Friday Morning Rundown

Bald Eagle on Lake Thoreau/Credit: Dave Prochnow

Petition to Fully Fund Schools — The Fairfax Education Association has an online petition for county supervisors to fully fund the Fairfax County Schools Budget. [Actionnetwork.org]

Love In the Afternoon — The Reston Community Center is one of 50 locations nationwide that will be screening the movie “Age of Love,” which explores love in your later years. The movie follows a group of 70- to 90-somethings as they try speed dating. The free screening is today at 1:30 p.m. and will be followed by a discussion moderated by Steve Gurney from Reston for a Lifetime.

It Will Be Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious — Reston Community Players’ “Mary Poppins” opens next weekend at Reston Community Center Hunters Woods. [Reston Connection]

Trout Season Soon — Trout fishing season in Fairfax County begins Feb. 20. Lake Fairfax will be stocked and ready for fishing, but make sure you get passes and permits. [Fairfax County]

New Park Authority Officers — Reston’s Bill Bouie (Hunter Mill) has been elected by the Fairfax County Park Authority Board to serve his eighth term as chair. Other Park Authority officers elected to a one-year term: Providence District Representative Ken Quincy (Vice Chairman); Springfield District Representative Michael W. Thompson, Jr. (Secretary); and At-large Member Mary D. Cortina (Treasurer). [Fairfax County]

Photo: Bald Eagle on Lake Thoreau/Credit: Dave Prochnow

Recent Stories

Before we head into a weekend, let’s take a look back at the biggest stories on the site in recent days. Reston Vietnam vet discovers his old helicopter at Smithsonian…

Despite a few days’ delay, Red Velvet Bakery and Little Beast Bistro are now set to open at Reston Town Center West on Saturday (September 18). Initially planning to open…

A solar energy-powered lamp post (via Sandra Parra/Unsplash) Fairfax County has committed to becoming carbon-neutral by 2050, and now, it has a plan to achieve that goal. The Fairfax County…

A furnished 1 BD/1 BA condo was recently listed for rent. The renovated unit comes with assigned garage parking.

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