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Posted on: April 18, 2019

Join us this Saturday for a very special market!

French Market

You'll find your usual farm-to-table produce, fresh flowers, and seafood as well as some French favorites. Shop for macarons, French baguettes, crepes, croissants, and more.

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Posted on: April 17, 2019

Daytime Lane Closures have started in Segment II of the I-64 Widening Project

I-64 Widening

YORK COUNTY – Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) contractors are planning daytime lane closures starting as early as 3 p.m. today, Tuesday, April 16, in addition to regularly scheduled overnight closures, in the second segment...

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Posted on: April 5, 2019

Movies in the Parks returns Saturday, April 20

Movies in the Parks

York County Parks and Recreation’s “Movies in the Parks!” program begins at sunset on Saturday, April 20. This free 15-movie series is scheduled for select Friday and Saturday evenings at three County parks: The McReynolds At...

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Posted on: April 12, 2019

Earth Day is Monday, April 22. York County Celebrates!

York County Celebrates Earth Day

Earth Day is Monday, April 22. To honor this occasion, York County’s Department of Public Works and the County’s Beautification Committee, are holding a series of earth-friendly events. For additional information, visit www.yorkcounty....

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Posted on: April 15, 2019

"Scrumptious" Yorktown Tapas Crawl

Yorktown Tapas Crawl

Thursday, April 25 from 6 pm until 9 pm.

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Posted on: March 15, 2019

Drug Take Back & Shredding Event, Saturday April 27

Drug Take Back, Saturday, April 28 from 10 am until 2 pm.

On Saturday, April 27, the York-Poquoson D.A.R.E. Office, in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), is holding a Drug Take Back event to provide citizens the opportunity to drop off expired or unneeded prescription pills, patches, and liquid ...

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Posted on: April 6, 2019

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month in Virginia

Distracted Driving

Distracted Driving Awareness Month in April is a united effort to reduce the number of injuries and fatalities that occur each year as a result of distracted driving.  Eating, drinking, talking on cell phones, and texting are all examples of dist...

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Posted on: April 4, 2019

York County's Safety Town Program Seeks Volunteers

Safety Town

Youth and adult volunteers are needed to serve as “Leader Assistants” responsible for helping staff group leaders monitor and supervise an assigned group of ten children.

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Posted on: April 8, 2019

Interested in joining a Board or Commission?

Get Involved

Appointments to York County Boards and Commissions are made by the Board of Supervisors. Approximately 200 citizens are appointed to various boards, committees and commissions to assist in governing York County.

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Posted on: April 5, 2019

April Fun at Your Library

April Fun at Your Library

The York County Public Library offers a wide variety of free programs and activities.

All aboard! Kids Run Trains returns to the Tabb Library in April for a fun weekend of model trains! Kids of all ages are invited to stop by and operate the Lionel Trains ...

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Posted on: April 10, 2019

Shiver Me Timbers!

Ye are invited to travel back to the Golden Age of Piracy as Riverwalk Landing and the Watermen’s Mu

Ye are invited to travel back to the Golden Age of Piracy as Riverwalk Landing and the Watermen’s Museum are invaded by seafaring marauders on April 27 and 28 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Enjoy hands-on activities and interactive programs for lads and...

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Posted on: April 5, 2019

Volunteer to help expand New Quarter Park's Butterfly Habitat

Butterfly Habitat Volunteer

Volunteers are needed to help expand New Quarter Park’s Butterfly Habitat area on Saturday, April 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The park with partner with the Virginia Master Naturalist Historic Rivers Chapter to plant wildflowers and remove invasi...

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Posted on: April 14, 2019

911 National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week is April 14-20

Join our team

Thank you for being the first to answer the call!

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Posted on: March 19, 2019

Keep York County Beautiful

Team Up to Clean Up

Please consider joining any of the community cleanup efforts. A perfect community service project for individuals, families, groups, and organizations that love York County and want to help the environment.

