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THURSDAY  APRIL  24

Maryland National Capital Park & Planning Commission
Montgomery County Planning Board
Regular Meetings
On the Agenda: Ellsworth Dog Park Proposal - and more... For Full Agenda: Click HERE
9am - Varies (check agenda for specifics!) Headquarters 8787 Georgia Avenue













































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Silver Spring Citizens Advisory Board
Committees
  • The Transportation, Energy, and Environment Committee - Continued conversation on pedestrian mobility and green space in downtown Silver Spring.
  • The Commercial Economic Development Committee - Final details for the Taste the World in Fenton Village event scheduled for Sunday May 4th. There is still room to volunteer!.
  • The Neighborhoods CommitteeDialogue with the MTA regarding the Purple Line issues that go beyond any one station. (There are 9 stations in the Silver Spring Regional Area.)
More info on the SSCAB can be found HERE. Everyone is invited. You do not have to be a member to attend.
7:00 p.m. Civic Building

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R E G U L A R L Y   O C U R R I N G

SILVER SPRING CITIZENS
ADVISORY BOARD
Reuglar Monthly Meeting (2nd Mondays)
7pm (Civic Building)
More Info? Click HERE if available

SILVER SPRING CITIZENS ADVISORY BOARD
COMMITTEE MEETINGS
Regular Monthly Meetings (4th Mondays)
  COMMITTEES:
     [] Commercial & Economic Development
     [] Pedestrian Safety & Transportation
     [] Neighborhood
(Note: All Committees meet at the same time,
in different rooms - except occassionally when there are joint Committee meetings.)
7:30 pm* (Civic Building)
(*Regular time. However, time may change when Committees meet jointly)
More Info? Click HERE if available

SILVER SPRING URBAN DISTRICT
ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Regular Monthly Meeting (3rd Thursdays)
3:30 pm (Fire Station - unless noted otherwise)
More Info? Click HERE if available

SILVER SPRING ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Regular Monthly Meeting (1st Tuesdays)
7pm (Civic Building)

SILVER SPRING TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT DISTRICT (TMD) ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Regular Monthly Meeting (2nd Thursdays)
8am (Discovery Communications)

MARYLAND NATIONAL CAPITAL
PARK & PLANNING COMMISSION
Montgomery County Planning Board
Regular Meetings
(Certain Thursdays - see specific dates_
9am - Varies
Park & Planning Main Offices
8787 Georgia Avenue)
Agenda: Click HERE if available

SAFE SILVER SPRING (SSS)
Regular Meeting (Once a month)
Meets quaterly with 3rd Precinct Commander
Location & time varies
(Check specific date for details)

SILVER SPRING SENIOR VILLAGES (SSSV)
Meets as needed
Date, Time, & Place Varies

SILVER SPRING GREEN (SSG)
Committees and Task Grops meet as needed
(Also holds public events)
(Check specific date for details)

More info? Linda Siegenthaler, Secretary   Silver Spring Library  Advisory Committee
email: Linda.Siegenthaler@erols.com




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chamber lolapaloza

TASTE THE WORLD IN FENTON VILLAGE june 2

TUESDAY  APRIL  22

A Day in the Life of Montgomery County - Your Look at Life in Montgomery County on a Single Day: April 22, 2014
Let's make Silver Spring shine in this county-wide effort!
If you live or work in Montgomery County, pick up your camera, video recorder or smart phone and join in the fun of on April 22, creating the ultimate crowd sourced virtual collage: "A Day in the Life of Montgomery County"... Much more HERE.

Council Public Hearing April 22: Proposed Ride On fare changes
The Council hereby notifies the general public that it will receive testimony on potential changes to transportation fees, charges and fares on April 22, 2014. The proposed fare changes will keep the County fares in line with the regional fares set by the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA). WMATA has advertised for public comment a wide range of fares that it will consider for its FY15 budget. Public comment on the proposed changes for Ride On fares is solicited. More HERE.
1:30 pm, Council Office Building, 100 Maryland Avenue, 3rd floor hearing room, Rockville

