Welcome to the SPARK (Senior Peers Actively Renewing
The SPARK Philosophy
SPARK’s philosophy is to provide, at
modest cost, learning and fun social experiences for participants. There
are no prerequisites, tests or grades for classes. Instructors are members
or volunteers who have a strong interest in a particular topic.
SPARK is an Elderhostel Lifelong
Learning Institute (LLI) and a member of the Elderhostel Institute Network
with the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC.) This allows SPARK to
have an LLI in a collegiate environment
supported by the intellectual and cultural resources of
office is open Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. and
Tuesdays when classes are in session.
Information: 816-235-2870 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Join SPARK or
renew your SPARK membership now.
membership is from January thru December. The fee is $40.
Fall 2016 Schedule
Check the class schedule for class fees.
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Fall 2016 classes begin September 26, 2016
Kansas City, Missouri 64110
The Fall Picnic will be on September 8th. Contact the
SPARK office to make your reservation by September 1st. The cost is $15.00.
Board Meetings for 2016
The SPARK board of directors meets every other month, beginning in February.
The next board
meeting of 2016 is October 21, 2016.
The meetings are held in room 214 D of the SPARK office.
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