Mini Reunions

  • Kansas City, MO Oct 14-17, 2021
  • New Haven, CT Oct 2022

CLASS OF 1961 MINI REUNION – KANSAS CITY – OCTOBER 14-17, 2021

+          Discover a hidden gem, Kansas City, on the edge of the Missouri River: Cow Town to The City of Fountains (reportedly more than Rome) – 6th fastest growing downtown in America; home to the Chiefs and the Royals.

+          Trolley Fun Tour gets you acquainted with the popular sights, local favorites, and hidden treasures of Kansas City. The BEST first thing to do in Kansas City.

+          Sample the Famous Kansas City Barbecue – slow smoked with thick robust sauce!

+          VIP behind-the-scenes tour of the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, architectural icon and home for the performing arts in Kansas City.

+          Private evening (tour and dinner) at the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library – President Truman’s life and legacy.

+          Private evening (tour and dinner) at The National WWI Museum and Memorial.

+          Spend time in world renowned Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, featuring over 40,000 works of Art, with numerous special exhibitions.

+          Visit Negro Leagues Baseball Museum – The only museum dedicated to preserving the rich history of African-American baseball and its impact on social development.

+          Enjoy the special American Jazz Museum – the story of jazz’s impact on Kansas City, the nation, and the world.

+          Participate in the unique Union Station Science City presentation: “Auschwitz: Not Long Ago, Not Far Away” – a living memorial to the Holocaust featured in only two North American Cities: New York and Kansas City.

+          Sunday add-ons: either lunch in the Founders Lounge followed by “Celts” ballet (marriage of ballet and Irish folk dance) at Kaufman Center OR a visit to Powell Gardens on 970 acres which feature regionally native species and highlight the changing seasons and Midwest spirit.  The Gardens feature the largest collection of buildings by renowned architect E. Fay Jones, a protégé of Frank Lloyd Wright.

+          Reconnect with classmates—not virtually, but in person.

+          Cost: $225 per attendee – Registration Forms to be out shortly. Registration limited to first 90 attendees due to venue restrictions.

+          Lodging:  Hilton President Hotel Kansas City, recognized as one of America’s historic hotels – 20 minutes from airport. For reservations call (816) 221-9490; room block is “Yale Class of 1961”.

+          City streetcar providing transportation around the city 24/7 stops near the hotel for self-exploration trips and is FREE.

We look forward to welcoming you and showing you a very vibrant Kansas City,

Ed & Patrice Robertson

Venues subject to change due to potential pandemic restrictions.