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.
For more information about Events, email events@OurGym.org
WCC's Summer Youth Theatre
WCC’s Summer Youth Theatre Program presents CAMP OMIGOSH written by Wade Bradford
Tickets on sale at the Member Services Desk and online at www.WhitinCommunityCenter.com
7th Annual Cars In The Park
Cars In The Park – August 21, 2021
The Whitin Community Center’s 7th Annual Cars In The Park will be held on Saturday, August 21, 2021 from 10am-4pm, in our beautiful 7.5 acre Whitin Park. This event will encompass a car, truck & motorcycle show, with vendors, food trucks, kids activities, 50/50 & raffles, music, entertainment & more! In 2019 we had over 3000 attendees and 220 vehicles entered into the show, we are hoping to make this year a great success with your attendance! In the event that there is inclement weather on the day of the event, the show will take place the following day on Sunday, August 22, 2021.
Money raised from this year’s event will go directly to supporting the Whitin Community Center, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, that is committed to the health and well-being of individuals and families and to building a strong community in the Blackstone Valley.
Cars In The Park is one of the largest events we host here at the Whitin Community Center and it brings a fun and engaging community event to the Blackstone Valley for all ages and backgrounds to enjoy. We cannot do this event successfully without great car enthusiasts like you!
Whitin Park, 60 Main St. Whitinsville, MA 01588
$10 Vehicle Donation BEFORE 7/21/21
$15 Vehicle Donation AS OF 7/21/21
FREE Admission for Spectators!
More information to come!
The WCC UniBank Greenway Challenge is one of New England’s premier adventure races that promotes the recreational quality of life in the Blackstone River Valley. Now in its 20th year, the 2021 UniBank Greenway Challenge will be held on Saturday, September 25th and will feature challenging segments which will take participants from Lincoln Woods, Rhode Island through the Blackstone Valley to the finish line at the WCC’s Whitin Park, in Whitinsville, over 50 miles later. The race includes running, paddling, street bike, and mountain bike segments. Teams can be comprised of 1-8 people with team members doing just 1 or 2 segments each, up to individuals completing all of the segments themselves! All participants can register online at www.GreenwayChallenge.org, or for more information please contact the Race Director, Charlie Thompson at 508.234.8184 ext 132.
Greenway Challenge Volunteer Site Sponsorship Opportunity
The WCC’s UniBank Greenway Challenge is one of New England’s premier adventure races that promotes the recreational quality of life in the Blackstone River Valley. The 20th Anniversary UniBank Greenway Challenge will feature challenging segments which will take over 200 participants from Lincoln Woods, Rhode Island through the Blackstone Valley to the finish line at the WCC’s Whitin Park, in Whitinsville, over 50 miles later. Join us as a Volunteer Site Sponsor for our 20th Anniversary Greenway Challenge on September 25th!
We are inviting you to Sponsor one of the eight sites for the event: Lincoln Woods in Lincoln, RI, Douglas State Forest, in Douglas, MA (2 sites available), Riverbend Farms, in Uxbridge, MA (3 sites available), Tri-River Medical Center Portage, in Uxbridge, MA or the Stanley Woolen Mill Meadow, in Uxbridge, MA! As a Volunteer Site Sponsor you are given prime location to host the site to help transition our participants from one segment of the race to the next. We will accommodate a tent, table and chairs for the site, or if you have your own tent to advertise your company you may put it up, lawn sign with your company logo at site, opportunity to enter 1 FREE team into the Greenway Challenge event, promote your group on our social media platforms, Facebook, Twitter & Instagram, and list your company on our event website. All we ask in return is to manage the site, and provide 5 or more volunteers to run that site. Training will also be provided by the site captain. You may wear your own company apparel to promote your company, or wear a Greenway Challenge Volunteer t-shirt provided by us, the choice is yours!
For more information about this unique event, or to become a Volunteer Site Sponsor at the 20th Anniversary Greenway Challenge, please contact Monique Boucher-Adams, Outreach Director at 508.234.8184 ext 121 or Monique.Boucher@OurGym.org.
Fabulous 50's Benefit Gala
The WCC’s Fabulous 50’s Homecoming Gala to be held Saturday, November 13, 2021, from 6:30pm-10:30pm in the WCC’s Gymnasium. Join us for a glamourous retro evening to support G.M. Whitin’s vision of community. Take a step back in time as our Gymnasium will be transformed into a 1950’s Homecoming where the guests will be greeted with an extravagant variety of hors d’oeuvres and desserts, signature cocktails, shake & float bar, live auction, live entertainment, games & much more! Dress up as a greaser, a pink lady, wear your letterman jacket or just your favorite swanky attire, for this one-of-a-kind evening that is sure to impress! The Fabulous 50’s Homecoming Gala benefits those in need in our community through scholarships, memberships, free outreach programs and will support our Gymnasium Renovation project this year.
Tickets will be on sale soon for $125 per person and can be purchased at the Whitin Community Center, or through our secure website at www.WhitinCommunityCenter.com beginning in August.