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A car drives by townhomes in Fair Lakes (staff photo by Angela Woolsey)

Last Chance to Weigh in on Proposed End of Leaf Collections — “@ffxpublicworks is proposing to discontinue vacuum leaf service after the upcoming winter season. A final decision will be made by the Board of Supervisors this fall. A survey is now open through Aug. 18.” [Fairfax County Government/Twitter]

Resident Artist Shares Tysons Love With Merchandise — “As a Tysons resident, the businessman-turned artist who goes by able6 enjoyed seeing the community grow and develop. Now he believes Tysons should get some new branding — and art should be a key part of it…He’s set up an Etsy shop and has growing interest in orders of prints and tote bags.” [Patch]

Police Find Fentanyl With Seven Corners Traffic Stop — “A traffic stop for a fraudulent temporary license plate led to a drug arrest in Seven Corners on Aug. 14, the Fairfax County Police Department tweeted…A search of the vehicle netted 47 suspected blue M30 fentanyl pills, additional counterfeit temporary license plates, and evidence of narcotics distribution.” [Annandale Today]

Election Officers Wanted, Especially Republicans — “We need more election officers! We especially need people who wish to represent the Republican Party, so we have equal numbers of officers representing the two major parties on Nov. 7. Officers perform non-partisan duties, however. Apply now” [Fairfax County Office of Elections/Twitter]

Yoga Studio Celebrates Return to Fairfax — “Sun & Moon Yoga is a locally owned, community-supported school of yoga that has operated in Northern Virginia since 1994.” After closing its Fairfax City location during the COVID-19 pandemic, the studio will reopen at 3975 University Drive today (Friday) with a 3 p.m. ribbon-cutting, followed by a free class and refreshments. [Fairfax City EDA/Facebook]

School Resource Officers Train for New School Year — “Fairfax County school resource officers were trained on Thursday to handle the spike in violence and drug use they’ve seen since the start of the pandemic. They spoke with News4’s Aimee Cho about what they see and what role they play in trying to help students.” [NBC4]

Fire Department Gives Out Donated School Supplies — “Shortly after 10 a.m., a few large and mid-sized SUVs started pulling into the bays of the Penn Daw Fire Station just off Route 1 in the Belle Haven area…Members of the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Service were putting out a different kind of fire — the stress of getting kids ready to go back to school.” [WTOP]

It’s Friday — The weather forecast for Friday is sunny with a high temperature of approximately 84 degrees. During Friday night, the sky will be clear and the temperature will drop to around 61 degrees with a northwest wind blowing 6 to 10 mph. []

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Explore your creative side this fall at Art House 7 with our Fall 2 Session of art classes beginning October 30th. Whether you’re a budding artist or looking to unleash your artistic potential with something new, there’s a class for everyone!

Short and Drop-In Classes:

Dive into creativity with our short-term offerings, including a 3-week still-life painting course, a 3-week knitting class, a 5-week Painting the Portrait and Figure workshop led by acclaimed local artist Danni Dawson, and a mesmerizing 4-week exploration of Japanese Suminagashi and modern paper marbling. Plus, we have a drop-in class specially designed for parents and toddlers (2-4 years old) to introduce them to the world of art.

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Public invited: “Fur-th Birthday” brunch celebration for Woofie’s of South Riding-Aldie, Sunday, October 8 at The Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar

Woofie’s of South Riding-Aldie, providing premium mobile pet services throughout Aldie, Middleburg, South Riding is celebrating its fourth anniversary with expansion to Centreville and Chantilly and its fourth Woofie’s pet grooming van. The franchise, owned and operated by Loudoun County residents, husband/wife team Sebaot Gebre and Teferi Dejene, has grown by 900% since its first full year in business.

Services include:
• Mobile pet spa grooming
• Dog walking
• Pet sitting
• In-home or overnight pet sitting
• Customizable services

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We invite you to join us at STEAMOLOGY’s annual FREE STEM Fest for elementary and middle school students, taking place on Saturday, October 14th at South County High School, 8501 Silverbrook Rd, Lorton, VA 22079.

STEM Fest is an exciting

Arlington Metaphysical Chapel Presents Metaphest, October 14-15, 2023

Workshops on: ~ Meditation ~ Intro to Tarot: The Aces and Major Arcana

~ Ageless Aging ~ Past Life Regression ~ Animal Communication and Healing

~ Psychometry ~ Spiritual Healing ~ Self Soul Love ~ Consciously Clearing Clutter ~ Awareness/Mindfulness/Consciousness.


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