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From left, Charlie Watters, Peter Herdell and Troy Watters ride down Starr Avenue in the most patriotic way possible.
Andy Collinsworth conducts the Saint Helena Community Band.
From left, Robyn Bentley, Jordan Bentley, McCary Watermeyer, Rob Watermeyer (in back), 2-year-old Gray Watermeyer and Trace Brash get ready to ride in the bike parade.
The Saint Helena Community Band strikes up "America the Beautiful."
A dog licks up the last traces of a free A&W root beer float at Lyman Park.
Second annual bike parade begins at the corner of Harvest Lane and Starr Avenue.
Calum Motes, Riley Grace, Mia Monnens and Scarlet Motes ride in the bike parade.
The Saint Helena Community Band, conducted by Andy Collinsworth, performs at Lyman Park.
The bike parade approaches the corner of Hunt and Railroad avenues.
One hundred-year-old Jack Welch rides in the bike parade.
The Saint Helena Community Band plays "America the Beautiful."
Two riders in the St. Helena bike parade approach the corner of Starr and Hunt avenues.
St. Helenans celebrated Independence Day with a bike parade, two concerts, and a fireworks show over Crane Park.
The second annual bike parade, which was a hit last year, was even more popular this year, as scores of kids and parents started on Harvest Lane and wove their way through residential streets, decked out in patriotic gear.
The parade ended at Lyman Park just before the Saint Helena Community Band began its annual Independence Day concert, featuring a mix of old standards, pop tunes, and John Philip Sousa marches.
Hundreds of people attended the concert, with many taking advantage of free root beer floats courtesy of A&W.
On thousand people enjoyed the festivities at Crane Park with a concert by a Latin-Funk band named Bautista, along with lawn games, followed by a fireworks show.
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