Friday Morning Rundown

Lake Anne Plaza

Prieto Executed Thursday — Alfredo Prieto, convicted in 2010 for a 1988 rape and double murder near Reston, died by lethal injection at Virginia’s Greenville Corrections Center. There was a last-minute restraining order to investigate the drugs used in the execution, but it was lifted by a judge Thursday evening. Prieto was also on death row in California and accused of as many as 10 murders. [Washington Post]

One Woman Show — Herndon’s NextStop Theatre is presenting No Spring Chicken, a one-woman show about being pregnant at 40. The production, written and performed by Ginna Hoben, is art of the Women’s Voices Theater Festival. [Washington Post]

Big Kids Sale — United Christian Parish Preschool, 11508 North Shore Drive, will be holding its annual Children’s Yard Sale, Saturday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. to help fund the school’s scholarship fund. Lots of toys, clothes and other kid items.

Beware of Paving Scam — Fairfax County Police warning residents to beware of hiring two companies for paving work. [Fairfax County]

Light The Night Still On For Saturday — Officials from theLeukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Light The Night walk Saturday at Reston Town Center says the walk is on, rain or shine. Participants have already raised close to $545,000. [Light The Night]

Reston Regional Is 30 — Reston Regional Library is celebrating its 30th anniversary Saturday with a family friendly celebration, including music, a balloon artist and face painting. [Reston Now]

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