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Alumni Weekend 2013 Schedule

 

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HARVEST FEST

Park University's Homecoming and Alumni Weekend

Sept. 20 - 21

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    Friday, September 20
 

9 to 10:30 am

White House Alumni Reception and Open House, University White House
Hosted by Park's First Lady, Molly Droge
 

10 to 11 am

Park University Alumni Association Meet and Greet, McCoy Meetin' House
Presented by your Alumni Council

11 am to Noon

Transportation to the Awards Luncheon, from/to campus. Advanced sign up required.

Noon  to 2 pm

Awards Luncheon, Kansas City Marriott Downtown Hotel, $25, Purchase tickets.
Honoring our 2013 Distinguished Alumni, Park Promising Young Professional and Torchlighter. See www.park.edu/alumni/awardsluncheon for more details.
 

Bob Kendrick, '85, Jeanette Prenger, '09, Louise Morden, Sarah Hopkins-Chery '07, '09
 

2 to 6 pm

Alumni "Schmooze," McCoy Meetin' House, Meet with friends for catching up.
 

2 to 4 pm

Class of 1958 and Friends, McCoy Meetin' House, Upper floor
A get-together for friends from the classes of 1955 through 1961.
 

3 to 4 pm

Friends of the Library, McAfee Memorial Library
Learn what's new in the library and Frances Fishburn Archives

3 to 5 pm

Baseball Alumni Game, Comfort Field, Sign up to play.
 

4 to 5:30 pm

Softball Alumni Game, Softball Complex, Sign up to play.
 

5:30 to 6:30 pm

Women’s Alumni Basketball Game, Breckon Sports Center – West Dome,
Sign up to play.
 

5:30 to 6:30 pm

Women’s Alumni Volleyball Game, Breckon Sports Center – East Dome,
Sign up to play.
 

5:30 to 7:30 pm

Zarda Barbecue Buffet Dinner, Julian Field, Complimentary beer and wine. $10 adults, $5 child (7 to 12), 6 and Under FREE.  Purchase tickets.
 

6:30 to 7:30 pm

Men’s Alumni Basketball Game, Breckon Sports Center-West Dome,
Sign up to play.
 

6:30 to 7:30 pm

Men’s Alumni Volleyball Game, Breckon Sports Center – East Dome,
Sign up to play.
 

8 pm to Midnight

Party at the Power Plant and the American Legion
Downtown Parkville
Light snacks compliments of the Alumni Association, cash bar.
 

Saturday, September 21

 

8 to 10 am

Park Family Breakfast Buffet at the American Legion
Pancakes, biscuits and gravy, eggs, sausage and more, $6 adults, $3 child (7-12), 6 and Under Free.
 

8 am

Parktoberfest 5K Run/Walk, English Landing Park, We are sponsoring a Park University 5K Team, Sign up to participate and get a $5 discount on the race entry fee. Get a free t-shirt to wear in the 5K. Brochure.
 

10:30 am

Pirate Parade"Things That Move," Everyone is welcome to join the walk across campus to the soccer field. Strollers, wagons, costumes, banners...Prizes for best costumes! Show up at the upper Herr House parking lot at 10 am to
Join the fun!

 

11 am to Noon

Kids’ Basketball Clinic, Breckon Sports Center
Kids can learn from the Park Pirates.  T-shirts for participants, no charge but donations to the team are appreciated. Sign up | Brochure

 

11 am to 4 pm

Park Family Fun Day – Pirate ship bounce house, "Rock 'em, Sock 'em", photo booth, face painting, more bounce houses, magician, palm and tarot card readers, balloons and much more…
 

11 am to 4 pm

Pirate Tailgater Tent – Socialize with your friends under the tent, beer and wine for sale, bring your IDs.
 

11 am to 4 pm

Alumni Association Hospitality Tent – Meet the Alumni Council, learn about what the Alumni Association offers its members and how you can volunteer.
Raffle, giveaways, soda and water.

 

11 am to 2 pm

Class Reunion Picnic – tables available for all the reunion classes in attendance. Burgers, dogs, kabobs, and much more available for purchase on site.
 

11 am to 4 pm

Alumni Hangouts – Meet up with friends and classmates in special areas for reunion classes and groups. Contact alumnioffice@park.edu to make special arrangements.
 

11 am to 4 pm

Class of 1983 and Friends 30th Reunion, Classes of 1980 through 1986, Catch up with your classmates at the picnic and afternoon festivities!
 

11:00 am

Women’s Alumni Soccer Game, Julian Field, Sign up to play.
 

Noon

Men’s Alumni Soccer Game, Julian Field, Sign up to play.
 

Noon to 8 pm

Parkville’s PARKTOBERFEST— Walk downtown to Parkville and English Landing for food, wine/beer and music. Park University and the City of Parkville have joined together to make this a great weekend of fun for all our guests!  For a list of bands, including Park’s own Casi Joy, visit www.parktoberfest.net

Park’s Harvest Fest Royalty to be presented to community, English Landing Park,  3 pm. 
 

1 to 2:30 pm

Maroon & Gold Men’s Soccer Game, Julian Field, no charge
 

1:45 pm

Crowning of Harvest Fest Royalty, Julian Field, followed by a presentation of royalty to the community on the stage in English Landing Park, 3 pm.
 

3 to 4 pm

Kids’ Soccer Clinic – Julian Field
Kids can learn from the Park Pirates. T-shirts for participants, no charge but donations to the team are appreciated.
Sign up | Brochure

 

6 to 9 pm

"An Evening with the Real Pirates," exhibit and reception at Union Station
A private party at this special event, discounted tickets include the exhibit, hors d'oeuvres, soft drinks and parking. Cash bar. FREE parking, $14 adult, $8 child (7 to 12), 6 and Under Free. Purchase tickets.
 

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Questions?
Call (800) 488-7275, (816) 584-6206 or alumnioffice@park.edu