News & Announcements

Posted on: March 2, 2021

County Adds New K-6 Distance Learning Child Care Location

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The Loudoun County Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services is opening a new location for the K-6 Distance Learning Child Care Program. The program will be offered at Lovettsville Elementary School beginning Monday, March 8, 2021. Registrati...

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Posted on: February 23, 2021

Linear Parks & Trails Virtual Public Meeting February 24

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Loudoun County seeks to develop an interconnected, countywide linear parks and trails system (LPAT). A critical next step is receiving feedback from residents on their priorities for the system. Two virtual public meetings will be held Wednesday, February...

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Posted on: February 19, 2021

Teen Artists Sought for Virtual Concert Event

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The Loudoun County Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services (PRCS) is seeking local teen artists to perform at a live, virtual concert Saturday, May 8, 2021. PRCS is hosting the event to provide an opportunity for bands and soloists to exper...

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Posted on: February 17, 2021

PRCS Facilities Closed Thursday, February 18

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Loudoun County Government will be closed Thursday, February 18, 2021. All PRCS centers, parks and other facilities will be closed.

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Posted on: February 13, 2021

PRCS Facilities to Close 4 p.m. Saturday, February 13

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PRCS facility status update for Saturday, February 13, 2021. Due to current weather and road conditions, including accumulating ice, all centers and parks operated by the Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services will close at 4 p.m. today. P...

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Posted on: February 10, 2021

PRCS Evening Activities at County Schools Canceled Feb. 10

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Due to the decision by Loudoun County Public Schools to cancel evening activities, all PRCS-sponsored evening activities (e.g., practices and games) at schools are canceled today, Wednesday, February 10, 2021.

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Posted on: February 9, 2021

Virtual Public Meeting on Countywide Linear Parks & Trails System

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Loudoun County seeks to develop an interconnected, countywide linear parks and trails system (LPAT). A critical next step is receiving feedback from residents on their priorities for the system. Two virtual public meetings will be held Wednesday, February...

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Posted on: February 9, 2021

Spring Registration begins February 12

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General registration for classes and events offered by the Loudoun County Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services begins Friday, February 12, 2021. Adults 55 and older can register for senior programs beginning Thursday, February 11. View t...

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Posted on: February 6, 2021

PRCS Facilities Opening at Noon Sunday, Feb. 7

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Due to the forecasted inclement weather, the opening of PRCS facilities will be delayed until noon on Sunday, February 7, 2021.

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Posted on: February 3, 2021

County Offers Free Education & Support for Caregivers

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The Loudoun County Area Agency on Aging (AAA) is offering free, virtual education and support to ease the burden and stress of providing care for loved ones. The February/March series begins Thursday, February 18, 2021, with "Legal Planning for Older...

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Posted on: January 31, 2021

PRCS Facilities Open Monday, February 1

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Loudoun County Government will be open on unscheduled leave status Monday, February 1, 2021. PRCS facilities will be open with normal operating hours and programs run with reduced staff and modifications. See PRCS inclement weather guidelines . C...

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Posted on: January 30, 2021

PRCS Facilities Closed Sunday, January 31

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Due to the forecasted inclement weather, Loudoun County facilities will be closed on Sunday, January 31, 2021.

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Posted on: January 22, 2021

Free Support Program for Early-Stage Dementia

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A diagnosis of early-stage dementia can be overwhelming. The Loudoun County Area Agency on Aging is offering a free, five-session, virtual program for individuals living with early-stage dementia and their caregivers. 

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Posted on: December 18, 2020

County Seeks Public Input on Linear Parks and Trails

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On January 17, 2019, the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors directed the Loudoun County Parks, Recreation and Open Space (PROS) Board to develop a detailed implementation plan for an interconnected, countywide linear parks and trails system. PROS subsequ...

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Posted on: December 17, 2020

County Offers (Virtual) Support for Early Stage Dementia

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The Loudoun County Area Agency on Aging has launched a new (virtual) support group for anyone diagnosed with early stage dementia. Members of the group are able to provide the acceptance, understanding and support needed by those facing consequences of th...

