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New Batting Cages in Reston — New batting cages will be coming to Reston’s Stratton Woods Park. The Fairfax County Park Authority Board has approved a Mastenbrook Volunteer Matching Fund Grant Program request from Northern Fairfax County Babe Ruth (NFCBR) for $6,332.57. NFCBR will match the grant money and add another $20,000 from telecommunications funds to complete the project that will enable more practice time for youth teams.

Soapstone Connector Meeting — There will be a community meeting on the progress of the planned Soapstone crossing over the Dulles Toll Road. The meeting is June 15, 6 p.m. at South Lakes High School. [Hunter Mill District Facebook]

ElliptiGO On The W&OD — Potomac River Running is sponsoring an ElliptiGO marathon Sunday on the W&PD Trail in Reston. ElliptiGOs are standup bikes, similar to a stationary elliptical machine one would find in a gym. Bring your own ElliptiGO if you have one. PR will also have eight ElliptiGOs for the first eight people to register. [PR Running]

Memorial Day Schedule — Here’s Fairfax County services are open or closed on Memorial Day. [Fairfax County]

Big Lake Swims at Audubon — The annual Jim McDonnell Lake Swims take place at Lake Audubon this weekend. Hundreds of swimmers will be participating in a clinic Saturday and taking part in one- and two-mile races on Sunday. [Reston Masters]

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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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