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Route 29K/N Metrobus Changes

Washington Area Metro Transit Authority (Metro) has made the following changes to Metrobus Route 29K/N, which affects City of Fairfax riders:

*The 29N will extend from Fairfax Circle to Vienna/Fairfax-GMU station. This change will connect the Little River Turnpike corridor to the Orange Line and provide connections to additional Metrobus and

Fairfax Connector routes.

*There will be 12 additional weekday trips in each direction.

*The time between buses will improve to 30 minutes between

Northern Virginia Community College and King Street-Old Town station (60 minutes on each route).

*Service will run later in the evening on weekdays.

*The 29N will run all day during the week.

For more information, call 202-637-7000.

Robinson Offers ‘Snow Queen’

Robinson Secondary presents the children’s show, “The Snow Queen, Friday, Jan. 24, at 7 p.m., and Saturday, Jan. 25, at 2 and 7 p.m. Tickets are $5 in advance at the main office, $7 at the door; $6 reserved tickets are at www.brownpapertickets.com/event/521540. It’s being put on by the theater class, Robinson Production Co., and is based on a tale by Hans Christian Anderson.

Needed: Chocolate Cakes, Sculptures

The City of Fairfax Chocolate Lovers Festival Committee is looking for professional and amateur chefs of all ages to participate in the Chocolate Challenge, Feb. 1-2, as part of the Chocolate Lovers Festival.

Works and tastes of art will be submitted for the area’s most talented chefs and chocolatiers to judge in several categories. Obtain an application from the Chocolate Lovers Festival website, www.chocolatefestival.net, or call 703-385-7858. Applications are due by Jan. 27.

Bulova, Petersen Town Meeting

Del. David Bulova (D-37) and Sen. Chap Petersen (D-34) will hold their annual town meeting Saturday, Feb. 1, from 9-10:30 a.m., at the Fairfax City Hall, 10455 Armstrong St. in Fairfax.

Child Car Seat Checks

City residents may have their children’s car seats checked or installed by the City of Fairfax Fire Department. For an appointment, call 703-385-7830.