Thursday Morning Rundown

Crowded bike racks at Sunrise Valley ES/Credit: Sunrise Valley PTA via Facebook

SLHS Softball Improvement — South Lakes High School’s girls softball team is 12-6 and vastly improved from past seasons. [Washington Post]

Drug Use Town Hall — “We’re here because we’re seeing young people die. We have to stop it,” a DEA agent said at a heroin and opioid use town hall organized by Fairfax County earlier this week. Drug use is vastly on the rise in Fairfax County, officials said. [WTOP]

Spring Farm Day – Frying Pan Park is holding Spring Farm Day on May 14, where kids can watch sheep shearing and antique farm equipment demonstrations; milk a cow; see baby animals up close; and enjoy crafts, games, puppet shows. Admission $7 in advance/$8 at door. [Fairfax County]

New Church Leader — Rev. Dr. Debra W. Haffner has been hired as the new  minister of the Unitarian Universalist Church in Reston (UUCR). She is currently a minister at the Unitarian Universalist Church in Westport, Conn., who entered the ministry after a career in public health.

Photo: Crowded bike racks at Sunrise Valley ES for Bike to School Day on May 4/Credit: Sunrise Valley PTA via Facebook

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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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