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You Saw Elephants, Alligators & Bees in the Street? No You Aren't Crazy!

If you saw LOTS of strange creatures in the streets of Olympia yesterday, you weren't dreaming or hallucinating!  It was our annual Procession of the Species - a chance for the creative spirit to flourish in Olympia as people pay tribute to our natural world and the elements and creatures within it.

Street art while waiting

The crowd starts to gather well before the start time of the procession, but there is plenty of chalk to keep everyone well entertained drawing in the streets.  And even many of the spectators are dressed up for the occasion so there is crowd watching at its best.

Procession of the Species banners

The Procession of the Species begins with some beautiful artwork in the form of banners displaying some of the theme ideas of this natural world and its elements.

Procession of the Species

Then the procession brings everything from a tree walking along...

Procession of the Species

to bees on bicycles...

Bees on bikes

to an elephant on parade...

Elephant on parade

to glimpses of giraffes and more!

Procession of the Species

 

This Procession of the Species kept the participants smiling and the crowd cheering - and the sun even peeked out a bit!  Gee I LOVE living in Olympia!!

 

                                                                           

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Comment balloon 0 commentsNancy Conner • April 25 2010 05:19PM
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