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Kids make May Day baskets in Dixon

Published: Friday, May 2, 2014 1:15 a.m. CDT
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(Alex T. Paschal/apaschal@saukvalley.com)
Emerson, 3, opens a baggie that would be filled with popcorn and M&M's and enjoyed Thursday afternoon at the Dixon Family YMCA as part of a May Day celebration. The tradition of May Day is observed the world over as a celebration of the coming summer and growing season, and in some cultures a recognition of workers' rights.
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(Alex T. Paschal/apaschal@saukvalley.com)
Parker, 4, a pre-schooler at the Dixon YMCA, checks out a basket of May Day treats of popcorn and M&M's he put togther. The tradition of May Day is observed the world over as a celebration of the coming summer and growing season, and in some cultures a recognition of workers' rights.
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(Alex T. Paschal/apaschal@saukvalley.com)
Logan, 4, pours a cup of treats into a May Day basket he is preparing at the Dixon YMCA pre-school. The tradition of May Day is observed the world over as a celebration of the coming summer and growing season, and in some cultures a recognition of workers' rights.
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(Alex T. Paschal/apaschal@saukvalley.com)
Emerson (left), 3, Naomi, 3, and Julianna eagerly await their turn to make a May Day basket at the Dixon YMCA pre-school Thursday afternoon.

Emerson, 3, opens a baggie that would be filled with popcorn and M&M's and enjoyed Thursday afternoon at the Dixon Family YMCA as part of a May Day celebration. The tradition of May Day is observed the world over as a celebration of the coming summer and growing season, and in some cultures a recognition of workers' rights.

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