Oak Park Dancers liven up the block party

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One Saturday, Oct. 3, a group of kids, age 6-10, on the 700 block of Clarence (and a pal from East Avenue) held a remarkable dance performance for this year's block party.  The Oak Park Dancers, as they named their troupe, had been rehearsing for weeks on the front lawns, creating the entire choreography themselves and perfecting amazing gymnastic and cool pop music moves. Their goal in doing this was to raise money to help victims of the COVID-19 pandemic. They raised $155 in tips, which they're donating to Beyond Hunger (formerly Oak Park Food Pantry). Everyone on the block can hardly wait to see what they create next year! 

Linda Bailey

Oak Park 

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Teri MIller  

Posted: October 8th, 2020 11:12 AM

What wonderful news! I am always so inspired by kids and their desire to serve the community. Thank you!

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