Logra tu Plan de Mercadeo
Planning is an absolute necessity if you want to be successful. Developing a marketing plan is nothing more than setting goals. We invite you to our Marketing Plans & Effective Sales Techniques Seminar to set your goals and plan your success... Come to Listen, Learn and Grow!...
Planear es una absoluta necesidad para lograr sus metas. Desarrollar un plan de mercadeo no es nada distinto que establecer objetivos. Lo invitamos a nuestro Seminario de Plan de Mercado y Tecnicas Efectivas de Ventas para que establezca sus objectivos y planee su exito... Venga a Escuchar, Aprender y a Crecer!...
1:30 - 3:30 p.m. Long Branch Library
8800 Garland Ave

Twilight Tuesdays
(Produced by Silver Spring Town Center, Inc.)
Happy Flashmob with Shake Shake Fitness
Do you love the song Happy by Pharrell? Want to learn a fun dance to it and meet fellow people in the community? Join the instructors of Shake Shake Fitness for a very danceable Twilight Tuesdays! This event is FREE! Bring comfy shoes and lots of friends!More - including video! - HERE.
7pm-9pm  Veterans Plaza

WEDNESDAY  APRIL  23

How to Apply for Federal Jobs
The requirements for this workshop are basic knowledge of the computer and the Internet, as well as an active email account. Customers will learn where to find federal job opportunities, how to read/understand federal announcements, how to create a federal resume, and how to apply with an emphasis on writing KSAs. Presented by Montgomery Works. Note: Customers will not actually write a resume, nor apply for jobs, during this workshop. Registration is REQUIRED. To register HERE
11-4pm Long Branch Library

Conservation Montgomery Green Forum
"Be a well-informed voter on June 24th. As a 501(c)3 nonprofit, Conservation Montgomery does not endorse candidates. However, it is important for the public to hear directly from candidates on environmental issues in Montgomery County. The Green Forum will allow our guests to engage with the candidates in a question-and-answer format." RSVP and more info HERE.
7pm - Civic Building

Gubernatorial Candidates Forum
Meet the 2014 Candidates for Governor of the State of Maryland and hear their vision for Maryland and the residents of Montgomery County.  Join the 2014 Gubernatorial Candidates Forum Partners* (*More HERE)
7pm Montgomery College - Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus Cultural Arts Center 7995 Georgia Avenue

THURSDAY  APRIL  24

IMPACT Now!
You are invited to IMPACT Now!, IMPACT Silver Spring's annual breakfast fundraiser and Momentum Awards Ceremony. This event celebrates the diversity of Montgomery County, recognizes the amazing work of individuals who are creating social, economic, and civic momentum in their communities, and showcases IMPACT Silver Spring's work. Last year's event was a great success, with over 400 guests in attendance from all accross our County. While this event is free and open to the general public, seating is limited. We strongly recommend for you to RSVP by registering via Eventbrite HERE and bring your paper ticket(s) to the event.
7 am* - Civic Building
(*Yes, AM. This is a Breakfast event!)

Recognizing and Responding to Persons with Mental Illness
"This workshop is being offered for religious leaders, pastoral counselors, parish nurses and office staff who interact with visitors and those seeking assistance. Our Clergy Response Committee working with a nationally renowned trainer with the MCPD Crisis Intervention Team has designed this free training in a 4 hour workshop." To register e-mail HERE.
1-5 pm Civic Building

Lighting the Way Home
New Date and Time
"Good news, we have re-scheduled “Lighting the Way Home,” the Common Ground event at Carroll Avenue Quebec Terrace that was postponed due to the unexpected snow storm in March. The new date and time for the event is Thursday, April 24, 2014..." See HERE... And at Arts on the Block Blog HERE.
7:30 PM  YMCA Community Center
8733 Carroll Avenue

China at the 2014 Smithsonian Folklife Festival with co-curator Jim Deutsch
Join us for SSTCi's
Film & Lecture Series
celebrating Silver Spring & the world beyond
More HERE
7pm  Civic Building

FRIDAY  APRIL  25

Pedestrian Safety Volunteer Opportunities - Spring 2014
SIGN UP NOW TO VOLUNTEER in Downtown Silver Spring on Friday, April 25 4-6 pm
Sign up HERE.
From Joana Conklin, Montgomery County Pedestrian Safety Education Specialist: "The weather is finally getting warmer, and we are gearing up for our Spring Pedestrian Safety education events in Montgomery County! ... At these events, we will be distributing pedestrian safety information and materials to the public.  If you would like a refresher on our pedestrian safety volunteer training, you can access it here.  Also, check out our Top News Blog periodically for interesting pedestrian safety updates! ... Feel free to pass this sign-up along to others who may want to join us as well.  Remember that we do offer SSL hours for students who volunteer with us! ... I look forward to seeing you at our upcoming outreach events!" e-mail HERE and/or call Joana at 240-777-7195
4-6 pm Downtown Silver Spring

