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Junior Lilac Parade 2013

Middle school and elementary groups danced, played and tumbled for the audience at the annual Junior Lilac Parade Saturday, May 11 in downtown Spokane.

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Jesse Tinsley - The Spokesman-Review

Five-year-old Alyna Rikerd poses for a picture with Otto, the Spokane Indians mascot, while her mom Dawny Taylor, right, snaps the picture on Spokane Falls Boulevard before the start of the Junior Lilac Parade.


Jesse Tinsley - The Spokesman-Review

Rishahd Sims, right, keeps the Park Middle School Band, from Kennewick, Wash., in time during the Junior Lilac Parade Saturday. Band members were disheveled and wearing makeup to look like zombies while playing Michael Jackson’s “Thriller.”


Jesse Tinsley - The Spokesman-Review

The color guard from the U.S. Naval Sea Cadets make a right turn from Bernard onto Main Ave. in the Junior Lilac Parade.


Jesse Tinsley - The Spokesman-Review

Musicians from Deer Park Middle School chose a retro clothing theme for them band, which marched in the Junior Lilac Parade Saturday.


Jesse Tinsley - The Spokesman-Review

Members of the Hoppy Feet Jump Rope Club from Sunrise Elementary perform on Spokane Falls Boulevard.


Jesse Tinsley - The Spokesman-Review

The color marches down Washington St. at the start of the Junior Lilac Parade.


Jesse Tinsley - The Spokesman-Review

Dakota Jackson, left, 4, gets candy from a passing youth football team at the Junior Lilac Parade.


Jesse Tinsley - The Spokesman-Review

Belma Alagic, from Sacajawea Middle School, carries the character “Nemo” on a stick at the head of her school’s band and drill team. The Sacajawea band won for best entry.


Jesse Tinsley - The Spokesman-Review

Bandmembers from Chase Middle School wear plastic leis and straw hats in keeping with the theme of “Swing into Summer” in the Junior Lilac Parade.


Jesse Tinsley - The Spokesman-Review

Members of the Inland Cheer Empire cheerleading club hoist a member into the air in the Junior Lilac Parade.


Jesse Tinsley - The Spokesman-Review

Crystal Wilson, left, a parent, uses a spray bottle to cool down a drill team member from Olympic View Middle School the Junior Lilac Parade Saturday, May 11.


Jesse Tinsley - The Spokesman-Review

Colby Corkins, 11, rides a tiny bicycle down Spokane Falls Boulevard in the Junior Lilac Parade.

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