Tuesday Morning Rundown

End of summer produce at Smartmarket Reston

Kudos To SLHS’ Gifford — South Lakes High School marching band trombone player Samantha Gifford has been selected to be a member of the 2015 U.S. Army All-American Marching Band. Gifford will join an elite group of marching band members who will perform during halftime at the U.S. Army All-American Bowl in January at the  Alamodome in San Antonio. The U.S. Army All-American Marching Band recognizes the top 125 high school senior marching musicians and color guard members from across the country.

Transportation Bond Info Explained — Fairfax County voters will go to the polls on Nov. 4 to vote for a transportation bond issue. This video from the county easily explains what is at stake. [Fairfax County]

Reston Community Orchestra Readying — The Reston Community Orchestra will open its season Nov. 16 with “West Meets East,” featuring music of the Old West. See the whole 2014-15 lineup on the RCP website. [Reston Community Orchestra]

FCPS Will Honor Farm-To-Table — Students in Fairfax County Public Schools  will celebrate Virginia Farm to School Week Nov. 10-14 with new menu items featuring seasonal produce such as glazed butternut squash, roasted sweet potatoes, and roasted cauliflower and carrots.  FCPS participates in farm to school activities along with 64 percent of school districts in Virginia. [FCPS]

Photo: Early fall produce at Smartmarket Reston

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