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Sunday, Feb 16 2014 10:51 PM

PHOTO GALLERY: A celebration of Mardi Gras

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    By Felix Adamo / The Californian

    With Mardi Gras headgear in place, Valerie Hashim works the jewelry section of the OLPH Women's Guild "Grandma's Attic" at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Mardi Gras.

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    By Felix Adamo / The Californian

    Savannah Hernandez prepares to give the color wheel a spin at the Our Lady of Perpetual Help Mardi Gras fundraiser.

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    By Felix Adamo / The Californian

    Kristen Watts likes the necklace she tries on at the Our Lady of Perpetual Help Mardi Gras. Watts, her sister Jessica, left, and mother were shopping at the OLPH Women's Guild "Grandma's Attic" for bargains.

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    By Felix Adamo / The Californian

    Austin Lee, 10, waits patiently for someone to "bail him out" of the OLPH student council jail at the Our Lady of Perpetual Help Mardi Gras.

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    By Felix Adamo / The Californian

    Table cloths are down and markers in place, bingo at the Our Lady of Perpetual Help Mardi Gras is ready to go!

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    By Felix Adamo / The Californian

    The Knights of Columbus cakewalk is always a popular attraction at the Mardis Gras put on by Our Lady of Perpetual Help.

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    By Felix Adamo / The Californian

    Children fly high on the bungie jump at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Mardi Gras.

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By The Bakersfield Californian

It might not be New Orleans, but Bakersfield had its own Mardi Gras celebration Sunday.

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church held the event at the Kern County Fairgrounds.

Californian photographer Felix Adamo shares these images from the day.

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