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Posted on: March 6, 2019

Be A Part Of The Plan

York 2040

Addressing land use, transportation, affordable housing, public facilities, sea level rise/recurrent flooding, etc.

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Posted on: April 11, 2019

Alzheimer's Education Series

The Alzheimer’s Association Southeastern Virginia Chapter will present a free four-part Alzheimer’s Community Education Series beginning in April. Registration is required. Register online through the library's Events Calendar or by calling the Reference ...

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Library News & Information
Posted on: April 12, 2019

We need Teen Volunteers!

The Youth Services Department invites teens, ages 13 and up, to volunteer at the Library this summer. You'll help kids sign up and collect prizes for the summer reading program, help staff with special events, meet other teens, and more. It's a great way ...

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Library News & Information
Posted on: April 4, 2019

Food for Fines April 7-20

Wipe those library fines off your account when Food for Fines returns April 7-20, 2019. Bring nonperishable canned or boxed food items to the Tabb or Yorktown Library Circulation desk to pay your fines. One food item will pay one fine, regardless of the a...

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Library News & Information
Posted on: March 26, 2019

Memory Café on April 24

The York County Public Library is partnering with the Riverside Center for Excellence in Aging & Lifelong Health and the Peninsula Agency on Aging to offer monthly Memory Cafés to those suffering Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia and the...

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Posted on: December 27, 2018

Library & York-Poquoson VCE Partner for Gardening Series

The York County Public Library and York-Poquoson Virginia Cooperative Extension Office are partnering to bring Master Gardeners to the Tabb and Yorktown Libraries in 2019. The Mastering Your Garden series will feature a variety of weekend gardening semina...

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Posted on: March 26, 2019

TBR meet April 27

Join the Tabb Book Readers (TBR), a book group for adults looking to expand their reading horizons. Each month, we explore a different genre, topic, or author/work. Meetings are held from 1:30-2:30 p.m. on the fourth Saturday of each month in the Tabb Lib...

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Posted on: December 21, 2018

DMV Connect at Yorktown Library April 17

The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles' DMV Connect provides services to citizens at the Yorktown Library. DMV Connect is able to conduct any DMV transaction that can be performed at your local DMV office with the exception of testing and vital records...

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Posted on: April 15, 2019

Visit Yorktown for a Weekend Filled with Live Music, BBQ, Craft Beer, and Art!

The first weekend in May is shaping up to be a big one in Historic Yorktown, with the return of back-to-back popular events at Riverwalk Landing—Blues, Brews, & BBQ and Art at the River – A Juried Art Show.

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Posted on: April 12, 2019

York County Celebrates Earth Day

To honor Earth Day, York County’s Department of Public Works and the County’s Beautification Committee, are holding a series of earth-friendly events.

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Posted on: April 12, 2019

Drug Take Back, Shredding Event and more set for Saturday, April 27

On Saturday, April 27, the York-Poquoson D.A.R.E. Office will host a Drug Take Back event and the York County Beautification Committee is providing citizens the opportunity to shred personal papers and recycle plastic bags, all at one convenient location.

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Posted on: April 11, 2019

Enjoy Yorktown’s Tour for the Taste Buds during Greater Williamsburg’s “Scrumptious” Weekend

The four-day event, April 25 – 28, is designed to increase visitation by showcasing some of the area’s amazing restaurants, breweries, wineries, chefs and musicians.

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Posted on: April 9, 2019

Shiver me Timbers! Pirates Are About to Invade the Historic Yorktown Waterfront!

Ye are invited to travel back to the Golden Age of Piracy as Riverwalk Landing and the Watermen’s Museum are invaded by seafaring marauders on April 27 and 28 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Posted on: April 5, 2019

“Movies in the Parks!” Returns this Spring/Summer

York County Parks and Recreation’s “Movies in the Parks!” program begins at sunset on Saturday, April 20.

