An 80th Birthday Celebration

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An 80th Birthday Celebration An 80th Birthday Celebration


September 10th, 2023 6:00pm - 10:00pm


Valley Inn Restaurant and Bar
4557 Sherman Oaks Avenue , Sherman Oaks , California , 91403

Invited Classes


About Event

Please RSVP on our Evite page at

The Fairfax Class of '61 invites you to come and join your friends and classmates in celebration of us turning 80 years YOUNG.
Enjoy a fabulous dinner with OLD friends.
This milestone event is being held at the historic Valley Inn Restaurant (Established in 1947) in Sherman Oaks, CA on Sunday evening, September 10, 2023.
Parking is easy and free and the stand-alone restaurant is visible from Ventura Blvd.
The current owner is a Fairfax High grad as well.
Join us for a fabulous dinner and champagne toast. The cost is 125 dollars per person.
To enjoy Early Bird Pricing of 110 dollars per person please make your payment by July 31st.
Here’s the Special Dinner Menu

Champagne or red or white wine
Choice of Garden Salad or Caesar Salad

Entrees – Choice of:
Beef Bourguignonne, served over mashed potatoes
Chicken Picata, with mashed potatoes and vegetables
Grilled Salmon, with rice pilaf and vegetables
Penne Pasta Pomodoro, with fresh Roma tomatoes, fresh basil, artichoke hearts, and extra virgin olive oil with penne pasta

Dessert – choice of Flourless chocolate cake or Limoncello cake

We really need to know if you plan on attending so we can decide which room in the restaurant we will use.
We can have it in the private John Wooden room which seats 40 comfortably
or take over the entire restaurant if our numbers are 65 or above.
Mail checks to: Fairfax Class of '61, C/O Steve Leffert, 16740 Valerio Street, Lake Balboa, CA 91406. Pay to the order of Fairfax Class of '61.
For out of towners, we have secured a discounted rate of 215.00 + tax at the Courtyard by Marriott at 15433 Ventura Blvd. (across the street).
If you have any questions please call Steve Leffert at 818-903-1943 or Bob Knopf at 310-849-8011.
Please RSVP on our Evite page at

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For out of towners, we have secured a discounted rate of $215.00 + tax at the Courtyard by Marriott at 15433 Ventura Blvd. (across the street).

File Attachments

Valley Inn Main Dining Room:
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A a recent party in the Valley Inn "John Wooden" private room:
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Another photo in the "John Wooden" private dining room:
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Familiar old Fairfax High:
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An 80th Birthday Celebration
Reunion Committee


Recent Comments

Gwen Mancuso '61 said:

I attended a party here and the food and ambiance were fabulous. The service was excellent and I the owner sis a Fairfax graduate. ! hope everyone that can come does come. It is a major milestone.

Posted May 3rd, 2023




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