Thursday Morning Notes

Reston Town Center - Feb. 1, 2017

Fairfax Police to Test Out Body Cams — County officers are expected to begin testing body-worn cameras later this year, once the police department completes (and the Board of Supervisors approves) a set of guidelines governing their use. [WTOP]

‘OK, Campers, Rise and Shine!’ — Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow this morning, predicting six more weeks of winter. Monday and Tuesday at Walker Nature Center, a shadow play and activities will help kids understand more about the groundhog. [Walker Nature Center]

Groundhog Day for Grownups — For a more adult way to celebrate Feb. 2, check out the American Tap Room today for their “See Your Shadow” specials. [American Tap Room/Facebook]

Local Theater Students Compete in Georgia — Kids from Lopez Studios Inc. Performing Arts School recently took part in the 2017 iTheatrics Junior Theater Festival in Atlanta. The students won an award for excellence in ensemble work, and Kendyl Florence was honored for student choreography. [Reston Connection]

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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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