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Silver Spring Placemaking Events

Planning Department Will Host Placemaking Events in Silver Spring During August and September 2017

Community invited to attend free yoga classes and discos in parks and public spaces, implementing recommendations from 2014 Silver Spring Placemaking Workshops

The Montgomery County Planning Department is kicking off a series of placemaking events in downtown Silver Spring this August and September. The “pop-up” events, including outdoor yoga and silent discos, are free and open to the public. This series is being held in partnership with County Councilmembers Hans Riemer and Tom Hucker, and the Silver Spring Regional Services Center to implement some of the ideas produced from the fall 2014 Silver Spring Placemaking Workshops. The goal of these events is to activate existing underutilized and hidden public spaces in downtown Silver Spring, and encourage community interaction.

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These are free outdoor yoga sessions offered by Khepera Wellness. The goal of these events is to activate public spaces and encourage health and wellness. Water will be provided. If you plan on attending one or more of these events, please fill out the release form before the event.

Session 1 – August 15 – 12:00 p.m. – Silver Spring Library Outdoor Plaza.

  • UPDATE: Due to inclement weather, the outdoor yoga session hosted by the Montgomery County Planning Department at the Silver Spring Library outdoor plaza is cancelled for today, August 15. Be sure to sign up to attend the free yoga classes on the library plaza at 12 noon scheduled for August 22 and August 29.

Session 2 – August 22 – 12:00 p.m. – Silver Spring Library Outdoor Plaza. RSVP | Release Form
Session 3 – August 29 – 12:00 p.m. – Silver Spring Library Outdoor Plaza. RSVP | Release Form

Last Updated: August 15, 2017