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Posted on: April 4, 2019

Opioid and E-Cigarette Community Forum April 17

The public is invited to this free forum discussing the seriousness of the Opioid and E-cigarette problem involving our young people.

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Posted on: April 4, 2019

Safety Town Program Needs Volunteers

The Safety Town program, now in its 25th year, seeks youth and adult volunteers to serve as assistants.

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Posted on: April 4, 2019

Safety Town Registration Begins May 6

Registration for the popular pre-kindergarten program, now in its 25th year, begins May 6 for County residents.

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Posted on: April 3, 2019

April Events at Your Library

You can enjoy a variety of events at the York County Public Library. All are free, but some require registration.

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Posted on: April 3, 2019

Yorktown Market Days Kicks Off a Season Filled with Even More Extended Markets

The 13th annual waterfront farmers market kicks off Saturday, April 13, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Riverwalk Landing.

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Posted on: April 2, 2019

Senior Center of York’s April Activities

A variety of educational and entertaining programs are being offered at the Senior Center of York in April.

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Posted on: April 2, 2019

Butterfly Habitat, Pickleball League, and Kayaking

There’s so much to do this spring through York County Parks and Recreation.

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Posted on: March 27, 2019

Volunteers Needed to Help those Affected by Dementia at Tabb Library’s New Memory Cafe

Beginning April 24, the Tabb Library Memory Café will be held on the fourth Wednesday of every month from 1-2:30 p.m. in the Tabb Library Meeting Room.

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Posted on: March 27, 2019

Yorktown Kicks Off the Spring Season with the Return of Popular Attractions and Back-to-Back Events

After a long winter, it is a season of reawakening in Historic Yorktown!

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Posted on: March 20, 2019

Several York County Parks Moving to Spring/Summer Hours of Operation

York County Parks and Recreation announces spring/summer hours beginning April 1.

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Posted on: March 12, 2019

Yorktown’s FREE Trolley Returns March 22 with a Schedule that Includes New Concert Runs

The free Yorktown Trolley is one of the best ways to see Historic Yorktown, and you can expect it back on the streets Friday, March 22, just in time for an exciting lineup of spring events!

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Posted on: March 11, 2019

Virginia Cooperative Extension Upcoming Events

Gardening Series at the Library; Popular Spring Plant Sale

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Posted on: March 11, 2019

Mulch Fires a Common Occurrence

York County Fire & Life Safety offers tips to avoid these common fires.

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Posted on: March 5, 2019

Register Now for April Events at New Quarter Park

Easter Egg Scramble April 13; Weekend on Your Wheels begins April 28

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Posted on: February 8, 2019

Calling all Teens Ages 14-16!

Teens ages 14-16 are invited to become a leader in the community by assisting with our Summer Fun Camp and Field Trip Fever programs.

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Posted on: February 8, 2019

York County Summer Fun Camp & Field Trip Fever

Registration begins Monday, February 11, for York County Parks and Recreation’s popular “Summer Fun Camp” program and the complementary “Field Trip Fever” program.

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Posted on: April 17, 2019

New Solid Waste and Recycling Rates

This is an image of May 1 Calendar

During their April 16 meeting, the Board of Supervisors unanimously accepted new Solid Waste and Recycling Rates outlined in the new budget proposal. The new monthly fees will go into effect on May 1, and include several new rates as well as increases to ...

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Public Works
Posted on: April 9, 2019

Road Closure on Old York-Hampton Highway

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During the first week of May, construction will begin on the Wormley Creek Culvert Improvements & Stream Restoration project.  This project includes the installation of a 54" culvert to the existing 42" culvert, and rerouting the ex...

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Public Works
Posted on: March 10, 2019

Earth Day Tire Recycling Event April 20th

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In celebration of Earth Day 2019, bring up to five tires (per household) to our free Tire Recycling Event on April 20th from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm at our Public Works Complex, hosted by our Mosquito Control Division.  

