City of Alexandria Hosts RecFest: An Explosion of Fun for All Ages

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City of Alexandria Hosts RecFest: An Explosion of Fun for All Ages

For Immediate Release: April 22, 2019

The City of Alexandria will host “RecFest” on Saturday, May 4, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Armistead L. Boothe Park (520 Cameron Station Blvd.). RecFest is a day of fun for the whole family, with activities representing the City’s fitness, sports, enrichment, arts, nature, out of school time, and summer camp programs.

Attendees can enjoy free demos, meet instructors and staff, and register for programs and camps on-site. RecFest will also feature a live performance by the fun, interactive children’s pop-rock “Rainbow Rock Band,” where kids can play instruments along with the band. Additional free activities include face painting, a moon bounce, balloon art, live animal demonstrations, hands-on science and craft projects, and art activities with the City’s Mobile Art Lab. Participate in the RecFest “Passport to Fun” event to win a prize, and be one of the first 25 people to register for a summer camp to receive a gift. Food trucks will offer food for sale. Admission and all activities are free.

For more information, visit In case of inclement weather, the event will take place indoors at Samuel W. Tucker Elementary School (435 Ferdinand Day Drive).

For media inquiries, contact Andrea Blackford, Senior Communications Officer, at or 703.746.3959.

To request a reasonable disability accommodation, contact or 703.746.4644, Virginia Relay 711

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