Wednesday Morning Rundown

Reston Town Center at night/Credit:  Vico Melo via Reston Town Center

What’s Up With…. — The wooden crosses as you approach Dulles International Airport? Religious statement or development guidepost? [Washington Post]

Being Prepared — Several volunteer groups helped the Fairfax County Emergency Management Office prepare emergency readiness kits for fourth graders. [Fairfax County]

It’s Bike to School Day! — All Reston Elementary Schools will have organized bike to school events on Wednesday, May 7, which is National Bike to School Day. So watch for wheels and kids this morning. [Reston Now]

Shred It — The Fairfax County Police Crimesolvers will host a shredding event/fundraiser Saturday at Dominion Virginia Power, 3072 Centreville Rd. in Herndon. Stop by and shred your personal papers securely for a suggested tax-deductible donation of $5 per bag/box.  [Fairfax County Police]

Possible Measles Exposure — The Fairfax County Department of Health says some Loudoun and Fairfax residents may have been exposed to the disease last week. [Virginia Department of Health]

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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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