A few classes have let us know they are having small get togethers prior to the larger reunion. We’ve listed the times and either the contact person or the locations already given.
FRIDAY – OCT 19th 2018
5:30- 6:30 Ellen JACOBSEN Isserman is hosting a Hawthorne grade school gathering at Harvey’s B&B, 107 S. Scoville Ave. Oak Park
5:30-6:30 Patty LERNER Jacobs is hosting a Horace Mann grade school gathering at her Oak Park home.
at GOLDY’S –
4:30 Ascension grade school gathering
5:30 Lincoln grade school gathering
6:30 pack the place and oh it will be packed:-)
– 7316 Circle Ave, Forest Park, IL 60130
– Phone (708) 366-0750
You can order pub style food,, known for “Never Had a Bad One” Burgers. Cash and checks only. (Owned by classmate Mike Sullivan who purchased it from father and uncle of classmate Ellie Goldstein)
Friday Night Home Football Game @ 7:30pm
-Oak Park VS Lyons Township
-For those attending the game, come join us at Goldy’s afterwards.
SATURDAY MORNING – OCT 20th 2018 – High School Tours starting at 10:30 and about every 5 to 10 minutes. There will probably be 3 groups of tours.. There are high school placement tests that weekend the third floor is pretty much off limits, including the renovated Latin room. We may be asked to be more quiet in certain areas.
SATURDAY EVENING – OCT 20th 2018 at The 19th Century Club – from 6:30 PM to 11:30 PM
– 178 Forest Ave, Oak Park, IL
– Phone (708) 386-2729
6:30 -7:30: appetizers
7:30-8:15: Buffet dinner. Be sure to allow time to get through any of the 4 buffet lines before they close.
Dessert table is in the back of the room inside the entry doors. Cake designed by Tom Kerrins. Cookies from Oak Park Bakery, an institution. Feel free to enjoy the desserts while seated for our short 15 minute presentation. The cake will be removed earlier to be cut up by the staff so take a peek when you arrive to appreciate:-) There will be some gluten free and sugar free dessert options.
8:15-8:30: Presentations to honor Veterans, with added focus on Vietnam Vets, thank committee and volunteers, OP Alumni Association little promo without whom it would be difficult to coordinate events at the high school.. We have a couple of surprise appreciations as well:-) We ask that you be respectfully quiet during this short period, especially as we honor our Veterans. And THEN it’s party time!
Cash bar: OPEN 6:30-7:30. CLOSED 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. OPEN 8:30 until last call at 11 p.m.
DJ: OPRF Grad, Rick Storto from 6:30 to 8:15 background music. 8:30 to 11:15 p.m. dance music with a focus on 1964-1968.
Except for the 15 minutes of quiet during presentations feel free to have some laughs at Jackie’s fun photo table. Meander over to the memorabilia table perusing through Tabulas, mementos from high school events,photos, Gordy Spark’s brand newly published book and whatever other memories classmates lend us for the night. . PLEASE SIGN IN THE 1968 TABULA DONATED TO US BY APRIL ROSS IN HONOR OF HER SISTER, NANCY, RIP, OUR CLASSMATE WE LOST LAST YEAR. ALSO PLEASE TAKE TIME TO SIGN THE CARDS FOR OUR HOMEBOUND CLASSMATES. We have a volunteer to sit at the table to make sure everything is safe.
-Attire: casual, as casual or dressy as you want. Come to be comfortable.Wish I’d listed it as a sock hop:-)
-If disabled in any way, you can be dropped at the front door go into the elevator to the second floor ballroom. There is a wheelchair accessible restroom on that floor.
Rest rooms: the wheelchair accessible and men’s are on the second floor, ladies on the first floor. You can use either of the two stairwells or the elevator.
– Parking: is in the garage in the new high rise just to the south of the 19th Century Club
AFTER 19th Century main event, for the night owls, head down to Poor Phil’s at the Carleton Hotel.
Sunday Oct 21,2018 @ 4:00PM
Classmate Barbara Hausman has been singing in the breast cancer fund raiser twice a year for a number of years now. The show is always well done with some real talent and some foot stomping sing along song in which you can’t help but participate:-)
THE SING TO LIVE®
The Sing to Live ® Community Chorus
is an Illinois 501(c)3 Organization.
The Sing to Live® Community Chorus
proudly presents its 13th Season!
Sunday, October 21, 2018 @ 4:00pm
Pilgrim Congregational Church
460 Lake Street
Oak Park, IL
Advance Tickets Online:
General Admission: $22
Student Admission (6 – 18 yrs): $17
[Note: Children under 6 will not be admitted]
Breast Cancer Survivors: Complimentary
Tickets at the Door:
General Admission: $27
Student Admission (6 – 18 yrs): $22
[NOTE: Children under 6 will not be admitted]
Breast Cancer Survivors: Complimentary
Can’t make the concert?
Consider making a tax-deductible donation to the SIng to Live® Community Chorus! Details are provided on the left side of our website. Thank you in advance for your financial support