Friday Morning Rundown

April on Lake Thoreau

RA’s New Officer Slate — Reston Association’s Board of Directors elected new officers on Wednesday. The slate remains the same as it did in 2015: Ellen Graves, president; Michael Sanio, VP; Eve Thompson, Secretary; and Dannielle LaRosa, Treasurer.

“Our Town” Coming to Our Town — Reston Community Players will close out their 49th season with Thornton Wilder’s “Our Town,” which opens next week. [Reston Connection]

“Living Well’ This Weekend — The Living Well, Aging Well Summit is Saturday, April 16, at the Fairfax County Government Center. The event is free and is from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The summit will feature a Technology Expo demonstrating exciting new technologies to make your life easier;
a Transportation and Mobility Expo showcasing options for getting where you want to go; a “Venture into Volunteering” Fair; health and wellness screenings, and more.

483 Offered Admission to ‘TJ’ — Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology has offered admission to 483 students for the Class of 2020. About 71 percent of the students will come from Fairfax County. TJ received 2868 applications. [FCPS]

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The former private venue will be preserved as part of the overall infill residential proposal (via JR Catering/Facebook) A nearly 9-acre property near Lake Fairfax Park in Reston could be…

The Fairfax County Government Center building (staff photo by David Taube) Local officials are already preparing for “one of the most challenging” budget talks in years due to inflation, the…

PayMore plans to open a location in Reston within two to three weeks (via PayMore) An electronics trading store is slated to open in Reston’s Home Depot by the end…

Morning Notes

Wolftrap Creek in fall (staff photo by Angela Woolsey) Route 7 Lane Shift in Reston Starts Today — “On or about Tuesday, Nov. 29, the right-turn lane from eastbound Route…

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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