Monday, June 18, 2018

Live from the Park - Panchromatic Steel

Village Park Gazebo
301 S Division Street
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
6:30 PM-8:30 PM

Grab your picnic blankets or lawn chairs and join us on the lawn tomorrow for an evening of steel drum island music with Panchromatic Steel. Food will be available in the park from a variety of food cart vendors.

Click the link below for more details:

Live From the Park

Friday, June 15, 2018

Village of Waunakee Agenda - Week of June 17, 2018

The following official Village meetings will take place this coming week:

Village Board
June 18, 2018 - 6:00 PM
Village Hall - 500 West Main Street

Check out the prior post on this topic:
http://waunablog.blogspot.com/2018/06/village-of-waunakee-agenda-week-of-june_8.html

Agendas may change prior to the commencement of the meeting. Agendas for these meetings will be posted at a minimum of three of the following official posting places:
Access Meeting Materials Online: Agendas and most meeting packets (which include related memos and other supporting materials) will be posted on the Village of Waunakee website utilizing the following link: https://onbase.waunakee.com/onbaseagendaonline

Waunakee Village Hall (500 West Main Street)Waunakee Senior Center (333 South Madison Street)Waunakee Police Station (205 North Klein Drive)Waunakee Utilities (322 Moravian Valley Road)Waunakee Public Library (710 South Street)Waunakee Public Works (504 Moravian Valley Road) Waunakee Village Center (333 South Madison Street)
You are welcome to contact Village Hall with any questions about these meetings at (608) 850-8500 or email us at frontdesk@waunakee.com

Waunakee Neighborhood Connection: June Personal Shopper Opportunity

Waunakee Neighborhood Connection
208 S Century Ave
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Do you have a willing heart and want to make a difference in someone's life...as well as your own? Then this is the volunteer opportunity for you! You'll have a meaningful time and be transformed by the experience! Shopping days for families are a wonderful way to assist others in need while they 'shop' at Waunakee Neighborhood Connection - a community place to receive basic need items! Personal Shoppers - make a connection and tell your story while you help someone meet their shopping needs in the store! Click on the link below for more information:

Thursday, June 14, 2018

MyWaunakee Mobile Application

Connecting to the Village of Waunakee continues to be convenient since the 2017 rollout of the Village of Waunakee Mobile App (MyWaunakee). Currently available in both the Apple Store and Google Play Store, information like news alerts, job postings, Village Board information, and events and meetings are now at your fingertips. The application, designed to make connecting to your local government more seamless, allows users the unique ability to report a concern (ex. street light out), attach relevant photos along with map location, and connect to the appropriate staff to easily address concerns.

To download the MyWaunakee app, follow the links below or simply search for “MyWaunakee” in either the Apple Store or Google Play Store.

Apple Store - https://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewSoftware?id=1193793661&mt=8

Google Play Store - https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.civicplus.wi_waunakee2

For more information about the mobile application, please contact Adam Bentley, Assistant Village Administrator at abentley@waunakee.com or by phone at 608-850-2182. If you would like to watch a quick demonstration of the application please visit the Village’s YouTube Channel at https://youtu.be/WzqD1j0fV7A.

Schumacher Farm Park Volunteers Needed

Schumacher Farm Park Bluegrass Festival
5682 Highway 19
June 16, 2018
1:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Volunteers are needed for the upcoming Bluegrass Festival 2018.

Click the link below for more details:

Bluegrass Volunteers

Public Works Improvements Update - Week of June 18, 2018

To view the Public Works Improvements for the week of June 18, 2018, please click the link below.

June 18, 2018 Update

Monday, June 11, 2018

Live from the Park - The Emmylous

Village Park Gazebo
301 S Division Street
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
6:30 PM-8:30 PM

Join us on the lawn tomorrow for the first concert of the summer and enjoy an evening of contemporary folk music with The Emmylous. Food will be available in the park from a variety of food cart vendors.

