Events Roundup – April 2015

April 1-8: $5 Yoga classes at Third Space Wellness to celebrate the opening of their new space at 8001 Kennett St! We do a mean shavasana – come see for yourself.

Friday, April 3, 6:00-8:00pm: Creative Colony’s First Friday Happy Hour at Sidebar. Come celebrate the end of the week by sharing a few drinks with cool people.

Saturday, April 4, 11:00am-4:00pm: Introduction to Screenprinting class at Pyramid Atlantic. Learn the fundamentals of screenprinting and jumpstart your creativity after the long winter. Pay class fee here.

Through April 11: Passion Play at the Forum Theatre (operating at the Black Box theatre on Colesville Rd.) This epic play about religion, art, and politics has gotten rave reviews. You have been warned: it is indeed epic and lasts three plus hours so eat first!

Friday, April 10, 7:00-9:00pm: PechaKucha Vol 3 at Pyramid Atlantic. A $10 ticket gets you booze, snacks, and outstanding presentations. Vol 2 sold out and was standing room only, so get your ticket today!

Sunday, April 12, 9:30am: Silver Spring Run Club! Running season is here again. Come get the blood pumping and watch others struggle and suffer. We’ll be meeting in front of Third Space Wellness.

Saturday, April 18: POPT Public Art’s first project is unveiled in Fenton Village. Use #PoptPublicArt to share pics of the project once you spot it.

Saturday, April 18: Record Store Day! Stop by Silver Spring’s record shops to pick up some vinyl: Roadhouse Oldies, Joe’s Record Paradise, The Record Exchange (they just moved to Colesville Rd and installed a record floor!), and newest addition Bump ‘n Grind.

Saturday, April 18, 7:30pm: Live music at Zed’s Cafe with the Joe Uehlein, Avril Smith & Lynn Healy Trio. Free, but buy a tea and dessert to go with the tunes.

Tuesday, April 21, 6:30-8:00pm: Washington Revels & Carpe Diem April Community Sing. Celebrate Earth Day with songs for our planet at the Revels studio space (531 Dale Drive). Free and open to all ages; donations appreciated.

Saturday, April 25, 10:00am-4:00pm: Market season is back! The Fenton Street Market opens with vendors, music, free yoga, and a ceremonial market bell ringing by Councilmember Tom Hucker. Can’t wait that long to market? Stop by Whole Foods Market for a Spring Market Mashup with FSM vendors and WFM food on Saturday, April 11, 11:00am-3:00pm.

Saturday & Sunday, April 25 & 26: Sweep the Creek. Join Friends of Sligo Creek for the Spring clean up along Sligo Creek. Students can earn SSL hours & your community will thank you for picking up trash and removing invasive species.

Sunday, April 26, 7:30pm: Open Mic Comedy at Denizens Brewing with the Power of Positive Drinking. Come laugh, perhaps perform, and end your weekend on a high note. Free, except for all those beers (and some BBQ of course!).

Tuesday, April 28th, 7:00-9:00pm: Happy Hour with local Silver Spring colleagues as well as wellness professionals at Third Space Wellness. Suggested donation of $10 to cover drinks and light fare.

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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