Happenings & News

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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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Tree planting at Waveny for Arbor Day — Proponents hope the first of many

May 10, 2018

Celebrating planting a tree that was donated to the town by Almstead Tree Co., in Waveny Park are Chris Schipper of Waveny Park Conservancy; Chad Yvon of Almstead; Brock Saxe of Waveny Park Conservancy; Erik Valenzuela of Almstead and Isaac Taylor of Almstead giving a thumbs up.
— Grace Duffield photo

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Waveny Park Clean Up Effort by Town and Local Non-Profits for Annual Clean Your Mile Week (April 16-22)

May 9, 2018

WPC “Clean-up Crew”- Board members Bill Holmes, Caroline Garrity, Bob Seelert, Arianne Kolb, Chris Schipper, and volunteer Phil Ives (not pictured- took photo). In the Triangle area leading up to the house, we amassed 5 large piles of debris for the Town to pick up.

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Magical Evening Celebrating 50 Years of Waveny Park!

January 5, 2018

It was an evening to remember- everyone who attended the Waveny Park Conservancy’s Golden Gala on December 2nd at Waveny House will never forget this magical evening. This momentous event commemorated the 50th Anniversary of Waveny being entrusted by Ruth Lapham Lloyd to the Town of New Canaan and raised funding to continue to fulfill the mission of the Conservancy to restore…

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2nd Annual Tailgate Party

August 17, 2017

Tickets are still available for Waveny Park Conservancy’s second annual Tailgate Party on Saturday, October 7th, 4:00 pm – 10:30 pm in Waveny Park. This fun event will be held at Waveny and is limited to the first 160 cars to register for parking spaces behind Waveny House. Each car registration includes tickets for up…

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Waveny Park Conservancy Cornfields Update

March 18, 2017

After unanimous approval from all New Canaan town commissions, the Waveny Park Conservancy has applied for a special permit to begin the improvements to the cornfields. This is one of WPC’s top five projects.  The cornfield improvements will become possible through a major grant of funds and expertise by the Jeniam Foundation.   Read the…

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Waveny Park Conservancy Golden Gala Kickoff

March 8, 2017

On March 1st, the conservancy hosted a Kick off Cocktail Party at Waveny House to announce its first major fundraiser, the Golden Gala on December 2nd, 2017. at Waveny House. An update of Waveny Park Conservancy projects was presented and fundraising plans for the Gala were announced to major donors and  town and community partners of the…

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Waveny Park Conservancy Receives Unanimous Approval for Trails and Cornfields!

March 1, 2017

The Town of New Canaan Parks and Recreation Commission voted unanimously to accept the three project goals presented by the Waveny Park Conservancy slated to begin this year! Bill Holmes, Vice Chairman of the Board of WPC and Keith Simpson, Board member and Landscape Architect for the Conservancy, presented the designs, costs  and  confirmed payments…

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