Good Wednesday evening, Fairfax County. Let’s take a look back at today’s stories and a look forward to tomorrow’s event calendar.
🕗 News recap
The following articles were published earlier today — Jan 10, 2024.
- 8:15 am: Morning Notes | 🗣️ Comments
- 9:30 am: Myron Mixon Pitmaster BBQ fires up new home in Dunn Loring | 🗣️ Comments
- 10:30 am: Town of Herndon hires first new parks and recreation director in 20 years | 🗣️ Comments
- 11:15 am: Pupatella opens new pizzeria in Chantilly | 🗣️ Comments
- 1:30 pm: New Dranesville supervisor seeks to build on predecessor’s legacy, prioritizes housing and ‘smart growth’ | 🗣️ Comments
- 2:30 pm: Herndon retiree launches Canine Concierge to provide free dog therapy services | 🗣️ Comments
- 3:30 pm: Changes in store for Fair Oaks Mall with DMV relocating service center | 🗣️ Comments
📅 Upcoming events
Here is what’s going on Thursday throughout the county, from our event calendar.
- 1:00 pm: Qigong
- 4:30 pm: Martin’s Big Words
- 6:30 pm: Vertical Mill Sign-off
- 7:00 pm: Stained Glass Sign-off
- 7:00 pm: Intro to Basic Electronic Circuits (Online)
☀️ Thursday’s forecast
Expect a sunny day with highs around 51°F and light south winds shifting to southwest at 6-11 mph during the morning. Thursday night will be mostly clear with lows near 31°F, west winds at 5-7 mph, and calming after midnight. See more from Weather.gov.
🌅 Tonight’s sunset
Thanks for reading! Feel free to discuss the day’s happenings in the comments.
Friday night’s performance by comedian Nate Bargatze is expected to draw the largest crowd ever to EagleBank Arena on the Fairfax campus of George Mason University, according to Monumental Sports…
Reston Association has adopted a new strategic plan that aims to continue the vision of Reston’s founder Bob Simon over the next three years.
A 93-year-old woman died earlier this week from injuries she sustained in a car crash on Leesburg Pike (Route 7) in Bailey’s Crossroads, police say. Gladys Bilbao, a Falls Church…
D.C.-based fast food chain Z-Burger has officially opened in a former Pizza Hut at 541 Maple Avenue West in Vienna. The restaurant opened in late November. While business was initially…
Great Clips at South Lakes Village Center (Reston, Virginia) is seeking hair donors to participate in the Wigs for Kids program this Valentines Week. If you meet the minimum requirements and would like to donate your hair for children fighting cancer, we would love to host you in our salon this Valentine’s Week for a free haircut.
Hair donations must be a minimum of 12 inches
Hair donations must be clean and stored/packaged completely dry.
Hair donations cannot be permed, color-treated, or highlighted.
Temporary coloring or highlights that wash out are acceptable but must be completely washed out before cutting. Gray hair is accepted.
Peace in Gaza: Prayer Liturgy and Community Discussion for Peace in Arlington VA, Sunday, Feb. 11, 10:15 AM
Prayer, liturgy, and community discussion for peace in Gaza, an immediate cease fire and resumption of humanitarian aid will be hosted by Nova Catholic Community. The focus will be Pope Francis’ call for an immediate ceasefire, the release of all hostages, resumption of humanitarian aid for Palestinians in Gaza, and peace talks for a lasting and just peace for all people in the region.
Discussion will follow at Noon on US military role in the conflict and appropriate steps the US should take to foster peace and rebuilding. Light lunch served.
The Tactical Emergency Casualty Care (TECC) Active Bystander Certification course, also known as Active Bystander, is the premier training program to prepare civilians for how to respond during an intentional violent event and to address life-threatening emergencies.
Similar to FEMA’s