It’s Thursday, Aug. 22. Here are five things you need to know. Tell us what we need to know on the Patch message board!
1. Today is the Golf Patriot Preview at Pohick Bay Regional Park. Every high school in the Patriot District, including South County, will be at the all-day event.
2. You Said It: “Everything from having boots for the bride and her ‘girls’ to umbrellas and contingency plans.” Patch blogger Phyllis Filoso on planning for wet weather on your wedding day. Filoso offers other tips on coordinating a rain plan with the wedding photographer.
3. ICYMI: You’ll never guess how much all these books cost at the Lorton Library.
4. Number of the Day: 47. That’s the number of after-school vending machines in Fairfax County schools that will be replaced with new machines stocked with alternatives to standard sodas.5. Today…in History: Born on Aug. 22, 1963, Tori Amos is 50 today. The singer/songwriter is best known for popular songs “A Sorta Fairytale” and “Silent All These Years,” among others.
Have an awesome day!