Smoke Tree hosts annual block party

SISTERS-Devyn Gortner, 12, takes her sister Danica, 2, for a ride on the water slide, one of many fun activities for children at an annual neighborhood block party in Oak Park. Although the girls don't live in the neighborhood, they've been invited by friends to participate for several years.

The Oak Park block party that started as a way to get to know the neighbors and foster community spirit has blossomed into a full-fledged yearly shindig with water slides, contests and a heap of family fun...

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