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Posted on: January 5, 2021

PRCS Master Plan (Virtual) Public Meeting January 14

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The second in a series of (virtual) public meetings regarding the Master Plan for the Loudoun County Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services will be held Thursday, January 14, 2021, at 7:30 p.m. The department has contracted for a strategic...

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Posted on: December 16, 2020

PRCS Inclement Weather Guidelines

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Keep current on weather-related changes in operations for the Loudoun County Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services. Find our inclement weather guidelines online, follow @loudounprcs on Facebook, contact your local PRCS center/park office,...

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Posted on: December 16, 2020

County Operational Status Thursday, December 17, 2020

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Loudoun County Government will be open on unscheduled leave status Thursday, December 17, 2020. When Loudoun County Government is on unscheduled leave status, PRCS facilities are open with normal operating hours and programs are run with reduced staff. Ke...

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Posted on: December 16, 2020

Some County Facilities Close 3 p.m. Dec 16

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Due to current and forecasted weather conditions, some Loudoun County Government facilities, including PRCS facilities, will close at 3 p.m. Wednesday, December 16, 2020.

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Posted on: November 12, 2020

County Parks and Recreation Launches Online Master Plan Survey

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The Loudoun County Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services (PRCS) is in the process of developing a master plan for the next generation of park and recreation opportunities and needs input from county residents. To ensure that the planning ...

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Posted on: November 12, 2020

Free Assistance for Medicare Part D Open Enrollment

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The deadline for Medicare beneficiaries to make changes to their Part D Prescription Drug Plan is Dec. 7, 2020. Anyone needing help during Part D Open Enrollment can receive free assistance from Loudoun County Area Agency on Aging counselors. Agency staff...

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Posted on: November 1, 2020

Help for Caregivers Dealing With Added Holiday Stress

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In recognition of the added stress caregivers can experience during the holiday season, Loudoun County Area Agency on Aging staff will present a message of hope with "Coping Through the Tinsel and Tears"" Thursday, November 19, 202...

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Posted on: October 23, 2020

Free Medicare Open Enrollment Assistance

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Need help during Medicare Open Enrollment? The Loudoun County Area Agency on Aging VICAP counselors are here to help (virtually)! Agency staff trained in the Virginia Insurance Counseling and Assistance Program will work with you to help you find better c...

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Posted on: October 16, 2020

Franklin Park Performing and Visual Arts Center Receives Marketing Award

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The annual awards of the Virginia Recreation and Park Society (VRPS) honor individuals, departments and organizations throughout the state that demonstrate excellence. The Franklin Park Performing and Visual Arts Center in Purcellville, Virginia, received...

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Posted on: October 15, 2020

Volunteers Needed to Deliver Meals to Homebound Seniors

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If you can volunteer even less than two hours of your time weekly or monthly, you can make a difference in the lives of vulnerable Loudoun seniors. The Home Delivered Meals Program (HDM), administered by the Loudoun County Area Agency on Aging, urgently n...

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Posted on: October 14, 2020

PRCS Drive-Thru Job Fair October 24

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The Loudoun County Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services (PRCS) and Loudoun Workforce Resource Center announce the region's first drive-thru job fair! The event will be held Saturday, October 24, 2020, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Segra ...

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Posted on: October 8, 2020

County Provides Virtual Education & Support for Caregivers

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The Loudoun County Area Agency on Aging (AAA) offers education and support to help ease the burden and stress that can result from providing care for a loved one. The fall series begins Saturday, October 24, 2020, from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. with "Lega...

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Posted on: September 30, 2020

Select Features of Moorefield Community Park Open to Public Oct. 1

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The Loudoun County Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services announces a partial opening of the new Moorefield Community Park Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020. The park is located at 43240 Clarendon Square in Ashburn. Park hours are dawn to dusk.

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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.

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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 [email protected] event, “A House Divided.” The goal of the event is to leverage the power of a...

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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: 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: 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 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

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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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