The Whitin Community Center plays host to a wide variety of events throughout the year, including both fundraising events to benefit the WCC, and FREE events to benefit the community at large.

6th Annual Cars In The Park


  • Koopman Lumber & Hardware
  • Osterman Propane
  • UniBank
  • Gaudette Insurance Agency
  • Herb Chambers Toyota of Auburn
  • Kearns Collision Repair, Inc.
  • McDonald Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing
  • Steven Gogolinski, CPA
  • Tony’s Collision
  • CMSC Auto School, Inc.
  • Flexible Fundamentals, Inc.
  • Janet Julian
  • Samara Auto Sales, Inc.
  • Smiths Auto Detailing
  • Brad’s Auto Reconditioning
  • Gateway Classic Cars
  • Gold Eagle
  • Prolong
  • Red Horse Performance
  • Smiths Auto Detailing
  • Stoner Car Care
  • Summit Racing Equipment
  • Twisted Throttle
  • YearOne

6th Annual Cars In The Park Award Winners!

Best In Show
James L. 1939 Chevrolet Pickup
Top 25
Phil M. 1932 Ford Coupe
Erin L.  1951 Hudson PaceMaker
Joe C. 1937 Packard 120
Donald L. 1941 Indian Four
Chris & Linda M. 1932 Ford Hi-Boy
Paul F. 1941 Chevrolet Pickup
Cheryl J. 2014 Dodge Challenger
D.J. S. 1969 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28
Christian R. 1963 Holden EH Premier
Louis B. Sr. 1973 International Scout 2
Kenneth W. 1975 Ford Falcon XB
David L. 1959 Chrysler 300E
Jessica D. 1967 Chevrolet Impala
John M. 1959 Chevrolet Apache
Al L. 1956 Ford Sunliner
Dominic M. 1967 Chevrolet Chevelle
Wally M. 1964 Chevrolet Nova SS
Harry M. 1965 Plymouth Satellite
Rick T. 1958 Ford Fairlane 500 Sunliner
Marie K. 1946 Chevrolet Pickup
Rob C. 1970 GMC K10
Greg G. 1967 Pontiac Firebird 400
Kate E. 1970 Jaguar XKE
Wayne & Charlotte 2009 Dodge Challenger R/T
Alex O. 1964 Chevrolet Corvette
Best Club Participation
Red Devil’s C.C
(31 different car clubs were represented at the show)
Farthest Traveled
Chris & Linda M. 1932 Ford Hi-Boy
Drove from Hudson, ME 276 miles!!!
Summit Racing Kids Choice Awards
Ted M. 1963 Chevrolet Corvette
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Greenway Challenge

Save the date for this year’s 2019 UniBank Greenway Challenge, the popular multi-segment competition now in its 19th year. Registration begins July 1st! The event will be held on Saturday, September 28 and will feature multiple challenging segments which will take participants from the start line in Massachusetts through the Blackstone Valley to the finish line in Rhode Island over 50 miles later. There will be running, paddling, street bike, and mountain bike segments. Teams can compete in the following categories:  Individual Participant (Male or Female), 2-4 and 3-4 Person Team (Male, Female & Co-Ed), 3-4 Person Team (Male, Female & Co-Ed), and 5-8 Person Team (Male, Female, Co-Ed & Corporate).

The mission of the UniBank Greenway Challenge is to promote the recreational quality of life in the Blackstone River Valley. A program of the Whitin Community Center, presented by UniBank and supported by other partner organizations, the Greenway Challenge supports the development of new programs, purchase of additional equipment, and facility renovations for the members and guests of the Whitin Community Center (WCC). The WCC is a 501(c)(3) organization committed to enhancing the health and well-being of individuals and families and to building a strong community in the Blackstone Valley.

Each year, the Greenway Challenge athletes run, paddle and bike on a course designed to bring you through one of the most beautiful and historic regions of New England, the Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor located between Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

This annual race is one of New England’s premier adventure races.

All participants can register on-line at beginning July 1st. Early Bird pricing ends August 15th! For any questions regarding participation please contact the Greenway Challenge at or 508.234.8184 ext 132 for more information.

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3rd Annual Fall Food Festival

Our 3rd Annual Fall Food Festival will be held rain or shine on Saturday, October 12, 2019 from 11am-3pm, in our beautiful 7.5 acre Whitin Park. This event will encompass a wide variety of Food Truck Vendors and Event Vendors from all around New England, with Fall Activities, Pumpkin Patch, FREE Bouncy House, Corn Hole, Entertainment & more! The WCC is partnering with Friends of Peace of Bread, another local non-profit organization for this event! Come support WCC & Friends of Peace of Bread!

Admission: $5 donation per person (ages 5 & under are FREE).

Interested in becoming a Vendor or Food Vendor for this event? Please contact Sarah at 508.234.8184, for more information.

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Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde

Thank you to everyone who came in support of our Summer Youth Theatre Program’s Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde Performances on July 19th and 20th!


  • Koopman Lumber & Hardware
  • Osterman Propane
  • UniBank
  • Gaudette Insurance Agency
  • Mill House Wine & Spirits