Takoma Park Farmers Market – Sundays, 10 am-2 pm. More info.
Sunday, January 8, 2017
Skill Share Swap – 2 – 5 p.m. at the The Silver Spring Civic Building is at the corner of Fenton St & Ellsworth Dr. Silver Spring, MD. FREE and entirely volunteer-run. You can pop in for one or two talks and visit a few ask-the-expert tables or stay for the entire event to absorb it all. Topics (tentatively) include Decluttering & Organizing,” “Resume Writing Tips,”“How to Find Funding For Your Non-profit” More info on the website and Facebook.
Monday, January 9
Committee on the Environment meeting – 7:15 pm, Takoma Park Community Center, 7500 Maple Ave., Takoma Park, MD.
Tuesday, January 10
Tree Commission hearing – 6:30 p.m., Atrium Room, Takoma Park Community Center, 7500 Maple Ave., Takoma Park, MD
Facade Advisory Board meeting – 6:30 p.m. Takoma Park Community Center, 7500 Maple Ave., Takoma Park, MD,
Nuclear-Free Takoma Park Committee meeting – 7:30 p.m., Takoma Park Community Center, 7500 Maple Ave., Takoma Park, MD.
Human Element Opening Reception – 6:30 pm to 8 pm,Takoma Park Community Center, 7500 Maple Ave., Takoma Park, MD. Celebrate We Are Takoma’s new exhibition Human Element, showcasing works by artists Maria Simonsson, Cynthia Johnson, and Suzheila Reyes-Bunnag. Enjoy snacks and beverages and amazing art. Meet the artists. More information.
Wednesday, January 11
City Council Meeting – 7:30 p.m. Takoma Park Community Center Auditorium, 7500 Maple Ave., Takoma Park, Md. Public comments, council comments, city manager comments. Voting session: Green Team priorities resolution, (tentative) possible vote related to Takoma Junction development agreement.Work session: proposed Takoma Park Scholarship Program for Montgomery College Students, (tentative) discussion of Takoma Junction Redevelopment. City Council Agendas.
Thursday, January 12
Docs in Progress Presents Community Stories Student Showcase – 7:30 pm. Takoma Park Community Center, 7500 Maple Ave., Takoma Park, MD. Docs in Progress features an encore screening of Community Stories Student Showcase. Enjoy thirteen short film by first-time local filmmakers spotlighting stories from Takoma Park and Silver Spring. More information.
Takoma Junction Community Consultation Advisory Committee meeting – 7 p.m., Takoma Park Community Center Hydrangea Room, Takoma Park Community Center, 7500 Maple Ave., Takoma Park, MD.
Saturday, January 14
The U-Liners in Concert – 7:30 p.m., Takoma Park Community Center Auditorium, 7500 Maple Ave., Takoma Park, Md. Takoma Park’s own The U-Liners, an Americana/rooots-rockband, takes the stage at the Takoma Park Community Center. More information.
Teen Night Out is at Takoma Park Recreation Center – Takoma Park Recreation Center, 7315 New Hampshire Avenue. Looking for something exciting to do on the second & fourth Fridays of the month? Then Teen Night Out is the place for you. The Takoma Park Recreation Center provides high quality, affordable, safe and FUN activities for teens. Come on out to a night of games, activities and more. Bring your friends for a cheap night out of the house. Free with membership. For more information, contact Vince Cain at 301-891-7289 or VincentC@takomaparkmd.gov.
Monday, January 23
Plant Collecting – 8 p.m., Brookside Gardens, Visitors Center/Education Building, 1800 Glenallan Avenue, Wheaton, MD. FREE and open to the public. Silver Spring Garden Club hosts a talk by Jim Dronenburg, club member and plantaholic. She will talk on “Keeping Ahead of the Joneses.” The Joneses are good people and can be quite good gardeners, but lack a certain…imagination, shall we say. Jim will show you how to keep ahead of the Joneses in your planting, by discussing sources for plants—not all of them bought. This will be a “pretty plant pictures” lecture, but more importantly, it will give you new food for general thought.
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