Established in 1889, the Waban Improvement Society is a 501(c)(3) non profit organization whose membership comprises all people who live and/or work in Waban, Massachusetts. The Society promotes any activity intended to improve Waban and fosters a sense of community for those who live and work here.


Waban Village Day May 22 2016 sticky icon

05/22/2016 10:30 am

Twelve years ago, the Waban Improvement Society began Waban Village Day which includes rides, activities, and entertainment for all ages. The Family FUN RUN. The WIS differentiates its Village Day celebration by featuring internationally recognized talent from a wide variety of genres: Jazz, Reggae, Soul, Blues, and Rock.

This year we are pleased to announce performances of the Crocodile River Band.

Waban Village Day Vendors sticky icon

Non Waban Resident Vendor Fee $40 (+$2 Paypal fee)

 

Waban Resident Vendor Fee $25 (+$1 Paypal fee)

 

Youth (HS and below) Vendor Fee $16 (+$1 Paypal fee)

 

WIS Annual Dues and Donations sticky icon

Annual Dues $35 Includes $1 CC transaction fee

Donation to WLC/WIS of any value:

Alan Rowe & John Lockwood Concert May 21st 2pm

05/21/2016 2:00 pm

He played for Kennedys, Rockefellers and Bushes. He's performed with all the major New England A list of artists and venues for over 3 decades. His reputation for creative interpretations of classics is a well known within the music community and now Wabanites will get the opportunity to see first hand why Alan is considered a Jazz Master. He will be joined by Boston Jazz legend John Lockwood on bass

Alexei Tsiganov Piano Concert May 8th Noon

05/08/2016 12:00 pm

As part of the Month Long Newton Piano Project, We have invited a variety of virtuosos to appear at the Waban Library Center:

Alexei Tsiganov

Kevin Harris Concert May 14th Noon

05/14/2016 12:00 pm

As part of the Month Long Newton Piano Project, We have invited a variety of virtuosos to appear at the Waban Library Center:

Kevin Harris

Nina Ott & Chris Lopes Trio Concert May 14th 1:30pm

05/14/2016 1:30 pm

As part of the Month Long Newton Piano Project, We have invited a variety of virtuosos to appear at the Waban Library Center:

NINA OTT LOPES, Pianist/Composer/Arranger/Educator

Tim Ray Piano Concert May 7th Noon

05/07/2016 12:00 pm

As part of the Month Long Newton Piano Project, We have invited a variety of virtuosos to appear at the Waban Library Center:

Student Scholarship

WIS has established a scholarship at Newton North and Newton South High Schools. It will be awarded each spring to a graduating senior who resides in Waban and who participates in community service programs. This scholarship will be added to the list of Local Newton Scholarships, announced each year at both high schools. All student applications and information submitted are held in strict confidence and remain within the school. Students who are selected will be notified prior to graduation when the local scholarships are announced.

 
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