Save The Date Summer Snow Day For Dogs Aug 23 And More

Dated: 08/18/2014

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The dog days of summer have everyone, including pets, looking to cool off.That’s why Unleashed by Petco is trucking in snow to Reston Town Center on Saturday, Aug. 23. Pets can frolic like it is February at an enclosed off-leash area.Unleashed’s Reston store held  smaller version of the snow day in the parking lot at Hunters Woods in 2013. Moving to RTC will better accommodate more dogs.There will be areas for big dogs and small dogs, as well as family friendly events and animals for adoption.The snow day will run from 9 a.m. until the snow melts. Admission is free. Limited numbers of dogs can enter the pen at one time.

Photo: Unleashsed Summer Snow Day/Credit: Unleashed

Changes Coming to Wiehle-Reston East Bus Routes

Fairfax Connector says a few changes will go into effect beginning Monday in order to better serve bus passengers heading to the Weihle-Reston East Silver Line station.From Fairfax Connector:
Routes 553 and 557• Morning northbound buses will drop-off passengers on the NORTH side of Wiehle-Reston East Station. Afternoon southbound buses will continue to board passengers at Bus Bay Q on the SOUTH side of the station (no change to the afternoon boarding location).
Routes 951• Buses will serve U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) campus via Sunrise Valley Drive both eastbound and westbound due to the conclusion of construction on the USGS entrance road.
• Buses will serve stops along Sunrise Valley Drive between Reston Parkway and USGS on all trips.
Route 980• Morning eastbound buses will drop-off passengers on the SOUTH side of Wiehle-Reston East Station.
• Afternoon westbound buses will continue to board passengers at Bus Bay G on the NORTH side of the station (no change to the afternoon boarding location).
• The 5 a.m. departure from Herndon-Monroe will drop passengers at Wiehle north side due to a connection with Route 952 service. This bus continues westbound as Route 952 after arriving at Wiehle.

Sign of Fall: 7 RA Pools Closed For Season

Reston Association’s pools turn to the late-summer schedule beginning Monday.
These pools are now closed for the season:
 Autumnwood, Golf Course Island, Hunters Woods, Newbridge, Shadowood, Tall Oaks and Uplands.
Still open: Dogwood, Glade, Lake Audubon (weekends only), Lake Newport, Lake Thoreau, Ridge Heights, North Shore and North Hills. For exact hours, visit RA’s website.
After Labor, Day only heated pools at Ridge Heights and North Shore will be open. The two will remain on a shortened schedule (3 p.m. to 7 p.m. weekdays; 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. weekends) through Sept. 28.

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