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OPSME at Day in Our Village

Posted by hjkranz@gmail.com on May 19, 2022 at 11:00 AM Comments comments (0)

Join us at Mills Park (corner of Pleasant and Home in Oak Park) for Day in Our Village.  Hours are 11 am to 4 pm, Sunday June 5.

The Park District will turn Mills Park into a fun filled carnival! Celebrate the start of summer with us! Wristbands will allow you unlimited access to all the activities – $5 per person, available at the park on event day.


• Games and activities

• Interactive Rides and Inflatables

• Live DJ


And much more!


Food Vendors will be on hand to feed your appetite. Cash only. Pleasant Home will be open as well for free self-guided tours of this historic home.

Spring Open House!

Posted by hjkranz@gmail.com on April 4, 2022 at 9:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Join us on Saturday May 7, 2022

12:01 pm to 5:00 pm

Free Admission

HO Trains will be operating

Door Prizes

Kids can run a train on our kid friendly layout

Clubroom Renewal

Posted by hjkranz@gmail.com on February 25, 2021 at 11:50 AM Comments comments (0)

During this last 12 month period, we have taken the time to upgrade our clubroom. Improved DCC and a freshly painted floor await us when we are once again open.

Breakfast with Santa Draws a Big Crowd!

Posted by hjkranz@gmail.com on December 11, 2019 at 12:15 AM Comments comments (0)

The Oak Park Society of Model Engineers helped Santa December 7 at Cheney Mansion. Hundreds came for a visit with Santa and met with OPSME members Dan Joya and his son Michael who welcomed guests and kept the train running on the rails.

2019 Fall Open House

Posted by hjkranz@gmail.com on August 6, 2019 at 2:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Thanks to the 85 people who visited us at our Fall Open House, Saturday, Novenber 2, 2019. We had trains running all day on both our large DCC layout and our junior CD layout. Thanks especially to the junior engineers who operated at our event.

Watch for a special Family Fun event we have planned for February.And, stop by any Sunday between 1 pm and 3 pm to see our trains in action.

OPSME at Day in Our Village

Posted by hjkranz@gmail.com on June 3, 2019 at 5:50 PM Comments comments (0)

Sunday, June 2 the Oak Park Model Railroad Club participated in Day in Our Village, a celebration of all things Oak Park. We were in Mills Park among many Park District attractions. Thanks to the more than 100 families who stopped by to visit. We hope to see you down at our club room in the Dole Learning Center, 255 Augusta Boulevard in Oak Park. Check our https://www.opsme.org/club-calendar" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">calendar for dates we are sure to be open.

Thank You for Visiting

Posted by hjkranz@gmail.com on May 6, 2019 at 12:35 AM Comments comments (0)

We were glad you came to our May Open House. It is always nice to see so many old friends and new faces, and so many young people interested in our hobby. Our next event is during Oak Park's Day in Our Village, Sunday June 2. https://www.oak-park.us/our-community/special-events/day-our-village" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">https://www.oak-park.us/our-community/special-events/day-our-village

And, please consider a visit to our club on the Mondays and Wednesdays we are open. See our calendar page for details. Of course, you are invited to join our club. We are an open club that accepts people of all ages, all abilities and all interest levels. Sign up here: https://www.opsme.org/Membership%20Application%203-4-10.pdf" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">https://www.opsme.org/Membership%20Application%203-4-10.pdf

All American Railroad Show March 2018

Posted by hjkranz@gmail.com on February 10, 2018 at 11:00 AM Comments comments (0)

Thank you for visiting with us at our modular layout in action at this once a year show.

Lyons Township HS Fieldhouse

100 S. Brainard Ave

La Grange, IL 60525

In addition to our modules, we also display on behalf of the GM&O Historical Society with an array of GM&O rolling stock.