Scenes From YMCA July 4 Children’s Parade

YMCA employees Andrea Lynch, left, and Summer Bronson distribute balloons before the start of the July 4 parade held this morning. The parade started at Ashley Pond and ended at the Family YMCA. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

Scarlet Cloran waits for the start of the parade. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

Wyatt Cloran gets into the spirit of the holiday by decorating his scooter and participating in the parade. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

Carrie Talus, left, and Aven Heavner eagerly await the start of the parade. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

A group of parade participants are ready to ride in the parade. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

Ryder McClellan, aka Captain America, and his trusty four-legged sidekick, Pearl, get ready to participate in the parade. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

Lady Liberty or Shea Luchini waits for the start of the parade. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

Jim Evans, a member of the American Legion, shows his patriotic pride during the parade. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

Spectators line Central Avenue to cheer the paraders. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

Members of the American Legion hold the colors and lead the parade down Central Avenue. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

Parade participants take to the streets! Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

Los Alamos County Councilor Pete Sheehey, center, takes part in the parade. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

Youngsters try their luck at the ring toss game at the conclusion of the parade. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

A child tries his luck at the bean bag toss game. The American Legion provided all the games after the parade. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

Members of the American Legion serve up lunch for a hungry crowd. The legion provided hot dogs and watermelon to parade participants. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

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