RA News
Aug. 21, 2015
Reston Association's Weekly Newsletter




Reston Station
The Silver Line provides rail transportation from Dulles International Airport to downtown Washington. The first phase of the Silver Line opened on July 26, 2014. Click here for more information on the Silver Line and the Wiehle-Reston East station.


On the Rise
New projects and construction continue around Reston. Keep up with all the latest news by visiting the Development & Future of Reston section of RA's website.


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worldgamesVideo: Reston Relay Triathlon

In this week's edition of the Reston Today, we review the Reston Relay Triathlon held last weekend. Click the image above to watch the video or go to our Facebook page to see photos.
Lake Thoreau Pipe to be Replaced
sewerFairfax County contractors will replace a sewer pipe in the West Cove area of Lake Thoreau. Jennifer Arias, Engineering Technician for Fairfax County DPWES-Capital Facilities, said the project should be completed by mid-September. Click here to read more.
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RA's fall events and programs are featured in the latest issue of Reston. Look for your copy in the mail next week or click here to view online now.

kidsKids Outdoors
Wednesday, Aug. 26
9 a.m.-Noon
Walker Nature Center, 11450 Glade Drive.
$15/child RA members, $20/child non-members
Ages 7-10 years.
Reservations required by Aug. 24. Email naturecenter@reston.org or call 703-476-9689.
Parents, drop off your child for a morning jam-packed with outdoor fun. Kids will discover the world of invertebrates. They will search for aquatic invertebrates in a stream, explore the life cycle of insects through a geocache trail and finish with a campfire.
campfireCampfire Fun
Friday, Aug. 28
7-8:30 p.m.
WNC Campfire Ring, on Soapstone Drive between Glade Drive and Lawyers Road.
$7/person RA members, $9/person non-members.
All ages (Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.)
Reservations required by Aug. 25. Email naturecenter@reston.org or call 703-476-9689.
Summer is winding down and what better way to end the season than around a crackling campfire. Sing songs, tell jokes, play games and roast marshmallows during this evening of old-fashioned fun.
sunsetSunset Stroll
Friday, Sept. 4
6:30-7:30 p.m.
Meet in Lake Audubon pool parking lot, 2070 Twin Branches Road.
$5/person RA members, $7/person non-members
All ages (Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.)
Reservations required by Sept. 1. Email naturecenter@reston.org or call 703-476-9689.
Start the Labor Day weekend with a relaxing stroll through nature. Ramble through a stream valley in search of animals getting ready to turn in for the night and try to catch a glimpse of nocturnal creatures waking up. Enjoy the color change over Lake Audubon as the sun sets and watch for bats circling above the water.
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