Friday Morning Rundown

Fall Leaves in Reston/Credit: J0nathan via Flickr

Save the Date: Israeli Art Festival — Reston’s Northern Virginia Hebrew Congregation is hosting its third Israeli Art Festival on Nov. 15 and 16. NVHC will be transformed into an artists’ colony, with the work of 15-20 Israeli artists from Safed and beyond whose livelihoodswere impacted by the Gaza conflict this summer. Works for sale include paintings, Judaica, handmade Jewelry, tallits, handwoven ritual items, photography, stained glass, silks, and woodwork. [NVHC]

Eagle Update — Sadly, the injured American Bald Eagle rescued by a Fairfax County Animal Control officer earlier this week, had to be euthanized after veterinarians at the Wildlife Center of Virginia determined the injuries were too severe. [Fairfax County Police]

Kickstarter For SLHS Grads’ Game Project — South Lakes High School grads Michael Savage-Benoist and Ben Cohn have started a Kickstarter fundraising page to raise $3,000 to develop “Flamberge” a role-playing video game project.  Savage-Benoist is the developer and Cohn has composed the music. [Kickstarter]

Photo: Fall leaves in Reston/Credit: Jonathan via Flickr

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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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