Steve Powell points to a friend during the True/False Jubilee masquerade Thursday, March 3, at the Missouri Theatre in Columbia, MO. Powell and his wife, Kristi, were sponsors of the festival and had been attending the festival for five years.
From left, Lee Expressive Arts Elementary students Devin Hall, 10, Ellie Bacon, 11, and Keya Beamer, 10, take a selfie in front of the mural they helped create on Tuesday, March 3, in Columbia, MO. The fifth grade class at the elementary school made the mural for the State Historical Society.
Park Hill South High School senior Seth Beeler emerges for air during a swim team practice in Kansas City, MO.
Crowds mingle during the True/False Jubilee masquerade at the Missouri Theatre on Thursday, March 3, in Columbia, MO. The idea for the festival began in 2003, and attendance exceeded 49,500 that year.
People raise their palm leaves during the Blessing of the Palms at the intersection of Ninth Street and Broadway in Columbia, MO, on Sunday, March 29. About nine churches from downtown Columbia participated in the event.
People celebrate with a 'color explosion' after completing the Color Dash 5K at Stephens Lake Park in Columbia, MO, on Saturday, April 6. Proceeds from the event went toward the local Humane Society.
Eight recycle bins line the edge of the recycling drop-off location on State Farm Parkway in Columbia, MO, on Friday, Jan. 23. These bins accept the same recyclable items that can be placed curbside, but plastic bags are not allowed in these containers.
Columbia College pitcher Paxton Welch throws the ball to Lindenwood University-Belleville shortstop Kaylin Stewart during a softball game on April 17, at Antimi Softball Complex in Columbia, MO.
Orange Coast College defensive lineman Josh Odigie celebrates with his teammates after winning the football game against rival college Golden West on Nov. 7, in Costa Mesa, CA. The Orange County College football team won the Victory Bell for the first time since 2009.