Saturday, April 22nd, 7-11 pm at American Legion Post 41 in downtown Silver Spring!

Join us for a night of friends, fun, food, and dancing at CREATE’s annual Paint the Town gala, all while raising funds to support our art therapy and art education programs!

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American Legion Post 41, located right in downtown Silver Spring at 905 Sligo Avenue, is the friendliest post in Maryland, welcoming veterans, musicians, community members, and CREATE Arts Center! The American Legion has provided over 100 years of service to veterans and the community.



Parking is available in the surface lot and connected garage directly outside of the main entrance to American Legion Post 41 (click here or on the parking map to enlarge). The lot can be accessed via entrances on Fenton Street and Silver Spring Avenue.

PLEASE NOTE: Despite the Sligo Avenue address of the venue, the entrance to American Legion Post 41 is through the parking lot, and is marked on the parking map.


The Loose Ends

The Loose Ends is one of DC’s premiere roots rock bands, playing a variety of rock, R&B, rockabilly, and alt-country. Wear your comfy shoes and get ready to dance!



Nothing Bundt Cakes (Silver Spring)

Make your sweet tooth happy with a delicious treat from our incredible Paint the Town Dessert Sponsor, Nothing Bundt Cakes (Silver Spring)! With a variety of flavors, make sure to come back for seconds!

Kaldi’s Social House

Enjoy wings, sliders, and other savory bites from CREATE’s tasty next door neighbor, caffeine supplier, and Paint the Town Food Sponsor, Kaldi’s Social House!

Negril Jamaican Eatery

Help yourself to delicious Jamaican patties generously provided by Paint the Town Food Sponsor and local favorite (and CREATE staff lunch favorite), Negril Jamaican Eatery!

All Set Restaurant & Bar

Dine on an array of New England-influenced appetizers from longtime Silver Spring favorite, and Paint the Town Food Sponsor, All Set Restaurant & Bar!

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