Prairie Village best kept secret ... US Sen. John F. Kennedy appeared on Oct. 22, 1960 at a a banquet at Shawnee Mission East High School, the day after the final Kennedy-Nixon televised debates and just days before his election as president. The rare photos of this event will be unveiled for the first time to the public in a re-enactment of the 1960 Shawnee Mission East Banquet. The non- partisan event also celebrates the 50th anniversary of JFK's presidency. It is free and open to the public. Come hear a local actor recite JFK's actual speech, see rare photos, hear the Shawnee Mission East orchestra and choir perform patriotic and 1960's music. There will also be a panel discussion of actual participants of the 1960 event.
Met at the main door by Performing Arts Center
After the event we will go to Panera Bread down the street for a drink and socializing.
8300 Mission Rd
Prairie Village KS