Friday Morning Rundown

Summer day by Lake Audubon

Farewell, Summer — Reston Association will help kids say “so long, summer” with a community campfire on Aug. 29. Fee is $6 for members; $8, non members. Registration required. [Reston Association]

New Start For Former GRACE Executive Director — Damian Sinclair, former executive director of Greater Reston Arts Center and former arts and events director at Reston Community Center, has founded his own arts fundraising, marketing and business services firm [AccelART]

Let’s Talk Election — Fairfax County will host an online chat on Election 2014: Learn about New Voting Machines and Photo ID Requirements on Aug. 28 from 2 to 3 p.m. Fairfax County General Registrar Cameron Quinn will take questions on the county’s new voting machines, which will be used in the upcoming November election, and the state’s new photo ID requirements, as well as any more general election questions voters may have. You may submit questions in advance. [Fairfax County]

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