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<lst>The Northern Virginia Community Foundation’s Loudoun office will host "For the Love of Loudoun Arts," at the National Conference Center, 18980 Upper Belmont Place, Lansdowne, Saturday, May 10, 2-6 p.m. The event showcases the talents of the Loudoun Ballet Company, the Loudoun Symphony, the Loudoun Lyrical Opera as well as Loudoun County high-school youth groups. In addition, there will be arts and crafts workshops for children to attend while parents enjoy the performances. All net proceeds from the event will be given in grants to children arts education and child development programs in Loudoun County. Cost: $30 per person, children under 12 are free. To purchase tickets go to http://www.novacf.org.
<lst> New works by Trisha Adams will be on display in Gallery 222 through May 31. The solo exhibit, "Fresh Paint," will include still life and landscape paintings. The gallery is located at 222 South King St., Leesburg. Visit www.gallery222.com or 703-777-5498.
Photographs by Aaron Duplissey will be on display at the Cascades Library, 21030 Whitfield Place, Sterling, through May and June. Visit www.lcpl.lib.va.us.
Pastel art by Hope Hanes will be on display at the Ashburn Library, 43316 Hay Road, Ashburn, through May and June. Visit www.lcpl.liv.va.us.