Thursday Morning Rundown

Reston Town Center

A Pot of (Pet) Gold This Weekend — The Fairfax County Animal Shelter is holding a special pet adoption event in honor of St. Patrick’s Day. Visit the shelter March 13-15, where adoption fees for adult pets (ages five and over) have been cut in half. Adoption fees for 10 of the pets will be completely waived. Currently, there are more than 25 dogs and puppies, 30 cats and kittens and 15 small pets that are hoping to “get lucky” this weekend. [Fairfax County]

From Egypt To Reston — Reston’s Lisa-Maria Padilla is a celebrity in the world of trained cats. Her performance cats called “Abys” do feats of athleticism at cat shows in Madison Square Garden, Orlando, and Las Vegas. She also operates Hitails Abyssinians Cattery in Reston, where she breeds the felines that originated in Egypt. [Reston Connection]

Get Reston Now In Your Inbox — Have you subscribed to Reston Now’s daily email blast? Get the day’s headlines in your inbox at 4 p.m. weekdays — for free. [Reston Now]

Robocalls in Reston — Restonian takes a humorous look at the the campaign methods in this year’s Reston Association Board of Directors election. [Restonian]

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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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