By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

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.

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Instead of cars on Stolp Avenue, there were tents and tables set up for an afternoon of fun.

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It was one-stop shopping for parents who got together to register their kids for school.

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There was, of course, lots of food, entertainment, free school supplies, and even face painting for the kids.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff