Good Thursday 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 11, 2024.
- 8:15 am: Morning Notes | 🗣️ Comments
- 9:30 am: FCPD: Multiple home burglaries linked by woman pretending to deliver flowers | 🗣️ Comments
- 10:15 am: Upcoming Winter Restaurant Week offers new eateries, MLK Day brunch | 🗣️ Comments
- 11:00 am: Hunter Mill District on track for affordable housing goal | 🗣️ Comments
- 11:45 am: Where to celebrate and volunteer for MLK Day 2024 in Fairfax County | 🗣️ Comments
- 1:30 pm: Fairfax Water to replace and expand 71-year-old tank in Idylwood | 🗣️ Comments
- 2:30 pm: Herndon expects modest revenues in FY 2025 as budget talks begin | 🗣️ Comments
- 3:30 pm: Fairfax City to decide fate of George Snyder Trail this month amid environmental impact questions | 🗣️ Comments
- 4:45 pm: Most and least expensive condos sold in Fairfax County (December 2023) | 🗣️ Comments
📅 Upcoming events
Here is what’s going on Friday throughout the county, from our event calendar.
🌧️ Friday’s forecast
Rain is likely to start after 4pm with increasing clouds and a high near 48. Winds will be light from the east, turning southeast at 11-16 mph and gusting up to 25 mph. Precipitation chance is 70%, with less than a tenth of an inch expected. On Friday night, expect rain mainly before 4am, accompanied by a low of around 42. Breezy conditions will prevail with a southeast wind at 16-23 mph shifting to southwest after midnight and gusting up to 38 mph. Precipitation will be 100%, with rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible. See more from Weather.gov.
🌅 Tonight’s sunset
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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