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Posted on: January 9, 2019

Light Show draws over 10,000, donates almost $9,000 back to community

Despite a snowy start to the 2018 Community Holiday Light Show, the 17-night event attracted an estimated 10,500 people to historic Ballou Park.

“After that first weekend, we didn’t really know what to expect,” said Danville P...

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Posted on: November 13, 2018

Holiday Light Show named Top 20 Event by tourism society

For the second consecutive year, the Southeast Tourism Society named Danville Parks and Recreation’s Community Holiday Light Show a Top 20 Event in the Southeast for the month of December.

“As always, we can’t say enough about...

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Posted on: November 9, 2018

Parks and Recreation receives four awards at state conference

Danville Parks and Recreation recently received four awards during Virginia Parks and Recreation Society’s Annual Conference.

“As always, we are humbled to represent the community so well on such a large stage,” said Departmen...

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Posted on: October 29, 2018

Parks and Recreation recognized during Health Summit

Danville Parks and Recreation’s Fit Mobile Program was recognized during last week’s Health Summit hosted by the Health Collaborative for its continued efforts to improve the region’s health.

“We are proud of this pr...

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Posted on: August 7, 2018

Danville Parks and Recreation reveals 2018 Art Trail pieces

The votes have been tallied and the winners of this year’s People’s Choice Vote for the next round of the Danville Art Trail are “Koi Bench” by Jim Gallucci and “Triad” by Scott Strader.


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Posted on: February 13, 2018

Danville named Runner Friendly Community

Danville was recently named a Running Friendly Community by the Road Runners Club of America. According to the club’s website, Danville is one of three locations to receive the designation this winter.

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