SATURDAY  APRIL  26

Fenton Street Market’s 2014 Season Starts Saturday, April 26th! 
After a long, cold winter, it is time to celebrate Silver Spring’s homegrown market and buy local  "
Fenton Street Market is excited to announce the Opening Day of its fifth season on Saturday, April 26th from
10 am ­ 4 pm on Veterans Plaza in downtown Silver Spring. On April 26th, First Lady of Montgomery County
Catherine Leggett will ring the market bell to open the market season. Ringing the market bell serves as a
call to arms for the community to support its local entrepreneurs....

Takoma Park Community Band: 40th Anniversary Free Concert Celebration
The concert will feature the full concert band and smaller instrumental ensembles playing selections from their current and historical repertoire, including classical pieces and pop tunes and marches...  More HERE.
1:30pm (90 minute concert followed by a reception) - Takoma Park Community Center, 7500 Maple Ave.

SUNDAY  APRIL  27

Youth Baseball and Softball Competition - FREE!
Takoma Park Silver Spring Youth Baseball and Softball is hosting a FREE Major League Baseball (tm) Pitch, Hit, and Run (tm) Competition for area youth - including all boys and girls ages 7 to 14!  TPSS YB&S is partnering with the Silver Spring Takoma Thunderbolts, and Doug Remer (Area Baseball Ace, Head Coach of Springbrook High school Varsity Baseball & Head Coach of the Silver Spring-Takoma Thunderbolts), volunteers from Blair High school, along with dozens of other dedicated volunteers... Register HERE. Click on "Register to Participate" and then "Register Now."  Complete the form, print the email confirmation, and bring with you on the day of the event!  Or register the old-fashioned way (on-site & on paper) on the day of the event. For more information contact  TPSS - Phil Olivetti HERE.
1pm - Hillandale Park (10611 New Hampshire Ave Silver Spring, 20903)

The Second Annual TPSS "Old Timers" Softball Game 
All TPSS coaches - current and former - and sponsors - are welcome to participate in this kickoff to our Spring Season.
3pm  Lee Jordan fields (Takoma Park Middle School (TPMS) on Piney Branch Rd

Temporary Worker Safety Summit
Help us spread the word!
FREE Admission! Families Welcome!
No job is e good job unless it is e safe job! Every worker has the right to a safe and healthy workplace. Free information on heat illness prevention, Wage and hour rights and demonstrations on fall protection and electrical safety will be provided.
More info HERE
Noon - 3 at the Long Branch Community Center

Cumbre de Seguridad para Trabajador Temporal
Ayudanos a informar al pueblo!
ENTRADA gratuita! Familias Bienvenidas!
Ningún trabajo es un buen trabajo si no es un trabajo seguro." Cada trabajador tiene derecho a un lugar de trabajo seguro y saludable. información gratuita sobre prevención de estrés de calor, derechos de hores y salarios y se proporcionaran demostraciones sobre seguridad para protección contra las caídas y electricidad.
Mas informacion AQUI
12 a las 3 de la tarde en el Centro Comunitario de Long Branch

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THURSDAY  MAY  1

Locavesting: a Tool for Stronger Communities
Moving Your Money from Wall Street
to Carroll, New Hampshire and Piney Branch Avenues
Join us on to discuss three exciting new local investing, or locavesting, initiatives for Takoma Park. This locavesting panel will be moderated by IMPACT Silver Spring Director Ronnie Galvin and feature Senator Jamie Raskin, Delegate Tom Hucker, WACIF rep Josh Hopkins and others. The Old Takoma Business Association (OTBA) has developed three investment platforms that will allow residents to support their local business community and earn interest on their investments.  Find out more on May 1st!  Details online:  HERE
7:00pm-9:00pm - Takoma Park Community Center, Azalea Room, 7500 Maple Avenue

FRIDAY  MAY  2
SATURDAY  MAY  3

Call to Artists! Applications for the 2014 Art Hop Takoma
"Call to Artists! Applications for the 2014 Art Hop Takoma are being accepted. Don't miss out! Spaces are limited and sell out every year!  On Saturday and Sunday, May 3-4, 2014, the Old Takoma business district will once again transform into a lively arts district showcasing the talents of both emerging and established visual artists including painters, glass workers, photographers, mixed media artists, jewelry makers, fiber artists and many more.  Art is installed in the shops, restaurants and galleries of Old Takoma and a trolley is available to help visitors explore.  We are looking for a broad variety of artistic media at all price points. If you are an artist interested in applying, please go to the Artist Application page.  If you are a performance or street artists, we would love to hear from you too!" More info HERE and application HERE.

