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10th Annual Pushcart Derby - Sept 15, 2018


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WPCC 2018 Annual Meeting


Neighbors, join us at our annual meeting to hear how you can also contribute to your community. We are actively seeking to fill new board positions and committee roles. Current board members will be present to share their experience and 2018 goals. We look forward to meeting you!

6:00 pm Social hour with light snacks and beverages
7:00 pm Program

Waite Park Recreation Center, 1810 34th Avenue NE

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Waite Park Pushcart Derby 2017, Sept. 9th


Waite Park Pushcart Derby 2017, Saturday, Sept. 9th, 11am-2pm.

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Waite Park Pushcart Derby 2016, Sept. 10th

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Waite Park Pushcart Derby 2016, Saturday, Sept. 10th, 11am-2pm.

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Waite Park Social, Movie in the Park, Saturday June 11th, 7pm

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Saturday, June 11th - Social Event begins at 7pm, Disney's Big Hero 6 begins at dusk (9'ish)

The Waite Park Community Council is hosting a social event prior to the Movie in the Park on June 11. Please join us beginning at 7pm for yard games, a jumpy house, and free dessert. Socialize with your neighbors and meet new people on a beautiful summer night in Waite Park.

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WPCC Annual Meeting 2016, Feb 3rd, 6pm

WPCC Annual Meeting 2016

7th Annual Pushcart Derby & Fall Festival


Waite Park's big event of the year is nearly upon us -the Annual Pushcart Derby & Fall Festival on Saturday, September 12th from 11am-2pm.

Now seven years in the running, the Pushcart Derby returns with $400 in combined cash prizes and more fun than you can shake a stick at. We've posted the Official Rules and Registration. There's even a sample cart diagram to work from for building your very own. It's a perfect opportunity for civic groups, local businesses, block clubs, families and friends alike, to show off their creativity, have fun, and maybe put a little cash in their pocket!

In concert with the derby, the Fall Festival will bring back great food, live music, kids entertainment (games and a bouncy house), and an ever-expanding silent auction. The Waite Park Community Garden will also be holding a plant exchange for interested gardeners to purchase plants or donate some of their very own.

Mark it on your calendar and join your neighbors for a memorable Saturday in Waite Park. See you at the races! 

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