Reunion Recap for 2016 and 2015

March 1, 2017

2016 REUNIONS
1954 - Celebrated their 80th birthdays the weekend of September 16-17 with events at Oak Park Country Club that include a casual grilled supper on Friday night and a buffet dinner Saturday evening.  Their website has full details: classreport.org/usa/il/oak_park/oprfhs/1954/ 

1956 -  '56 Doopers held a 60th year reunion over Homecoming weekend, Sept. 30 - Oct. 1, 2016. 

1959 - Celebrated their 75th birthday at a reunion/birthday party on Saturday evening, October 22 with a dinner at Village Links in Glen Ellen.  Email Dolores (Caputo) Pusateri, dfp376@aol.com to get in touch.

1961 - Held their 55th September 16,17 & 18. Events included a light dinner at the Carleton on Friday, dinner at the OP Country Club on Saturday, Sept. 17 and aSunday brunch at the home of Nancy Leabhard Strand. Visit the class website www.classcreator.com/Oak-Park-IL-Oak-Park-River-Forest-1961/ for info.

1966 - The 50th year reunion took place over the weekend of Sept 23-25, 2016.  Visit the OPRF Class of 66 Reunion Web Site  for details. Events included a Friday night "Meet & Greet" mixer at Doc Ryan's in Forest Park.  SATURDAY night was a casual dinner party  at the Nineteenth Century Club in Oak Park.  Go to the OPRF Class of 66 Reunion Web Site, login to your profile and make sure you keep it up to date. Those on facebook can also connect at the class facebook page.  

1976 - Their 40th year reunion over Homecoming Weekend included a get-together on Friday at Doc Ryan's in Forest Park and a tour of the high school on Saturday morning, October 1. More info HERE. Join the '76 Facebook group to connect with your classmates: facebook.com/groups/43257497002/

1981 - The 35 year reunion was held on Saturday evening, JUNE 25 at Skrine Chop, at 7230 Madison in Forest Park and included a school tour Saturday morning.  For more information, see their facebook page at Class of 81-35 Year Reunion or e-mail Henry Eckstein at  chicagostrider@gmail.com

1986 - Their 30 Year Reunion was held Saturday, October 1 with an evening party at Healy's Westside in Forest Park.  The committee included Beth Schubert, Melissa Unglaub, Joellyn Tulipano-Huebner, Julian Daniel-Deem, Speleos Dravillas and Eric Robinson, contact them via e-mail to oprf86@gmail.com . 

1991 - Celebrated their 25th year reunion Saturday evening, October 22 at Healy's in Forest Park.  FREE admission, CASH BAR! Be sure to visit the Class of 1991 WEBSITE to update your email address (this will update you from "missing" status to "located" status in the class directory) as well as information about your work, family, etc.

1996 - The 20 Year Reunion main event featured a party at The Nineteenth Century Club in Oak Park.  Check their website oprfclassof1996.com/ to see what your classmates are up to, and register to let them know what you're up to!  Keep in touch with an e-mail to oprfclassof1996@gmail.com - and join their Facebook group: facebook.com/groups/455882031283600/

2006 - held their TEN Year Reunion on Friday, November 25 at The Atrium at Old Crow Smokehouse in River North, Chicago. Join the 2006 Reunion Facebook page and connect with your classmates: www.facebook.com/events/795008403978612 and check the event photos posted HERE.

2015 REUNIONS

HOMECOMING 2015 was the weekend of September 25-26, 2015 with the Football Game vs. Downers Grove North on Friday night, September 25.  A Coffee Hour and School Tours were held on Saturday morning, September 26.  Additional HOME football games were Friday nights, Aug. 28, Sept. 4, Oct. 9 and Oct. 23. 

1953 - The Class of 1953 held a 62nd Year Reunion to celebrate the 80th birthdays of many classmates over the weekend October 2 & 3.  Events included a Saturday luncheon at Oak Park Country Club.

1955 - The 60th year reunion was Homecoming Weekend, Sept. 25-26 in Oak Park.  Events included an informal Friday night gathering before the football game and Saturday night cocktails and dinner at Oak Park Country Club.  For more info, email Bobbie Wolin Raymond, bobbie.raymond@gmail.com or visit the class website at classreport.org/usa/il/oak_park/oprfhs/1955/ .

1960 - Plans for a 55th anniversary reunion for the Class of 1960 this year are on hold.   The committee that has planned the last few reunions is not able to organize it this year.  You can still keep up with your classmates via the Class Website at www.oakpark-riverforest60.com

1965 - The 50 year reunion took place over the weekend of June 12-14.  Events included a Friday night get-together at the Carleton Hotel in Oak Park, a tour of the high school on Saturday morning, and the main event on Saturday evening in the Pine Room at Ascension Church.   The CLASS WEBSITE  www.oakparkhighschool65.com  has information or send an e-mail to: oprf6515@gmail.com

1970 -  Including alumni from the classes '68, '69, '70, '71 & '72!   The 45th (give or take!) is coming up on Saturday, October 17 at the 19th Century Club in Oak Park with a special guest appearance by WLS disk jockey John "Records" Landecker! Visit  oprfhs70.com to submit information, comments, or questions using the website’s Contact Us page.  Contact the committee via the Contact Us link as well.

1975 - The 40th year reunion was held Friday-Saturday, OCTOBER 9-10 with the "main event" on Saturday evening at Brian Boru Irish Pub in Forest Park.  Other events included a school tour and football game on Friday.  Visit the class website at www.oprfclassof75.com or send an e-mail to oprfclassof75@gmail.com  

1980 - Another late addition to the reunion list was a 35 year get-together for the Class of 1980 on SUNDAY, October 18 at Doc Ryan's in Forest Park.  See their facebook event page for more info: https://www.facebook.com/events/1164389373576499/

1985 - The 30 year reunion was held Saturday, SEPTEMBER 26 at Doc Ryan's in Forest Park from 7 - 11 PM. Contact the committee by e-mail to oprf1985@gmail.com or visit the facebook page Oprf EightyFive Reunion.  MANY THANKS TO THE CLASS OF '85 FOR THEIR DONATION TO THE ALUMNI ASSOCIATION.

1990 - A late A late addition to the reunion schedule was a 25-year "Happy Hour" reunion for the Class of 1990 on Saturday, September 26 at Joe's on Weed Street from 6:30 - 10:30 PM.  Cash bar, no cover or admission charge - just be there and enjoy good "spirits" with your classmates!   For more information send an e-mail to Matthew Buchman or Rachel Dennis

1995  - The 20 year reunion was September 25-26 over Homecoming Weekend with the main event  at Healy's Westside in Forest Park on Saturday night.  For more information at this LINK. Contact Tamika Hobson or Quadria Williams by e-mail to oprf95@yahoo.com and onnect with your classmates on Facebook at www.facebook.com/groups/260554414129886/

2005  -  The Ten Year reunion was held Friday, November 27 from 8 - 11 PM at the Hubbard Inn in Chicago. See the Class facebook page www.facebook.com/groups/450113931796489/  to learn more or contact members of the planning committee, Sherry Green or Aimee Reynoso: sherrie.greenms@gmail.com or aimeereynoso@gmail.com