Unify Festival HERE.


Housing Fair & Financial Fitness Day
This is ithe 14th Annual Housing Fair & Financial Fitness Day pulled together by the County's Department of Housing... Well worth the drive to Gaithersburg!
More HERE.


SUNDAY  MAY  4

Safe Routes 5K Challenge
Think Spring!  Time to register www.TKPK5K.COM
Proceeds benefit East Silver Spring, Rolling Terrace, Piney Branch and Takoma Park ES and Takoma Park Middle School PTAs. Random prize drawings held every 100 registrants! You could win. Sign up TODAY!
Run/Walk 8:00 AM START One-mile fun run and the ¼ mile youth run will follow at 9:00 and 9:15, respectively.



Taste the World

Langley Park event

Takoma House and Garden Tour


MONDAY  MAY  5

Celebracion de Cinco de Mayo
Come early!
6pm El Gavilan Restaurant - 8805 Flower Ave

---ADD AUSTIN GRILL


TUESDAY  MAY  6

Attend the Relaunch of the Greater Lyttonsville Plan
Community invited to re-engage, learn about existing conditions for Greater Lyttonsville... The Lyttonsville community is invited to attend the relaunch meeting for the Greater Lyttonsville Plan. The family-friendly meeting is intended to engage the community and present existing conditions that will form the foundation for transforming the heart of Greater Lyttonsville. More info HERE.
Evening  Gwendolyn E. Coffield Center (2450 Lyttonsville Road

WEDNESDAY  MAY  7

Computer Basics
This course provides basic computing concepts for new PC users and exposure to the basic functions of Windows 7. Presented by Montgomery Works. Registration is REQUIRED.
To register: http://bit.ly/1pVVmNI
11am - 2pm  Long Branch Library

Approaches to Supporting Takoma Park Youth
This meeting will consider approaches the community and local institutions can take to help youth (ages 12 to 25) successfully transition to adulthood. Approaches developed at this session will be considered at the Takoma Park Youth Development Summit which is currently planned for Sunday June 1 4 to 6 pm.
7pm -  Azalea Room of the Takoma Park  Community Center.

THURSDAY  MAY  8

A Special Invitation to Join us in a Faith Community Dialogue
Save the date: May 8th, 7pm Civic Building
Our County is blessed with amazing faith communities. Many of these faith communitites gather routinely at the Countywide level to discuss matters of mutual interest and do action planning. The County's Interfaith Community Liaison, Mansfield ("Kasey") Kaseman (Office of Community Partnership) will be joining us to share the various initiatives underway, including:
  • Clergy Response Team responding to acts of hate and violence
  • Solidarity Programming Committee working with the Montgomery County Schools related to religious holidays and teaching cultural diversity
  • Intervention and Prevention Committee promoting awareness and education related to extremest groups
  • internet safety for children and youth
  • working with the Police, Red Cross, HHS, Office of Emergency Preparedness and Home Land Security in developing training for clergy related to all forms of violence and disasters
  • Neighbors in Need Working Group focusing on issues of hunger, integration of immigrants and healthcare
  • Religious Land Use Working Group shepherding faith communities through the Departments of Planning and Permitting Services and advocating on behalf of faith communities. 
Join participants from faith communities right here in Silver Spring in this dialogue and share your ideas on how these - and other pertinent issues - are most relevant in our Silver Spring Regional Area.
Interested? e-mail Reemberto HERE. (please put 'Faith Convening' in Subject Line.)

