Monday Morning Notes

Reston sunrise, Jan. 31, 2014

Still Jamming at Frying Pan — Frying Pan Park in Herndon has been hosting acoustic jams for 15 years now, ever since a native Louisianan knocked on the door and suggested it in 1998. The park held a musical “Jam-iversary” last month.  Catch upcoming jams on the first and third Sundays of the month from 1 to 4 p.m. [Fairfax County Park Authority Blog]

An American Abroad — Lizzy Axtell, a Langley High student and Reston Soccer player is spending the year in England while her father, a GMU professor, is on a year-long sabbatical at Oxford University. But this has given Axtell the opportunity for a trial with Oxford FC’s U-17 Girls Center of Excellence, the English FA’s initiative to propel the female game forward. She is currently ranked No. 4 in the league for total goals scored, with 5 in 10 appearances as a sub. [Soccer Wire]

Together Forever, With Fido and Spot — A Virginia lawmaker is proposing legislation that would make it possible for residents to be buried with their beloved pets. Currently, Virginia law says only human remains in human burials. [Washington Post]

Recent Stories

Owners of six Woofie’s franchises in Northern Virginia are hosting a “Paws in the Park” pet adoption event tomorrow (Saturday) at Wolf Trap National Park. Participating Woofie’s include Reston/Herndon, Ashburn-Leesburg,…

A Fairfax Connector bus to Tysons (staff photo by James Jarvis) The Fairfax County Department of Transportation (FCDOT) has the green light to apply for a federal grant to replace…

Morning Notes

The splash pad at the Mosaic District in Merrifield has been turned on (staff photo by Angela Woolsey) Congress Approves More National Airport Flights — “More long-haul flights are coming…

Fairfax County’s annual Summer Entertainment Series will kick off on June 1 (via Fairfax County Park Authority/Twitter) The Fairfax County Park Authority has composed a slate of summer shows, including…

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