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Posted on: September 25, 2020

PRCS Presents Live From The Lot Outdoor Drive-In Concerts

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The Loudoun County Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services presents Live From The Lot featuring local teen artists Friday, Oct. 2, 2020, at 6 p.m. and The Reagan Years - 80s Tribute Band Saturday, October 3, at 7 p.m. The outdoor, drive-in ...

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Posted on: September 22, 2020

County Parks and Recreation to Expand Senior Center Programs and Reopen Adult Day Centers

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In accordance with Forward Virginia Phase Three Guidelines, the Loudoun County Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services (PRCS) has announced plans to expand senior center programs and reopen adult day centers.

Senior centers began offering li...

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Posted on: September 16, 2020

Board of Supervisors Approves Revisions to Child Care Program

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The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors has voted to revise the county’s K-6 Distance Learning Child Care Program. The Board’s action limits the capacity of the program and lowers the cost to participants.

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Posted on: September 10, 2020

Board of Supervisors to Consider Revisions to Child Care Program

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The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors will consider revisions to the county’s K-6 Distance Learning Child Care Program at the Board’s next business meeting, which begins at 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 15, 2020. 

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Posted on: September 10, 2020

PRCS Presents Live From the Lot Drive-in Concert Oct. 2

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The Loudoun County Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services presents Live From the Lot featuring local teen artists Friday, Oct. 2, 2020, at 6 p.m. The outdoor, drive-in concert takes place at the Segra Field Parking Lot, 42095 Loudoun Unite...

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Posted on: September 8, 2020

County Offers TEDx Speaking Opportunity for Teens & Young Adults

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On Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020, the Loudoun County Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services and Loudoun Youth Advisory Council will host a virtual TEDxYouth@Brambleton event, “A House Divided.” The goal of the event is to lev...

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Posted on: September 5, 2020

County Offers K-6th Grade Distance Learning Child Care Program

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Loudoun County has launched a child care program that is open to the public beginning Tuesday, September 8, 2020, for families who may unexpectedly need child care for children in kindergarten through 6th grade.

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Posted on: September 4, 2020

Area Agency on Aging Offering Select Senior Trips

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The Loudoun County Area Agency on Aging is offering a select number of trips for seniors this fall with enhanced safety measures in accordance with the Forward Virginia Phase 3 Guidelines and guidelines from the Virginia Department of Health and Loudoun C...

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Posted on: September 3, 2020

We're Hiring! New Positions in Distance Learning Child Care Program

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The Loudoun County Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services is hiring aides, leaders and supervisors for a new child care program for children in Grades K-6 who are distance learning. Job opportunities are available at locations throughout t...

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Posted on: September 2, 2020

PRCS Presents Live From the Lot Drive-in Concert Oct. 3

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The Loudoun County Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services presents Live From the Lot with The Reagan Years 80s - the East Coast’s ORIGINAL 80s Tribute Band Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020, at 7 p.m. The outdoor, drive-in concert takes pla...

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Posted on: August 20, 2020

Outdoor Classic Movies at Franklin Park

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Franklin Park and the Franklin Park Arts Center are hosting a series of outdoor movies! Spend an evening under the stars watching the classics you love! Films will be projected on the back side of the Arts Center and begin at dusk. Bring your own lawn cha...

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Posted on: August 21, 2020

Family Volunteer Opportunity

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Delivering meals to homebound seniors helps students earn community service hours while distance learning and makes a difference in the lives of vulnerable Loudoun residents. Parents and school-age children can offer less than two hours of their time week...

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Posted on: August 20, 2020

Virtual Coffee Chat for Caregivers & Older Adults

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The Loudoun County Area Agency on Aging (AAA) offers a virtual coffee chat program. If you are a caregiver or adult 60 and older in need of support during these challenging times, you can sign up for a virtual coffee chat with Elder Resources Case Manager...

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Posted on: August 24, 2020

Community Input Needed for Parks & Recreation Master Plan

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The Loudoun County Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services (PRCS) has contracted for a strategic master planning process with the goal of creating an environment for providing exceptional facilities, recreational opportunities and community...

