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Celebrate National Mosquito Awareness Week at BugFest 2018

National Mosquito Awareness week is June 24-30. (WYDaily/Adobe)
National Mosquito Awareness week is June 24-30. (WYDaily/Adobe)

YORK COUNTY — The Tabb Library will be buzzing next week as York County Mosquito Control celebrates National Mosquito Awareness Week with a day of activities.

From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.  June 30, York County Mosquito Control will host BugFest 2018 at the Tabb Library, 100 Long Green Blvd., according to a release from the county.

The event will feature a bug-themed story time at 11 a.m., insect displays and local experts presenting bug facts. There also will be a scavenger hunt, if weather permits.

Participants include Virginia Cooperative Extension, Master Gardeners, Master Naturalists, the Old Dominion University tick research team, Colonial Beekeepers, a Hampton University entomologist, and the Butterfly Society of Virginia.

For more information visit York County Mosquito Control online or call 757-890-3790.

Alexa Doiron
Alexa Doiron
Alexa Doiron is a multimedia reporter for WYDaily. She graduated from Roanoke College and is currently working on a master’s degree in English at Virginia Commonwealth University. Alexa was born and raised in Williamsburg and enjoys writing stories about local flair. She began her career in journalism at the Warhill High School newspaper and, eight years later, still loves it. After working as a news editor in Blacksburg, Va., Alexa missed Williamsburg and decided to come back home. In her free time, she enjoys reading Jane Austen and playing with her puppy, Poe. Alexa can be reached at

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