AURORA, Ill. (CBS) — Aurora prepared to send its kids back to school in style Saturday.
More than a dozen community organizations, artists, and entertainers held a block party in downtown Aurora.READ MORE: City Was Warned About Thousands of Corroding Light Poles But Failed to Fix Many, CBS 2 Investigation Finds
Instead of cars on Stolp Avenue, there were tents and tables set up for an afternoon of fun.READ MORE: Neighbors Alarmed After Rash Of Robberies In Lakeview; Police Patrols Increased Along Southport Avenue
It was one-stop shopping for parents who got together to register their kids for school.MORE NEWS: Some Parents Not Pleased As Kids Are Required To Wear Masks During Outdoor Recess At Jonathan Burr Elementary School In Wicker Park
There was, of course, lots of food, entertainment, free school supplies, and even face painting for the kids.