Tuesday Morning Rundown

Reston Association bike path near Terraset Elementary School

Kudos For Armstrong Crossing Guard — Reston’s Phyllis Krapf, a crossing guard at Armstrong Elementary School, has been recognized by the Virginia Department of Transportation as one of Virginia’s Most Outstanding Crossing Guards of 2013. Krapf works the Lake Newport Road crossing and is praised for going above and beyond her job, coming in early to make sure students can cross safely and looking out for families who are running late. [Fairfax County Public Schools]

Lake Anne Plaza Celebrates Virginia Wine Month —  March is Virginia wine month, and there will be several events at Lake Anne Plaza. Among them:  Wine tasting at Lake Anne Florist – Virginia Wine & Gourmet from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 14. Check Virginiawine.org for other nearby wine events. [Virginia Wine]

Make It To The Maker Faire — Tickets are still available to the NoVa Mini Maker Faire Sunday at Langston Hughes Middle School and South Lakes High School. The event brings together area craftsman, inventors, engineers and other ideas. [NoVa Mini Maker Faire]

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Morning Notes

Wolftrap Creek in fall (staff photo by Angela Woolsey) Route 7 Lane Shift in Reston Starts Today — “On or about Tuesday, Nov. 29, the right-turn lane from eastbound Route…

The Ravel Dance Studio will re-open for fall classes 2020. The school will offer in person and virtual online instruction. With over 5000 sq. ft. to social distance the school has added air ionization filtration systems, ballet barres, acrylic dividers, hands free bathrooms, strict monitoring and more.

The Ravel Dance Studio will produce a Nutcracker Ballet Hollywood style video through the Reston Community CenterStage. REGISTRATION online begins August 17.

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He recently ruptured his Achilles and has an incredibly long and tough journey ahead. As if COVID hadn’t impacted fitness professionals enough, throw this in the mix and it’s a double, even triple whammy. CG is no longer able to work and do what he loves for the time being because of this and we’d love your support.

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