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Posted on: August 5, 2020

Keep Loudoun Beautiful Park to Close for Construction Project

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The Loudoun County Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services and Department of General Services have announced the temporary closure of Keep Loudoun Beautiful Park for removal of debris and piers in the Goose Creek beginning Aug. 17, 2020. Th...

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Posted on: June 30, 2020

County Parks & Recreation Announces Phase Three Updates While Marking Park & Recreation Month

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As Loudoun County enters Phase Three of the Forward Virginia reopening plan, the Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services (PRCS) announces plans to reopen the Franklin Park Performing and Visual Arts Center and leisure pools. Adult day cente...

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Posted on: June 16, 2020

Get Out & Get Fit!

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The Loudoun County Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services invites you to "get out and get fit!" Outdoor fitness training and group exercise classes are now available at Dulles South and Claude Moore Recreation and Community Cente...

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Posted on: May 29, 2020

Loudoun PRCS Athletic Fields Available for Limited Use; County Postpones Licensed Summer Camp Start

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As Loudoun County enters Phase One of the Forward Virginia reopening plan, the Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services (PRCS) is outlining a process for a limited use of the county’s athletic fields by the public. At the same time...

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Posted on: May 22, 2020

County Postpones Independence Day Celebrations

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The Loudoun County Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services (PRCS) has announced the postponement of Independence Day celebrations. The action is in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and in accordance with recommendations and guidance from t...

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Posted on: August 20, 2020

Virtual Coffee Chat for Caregivers & Older Adults

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The Loudoun County Area Agency on Aging (AAA) offers a virtual coffee chat program. If you are a caregiver or adult 60 and older in need of support during these challenging times, you can sign up for a virtual coffee chat with Elder Resources Case Manager...

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Posted on: April 14, 2020

Loudoun County Opens Second Drop-Off Location for Donations of Personal Protective Equipment

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As part of the ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Loudoun County is opening a second location for residents and businesses to drop off donations of personal protective equipment (PPE) for distribution to Loudoun-based health care providers and fac...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Loudoun County Reminds Residents that Park Features and School Campuses are Closed

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With warmer weather in the forecast, Loudoun County officials are reminding residents that public school campuses and facilities, and features at Loudoun County parks, such as playgrounds, athletic fields and courts, remain closed.  

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Posted on: March 15, 2020

Loudoun County Adult Day Centers Closing

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Loudoun County is modifying its announcement on Saturday, March 14, 2020, regarding operation of the Adult Day Centers by the Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services. 

Loudoun County has determined that the Adult Day Care program ca...

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Posted on: December 5, 2019

Sterling Community Center Relocates During Renovation & Construction

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The Sterling Community Center, currently located at 120 Enterprise Street, Sterling, Virginia, 20164, will be temporarily relocated to 150 Enterprise Street effective December 18, 2019. Operating hours and contact information will remain the same. The tem...

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Posted on: December 3, 2019

The Gift of Health & Fitness!

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Treat yourself, or someone on your list, to a season of health and fitness. Annual and six-month memberships at Claude Moore Recreation and Community Center and Dulles South Recreation and Community Center are discounted 15% through January 11, 2020. Recr...

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Posted on: November 18, 2019

WebTrac is Back Online November 18

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WebTrac is operational again Monday, November 18, following a temporary shutdown during the database cloud migration and testing. Transactions, including registrations and payments, have resumed. Issues with credit card payments that occurred this morning...

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Posted on: November 1, 2019

County Area Agency on Aging Receives Resolution of Recognition

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For his final legislative session in 2019, Senator Richard Black, District 13 VA, identified the Loudoun County Area Agency on Aging as particularly deserving of special recognition because of its important mission and vital role in the community. Senator...

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Posted on: October 24, 2019

Still Looking for Something Spooktacular this Halloween?

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You'll find Halloween and more fun, fall events for the whole family in the 2019 PRCS 2019 Fall Activity Guide! Find details on page 77-78 of the fall guide or in the online PRCS event calendar.  

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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 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: 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: 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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