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Reston Town Center

TOP Soccer Coming to RestonTOP Soccer (The Outreach Program for Soccer), a training and team placement program for young athletes with mental or physical disabilities, is starting a Reston chapter. The Reston startup is the International Baccalaureate Middle Years project of two SLHS students. [InSports]

Divas Return — The Reston Divas — singers Beverly Cosham, Menda Ahart, and Felicia Kessel-Crawley — perform their third annual Diva Night performance at the Reston Museum on Feb. 21 at 6 p.m. RSVPs recommended. [Reston Museum]

Park Authority Goes Mobile — The Fairfax County Park Authority has a new Smartphone feature. Similar to an app, the search tool that lets you find parks, learn which facilities and programs each park has, where the closest one is to you, Google Maps directions and more. [WTOP]

Virginia Leads in LEED — Virginia is among the top 5 states when it comes to LEED Green Building Per Capita in commercial and institutional green projects that were certified in 2014. [Washington Business Journal]

Recent Stories

Morning Notes

Vienna bookstore Bards Alley is participating in the town’s holiday decorating contest (photo by Amy Woolsey) I-66 HOV Change Starts Today — “The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) reminds travelers…

The Barton Hill Recreation Area in Reston is slated for upgrades (via Google Maps) Upgraded lighting is no longer a component of upgrades to the Barton Hill tennis courts in…

Fairfax County Public Schools Fairfax County Public Schools could require parental notifications for class materials deemed sexually explicit, but in a deviation from the state, the proposed policy directly addresses…

A public art piece inspired by the connectivity and energy of atoms has been erected in Reston Town Center’s Hyatt Park. Called “Vidustria,” the installation is drawn from the word…

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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