FCPS Two-Hour Delay — All Fairfax County public schools will open two hours late today. Morning preschool (special education) classes are canceled. Afternoon preschool (special education) classes start on their regular schedule. Morning field trips are canceled. SACC centers will be open by 7:15 a.m. Morning transportation for high school academy classes is canceled. Afternoon academy transportation will be provided.
Help The Fine Arts Festival — The Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival returns to Reston May 16-18, and can use many volunteers. Volunteer registration is now open. Can you help? [Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival]
Simon Sings — Reston founder Bob Simon joined the Reston Community Orchestra for Ch. Hubert Parry’s Jerusalem at a performance Sunday dedicated to Simon’s upcoming 100th birthday. The concert was one a series of tribute events in Reston as Simon’s 100th birthday approaches on April 10. [YouTube]
Reston Gymnast Wins Title — Olivia Norman, a South Lakes High School freshman, won the uneven bars medal in the Virginia USA Gymnastics Level 8, 9, and 10 State Championships in Richmond. Norman, Level 9 gymnast, scored 9.425 and won the title for the 15-year-old age group.
A Wind Advisory has been issued for the D.C. area, including Fairfax County. The alert is currently scheduled to start at 6 p.m. tomorrow (Wednesday) and continue until 4 a.m….
OmBaked is organizing an inaugural Holi Festival at Lake Anne Plaza (courtesy OmBaked) A traditional Hindu festival is set to light up Lake Anne Plaza next month. The inaugural Holi…
A band plays at Ned Devine’s during the second round of Herndon’s inaugural Battle of the Bands (photo by Laura Poindexter) The Town of Herndon’s first-ever Battle of the Bands…
Fairfax Connector is now in its sixth consecutive day without service, as workers continue their strike for better pay, benefits and working conditions.