Shades Valley High School Class of 1966

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50th reunion - August 13, 2016

Our 50th Reunion was held on August 13, 2016 at 6:00 PM at the Vestavia Country Club.   Visit our 50th Reunion page for complete details.

66th Birthday Celebration - June 6, 2014

Shades Valley Class of 1966 held a 66th Birthday Celebration at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens on June 6, 2014. 

Thanks to Committee Members Carol Carter Hunter, Della Fancher and Marc Booth for organizing this event!

Class of 1967's 45th Reunion - August 18th, 2012

On Saturday, August 18th, 2012, the Shades Valley High School Class of 1967 held their 45th Reunion at WorkPlay Theater. Many from our class attended the event.

Class of 1966's 45th Mini Reunion at WorkPlay - August 13th, 2011

Return of the famous Bassmen and Ramblers - This was the third year that these two bands from our very own classes have played.  It was a great night to reminisce and see old buddies! On Saturday, 8/13/2011 at 10:30 AM, there was an early Lunch & Cash Bar at La Paz, 99 Euclid Avenue.

Valentine's at Park Lane - February 13, 2010.

Saturday, February 13, 2010. Valentine's at Park Lane. 7:00-11:00 PM at Park Lane, 2117 Cahaba Rd, English Village. (MAP). The Bassmen and Kathy G teamed up in a great way to celebrate Valentine's with your sweetheart AND all of your friends and classmates. View the Bassmen's new website at

The Bassmen's SVHS/Berry HS Valentine's Day Bash - February 14, 2009

The Bassmen's SVHS/Berry HS Valentine's Day Bash on February 14, 2009 from 7:00-10:00 PM at The Barking Kudu, 2929 7th Ave S., Birmingham. Map Link Come sing and dance to the oldies with your classmates. Featuring The Bassmen (same guys, same songs). Cash bar and $20 cover.

60th Birthday Celebration - August 23rd, 2008

SVHS Class of 1966 Celebrated Being 60 on Saturday, August 23rd, 2008 from 4-9 PM at Nana Funks, 708 29th St. S, Birmingham.  Entertainment by was provided by The Bassmen.

We had a formidable attendance (125-150) on a rainy afternoon. Pictures on our website at  60th Birthday page.


40th Reunion - August 12, 2006

Approximately 150 classmates and a total of 236 attended our 40th Reunion on August 12, 2006 at Vestavia Country Club. The Memory Book and a music CD that were distributed at the 40th reunion were available to those that were unable to attend. The price was $10, on a first come first served basis.

Click here for a PDF of the Shades Valley Reunion article in the Birmingham News published Sept. 3, 2006. For a high resolution version of the reunion photo at right, click here.

30th Reunion - August 10, 1996

Classmates from far and near attended the 30th Reunion on August 10, 1996 at The Old Overton Club.  Music was provided by The Ramblers.  Prior to the event, classmates converged on the Shades Valley campus in Homewood for a picnic and tour of the building.  The next day, many attended a brunch at LaPaz.

Click here for a PDF of the Shades Valley Reunion article in the Birmingham News published August 16, 1996.






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