FRIDAY  MAY  9
SATURDAY  MAY  10
SUNDAY  MAY  11
MONDAY  MAY  12
TUESDAY  MAY  13
WEDNESDAY  MAY  14

The Age-Friendly Accessible Home
a panel discussion moderated by
Shannah Koss
(Produced by Silver Spring Town Center, Inc.)
Join us for a special SPARKLE event as we introduce seniors, friends and families to small and large changes home owners can make to allow them to stay in their homes longer.  See More HERE.
2pm  Civic Building

THURSDAY  MAY  15
FRIDAY  MAY  16
SATURDAY  MAY  17
SUNDAY  MAY  18
MONDAY  MAY  19
TUESDAY  MAY  20
WEDNESDAY  MAY  21

Career Planning and Successful Job Search
Learn proven job search techniques and use this information to begin career planning. Set goals, identify, organize, and communicate your interests, values, and skills to find your “best fit” occupation. Discuss the reality of “it’s who you know” and learn how to network your way to your next job. Presented by Montgomery Works. Registration is REQUIRED.
To register: http://bit.ly/1hYMdio
11am - 2pm   Long Branch Library

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SUNDAY  SEPTEMBER  14

Kid Museum Mini Maker Faire

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january 17/18 Youth Summit

march 29 poverty summit

takoma park
1.) Folk Fest 9/7/14
2.) St. Fest 10/5/14


SILVER SPRING SUMMER SWINGS CONCERT SERIES LINE-UP ANNOUNCED!
For four Thursdays this summer, Veterans Plaza comes alive with our "Summer Swings Concert Series"!  This Series is funded in part by Discovery Communications and produced by the County's Recreation Department and the Regional Center's Urban District. The line-up includes:
July 11  BRUCE EWAN THE RED HARMONICA KING (blues)
July 18  DAVID BACH (world jazz)
July 25  ELLIOT LEVINE (r&b, funk)
August 1  SECOND WIND (rock & roll covers)




TASTE OF WHEATON
JUNE 9TH

FEST AFRICA
AUGUST 10 /11

HISPANIC GALA
SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 7

3on3 sept 14

FEBRUARY 22 2014 - POVERTY SUMMIT - A WIDER CIRCLE








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NOTE: THE REST OF LISTINGS ARE
"PLACE HOLDERS" & "SAVE THE DATES"

(This list is not all-inclusive... There are other  festivals and major gatherting being planned by various groups and interests in our community... Stay tuned for these and more!)

IF YOU HAVE SOME YOU'D LIKE US TO ADD:
E-mail HERE.


-COMMENTS, CORRECTIONS, CONTRIBUTIONS
e-MAIL here
Reemberto Rodriguez, Director
Silver Spring Regional Area




B&O RR STAION OPEN HOUSE
Free Open House at the Silver Spring B&O Railroad Station! The Silver Spring Historical Society and Montgomery Preservation Inc. sponsor this monthly free public open house at the historic Silver Spring B&O Railroad Station.  Limited free parking is available in front of the station with ample street parking and a parking garage available nearby. The railroad station is also an easy four-block walk from the Silver Spring Metro station.
More info HERE.
First Saturday of the month
10 am to 3 pm    Silver Spring B&O Railroad Station (8100 Georgia Avenue)

Crossroads Farmers Market

       Location: 7676 New Hampshire Ave., Takoma Park MD 20912

       Hours: Wednesday: 11am - 3pm, June 4 - ?, 2014

       Contact: Michelle Dudley

       Phone: 410-984-7717











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El Golfo's Inaugural "Salsa Latina"
Salsa / Rumba / Merengue / Bachata
This will be a regular Friday night happening. More HERE.
8:30 p.m.  El Golfo Restaurant - 8739 Flower Ave




















SATURDAY  APRIL  26

Golf for Gandhi! A Gandhi Brigade Fundraiser
Gandhi Brigade, Board of DirectorsSpring "Spring has sprung!  Or at least it will soon enough.  And that means it's time to get the clubs out of the closet!  Come spend the morning with Gandhi Brigade for a 9 hole scramble.  All proceeds will support Gandhi Brigade and their work with local youth. There will be prizes and fun for all.  After the scramble, we'll head to McGinty's for a 3 course brunch. Sign up and more info HERE."
9:00 AM to 1:00 PM - Sligo Creek Golf Course













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SATURDAY  MAY  3

U-Liners at Zed's Cafe
U-Liners will songs of Pete Seger, who passed away earlier this year, on the occassion of his birthday. More HERE
7:30 - 10:00 p.m. Zed's Cafe  8225 Georgia Ave




























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COMMENTS, CORRECTIONS, CONTRIBUTIONS?  e-mail  HERE
Reemberto Rodriguez, Director        Silver Spring Regional Area
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