Happenings & News

Lawn Shadows: iPhone Sculpture Installation

June 10, 2022

The Waveny Park Conservancy has activated the field behind Waveny House with a dramatic sculpture installation by Paul Kopkau. The artist had a similar exhibit in 2019 in Socrates Sculpture Park against the dramatic drop of the New York skyline. This time his two Lawn Shadow: iPhone sculptures frame the historic 1912 house from one…

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Waveny Park Conservancy Hires Phoebe Knowles as Executive Director

May 25, 2022

Phoebe brings non-profit leadership as well as tourism and property management experience to the Conservancy. She is thrilled to the join the team and to continue the important work of advocating for the care and enhancement of Waveny Park and creating ways to engage area residents with the Park lands.

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Women of Waveny Exhibit

May 24, 2022

Congratulations to WPC board member Arianne Kolb for the Women of Waveny exhibit that she co-curated along with Micaela Porta earlier this year at the New Canaan Museum and Historical Society. The show explored and celebrated women’s work in the creation of New Canaan’s Waveny House and Park and beyond. The show highlighted two renowned,…

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Waveny Park Conservancy Celebration and the Unveiling of The Nest Sculpture in Waveny Park June 2019

January 28, 2020

The Waveny Park Conservancy held a reception on Saturday in the beautifully restored parterre garden to celebrate its donors and community partners, who have contributed to the completed trails and parterre garden and two major projects in progress, namely the pond restoration and the Meadow. The Conservancy recently cleared the area of overgrowth on the…

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Cub Scouts Planting Daffodils

January 28, 2020

Cub Scouts Pack 70 planting daffodils and the beautiful results in the spring!

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Summer Stewards Weeding At The Park

January 28, 2020

2019 Summer stewards hard at work clearing the Lapham Road stonewall of bittersweet, mugwort, poison ivy and more. Their work included tree and bush identification.

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The Clearing of the area near the pond

April 12, 2019

The clearing of overgrown vegetation from below the Powerhouse Theatre down to the Pond created a vista and an enlarged open space for park visitors to play and relax.

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Thank you for supporting the Tailgate

October 15, 2018

View All Happenings & News Waveny Tailgate Party a Success! The weather Saturday evening couldn’t have been more perfect for a successful 3rdAnnual Tailgate at Waveny Park. After a week of heavy rain, which drenched the fields and made them too damp to have the event behind the main house, Brock Saxe, the event chair,…

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Teens Tend to Trails at Waveny

September 15, 2018

A few New Canaan teens recently helped out at Waveny Park! Read More at the New Canaan Advertiser.

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Third Annual Tailgate Party at Waveny Park!

August 24, 2018

Saturday, September 29 4:00pm – 10:30pm Prizes for the most fabulous tailgates! Live Music by Short Bus College Football Enjoy on a 25′ Giant Screen Firepit    

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