Click the link below for more details:

Live From the Park

Friday, June 8, 2018

Waunakee Community Band Concert

Village Park Gazebo
301 South Division Street
Thursday, June 14, 2018
7:00 PM

Bring your picnic blanket or lawn chair and join us at the Waunakee Community Band’s second concert of the 2018 summer season. A tasty selection of food will be provided by the Waunakee Ecumenical Board starting at 5:00pm.

Click the link below for more details:

Bluegrass Music Festival

Schumacher Farm Park
5682 Hwy 19
Saturday June 16, 2018
Gates Open 1:00 PM (Bands Start 2:00 PM) - 8:00 PM

The Friends of Schumacher Farm are happy to present our third annual Spring Bluegrass Festival. This one-day music festival will draw visitors young and old from all over Southern Wisconsin. Guests will enjoy the music from five local bluegrass bands on one large amplified outdoor stage. This is a rain or shine event so plan accordingly. Tickets for the event: $20 for FIVE great bands / Kids 10 and Under Free!

Click the link below for more details:

Bluegrass Festival

Village of Waunakee Agenda - Week of June 10, 2018

The following official Village meetings will take place this coming week:

Joint Plan Commission
June 12, 2018 - 6:00 PM
Westport Town Hall - 5367 Mary Lake Road

Library Board
June 15, 2018 - 7:45 AM
Public Library - 710 South Street

Check out the prior post on this topic:
http://waunablog.blogspot.com/2018/05/village-of-waunakee-agenda-week-of-may_25.html

Agendas may change prior to the commencement of the meeting. Agendas for these meetings will be posted at a minimum of three of the following official posting places:
Access Meeting Materials Online: Agendas and most meeting packets (which include related memos and other supporting materials) will be posted on the Village of Waunakee website utilizing the following link: https://onbase.waunakee.com/onbaseagendaonline

Waunakee Village Hall (500 West Main Street)Waunakee Senior Center (333 South Madison Street)Waunakee Police Station (205 North Klein Drive)Waunakee Utilities (322 Moravian Valley Road)Waunakee Public Library (710 South Street)Waunakee Public Works (504 Moravian Valley Road) Waunakee Village Center (333 South Madison Street)
You are welcome to contact Village Hall with any questions about these meetings at (608) 850-8500 or email us at frontdesk@waunakee.com

School Supply Sorting

Waunakee Neighborhood Connection
208 South Century Avenue
June 18 and 21, 2018
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Students all across Waunakee supported their neighbors by donating their gently used school supplies at the end of the school year – now you can help get the supplies ready for distribution! Help us sort and organize these donations so we can hit the ground running when school starts this Fall! Not able to help those days? We’re also looking for donations of paper bags (plain on at least one side, with handles) - drop them off at WNC during donation hours!

Sign up here to help: Volunteer

Garden of Dreams Volunteers Needed

Garden of Dreams 
Wednesdays 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM 

Pay it Forward’s Garden of Dreams allows Waunakee Neighborhood Connection’s families to enjoy fresh summer produce all season long! Help water, weed, and harvest at the Garden and your efforts will be thoroughly enjoyed by our neighbors in need!

Sign up here: Volunteer

Clean Lakes Alliance

The Village continues to support the efforts of the Clean Lakes Alliance, which aims to reduce phosphorus levels in our nearby lakes. Phosphorus contributes to lake algae which has environmental impacts on the ecology of our lakes. Please take some time to learn more about the health and status of our lakes by watching the 2017 State of the Lakes video found here.

If you want to learn more about how leaves and other yard waste contribute to phosphorus levels in our lakes, and how you can do your part to help in the cause there is a short video that can be accessed
here. The Clean Lakes alliance also makes available a paper guide to help residents learn more about strategies they can use to positively impact the watershed and our lakes. These strategies can be found by clicking here.


Finally, if you are interested in getting timely status updates on the condition of our lakes, the Clean Lakes Alliance provides updates on their YouTube channel with the most recent update on June 1, 2018 found
here.

If you are interested in learning more about the Clean Lakes Alliance and the great work they are doing to help keep our watershed and lakes clean, you can visit their website at
https://cleanlakesalliance.org/. If you would like more information or have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Adam Bentley, Assistant Village Administrator at abentley@waunakee.com or at 608-850-2182. 

