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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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