DOWNEY - The 26th annual Downey Greek Festival will be held June 5-6 at St. George Greek Orthodox Church, 10830 Downey Ave.The festival will be open 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on both days with a variety of events scheduled. A 1 p.m., the film "Visions of Greece" will be screened, followed by "Greece: Cradle of Civilization" at 3 p.m. Guided tours of the church will be given at 1, 3, 5 and 7 p.m., and Greek dance lessons will be offered at 4:30 p.m. Professional Greek dancers will perform at 6:30 p.m. Authentic Greek food will be available for purchase, including souvlakia, gyros and traditional rotisserie lamb, along with loukoumades made by hand. Admission to the festival is $2 for adults. Seniors and children 12 and younger are free. For more information, call the church office at (562) 862-6461.
********** Published: May 28, 2010 - Volume 9 - Issue 6