Help us Fight the Bite...

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Public Works
Posted on: April 6, 2019

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month in Virginia

This is an image of a navigation device for driving

Distracted Driving Awareness Month in April is a united effort to reduce the number of injuries and fatalities that occur each year as a result of distracted driving.  Eating, drinking, talking on cell phones, and texting are all examples of dist...

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Public Works
Posted on: March 8, 2019

Shredding Event, DEA Drug Take Back Day Saturday April 27

This is an image from a York County document shredding event

On Saturday April 27 from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 pm., the York County Beautification Committee will partner with the York County D.A.R.E. office to provide our citizens with an opportunity to shred personal papers, and drop off expired or unneeded prescription...

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Public Works
Posted on: March 7, 2019

Cook Road/Ballard Street Shoulder Widening Project

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The National Park Service has granted York County an easement for widening Cook Road from Surrender Road to Ballard Street (ending at the Parkway/Five Points).  The road widening project construction will continue from now until April 26. &nb...

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Posted on: July 20, 2017

Fairies and Friends Day at the Poquoson Learning Garden

Fairies dressed up at PLG

Children ages 10 and under and their families are invited to experience the fun of the Poquoson Learning Garden.  This Pollinator educational event will include magical garden activities, face painting, fairy fun with wand making and other crafts...

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Virginia Cooperative Extension
Posted on: February 20, 2018

Master Gardeners Annual Spring Plant Sale

Learning Garden Plant Dr

The York County/Poquoson Master Gardeners
are holding their annual spring plant sale on 
Saturday, May 4, 2019, from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm at the York County Learning Garden – 301 Goodwin Neck Rd, Yorktown. Choose from a...

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Virginia Cooperative Extension
Posted on: July 20, 2017

A Talk in the Garden at the York Learning Garden

York Learning Garden Pergola

The York/Poquoson Master Gardeners Talk in the Garden will be the 3rd Thursday of every month through September under the Pergola of the York Learning Garden, 301 Goodwin Neck Rd. (between Goodwin Neck Rd and the York County Public Safety Building)&nb...

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Virginia Cooperative Extension
Posted on: July 20, 2017

York County Community Garden

Community Garden Plot

If you would like information on obtaining a garden plot, email the Community Garden Coordinator.  

Virginia Cooperative Extension

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Posted on: April 17, 2019

New Solid Waste and Recycling Rates

This is an image of May 1 Calendar

During their April 16 meeting, the Board of Supervisors unanimously accepted new Solid Waste and Recycling Rates outlined in the new budget proposal. The new monthly fees will go into effect on May 1, and include several new rates as well as increases to ...

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Waste Management
Posted on: April 9, 2019

Thanks for Skipping the Straw!

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Why go Straw Free?

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Waste Management
Posted on: March 26, 2019

Keep York County Beautiful

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Gather your friends and neighbors, and clean up York County this Spring! It’s a great opportunity to take advantage of our new Litter Cleanup Kit Program; we will provide everything you need to Clean Your Block, and litter may even be disposed o...

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Posted on: March 18, 2019

Earth Day Tire Recycling Event April 20th

This is a picture of a pile of tires

In celebration of Earth Day 2019, bring up to five tires (per household) to our free Tire Recycling Event on April 20th from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm at our Public Works Complex, hosted by our Mosquito Control Division.  

Help us Fight the Bite...

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Waste Management
Posted on: March 26, 2019

BayStar Homes Rain Barrel Workshops

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Learn about the benefits of rain barrels, then make your own!

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Posted on: March 8, 2019

Shredding Event, DEA Drug Take Back Day Saturday April 27

This is an image from a York County document shredding event

On Saturday April 27 from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 pm., the York County Beautification Committee will partner with the York County D.A.R.E. office to provide our citizens with an opportunity to shred personal papers, and drop off expired or unneeded prescription...

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Waste Management