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Monday, June 13, 2011
Our 125th Birthday Kickoff
Thousands gathered throughout the day on Saturday for the kickoff to Pasadena's 125th birthday celebrations. The opening bash was at the Pasadena Museum of History, where the galleries and grounds were bustling with excitement.
People waited eagerly for events to begin on stage:
Mayor Bill Bogaard was a big part of the festivities:
Children's activities included storytellers who engaged audiences throughout the day...
...and fancy hat-making, such as this chapeau created and worn by Anastasia Rodriguez: