Park U. presents lifelong learning for those 50+ in Downtown

A new series of lifelong learning classes for people ages 50+, Shaping Your Futurehas taken flight in Downtown Kansas City, thanks to Park University and Coming of Age KC.

“If you are age 50+ and wondering ‘What’s Next?’, this is the workshop for you.  It is not about financial planning…it is about you and your personal plan for your future that is meaningful, fulfilling and rewarding,” said Kay Barnes, senior academic advisor for Park University and former Kansas City mayor. She co-facilitates this special program with Sandra Mellinger, CEO of Coming of Age KC.

The next flight of Shaping Your Future workshops begins on Wednesday, May 24! To reserve your space, see below.

“Participants will learn how to fuse their passions, interests, skills and experience to achieve goals and to engage in a future which is exciting and interesting,” Mellinger said.

The next flight of workshops will begin Wednesday, May 24 at the Park University Downtown Campus, 911 Main St., 3rd floor (aka, Park on 3). Space is limited, so reservations may be made by contacting Mellinger at

Early bird fee is $175, paid in full one week prior to each start date; thereafter, fee is $195.  Fee is non-refundable.