Remain Calm, Connolly Asks — Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va 11th) has asked for that Fairfax County Public Schools Superintendent Karen Garza ” tone down the rhetoric and the hyperbole so that we can actually get something done instead of making a point,” as the school system and the county Board of Supervisors head for a budget showdown. [WTOP]
Date Night — Reston Association is hosting “Parents’ Night Out” Friday, Feb. 12, 7-9:30 p.m. Get a head start on your Valentine’s Day celebration while your kids (ages 5 to 12) have a fun-filled night. with us. Children will go on a night hike (weather permitting), play games and make a red treat. $15/child RA members, $20/child non-members. Email [email protected] or call 703-476-9689.
Election Season — Restonian breaks down the upcoming Reston Association elections. [Restonian]
Book Signing With Kwame Alexander — Newbery Award winning author Kwame Alexander, a Reston resident, will hold a book signing for his new childrens’ book, “Surf’s Up,” Monday, Feb. 8, 5 p.m. at Green Lizard Cycling in Herndon. The event is hosted by Reston’s Scrawl Books. [Facebook]