Silver Spring February 2014 Calendar

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FEBRUARY 2014

  • February 1, 2014

    FreshFarm Market

    At this market you'll find goats' milk cheeses, tree and field fruit, vegetables, honey, eggs, meat, pies, preserves, salsas, cut flowers, breads, pastries and more.

    Ellsworth Dr. between Fenton St. and Georgia Ave., Silver Spring
    9 am - 1 pm; 202-362-8889

  • February 3, 2014

    Book Discussion Group
    Join us on the first Monday each month to discuss new and classic works of fiction and nonfiction. This month's selection is Tenth of December:Stories, by George Saunders.  All are welcome. Copies of the book are available at the Information Desk.

    Silver Spring Library, 8901 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring

    7:30 pm; (240) 773-9420

  • February 5, 2014

    Storytime & Activities - African-American Inventors
    Learn about African-American Inventors: Lewis Latimer and his light-bulb, Elijah McCoy and train improvements and many more...
    Black History Month program.

    Silver Spring Library, 8901 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring

    4:30 pm; (240) 773-9420

  • February 5, 2014

    African American Book Group
    Join us to discuss "My Song: A Memoir of Art, Race and Defiance" by Harry Belafonte.  All are welcome. Copies of the book are available at the Information Desk.

    Silver Spring Library, 8901 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring

    6:30 pm; (240) 773-9420

  • February 8, 2014

    FreshFarm Market

    At this market you'll find goats' milk cheeses, tree and field fruit, vegetables, honey, eggs, meat, pies, preserves, salsas, cut flowers, breads, pastries and more.

    Ellsworth Dr. between Fenton St. and Georgia Ave., Silver Spring
    9 am - 1 pm; 202-362-8889

  • February 12, 2014

    African American Book Group
    You are invited to join our discussion of a wide range of titles from African-American authors. Books are available upon request at the check-out desk. This month's title is THE IMPEACHMENT OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN by Stephen L. Carter.

    White Oak Library, 11701 New Hampshire Ave., Silver Spring

    3 pm; (240) 773-9555

  • February 12, 2014

    Teen Writers' Club
    Meet other teens who share your interest in writing. Learn how to improve your writing, try new approaches, and meet authors and other experts in the publishing field. Most important, get constructive feedback on your own writing and advice on how to overcome obstacles. Open to teen writers of fiction, short story and nonfiction.

    White Oak Library, 11701 New Hampshire Ave., Silver Spring

    6:15 pm; (240) 773-9555

  • February 14, 2014

    St. Valentine's Day

  • February 15, 2014

    FreshFarm Market

    At this market you'll find goats' milk cheeses, tree and field fruit, vegetables, honey, eggs, meat, pies, preserves, salsas, cut flowers, breads, pastries and more.

    Ellsworth Dr. between Fenton St. and Georgia Ave., Silver Spring
    9 am - 1 pm; 202-362-8889

  • February 15, 2014

    Book & Bake Sale & Family Fun
    Celebrate LIBRARY LOVER'S MONTH.  Browse our outstanding collection of used books, delicious baked goods presented by and SILVER SPRING LIBRARY ADVISORY COMMITTEE, FRIEND'S OF THE LIBRARY,SILVER SPRING

    Silver Spring Library, 8901 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring

    10 am - 3 pm; (240) 773-9420

  • February 15, 2014

    Storyteller Baba Jamal Koram
    Baba Jamal Koram, Master Storyteller, explores Afriacan and African-American culture through folklore and stories. Presented by Friends of the Library, Silver Spring /Silver spring Library Advisory Committee / Maryland Ste Arts Council.

    Silver Spring Library, 8901 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring

    10:30 am; (240) 773-9420

  • February 18, 2014

    Groovy Nate
    Come see Groovy Nate: an original family fun show filled with music, comedy, puppet skits and more! Black History Month stories included. For children of all ages.

    Silver Spring Library, 8901 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring

    10:30 am; (240) 773-9420

  • February 21, 2014

    African American History Film Series
    Join us to view this riveting true story. It is the culmination of a 10-year investigation to uncover the details behind the nightmarish 1955 Mississippi murder of Emmett Louis Till, an African-American Chicago teenager. Till's death sparked the American Civil Rights Movement

    Long Branch Library, 8800 Garland Ave., Silver Spring

    3 pm; (240) 777-0910

  • February 22, 2014

    FreshFarm Market

    At this market you'll find goats' milk cheeses, tree and field fruit, vegetables, honey, eggs, meat, pies, preserves, salsas, cut flowers, breads, pastries and more.

    Ellsworth Dr. between Fenton St. and Georgia Ave., Silver Spring
    9 am - 1 pm; 202-362-8889

  • February 26, 2014

    Open Mic Night
    In honor of Black History Month, compose and share your own poem or short piece of prose. Alternatively, you may read a poem by poets such as Nikki Giovanni, Langston Hughes, and Rita Dove. Refreshments will be served.

    Silver Spring Library, 8901 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring

    6:30 pm; (240) 773-9420