Tuesday Morning Notes

Reston Station

Lifelong Learning — Registration is now open for the fall term for the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at George Mason University. There will be 140 classes, plus special and social events offered this fall (Sept. 19 to Nov. 11). OLLI is an independentnonprofit that offers Northern Virginians a vast array of intellectual, social and cultural experiences. Classes are held in Reston, Fairfax  and in Loudoun County. [OLLI]

FREE Student Bus Passes — Fairfax County High School and Middle School students can ride the Fairfax Connector for free as part of a pilot program. The time to register is now for the upcoming school year is now. [Fairfax Connector]

Dulles Day Plane Pull Registration Open — The Dulles Day Plane Pull returns on Sept. 17. Grab 25 friends and compete to see who can pull the 164,000+ pound FedEx or United airplane 12 feet the fastest. The time to sign up for this event to raise money for Special Olympics is now. [Dulles Day]

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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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