May 2, 2010
Children explore in the creek that runs through Peace Park on Sunday during Earth Day Celebrations. The event had been postponed a week due to rain, but had a large turnout.
Summerfield's garden booth at the Earth Day celebrations in Peace Park on May 2. Vendors set up shop to sell everything from organic coffee to glass jewelry.
The Peace Park Stage of the Earth Day festivities was host to more than a dozen performers throughout the afternoon on Sunday. People gathered on the grass to enjoy the jazz musicians and dancers.
Mixed breed puppies nap in the sun during Earth Day celebrations in Peace Park on Sunday. The puppies are eight weeks old and waiting to be adopted.
Daisy Girl Scout Troop No. 60016 member Kelsey Boyce sits on the edge of a raised flower bed and signs a thank you card to the Friends of the Garden who donated $20 for new plants and flowers at Field Elementary School in Springfield, Mo.
Daisy Scouts examine the flower garden they built outside their school in Springfield, Mo.
Members of the Daisy Girl Scout Troop No. 60016 proudly display a raised flower bed they adopted in the summer of 2009 at Field Elementary School in Springfield, Mo.
Two-year-old Mattias Keller rides his new bike with help from his mother Diana Keller at the Cycle Recycle on Sunday at the Get About Columbia office. The event provided free bikes to over a more than 60 people as part of the Bike, Walk & Wheel Week 2010.
May 1, 2010
MU freshman shortstop Jenna Marston looks to field a ball.
MU freshman Nicole Hudson hits a home run in the fourth inning against the Bears.
MU senior Jana Hainey pitched one of her best games of the season against Baylor on Saturday at University Field.
Rex Hainey, left, and Jill Hainey show their support for MU senior pitcher Jana Hainey. David Young, right, also came out to support the Tigers in their game against Baylor on Saturday at University Field.
Millie Rambis, front, facilitator for the Central Missouri Humane Society Friends for the Animals, and Alan Allert, the executive director of the Humane Society, work together to remove blinds at the old Mid-City Lumber building on Saturday. The building is the temporary location for Humane Society adoptions during the renovations funded by winning the ZooToo renovation contest.
From left, Libby Burks, 14, and Amanda Huhman, 14, clean a desk area of the old Mid-City Lumber building on Saturday. The girls are affectionately called the 'ZooToo Girls' because they found and spearheaded the efforts to apply and win the ZooToo renovation on behalf of the Columbia Humane Society.
Cooper Thornhill, 4, sweeps the floors of a future waiting area in the old Mid-City Lumber building, while volunteering on Saturday. The building will be a temporary location for the Humane Society adoption center during renovations funded by the $1 million ZooToo renovation contest.
University of Missouri male students participated in the third annual “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” Saturday. The event is sponsored by MU Panhellenic Association. According to Michelle Hanko, vice president of public relations for the Panhellenic Association, the purpose of the event is to raise money for The Shelter, a program run by Comprehensive Human Services. She also said that the event hoped to raise awareness about domestic violence and sexual assault. About 20 teams participated in the event.
Steve Tzeng competes in the Missouri Kollaboration Movement show Friday at Jesse Auditorium. The show featured seven competitors. Tzeng won the competition as well as $500 for his musical talents.
Members of the dance group Quest Crew put on a special performance for the audience at the Missouri Kollaboration Movement on Friday at Jesse Auditorium. Quest Crew is based out of Los Angeles and is well-known for winning the third season of MTV’s America’s Best Dance Crew.
Isaac Young, 8, waits while Walt’s Bicycle, Fitness and Wilderness Co. employees Kelly Tanzeyand Tom Laury make sure the bike blender is working properly Saturday at Flat Branch Park. Young’s mom, Liz Peterson watches patiently. The event kicks off the 9th annual Bike, Walk & Wheel Week which is organized to promote alternative and active modes of transportation.
Liam Rose looks at a bike at the bike exhibition at Saturday at Flat Branch Park. The event kicks off the 9th annual Bike, Walk & Wheel Week which is organized to promote alternative and active modes of transportation.