Saturday, May 2, 10:00am: Free comic book day (& 20% off everything) at Alliance Comics!
Sunday, May 3, 1:00-6:00pm: Eat your way through Fenton Village during the Fifth Annual Taste the World Festival! This annual restaurant crawl features 27 local restaurants, plus live entertainment throughout the neighborhood. Follow the action online using #TTWFV and don’t miss the POPT Public Art on Georgia Avenue.
Monday, May 4, 7:00-8:30pm: Synergy Playback invites community members to a performance in response to recent events in Baltimore. Come share your story and see it reenacted theatrically, or just bear witness others’ stories. Free; at Pyramid Atlantic.
Thursday, May 7, 6:00-8:30pm: IMPACT Now! celebrates Silver Spring’s 2015 Momentum Award winners (including me!) at the Fillmore. Tickets available online.
Saturday, May 9, 12:00pm: Hālau Nohona Hawaiʻi Hōʻike at the Civic Building. Experience a little aloha in Silver Spring with music and dance performances. Plus, try some island food (spam musubi!). Tickets available online or at the event. Catch a free hula preview at the Fenton Street Market on May 2 at 3:00pm.
Saturday, May 16, 10:00am-3:00pm: Strawberry Festival at White Oak Middle School. Get your fill of strawberries, live music, food trucks, and carnival rides. Free admission; food, games for purchase.
Sunday, May 31, 2:00-7:00pm: Gandhi Brigade hosts their annual Youth Media Festival at the Civic Building complete with film screenings, free workshops, live outdoor entertainment, and a 4-hour video competition.
Saturdays, 9:00am-1:00pm: Silver Spring Farmers Market
Saturdays, 10:00am-4:00pm: Fenton Street Market
Sundays, 9:30-11:00am: Silver Spring Run Club