This year's Alex Fest takes place Saturday May 25.

This year's Alex Fest takes place Saturday May 25.

Family fun to be had

Alexandra Festival returns to Crescent Beach for 39th year

  • May. 15, 2013 10:00 a.m.

The 39th annual Alexandra Festival takes place Saturday, May 25 at Camp Alexandra in Crescent Beach.

Hosted by Alexandra Neighbourhood House, the 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. event is to feature entertainment on an outdoor stage, family fun, vendors and mobile food trucks.

Performers scheduled include Chris Hamilton and the Bhangramatics. An Aboriginal crowd-inclusive powwow is also planned, along with Togoles African drumming and dance, and blues, jazz and rock music.

Family fun is to include two bouncy castles, face-painting, a creation station, and a First Nations circle storytime.

Artisans and crafters will be selling everything from jewelry to clothing and lotions.

Sources Food Bank, the White Rock/South Surrey Urban Food Markets and the Kwantlen Seed Library will be on hand at the community garden with information.

A variety of traditional and ethnic foods will be available all day.

A shuttle will be available from the #240 Crescent Beach Legion (2643 128 St.) from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Alexandra Neighbourhood House is a non-profit community and social service organization located half a block from the water at the corner of Sullivan and McBride in Crescent Beach. For more information visit www.alexhouse.net