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.
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.
5-22 TODAY: Please register at the Race start
5K Family Fun Run
Race Start/Finish 10:00am -Waban Library Center 1608 Beacon Street
All Runners must sign in at 9:00am on race day! You will need to sign a Waiver of Liability.
Children are allowed to use scooters and bikes on the race course and will be considered Fun Run participants.
Annual Dues $35 Includes $1 CC transaction fee
Donation to WLC/WIS of any value:
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.