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Newport News Now is a daily e-newsletter that launched in March 2016. Articles that ran in our newsletter between March 2016 and March 2018 are available on these pages. Newsletters produced beginning in April 2018 can be viewed on our new daily newsletter page.

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Sep 08

Explore the Wonders and Value of Bugs at Downing-Gross

Posted on September 8, 2017 at 8:48 AM by Daniel Kvaternik

Artist and award winning science teacher Marjorie Anne Guisao-Wallace presents "My Love of Beetles and Bugs" in the Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center Newport News Community Gallery. This multi-media art exhibit is currently open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and runs through October 29th. 

Join Guisao-Wallace on Saturday, September 16th, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. for a reception at the gallery where she discusses her art and love for bugs. During the event, she explores SOL-based science topics using a series of interactive games, puzzles, coloring books, and other activities to help guests learn more about the importance and niche of beetles and bugs. This reception is free and open to the public. For more information call 757-247-8950 or visit