Families and children are invited to gather at this year’s seventh annual Mar Vista Family Center Literacy Fair Saturday, April 16.

Presented by the Del Rey Neighborhood Council, this year’s theme will be “Tell Me a Story” and will feature an open library where parents can read to their children. In addition, there will be educational activities, crafts and a musical performance by children’s singer Jeff Iftekarruddin and special guest readers, said a center spokeswoman.

The center will also be reopening its library, which will kick off the festivities at 9:30 a.m.

Guest readers slated to attend are actress Belita Moreno (The George Lopez Show) and actor Dan Benson (Wizards of Waverly Place).

Author Ram—n Resa, M.D, who wrote Out of the Fields: My Journey From Farm Boy to Pediatrician is also scheduled to attend.

The Mar Vista Family Center is at 5070 S. Slauson Ave., Del Rey.

Information, (310) 390-9607 ext. 120.