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Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing with these events

Saturday, July 20 marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission (WYDaily/ Courtesy of Pixabay)
Saturday, July 20 marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission (WYDaily/ Courtesy of Pixabay)

Fifty years ago marks the first time man stepped foot on the moon during NASA’s Apollo 11 space mission.

Across the Peninsula, several localities including Hampton, Newport News, Williamsburg, York County and James City County, are celebrating the historical event with family fun activities from movie features to “stomp” rockets.

Here’s a list:

Williamsburg – York County – James City County

Hampton – Newport News

Julia Marsiglianohttp://wydaily.com
Julia Marsigliano is a multimedia reporter for WYDaily. She covers everything on the Peninsula from local government and law enforcement agencies to family-run businesses and weather updates. Before WYDaily, she covered Hampton and Newport News for WYDaily’s sister publication, HNNDaily before both publications merged in December 2018. Julia was born in Tokyo, Japan and moved to Long Island, New York in 2001. A true New Yorker, she loves pizza, bagels and good Chinese food. Send comments, tips and other tidbits to julia@localvoicemedia.com. You can follow her on Twitter at @jmarsigliano

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