Friday Morning Rundown

South Lakes High School Band/Credit: Melissa Gifford

Fairfax County Election Day Officers Needed — The county needs nearly 3,000 people to work Election Day Nov. 4. Qualifications include being a registered voter in Virginia and available to work on Election Day. Each election officer is required to complete documentation for employment eligibility in-person at the Fairfax County Office of Elections and attend a training class prior to Election Day. They will be compensated $175 for the full day.  [Fairfax County]

Paintball Time — Fairfax County may be getting its own paintball course after a county staff report recommends approval of a proposal for one in Clifton. [Washington Business Journal]

Good Neighbors — Woodworkers from Reston Community Center’s Age 55+ woodworking group recently donated 50 handmade toys to the kids at Laurel Learning Center. [RCC]

Drop Off Drugs Saturday — Saturday is DEA Prescription Dug Take Back Day, where citizens can safely turn in unwanted and unused drugs so they will be safely disposed. Locations nearby include Fairfax County Police’s Reston District Station and the Herndon Police Department. Drop-off is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. [DEA]

Art And Bikes — Reston Association is sponsoring the Tour d’Art, a bike ride past Reston’s public art works. The ride begins at 9:45 a.m. at Brown’s Chapel and will take participants past 13 works. [Reston Association]

Photo: SLHS Band at Bands of America Championships Sept. 20/Credit: Melissa Gifford via Facebook

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