Globe photos of the month, April 2016

Here’s a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month, including the Boston Marathon, snowy weather, World Figure Skating Championships at TD Garden, and the end of the Celtics season.--By Lloyd Young
Thousands came to Gore Place from the 29th annual Sheepshearing Festival in Waltham on April 30. Penny Lacroix of Westford, who plays the wife of a 2nd Massachusetts Regiment soldier, spun Lincoln long wool on an 18th century spinning wheel. (John Tlumacki/Globe Staff)
Camille Domina, 21, (seated) said hello to Nico Zamboni, 20, at the Holyoke skate park in Pulaski Park on April 1. (Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff)
A woman passed a window covered with snow in Cambridge on April 4. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff)
Ezra Devonshire inside his first grade English literacy class at the Joseph Hurley School in Boston. (Jonathan Wiggs/Globe Staff)
Joanne Peterson, founder of the opioid support group Learn to Cope, led the Serenity Prayer at the end of a weekly meeting with survivors and their relatives at the IBEW Hall in Boston. (Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff)
Joe Cabral watched through the peephole while waiting for his mentor to arrive at his home in Bolton. Cabral has autism and is enrolled in the Transitions program at Nashoba Regional High School, but his publicly funded school services will end when he turns 22. (Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff)
A volunteer reached for a pair of shoes, one of 772 pairs of children’s shoes that were placed on the grand staircase at the State House. This represents the average number of children with confirmed abuse or neglect cases each week in Massachusetts. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff)
Employees of a couple killed when a tree fell on their car gathered at the scene of the accident on Rockland Street in Abington. The couple, Franklin and Manuela Teixeira of Whitman, owned two Dunkin’ Donuts stores. The workers left flowers and a Dunkin’ Donuts visor. (Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff)
Lily Morse, 7, of Hooksett, N.H., at a Workers’ Memorial Day commemoration at the State House April 28. Lily’s father, Ronald “Moose” Morse II, 40, was killed in building accident in Somerville. According to the memorial’s organizers, each year “workers and unions around the world pause to remember those who have been killed, injured, or made ill by unsafe or unhealthy workplace conditions.” (Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff)
Kiteboarders took advantage of the wind at Pleasure Bay in South Boston on April 6. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff)
Daniel Joseph helped position a plaster version of Rodin’s “The Thinker” for display at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem. On May 14, the museum will present “Rodin: Transforming Sculpture.” (David L. Ryan/Globe Staff)
Barbara Torey is a descendant of Winsor Fry, who fought in 10 battles during the Revolutionary War. She is seeking admission to the Daughters of the American Revolution. (John Tlumacki/Globe Staff)
Blooming tulips in Copley Square framed a cold and gray Trinity Church, reflected in the building formerly known as The Hancock Tower but now known as 200 Clarendon. (Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff)
Ducklings in the Boston Public Garden sought warmth in their mother’s feathers. (David L. Ryan/Globe Staff)
A 4 year-old boy, who Lawrence said was the son of a woman critically injured in a domestic shooting, is rushed to a waiting ambulance during the standoff. The boy was uninjured. (Barry Chin/Globe Staff)
The leaning towers of Anderson Street aren’t really leaning; the camera frame edge was just aligned with the curb on the steep grade in Beacon Hill as a man entered a building. (Lane Turner/Globe Staff)
Bare trees on the Public Garden were reflected in a glass of Champagne at the bar at Taj-Boston in early April. (Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff)
Pedestrians in Fort Point Channel crossed Farnsworth Street, dappled with reflected sunlight. (Lane Turner/Globe Staff)
Actor Aaron Fried made his way to the stage as the Cowardly Lion in the “Wizard of Oz” at the Wang.Theater. (Jonathan Wiggs/Globe Staff)
At Russo Tux Dresses and Limousine in Stoneham, Talia Florino, 17, tried on dresses for her junior prom. (Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff)
Six-year-old Jasper Rose of Watertown watched the sea turtles at the New England Aquarium. For his birthday, Jasper asked for donations to the sea turtle rescue program. He raised $550. (Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff)
A fish maneuvered past an area where a man had been fishing in the Charles River from Nashua Street Park. (Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff)
A deer at Mass. Audubon’s Blue Hills Trailside Museum. in Canton. (John Tlumacki/Globe Staff)
Lunchtime at a sober house in Woburn. (Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff)
