What we did at 50th


Friday, Sept. 30th

at the Alumni Center, 1110 So. 90th St.

(Southeast corner of 90th & Pacific)



4:30 - 7:00

Amazing Technicolor Show Choir Performance

Westside's award-winning show choir, directed by Doren Johnson

 at 5:30

Tailgate Party


5:45 - 7:00

Barbecue served by JB's Fat Boy, award-winning BBQ team. Only soft drinks will be served.


Football Game: Westside vs. Bellevue West

at the Westside stadium

 at 7:00

(tickets will be sold at the tailgate party as well as at the stadium)

After-the-Game Party

around 9:00

The Chophouse at the Marriott Hotel

10220 Regency Circle

No-host Bar


Saturday, Oct. 1st


 from 10 AM unil 12 noon

Olley-the-Trolley tour of Omaha with guide.

Departs from Marriott at 10:00.


Take a guided tour of Westside High (free)

Meet at the main entrance on east side of the building

at 10 AM



 from 2 PM until 3:30 PM 

Behind-the-scenes tour of Henry Doorly Zoo (free)

You must arrange for your own transportation to the zoo (3701 So. 10th St.)

Meet at Guest Services near the front entrance to the zoo (no admission will be charged) at 2 PM. Tram transportation within the zoo will be provided.

Other options:

Watch a little football together in the Marriott lounge; play some golf; walk to Iowa on the Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge (and back); hike Fontenelle Forest; visit Lauritzen Botanical Gardens (lead benefactor for which was our classmate Bruce Lauritzen who left WHS after our freshman year); visit the SAC Air Force Museum; visit Joslyn; see the Durham Western Heritage Museum )lead benefactor was the family of our classmate Steve Durham; hang out in the Old Market area; try your luck at the casinos and dog track in Council Bluffs.



Dinner & Dance

at Omaha Country Club

Gentlemen: jacket required; tie optional

6:00 - Cocktails (cash bar)

7:00 - Photo of the Class of '61 in the lobby

7:30 - Buffet service begins

8:30 Dancing to Bill Wakefield & Random 

Entertainment by Craig Zamzow during band break