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Antique Appraisal Event at Schumacher Farm

Schumacher Farm Park
5682 Hwy 19
June 21, 2018
4:00-7:00 PM


Join us at Schumacher Farm for an antique appraisal event featuring Mark Moran, author and appraiser on PBS Antiques Roadshow. Commonly appraised items include small furniture, ceramics, glassware, metal ware, vintage photos, sporting memorabilia, folk art, toys, clocks, books and musical instruments. Appraisals by reservation only. Registration deadline is Thursday, June 14.

Click the link below for more details:

Appraisal Event

Waunakee Neighborhood Connection: June Personal Shopper Opportunity


Waunakee Neighborhood Connection
208 S Century Ave
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
4:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Do you have a willing heart and want to make a difference in someone's life...as well as your own? Then this is the volunteer opportunity for you! You'll have a meaningful time and be transformed by the experience! Shopping days for families are a wonderful way to assist others in need while they 'shop' at Waunakee Neighborhood Connection - a community place to receive basic need items! Personal Shoppers - make a connection and tell your story while you help someone meet their shopping needs in the store! Click on the link below for more information: 

Personal Shopper 

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Public Works Improvements Update - Week of June 11, 2018

To view the Public Works Improvements for the week of June 11, 2018, please click the link below.

June 11, 2018 Update

Workshop on Wellness: Energy Efficiency for Your Home

Waunakee Village Center
333 S Madison Street
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
7:00 PM

The Waunakee Village Center and the Waunakee Lions Club are pleased to offer a workshop on Energy Efficiency. The program will be presented by Torrance Kramer of Accurate-Airtight Exteriors. WOW programs are free and offered the 2nd Wednesday of every month.

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Village Board Meeting on YouTube

The Village of Waunakee has uploaded the most recent Village Board meeting (6/4/2018) to YouTube. 

 Please click the link below for more details:

June 4, 2018

For more information, please contact Adam Bentley, Assistant Village Administrator at
abentley@waunakee.com or 608-850-2182.

 

Farmers Market

Waun-A-Bowl/Rocky Rococo Parking Lot
301 South Century Avenue
Every Wednesday
May 2 - October 31, 2018
3:00 - 6:00 PM

The Waunakee Area Farmers Market provides an outlet for sales of locally grown produce, homemade goods and handmade products with a focus on preserving Wisconsin's unique agricultural heritage and the historical role of the farmers market in the community.


Clean the Creek Volunteers Needed

Saturday, June 9, 2018
Village Park
500 E. Main Street
9:30 AM

Meet at Village Park with your work gloves in hand and volunteer your time cleaning the area in and around Waunakee's Six Mile Creek.

Waunakee Police Department June Newsletter

To view the current Waunakee Police Department newsletter, please click on the link below:

June Newsletter

Monday, June 4, 2018

Breakfast on the Farm

Hensen Bros. Dairy
5116 Pheasant Branch Road
Waunakee, WI 53597
Saturday, June 9, 2018
7:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Join the Hensen family for the 40th Annual Dane County Breakfast on the Farm. You will enjoy a morning of food, entertainment and lots of fun activities!

Click the link below for more details:

Breakfast on the Farm

Live from the Park Concert Series

Village Park Gazebo
500 E. Main St.
Tuesdays, June 12-July 24, 2018
6:30 PM-8:30 PM

Join us for this family friendly event at Village Park Tuesday evenings this summer. A different live band will be featured each week. You also have the opportunity to purchase food from a variety of food carts available right in the park! Check out this summer's line-up. 

June 12th - The Emmylous with Jeff Rohlwing and Ed Boswell(contemporary folk)
June 19th - Panchromatic Steel (Steel drum island music)
June 26th - The Whiskey Farm (Americana)
July 3rd - NO CONCERT
July 10th - Driveway Thriftdwellers(Country)
July 17th - Waunakee Big Band (Big Band Swing)
July 24th - The Blue Olives (Rock/Funk/Blues)


Click the link below for more details:

Live From the Park