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Let’s Talk Snow Removal — How does your neighborhood handle snow shoveling and could neighbors be helping each other? That is the topic of a meeting Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Reston Community Center Hunters Woods . The meeting is sponsored by Reston For a Lifetime. [Reston Now]

Reston Group To Commemorate Sandy Hook Victims — Members of the Reston-Herndon Alliance to End Gun Violence will commemorate the second anniversary of the mass shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary at Newtown, Conn. Sunday at 2 p.m. with a march at National Rifle Association Headquarters, 11250 Waples Mill Rd. in Fairfax. The group has been picketing the NRA monthly on the 14th since 2012, but is hoping for an extra large turnout this time.

New Private School In Reston — Rockville’s School for Tomorrow says it will open a Reston location next year. [Reston Patch]

FACETS Has New Leader — Meet Margi Preston, the new executive director of FACETS, the Fairfax-based group to aid those in the county suffering the effects of poverty and homelessness. [Reston Connection]

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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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