DOWNEY - The 25th annual Downey Greek Festival will take place June 6-7 at St. George Greek Orthodox Church, 10830 Downey Ave.An annual community event, the festival features live Greek music, folk dancing by award-winning dance groups, tours of the 6th Century Byzantine-style sanctuary, and authentic Greek food, including souvlakia, gryros and traditional rotisserie lamb. There will also be a children's area. The festival is open both days from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Admission is $2 but seniors and children under 12 are free. For more information, call the church office at (562) 862-6461.
********** Published: May 29, 2009 - Volume 8 - Issue 6