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Posted on: October 18, 2019

Teen Performers Needed for Loudoun's Battle of Bands

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Over $900 in prizes will be awarded to the top three winners of Loudoun’s Battle of the Bands. The annual competition is open to the county’s middle and high school students, including soloists, ensembles, bands and DJ/Electronic Music artists. Performers...

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Posted on: October 7, 2019

New! Fall Caregiver Education Series

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The Loudoun County Area Agency on Aging is pleased to announce its new fall Caregiver Education Series beginning October 29. The free series for anyone providing care and support to a loved one includes legal planning and a virtual dementia tour. ...

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Posted on: October 4, 2019

Loudoun County International Festival Oct. 13 in Leesburg

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Loudoun County’s 2019 International Festival will highlight music, food, dance and traditions of Japan, Central America, India, Ireland, China, South America, the Middle East and more. The celebration of cultural diversity in Loudoun and the reg...

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Posted on: September 19, 2019

Location Change for County Meeting on Ashburn Recreation & Community Center Project

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The location of the upcoming Loudoun County public information meeting about the new Ashburn Recreation and Community Center has been changed to the Loudoun County Public Schools Administration Building, 21000 Education Court in Ashburn. The meeting will ...

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Posted on: September 17, 2019

Franklin Park Tennis Courts to be Replaced

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The Loudoun County Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services has announced plans to replace the tennis courts at Franklin Park in Purcellville. The courts will be closed to the public beginning mid-October 2019. The project, which includes a ...

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Posted on: September 4, 2019

Loudoun County Hosts Parade September 14 to Celebrate Loudoun South Little Leaguers

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Loudoun County invites members of the community to join in a celebration of the Loudoun South Little League team, the first team from Virginia in 25 years to go to the Little League World Series. The celebration will begin with a parade starting at 1:00 p...

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Posted on: September 5, 2019

Loudoun Breaks Ground for Ashburn Senior Center

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Loudoun County is celebrating the start of construction for the Ashburn Senior Center. Members of the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors joined with other officials, Loudoun County government staff, members of the project team and community members for t...

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Posted on: September 5, 2019

Largest Bob Ross Exhibit on East Coast Opening in Loudoun

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The Franklin Park Performing and Visual Arts Center in Purcellville, Virginia hosted a preview of “Happy Accidents: An Exhibit of Original Bob Ross Paintings” for media Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019. The show represents the first time the artist’s collection wi...

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Posted on: August 9, 2019

Volunteers Needed to Deliver Meals to Homebound Seniors

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If you can give just two hours of your time on a weekly or monthly basis, you can make a difference in the lives of Loudoun’s homebound seniors. The Home Delivered Meals Program (HDM), administered by the Loudoun County Area Agency on Aging, the...

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Posted on: August 8, 2019

Claude Moore Recreation & Community Center Hours & Operations Change for Annual Maintenance

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Hours and operations at Claude Moore Recreation and Community Center will be adjusted for annual maintenance and repairs. The competition pool and basketball gymnasium will be closed starting Monday, August 12, 2019. All other recreational areas will be c...

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Posted on: August 17, 2019

Loudoun County Hosts: "Happy Accidents: An Exhibit of Original Bob Ross Paintings"

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The Franklin Park Performing and Visual Arts Center in Purcellville, Virginia, is pleased to announce the first exhibit of original Bob Ross paintings on the East Coast. With a total of 24 paintings, the exhibit runs Sept. 10 to Oct. 15, 2019. Hours are 9...

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Posted on: July 23, 2019

Public Invited to Ribbon Cutting for Loudoun United Soccer Stadium August 3, 2019

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Members of the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors will join with officials of Loudoun United FC and members of the community for a ribbon cutting ceremony at the soccer team’s new home at Segra Field on Saturday, August 3, 2019, at 5:00 p.m. at Philip A....

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Posted on: July 17, 2019

Loudoun Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Lunar Landing

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The Franklin Park Performing and Visual Arts Center in Purcellville will mark the 50th anniversary of the first lunar landing with an exhibition, two theater programs and planetarium events. At 4:18 p.m. EDT July 20, 1969, the Apollo 11 Lunar Module touch...

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Posted on: July 3, 2019

Professional Opportunities in After-School Care

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Do you enjoy working with children? Do you like earning money? Why not do both? Join the PRCS team of dedicated professionals who provide after-school enrichment activities for children in grades K-5 You can find CASA position descriptions and online appl...

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Posted on: July 1, 2019

Ground is Broken for Hal and Berni Hanson Regional Park

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A ceremonial groundbreaking to celebrate the start of construction for the Hal and Berni Hanson Regional Park was held Saturday, June 29, 2019, in Arcola. Members of the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors joined with other officials, Loudoun County gover...

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Posted on: June 26, 2019

County Offers Discount for Active Duty & Retired Military and First Responders

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Effective July 1, 2019, the Loudoun County Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services will provide membership and pass discounts to active duty and retired members of the military and first responders. The 15-percent discount will apply to ann...

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Posted on: July 22, 2019

Without Power? Cool off at a Loudoun County Facility

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Loudoun County reminds residents in western Loudoun communities who are experiencing power outages that several county-operated facilities are open until 9:00 p.m. on Monday, July 22, 2019, providing an air-conditioned place to escape today’s heat.&nb...

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Posted on: July 19, 2019

Selected Loudoun County Facilities to Serve as Cooling Centers with Extended Weekend Hours

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During this period of excessive heat, selected Loudoun County facilities will operate as cooling centers with extended weekend hours. 

Saturday, July 20, 2019, Extended Hours

  • The Loudoun Valley Community Center will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p...
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Posted on: July 19, 2019

Excessive Heat Warning in Effect for Loudoun; County Facilities to Serve as Cooling Centers

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The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning for Loudoun County for Friday, July 19, 2019, forecasting temperatures in the mid to upper 90s and heat index values of up to 110 degrees. 

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Posted on: June 24, 2019

Loudoun County to Hold Groundbreaking for Hal and Berni Hanson Regional Park June 29, 2019

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Loudoun County invites members of the public to attend the groundbreaking for the Hal and Berni Hanson Regional Park on Saturday, June 29, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. The ceremony will take place at the park site on Evergreen Mills Road in Arcola. Signs will be p...

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Posted on: June 17, 2019

Trip Program Offers Adventure, History, Arts & More for Seniors

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The Loudoun County Area Agency on Aging Senior Trips Program offers adults 55 and older day and overnight travel adventures featuring live entertainment, history, fine arts, nature, museums, ball games and more. Seats on select summer and fall trips are s...

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Posted on: May 10, 2019

Party in the Park May 18!

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Loudoun County Parks, Recreation and Community Services is throwing a Party in the Park and you’re invited! This free, family event will be held Saturday, May 18, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and features activities for all ages throughout the park, i...

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Posted on: April 16, 2019

Loudoun County Hosts Public Information Meeting on Bles Park Improvements

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Loudoun County residents are invited to attend a public meeting to learn about planned improvements to Bles Park, Tuesday, April 23, 2019, at 7:00 p.m. at George Washington University’s Virginia Science & Technology Campus, Exploration Hall, 20101 Aca...

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Posted on: November 27, 2018

Loudoun County Parks and Recreation Awarded by Industry Society

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The Loudoun County Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services (PRCS) was recognized by the Virginia Recreation and Park Society (VRPS) at its 63rd annual conference Nov. 3-6, 2018 in Glen Allen. The department received awards in the categories...

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