Sunlight reflects off 200 Clarendon St. (formerly the John Hancock Tower) onto the Fairmont Copley Plaza on Trinity Place in Boston. (Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff)
Lucero Cabral, 16, rehearses with members of the Hyde Square Task Force Youth Leadership Program outside Blessed Sacrament Church on Centre Street in Jamaica Plain. The group was rehearsing for a production of “Cada Luna Azul/Once in a Blue Moon, “ for the upcoming Latin Quarter Spectacle on Memorial Day weekend. (Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff)
A 20-foot inflatable globe was on display in the Nurses Hall at the State House; people could walk inside through a zippered opening. The globe was brought by Bridgewater State University during school vacation week to emphasize the need for more geography instruction in primary and secondary schools. (John Tlumacki/Globe Staff)
Band member Robb Simring applies makeup before a show. Blue Man Group is turning 25 this year. (Lane Turner/Globe Staff)
Samuel Lopez and his daughter Mia, 2, watch the ducks on the Lagoon at the Public Garden. The family was visiting for the weekend from Westchester, NY. (Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff)
A sailor on the rigging of the Stad Amsterdam, tied up at Rowes Wharf in Boston. The ship is a three-masted clipper that was built in the Netherlands in 2000. (David L. Ryan/Globe Staff)
Boys line up as they wait for warmups in the pole vault event at Sudbury High School during a Division 1 track meet on April 30. (John Tlumacki/Globe Staff)
Charlotte Allard, (lower left) loses her stick as she is checked from behind by Westwood’s Shea Farrell, (20). Notre Dame of Hingham hosted Westwood in a meeting of the No. 1 and No 2 ranked girls lacrosse teams. (Barry Chin/Globe Staff)
Boston Bruins left winger Loui Eriksson had Carolina Hurricanes goalie Cam Ward down but not out; he made the save during a game at TD Garden. (Barry Chin/Globe Staff)
David Ortiz comes home on a 7th inning double by Travis Shaw, who he points to. The hit tied the April 21 game, 8-8. (John Tlumacki/Globe Staff)
Brock Holt can’t catch a long fly off the scoreboard hit for a double by Tampa’s Desmond Jennings in the 4th inning on April 21. (John Tlumacki/Globe Staff)
Meagan Duhamel and partner Eric Radford skated their personal best during their pairs free skate program, winning the 2016 World Figure Skating Championships at TD Garden on April 2. (Matthew J. Lee/Globe Staff)
During the World Figure Skating Championships at TD Garden, the USA’s Adam Rippon finishes his men’s free skating program. (John Tlumacki/Globe Staff)
Lucky, the Boston Celtics mascot, practices flipping off of a trampoline before the start of the Celtics playoff game vs. the Atlanta Hawks on April 22. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff)
The Celtics’ Isaiah Thomas gives up some size in this first quarter battle with the Hawks’ Al Horford. The Boston Celtics were playing the Hawks in Game 5 of an NBA Eastern Conference game in Atlanta. (Jim Davis/Globe Staff)
Boston Celtics player Isaiah Thomas and the Atlanta Hawks’ Dennis Schroder (bottom) hit the ground after going for the ball during the third quarter of Game 6 at TD Garden. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff)
Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas takes off his jersey at the end of the game after the Celtics defeated the Atlanta Hawks in overtime during Game 4 on April 24. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff)
Preparation at the finish line of the 120th Boston Marathon in Boston on April 18. More than 30,000 participants registered for the Marathon, the third largest field in the race history. (Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff)
Runners nap in the grass at the athletes’ village prior to the running of the 120th Boston Marathon in Hopkinton. (Keith Bedford/Globe Staff)
A Boston Marathon runner was cheered on by hundreds of Wellesley College students. (Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff)
The finish line at the Boston Marathon. Men’s wheelchair winner Marcel Hug crosses the finish line in a close finish with Ernst Van Dyk and Kurt Feanley (right). (John Tlumacki/Globe Staff)
Boston Marathon bombing survivor Celeste Corcoran stands on the finish line as she waits for runners in her group, 50 Legs, to cross the finish line. Corcoran lost both legs in the 2013 marathon bombing. Officials let her stand there to watch the runners. (John Tlumacki/Globe Staff)
Runners approach the finish line of the 120th Boston Marathon on April 18. More than 30,000 participants registered for the Marathon, the third largest field in the race’s history. (Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff)
At the finish line of the Boston Marathon, women’s winner Atsede Baysa jumps into the arms of a friend. (John Tlumacki/Globe Staff)
An exhausted runner falls to the ground after crossing the finish line of the Boston Marathon. (John Tlumacki/Globe Staff)
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