Morning Notes

Rain in Reston (via vantagehill/Flickr)

Government Center Opens for Vaccine Walk-ins — Starting today (Friday), the Fairfax County Government Center COVID-19 vaccination clinic will offer walk-in appointments for the COVID-19 vaccine. First-come, first-served walk-in appointments will be available from 12 to 4 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays and 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday. [Fairfax County Health Department]

Metro Board Approves Fare and Service Changes — The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Board of Directors approved a number of fare and service changes yesterday intended to attract riders back. The changes include a flat $2 fare for weekend train rides, a 50% discount on day and weeklong rail and bus passes, and a commitment to running trains every five to 10 minutes during peak hours. [DCist]

Reston Community Center Launches Strategic Plan Survey — “RCC is drafting its next five-year Strategic Plan. We want to hear from you in order to best serve the community. Please click above to take a short survey on RCC’s facilities, programs, collaboration efforts, communications and more. Your input will be used to make sure the 2016-2021 Strategic Plan considers as many different perspectives as possible.” [RCC]

Terraset Principal Awarded by FCPSTerraset Elementary School Principal Lindsay Trout was named Fairfax County Public Schools’ Outstanding Principal for 2021 in a ceremony held at Jiffy Lube Live on Wednesday (June 9) that recognized more than 700 of the school system’s employees. Trout was highlighted for creating “the concept of #TerrasetTogether to provide a safe place for children to be their authentic selves; for families to share their celebrations and their struggles and for staff to elevate their passion for teaching.” [FCPS]

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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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