Friday Morning Rundown

Lake Anne Plaza/Credit: Brendan Ross via Flickr

Reston Lakes Part Of the Mix in Nashville — The Opryland Gaylord Conference Center Tennessee created its own body of water with H2O from all over the country, including Reston. [Restonian]

Stock Up On Puzzles — The Reston Regional Library is holding its annual jigsaw puzzle sale Oct. 30 to Nov. 2. There will also be gently used games available. Proceeds benefit Friends of the Reston Regional Library. Hours are Thursday, Oct. 30, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m; Friday, Oct. 31, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m; Saturday, Nov. 1, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m; and Sunday, Nov. 2, 1 to 5 p.m. Puzzle donations welcome through Sunday, Oct 26.

SLHS Singing And HelpingSouth Lakes High School’s Choral Department will open its concert season 7 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 28 with a benefit for pediatric Wegeners Granulomatosis, a extremely rare, but often fatal auto immune disease. “Music’s Healing Powers” will feature a variety of musical genres performed by the South Lakes Choirs: Women’s Chorale, Men’s Camerata, Chamber Singers and Bella Voce. The concert is free, but donations are accepted and will go to the Wegeners Awareness Campaign for Kids and Youth, which raises funds for research and treatment of the disease. 

Name That Station — Now that Phase I of Metro’s Silver Line is up and running, it is time to name the Phase II Stations. Phase II is expected to open in 2018. Loudoun officials are now asking for public comment on what to call the stops. [Washington Business Journals]

Photo by Brendan Ross via Flickr

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