Spring Farm Day – It’s Spring Farm Day at Frying Pan Farm Park this Saturday, May 12. Bring the family out from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. to see all the farm’s new animal babies, and watch as we shear some of our sheep to cool them off for the warm weather. Try milking a cow or goat, and experience antique equipment demos, games and more. Families can also bring canned goods, dried beans and personal care items to help stock the emergency pantry of Cornerstones Shelter. This event is a fundraiser for Friends of Frying Pan Farm Park. Admission is $7 in advance or $8 at the gate. Ages 2 and up are welcome. Parking is free. (Frying Pan Farm Park)
Special Event to Celebrate Bike Month – Join the Fairfax Alliance For Better Biking (FABB) for a special celebration of Bike Month on Friday, May 25. Meet other cyclists at the Lake Anne Village Center (1609 Washington Plaza West) by the entrance adjacent to the parking lot at 5 p.m. for a celebration ride and tour of all the new bike facilities and lanes installed in Reston over the past couple of years. After the ride, join members of FABB for a gathering at Lake Anne Brew House (11424 Washington Plaza West). One dollar from every purchase during the event will be donated back to FABB. Helmets required for the ride. This event is free but attendees are asked to register online. (Eventbrite)
Tennis Courts Opening for the Season – The North Hills clay tennis courts (1325 North Village Road) open for the season today, though they will be temporarily closed Thursday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. for routine maintenance. Passes for Reston Association-owned and -operated swimming pools and tennis courts are now available online through WebTrac. (Reston Association/Twitter)
Park Authority Seeks Public Input on Strategic Plan – The Fairfax County Park Authority has released its proposed Strategic Plan for Fiscal Years 2019-2023, and is seeking public input. The full document is available online. Comments can be sent to [email protected] or citizens can call the department at 703-324-8702 during normal business hours, Monday to Friday, 8 to 4:30 p.m. All comments must be received by close of business on May 25. (Fairfax County Park Authority/Twitter)
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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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