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Stan Arrigotti wheels Monika Gold.

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Olivia Sorum conquers a backyard pool.

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Erik Kiaer and daughter Julia compete in the Human-Powered Wheeled Vehicle Obstacle Course.

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Hot dogs and sausages sizzle for the masses.

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Carmine Scelzi, Maldenfest participant

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Gwen Schnurman and Gary Hirsch with their dogs, Maya and Junie

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The terrain covered by the Human-Powered Wheeled Vehicle Obstacle Course

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Early rounds of the balloon toss

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Matthew Winter fills a bucket in the Chariots of Water Torch Relay.

If you want to throw your own block party (water-torch relay optional), check out our guide.

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