Wednesday Morning Rundown

Reston Station Plaza/Credit: Dave Lepkowski

Food Truck Wednesday Is Back — The monthly Food Truck Wednesdays return to Reston Town Center today from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Stop by Reston Town Square Park and check out  Crepe LoveDoug the Food DudeChef on WheelsPassionFish (on their patio) and Sweetz Cheescake.

Is There A Post-Shutdown Baby Boom? — The federal government shutdown was about nine months ago. What did area residents do to pass the time off? According to some area hospitals, we may be in the midst of baby boom. [Washington Post]

Are We Headed For A Harsh Winter? — By Northern Virginia standards, this summer has been highly unusual. Tuesday’s highs in the 70s were at nearly 20 degrees cooler than what we usually find in late July. But does a cool summer mean we are headed for the other extreme — a harsh winter? [WTOP]

New Day Job For McElveen — Fairfax County Public Schools At-Large Board member Ryan McElveen has a new day job. McElveen has been appointed Assistant Director of the John L. Thornton China Center at the Brookings Institution. [China Daily]

Photo of Reston Station Plaza by Dave Lepkowski

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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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