Monday Morning Rundown

Boats at Lake Thoreau in fall

Orthodontist’s Annual Candy Buy-Back — Reston orthodontist Stephan Tisseront is hosting his annual Halloween candy buy-back Monday from 12 to 4 p.m. at 11720 Plaza America Dr. Bring your leftover candy, and Dr. Tisseront will give you $1 a pound and also donate $1 a pound to Children’s National Medical Center. Last year’s event gathered more than 1,500 lbs. of candy, which was sent overseas to the troops. [Tisseront Orthodontics]

TJ Open House Coming SoonThomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology (TJHSST), the Regional Governor’s School for science and technology in Northern Virginia, will hold its annual Open House on Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Due to construction at the high school, the Open House will be held at Holmes Middle School, 6525 Montrose St. in Alexandria, less than half a mile away from TJHSST. 

Practicing For Plane Travel — Families with special needs children took part in a special event at Dulles International Airport Saturday, where kids could practice navigating air travel. A similar event, sponsored by Wings for Autism, will be held at Reagan National on Nov. 8. [Washington Post]

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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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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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