Events Roundup – April 2014

Saturday, April 5, 9:15am: The Great MoCo Bicycle Summit starts with a family ride from Silver Spring to Bethesda. After the ride, join Councilmember Hans Riemer, the Washington Area Bicyclist Association, Montgomery Bicycle Advocates, and others for a discussion on the future of biking in our County.

Saturday, April 5, 2014, 10:00AM: Walking Tour of the AFI Silver Theatre with the Silver Spring Historical Society.

Friday April 11, 8:00pm: Zach Parkman & the Damaged Goods perform live at Zed’s Cafe. Catch this talented local musician at one of our favorite coffee shops. Head across the street to Urban Butcher afterwards for a nightcap.

Saturday, April 12, 9:00am-12:00pm: Crafty Yard Sale in Pyramid Atlantic’s parking lot. Join local artists and makers as they clean out their closets of old inventory and crafting supplies – yard sale style. Find misprints, yarn stashes, fabric scraps, older but still beautiful work and more.

Saturday, April 19, 12:00-4:00pm: Silver Spring Inc’s City Wide Easter Egg Hunt – Great for adults and children, both. Scour the central business district for hundreds of eggs, get to know your city, and meet your neighbors. $3000+ in prizes, music, food trucks. B&O Train Station, 8100 Georgia Ave.

Thursday, April 24, 7:00-9:00pm: IMPACT Now! Celebrate the 2014 Momentum Award winners – local heroes working in our community to create change – and explore the theme of “Are We There Yet?” at the Civic Building. We know it’s early, but we promise it’s worth it!

Saturday, April 26, 10:00am-4:00pm: Fenton Street Market Opening Day! It’s been a long winter and we can’t wait to see our vendors and neighbors on Veterans Plaza. Stop by to buy local, listen to tunes, and have a fresh crepe.

April 1 – May 9: Radical Elements reimagined quilts at the King Street Gallery. Presented by Montgomery College’s Department of Visual Arts & Design, the exhibit goes through April and redefines what makes a quilt in contemporary art.

Banner photo courtesy of JH Photography,

Pete Tan
A DC Native, people say I'm rude and abrasive; I say I'm passionate. I've been working in marketing since 2005. My brothers and I paid Geppi's rent through the 80s and 90s. My relief at an indoor wavepool never materializing in Silver Spring is balanced by my disappointment that City Place has dozens of shuttered storefronts. I love what you've done with your hair.

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