Thursday Morning Rundown

Splashing in Lake Anne fountain

Speed Survey — Fairfax County Police want to know how you feel about or whether you see people speeding through your neighborhood. [Fairfax County Police]

Reston Biz Says ‘Happy Birthday, Wizard of Oz’ — ArtInsights Animation & Film Art Gallery is teaming up with Habitat for Humanity of Northern Virginia for “There’s No Place Like Home,” an exhibit and sale of official art from The Wizard of Oz.  In honor of the Hollywood premiere of The Wizard of Oz on Aug. 15, 1939, all are invited to an open house from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 15, and to an event featuring official Warner Bros. artist Andrea Alvin on Sunday, Aug. 17, from 5 p.m. to 9p.m. at ArtInsights, 11921 Freedom Dr. at Reston Town Center.

Reston 2020 Wants Longer Phase II Process — The Reston citizens advocacy group tells Supervisor Cathy Hudgins that additional meetings should happen this fall so everyone can better understand the Phase II project, which will look at the future of Reston’s neighborhoods and Village Centers. [Reston 2020]

FCPS To Raise Food Prices — For the first time since 2009, FCPS is raising the price of its breakfast and lunch meals.  In elementary schools, breakfast will cost $1.75 and lunch will cost $2.90 (up from $1.50 and $2.65, respectively). In middle and high schools, breakfast will cost $1.75 and lunch will cost $3.00 (up from $1.50 and $2.75, respectively). The cost of milk and soy milk will not change, nor will the costs for students who are eligible for free and reduced price meals.

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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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Chris Green is one of the DMV’s finest fitness instructors. A Lululemon and South Block ambassador, he is a coach and mentor to so many. He embodies grace, positivity and motivation in ways that no one else can. If we could all learn a thing or two from him, the world would be a much better place. He does so much for others, and does so with a smile on his face 99% of the time.

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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