Annual Wawayanda Trunk or Treat Saturday October 26, 2019.

Place:  Shannen Park, 1906 Route 284, Slate Hill, NY  10973

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Come join us for our annual trunk or treat event!  A fun event for everyone featuring a parade around the park and Halloween spirit..  Decorate you car or whatever your ride is and watch the kids 🙂 big and small.. A great time always.
Please note:
Line up of cars starts at 1:45 and energ event will start around 2:15. 

Please arrive early and watch for children as you drive in.. they may not see you.

 

 

In 1974, The Shannen’s, Benjamin and Doris, donated 52 acres to the Town to preserve the land as a park and wildlife area for the citizens to be able to walk through instead of sitting on their front porches. The park was named Shannen Park in their honor. The Townspeople have been grateful for their contribution. After a very slow beginning, the park has become a center of activity, a showplace for our community.   The park boasts picnic benches, and pavilions with charcoal grills, a playground designed to enhance a child’s imaginative play, with sections that are handicap accessible for handicapped children as well.  There are two ball fields, basketball hoops, bathrooms and about a mile of paved roads that invite joggers and walkers.

Bryce “Buzz” Flynn, a former town supervisor ran the park from 1985 until his death in 2012. He built the park to what it is today; neat, clean, and beautiful with covered picnic areas, playgrounds, and walkways.   

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 Below is a photo of the common room at The Senior Center located in Shannen Park which is now available to rent for your special function.

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To reserve a pavilion in the Park or to rent the common room at The Senior Center, contact Barbara Young at the Highway Department, 355-5700 x6, Monday through Friday 10:00 am - 1:00 pm.  You must be a resident of the town of Wawayanda.

 

We continue to do improvements at Shannen Park.  Our most recent project was to pave the inner circle by the pavilions and the soccer filed.

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Need directions to the Shannen Park?  http://www.mapquest.com    

The Slate Hill Pacers senior citizens group was formed to help all senior citizens in the Town of Wawayanda age 55 and older with socialization and recreational activities. It is a not- for- profit organization which is subsidized by the Town of Wawayanda.

Business meetings are held on the first (1st) and third (3rd)  Mondays of each month at 1:00pm. Lunches, when scheduled, begin at 12:00pm noon. Social days are Monday, Wednesday and Friday afternoon. These activities take place at the Town of Wawayanda Recreational/ Senior Center building which is located in Shannen Park, 1906 State Route 284, Slate Hill, New York.

For questions or further information please contact the follow:

President:                         Don Davis                             845-355-1743

Vice President:                 Laurie Reynolds                    845-355-2018

Secretary                          Linda Driscoll                        845-239-4463 

Treasurer                          Heidi Bucholz                          845-726-3654

Travel Coordinator:          Al Pierce                                845-355-6916

Fitness Program:              Elizabeth Schettkoe              845-356-1340

 

              Quilts for Veterans 

The quilting group that meets at the Senoir Center weekly, made over 60 patriotic lap quilts to be presented to the veterans at the Valley View Nursing Home, as well as the Honor Guard.

 

GROUP KNITS FOR CANCER PATIENTS

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Pictured above is a group of women from the Slate Hill Pacers who meet every other week to knit. Over the past few months their project has been to knit hats to donate to cancer patients; they have donated nearly 200 hats.

 

 

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 PLEASE NOTE:  The contact person for all Casino Trips will be Al or Teresa

Telephone # (845) 355-6916

Day Trips: If a name and telephone number are listed, call that person with any questions.

FOR ALL OTHER QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS, CALL AL OR TERESA PIERCE AT (845) 355-6916.

 

PLEASE NOTE: THERE IS AN ADDITIONAL CHARGE OF $5 FOR ANY NON-PACER OR NON-TOWN RESIDENT FOR TRIPS MARKED WITH AN ASTERICK (*) BEFORE THE TRIP PRICE.

THIS DOES NOT APPLY TO CASINO OR MULTI-DAY TRIPS.

 

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Slate Hill, NY 10973
phone retro 16 845-355-5700

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