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7th Annual Fair in the Square ~ Sunday, May 26 in Victory Square Park

The 7th annual Fair in the Square, a free community celebration, concert and BBQ lunch, returns to Victory Square Park at Hastings and Cambie in downtown Vancouver on Sunday, May 26, 2013 from 11am to 2pm.

Hosted by Central City Foundation with partner Vancouver Community College, this upbeat neighbourhood celebration will have live music from the concert stage, a free barbecue lunch feeding thousands, and dozens of community groups, artists and artisans displaying and selling their wares.

There will be contests and prize draws, along with free cupcakes, lemonade, and a festive atmosphere for neighbours meeting their neighbours from throughout Metro Vancouver.

WHAT: Fair in the Square, a community celebration with free food, music, craft market and neighbours

WHEN: Sunday, May 26, 2013, 11 am to 2 pm

WHERE: Victory Square Park, Hastings and Cambie in downtown Vancouver

WHY: Neighbours celebrating with neighbours

WHO: Musical guests include singer-songwriters Christine Magee and Bodhi Jones; teen rockers The Bank Dogs; children from the performance group at Project Limelight, Aboriginal women’s group M’Girl; Uzume Taiko Drummers; the Town Hall, the Portage Freedom Fighters; hosted by CITY TV’s Thor Diakow

About Central City Foundation:
Central City Foundation has been bringing neighbours together to build hope in the inner city since 1907. By building housing and other capital projects, investing in social enterprises that create jobs and opportunities as well as funding hundreds of non-profit organizations, Central City Foundation has provided help and hope to the most vulnerable people in our inner city community for 105 years.

Media contact:

Central City Foundation
Carla Shore
C-Shore Communications Inc.
P: 604-329-0975
carla@cshore.ca