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Tim Ray Piano Concert May 6th 1PM

05/06/2017 1:00 pm

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

Waban Village Day May 22 2016

05/22/2016 10:00 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 2015

05/17/2015 11:00 am

Ten years ago, the Waban Improvement Society began Waban Village Day which includes rides, activities, and entertainment for all ages. 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 that World renowned saxophonist Philippe Cretien and director of the Rivers Jazz ensembles will be bringing his professional group in addition to his student ensembles. Performances will start at 11am and run to 3pm Philippe R.

Waban Lights & Winter Door Decorating Contest

12/14/2014 4:15 pm

'Tis the season for getting creative!
This year, the Waban Lights Tree Lighting and Sing-Along with the Newton Family Singers will be held on the Waban Library Center lawn. Please join us on Sunday, December 14th at 4:00pm for some hot chocolate, a spirited community sing-along of holiday favorites and help us count down to flipping the switch that turns the WLC grounds into a winter wonderland.

Sing along and Tree Lighting

11/14/2014 4:00 pm

The Waban Improvement Society strives each year to maintain a warm and family-friendly atmosphere in our village. In addition, we work to keep our green spaces clean and attractive and to help beautify Waban. This year, we are inviting Waban neighbors and businesses to help us in a new endeavor “Waban Lights”. We have contracted with a professional outdoor lighting company to properly light our fabulous evergreen tree in the middle of Waban Square. Waban is our village and pride has never run deeper, especially after such run-away successes like Waban Village Day.

Newton Serves in Waban

04/27/2014 12:00 pm

Join WIS's master gardener Gail Wintersteiner for our annual mulching of Waban Center Gardens

Friends of Hemlock Gorge Feb 4 mtg

02/04/2014 7:30 pm

Friends of Hemlock Gorge

Next meeting: This coming TuesdayFebruary 4, 2014

7:30 p.m. Emerson Community Center. Directions: click here.

First Order of Business:

·         Response to our year mailing to members

Other Agenda items:

Angier History Project

Waban’s Benjamin Korsh: Breaking New Ground in Photography

While Preserving Angier History

Benjamin Korsh, 19, a student at UMASS/Boston, moved to Waban at age 2. He attended Newton schools, graduating from Newton South in 2012. His time at Angier School made a lasting impression on Korsh, who two years ago conceived the idea of creating large-scale artistic photographs of Angier classrooms before the school building is torn down this spring.

Officers

President: Theresa Fitzpatrick - tabilel@yahoo.com
Uphold the Mission of the WIS
Oversee committees; assist in setting and reaching goals
Serve as liaison between WIS/WAC/Aldermen, and City Hall
Communicate with other neighborhood organizations
Ensure consistent message is delivered to the community from WIS
Serve on the Executive Committee

Deliverables
Agendas for meetings
Innovative ideas for community-based activities
Update and maintain WIS handbook for future WIS Directors

 

Upcoming events

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