/Puzzle/Sporting Goods/Musical Instruments SWAP, Washington Revels Building, 531 Dale Dr., 2-4 p.m.

National Philharmonic Chamber Players concert, Potter Violins, 7711 Eastern Ave., $20, 3-5 p.m.

Carpe Diem-Washington Revels Family and Community Sing, Seekers Church, 276 Carroll St. N.W., $5, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Monday, Oct. 22

Book release party for Andrew Kleine’s “City on the Line,” Busboys and Poets Takoma, 235 Carroll St. N.W., 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Silver Spring Citizens Advisory Board Committee Meetings, Silver Spring Civic Building, 7 p.m.

Tuesday, Oct. 23

The Little Girl Who Wanted To Be Big” Book Release Reception, Tabletop Takoma, 6927 Laurel Ave., 5-7 p.m.

On the Centenary of the 1918 Influenza: Lessons from the Past and Planning for the Future,” Medical Museum Science Café, 2500 Linden Lane, 6-7 p.m.

Forest Glen/Montgomery Hills Sector Plan Transportation Technical Update Community Meeting, 8787 Georgia Ave. 6-8 p.m.

Wednesday, Oct. 24

Montgomery County Council’s Youth Town Hall, County Council Office Building, 100 Maryland Ave., Rockville, 7-8:30 p.m.

Thursday, Oct. 25

Building Brighter Communities, Denizens Brewing Co., 1115 East-West Highway, 6-8 p.m.

Purple Line Community Advisory Team meeting, Silver Spring Downtown & Wayne Avenue Area, Sligo Creek Elementary School cafeteria, 500 Schuyler Rd., 7-8:30 p.m.

Renters Alliance Tenant Information Seminar, Silver Spring civic Building, 7-9 p.m.

Pottery: Leaf Bowls & Trays (Workshop For Adults), CREATE Arts Center, 914 Silver Spring Ave., $120, 7-9 p.m.

Illustration from FiveStone Church

Upcoming Events, Oct. 17-25