Tuesday Morning Notes

Chess set at Reston Town Center

Summer Bucket List — Modern Reston complied a big summer bucket list back in May. How many things around Reston were you able to cross off? And summer still technically has a few more weeks if you need ideas. [Modern Reston]

Virginia Man Suing Tropical Smoothie — A man who says he was sickened after drinking smoothies from a Tropical Smoothie in Purcellville this month is suing the chain for $100,000. The company says strawberries purchased from Egypt (and no longer being used at the stores) may be linked to 28 confirmed Northern Virginia Hepatitis A cases. Tropical Smoothie has a location in Reston. [WTOP]

South Lakes High School to Host Block Party — South Lakes High School will host its 7th annual block party this Friday, Sept. 2, from 4-7 p.m. The party will take place on the stadium side of the parking lot and is set to include several food trucks and vendors, school spirit clothing sales and a “Hand on a Bus” competition, according to organizers.

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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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