Happenings & News

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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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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