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Chat About Next Safety Surge — The second of Metro’s Safety Surges begins next week. The next surge (June 18 to July 3) will affect Orange, Blue and Silver Line customers with a line segment shutdown between Eastern Market & Minnesota Avenue/Benning Road, and no Blue Line service between Arlington Cemetery and Rosslyn. Fairfax County is hosting a live chat Thursday at 11 a.m. to answer citizens’ questions. [Fairfax County]

See Something, Say Something — In the wake of Sunday’s mass shooting in Orlando, the Fairfax County government is reminding citizens to remain aware or their surroundings and vigilant about suspicious activity. [Fairfax County]

Burger For Dad’s Day — The Counter at Reston Town Center is running a Father’s Day special Sunday. If you bring your dad and tell your server “my dad is a BFD,” dad gets a free 1/3-pound burger.

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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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Chris Green is one of the DMV’s finest fitness instructors. A Lululemon and South Block ambassador, he is a coach and mentor to so many. He embodies grace, positivity and motivation in ways that no one else can. If we could all learn a thing or two from him, the world would be a much better place. He does so much for others, and does so with a smile on his face 99% of the time.

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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