Friday, August 24, 2012
Have a passionate perspective you think the community needs to hear? Send your contact information to Tamika@Patch.com.
Hi I'm Tamika Smith, the Local Editor for Silver Spring Patch, you may have seen me around town or online. I would like to welcome you to Blog with Patch! Everyone blogs with Patch from local activists to Governor Martin O'Malley. Writers who are interested in taking their craft to a new level while taking part of the history in the ever-changing downtown Silver Spring are encouraged to apply. Have a passionate perspective you think the community needs to hear about? Send your contact information to Tamika@Patch.com.
Thursday, August 23, 2012
Upcoming Concerts at The Fillmore Silver Spring.
This weekend at Fillmore starts tonight with a sold out concert with Smoker's Club Tour featuring Juicy J and Special Guests. There is still time to purchase tickets for The Dreamchasers Tour featuring Meek Mill, Reesa Renee's "Reelease" Live Concert with Special Guest Tabi Bonney, and Dave Brewer's "inside My Guitar" Family Show Remaining concerts in August: Tickets are $18. If you're looking for something very different, Reel Madrid vs. FC Barcelona will be performing at the venue Friday, Aug. 29. Ticket prices are available on The Fillmore website. What's at The Fillmore will run each week on Patch. Send tips to firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com.
Tuesday, August 14, 2012
'The Year My Voice Broke' and 'Tootsie' are among films being screened at the AFI that are celebrating milestones on the big screen in August.
Friday, August 10, 2012
Concerts at The Fillmore Silver Spring through Aug. 31, 2012.
Prepare for an “All Star Weekend” at the Fillmore on Friday, Aug. 17. The group is set to bring their all-boy band swag to the Fillmore to drive the young ladies crazy. What's your favorite song from this band? Upcoming concerts in August: Tickets are $18. If you're looking for something very different, Reel Madrid vs. FC Barcelona will be performing at the venue Friday, Aug. 29. Ticket prices are available on The Fillmore website. What's at The Fillmore will run each week on Patch. Send tips to firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com.
Free Shark Week swag will be distributed before Friday's show.
Silver Spring residents, get ready to bring out your beach towels and lounge chairs for a treat to an advanced screening of the show, Sharkzilla. Where: Fountain Plaza near Ellsworth Drive When: Friday, Aug. 10 at 8:30 p.m. Price: Free Show Synopsis: Discovery resurrects the largest shark to swim the oceans, Megalodon. This shark weighed at least 100,000 pounds and could have grown to be about 60 feet long. Audiences will go on a journey with a team of engineers and paleontologists as they work to build a replica and test the strength of this prehistoric shark. The television show will premiere Monday, Aug. 13, at 10 p.m.
Upload your photos of Shark Week 2012 below.
Shark Week kicks off Sunday with week-long programming of the underwater predator on Discovery, but if you're chomping at the bit, you can enjoy a free sneak preview of Sharkzilla. Discovery resurrects the largest shark to swim the oceans, Megalodon. This prehistoric shark weighed at least 100,000 pounds and could have grown to be about 60 feet long. During Friday’s sneak preview at the Fountain Plaza, Shark Week fans can enjoy shark freebies. We want to see how much fun you'll be having, so upload your photos! To upload your photos, click on the "upload photos and videos" button below the photo gallery. Check out Shark Week 2011 photos.
Friday, July 27, 2012
The Washington, D.C.-area professional theater company that earned raves for last season’s area premiere of “Candy and Dorothy.”
Harold Pinter’s darkly comic short play The Dumb Waiter centers on Gus and Ben, two hit men waiting in an abandoned basement for their next victim. As the building’s dumbwaiter starts to move and the tension between the two men builds, it becomes clear that things are not as they seem. More on the description here. July 20 through Aug. 12, 2012 4010 Randolph Rd. in Silver Spring Cost: $18
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
The program has two weeks left.
Need fun events to keep up your active ten occupied? You can join Teens on the move summer camp in Takoma Park. Teens get a chance to fish, go to the park, speed boat tour, rock climbing and go kart racing. To register, visit www.takomaparkmd.gov or call 301-891-7290. Takoma Park City residents fee: $110/week Non-Residents fee: $120/week Scholarships available for low-income families with proof. Scholarship reduces price of program depending on qualification.
Monday, July 16, 2012
The biggest news stories from around Montgomery County this week.
Three-Alarm Fire Displaces 74 Silver Spring Apartment Residents COLESVILLE—Dozens of apartments were damaged in a fire started by an electrical malfunction at a complex in the Briggs Chaney neighborhood. More than 100 firefighters quelled the three-alarm fire and rescued 17 residents from the burning building. The American Red Cross is working to find temporary housing for 74 residents whose homes were damaged. Read more on Colesville Patch. B.F. Saul Withdraws Wheaton Redevelopment Plans WHEATON—Private developer B.F. Saul has pulled out of its Wheaton redevelopment plans, but says it wants to be involved in Wheaton's future. One commentator called it "a blow to the revitalization of downtown Wheaton." Read more on Wheaton Patch. Court…
Friday, July 13, 2012
Enjoy a free concert this weekend in downtown!
Where: Downtown Silver Spring near the fountain. When: Friday, July 13 at 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.