Wednesday Morning Notes

Morning Rundown Oct/Nov

Ways to Give Back Locally This Holiday Season — Thousands of families across Fairfax County live in poverty. If you’re looking for ways to give back this holiday season, Reston Connection has a list of local agencies looking for everything from volunteers, to monetary gifts, to food and clothing donations. [Reston Connection]

Help Habitat Heroes Rid Reston of Invasive Plants — Join the local Habitat Heroes group in keeping Reston’s nature healthy. This Saturday, the group will work to remove an aggressive shrub known as the doublefile viburnum in order to prevent it from spreading through local woods and threatening healthy plants. Work will begin along Snakeden Branch Stream near the 7-Eleven on Soapstone Drive. RSVP in advance. [Habitat Heroes/SignupGenius]

Crafting Handmade Holiday Ornaments — Learn a little bit of origami and craft some holiday ornaments with the staff at the Greater Reston Arts Center this Saturday from 9:30 to 11 a.m. All ages are welcome. Registration is $10 and includes all supplies. [Reston Arts]

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