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Rainy day in Ballston (staff photo by Jay Westcott)

‘Midsummer’ starts next month — “Synetic Theatre, the birthplace of American physical theater and movement-based storytelling, announces the return of its acclaimed adaptation of William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, directed and choreographed by the company’s co-founders , Paata and Irina Tsikurishvili. Production runs from June 30 to July 24. [Synetic Theater]

Expansion of local donut shop – “Owners of a Ballston donut shop and cafe are building a commercial kitchen in Tysons to support a growing wholesale business and its own planned expansion…Charles Kachadoorian, co-owner of Good Company, said that the store had exceeded capacity at 672 N. Glebe Road in Ballston, from which it produces candy for its cafe, for other retail cafes, and for its own catering business. It plans to expand across all of those avenues, Kachadoorian said, including with a new store in Crystal City in the near term and one in DC in 2024.” [Washington Business Journal]

GOP worries about ‘missing link’ — “Several Arlington Republicans have expressed concern about the county’s proposal to improve the area of ​​single-family residential lots in county neighborhoods. We pass on information from Arlingtonians for Our Sustainable Future (ASF), if you decide you want to have your voice heard on this issue. [Arlington GOP]

Planetarium supporters look to the future – “Arlington School System Planetarium Boosters hope the new budget funding will allow the facility – closed since before the pandemic – to reopen with a permanent teacher attached by fall. In early May, school board members reversed Superintendent Francisco Durán’s decision and donated nearly $150,000 to support the David M. Brown Planetarium for the upcoming school year. Durán had offered to keep the establishment closed for another year. [Sun Gazette]

Rosslyn Walk planned — “When you are on the move, do you wonder how sidewalks, land use and street connectivity influence your experience and enjoyment of public spaces? If so, be sure to tune in to WalkArlington’s upcoming street design-focused “Walk and Learn” in Rosslyn on Wednesday, May 25 from 5:30-6:45 p.m. [GGWash]

WL Boys Wins District Football Tournament — “With the Washington-Liberty Generals hosting the Liberty District Men’s Football Tournament Championship Game, head coach Jimmy Carrasquillo expressed some pregame concerns. The top-ranked Generals (15-0-1 ) entertained the third-seeded Yorktown Patriots in an Arlington matchup, and Carrasquillo knew the rematch would be much tougher than his team’s 4-0 regular-season victory over their neighborhood rival.” [Sun Gazette]

A few cicada stragglers spotted “Have you ever been late to a party?” I mean very late, so late that by the time you arrived the party was over and the guests were long gone? If so, then you have something in common with the periodic cicadas that have sprung up in recent weeks from Maryland to Tennessee. They’re a year late to the raucous party that Brood X’s billion cicadas threw last summer. [Washington Post]

It’s Tuesday — Rain in the morning, ending in the afternoon. High of 65 and low of 56. Sunrise at 5:50 a.m. and sunset at 8:23 p.m. [Weather.gov]