WILLOW AREA COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION, INC.

Your local forum for discussion, participation and comment in matters of concern to the community. WACO promotes the social, cultural and economic welfare of the Willow area.

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This website is a service for the community of Willow, Alaska. Find WACO meeting minutes and agendas as well as information about committees, the community center and, local groups. Committee and group news or announcements are also posted as received. View the calendar for the schedule of local activities/events.

WACO Community Meeting

The first Wednesday of each month at 7:00 PM

Willow Community Center

Latest News and Upcoming Events

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LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS to help with refinishing the deck in the Park. This Saturday June 15, starting at 1p. Likely a 2-3 hour timeframe. All materials provided. Any students who need community service letters - we can get those for you!!! Please call Linda 907-841-3421 for info. Weather predicted to be beautiful!, Fun people!, Worthy project for your time!! ' ... See MoreSee Less

*** Updated calendar of WACO events.
This is a new format, may not look as tidy, but its hopefully much easier to read.
Willow Area Community Organization (WACO)
Calendar of upcoming events

May 2024

5/31, 11:00AM-1:30PM * Recycling Day @ Willow Transfer Station * Bring items sorted and clean.



JUNE 2024

6/1, 1:00-4:00PM * Opening of new Bike Path @ Newman Park

6/4, 1:00-3:00PM * Legos! What will you make? @ Library *Bring your own or use the Library's.

6/5, 7:00PM * WACO Monthly Meeting @ Community Center * Everyone Welcome.

6/8, 11:00AM-1:30PM * Recycling Day @ Willow Transfer Station * Bring items sorted and clean.

6/8 & 9, 11:00AM-5:00PM * Annual Community Clean-up @ Newman Park * Yellow bags collection days.

6/21, Time TBD * 1st Farmer’s Market @ Community Center

6/28, 11:00AM-1:30PM * Recycling Day @ Willow Transfer Station * Bring items sorted and clean.





JULY 2024

7/2, 1:00-3:00PM * Legos! What will you make? @ Library *Bring your own or use the Library's .

7/3, 7:00PM (tentative due to holiday) * WACO Monthly Meeting @ Community Center * Everyone Welcome.

7/4, Time TBD * 4th of July Parade * Floats gather at Baptist Church, more details to follow.

7/12, Time TBD * Community Safety Day at Willow Farmers Market @ Community Center

7/13, 11:00AM-1:30PM * Recycling Day @ Willow Transfer Station * Bring items sorted and clean.

7/20, 2:00-4:00PM * 38th Annual Willow Garden Tour @ various locations * directions will be posted on the willowgardenclub.blogspot.com and available at the Community Center at 9:30 a.m., July 20.

7/26, 11:00AM-1:30PM * Recycling Day @ Willow Transfer Station * Bring items sorted and clean.

7/26 & 27, 10:00AM-5:00PM * Annual E-Waste Recycling @ Willow Transfer Station * Bring all your old electronics except large appliances.





RECURING MEETINGS OF WACO AFFILIATED GROUPS (everyone is welcome to attend)

Every Tuesday 10:00AM-4:00PM * Open Sewing and Crafting @ Community Center

3rd Wed. of the month 10:30AM - 1:30PM * Fiber Arts Group @ Library mtg room

2nd Wed. of the month 7:00PM * Willow Historical Committee and Historic & Wildlife Foundation (WHWF) Monthly mtg @ Willow Museum

3rd Wed. of the month 7:00PM * Willow Trails Committee Monthly mtg @ Library mtg room

4th Wed. of the month 7:00PM * Willow Dog Mushers Monthly mtg @ Library mtg room

Thursdays June 6 to July 25 (no mg July 4) 12:30-3:30PM * Summer Reading Program & Lunch @ Library * all Youth 0-18 yrs of age.

Every Friday (June 7 through August) 2:00-6:00PM * Willow Museum Open @ Willow Museum

Every Friday (June 21 through ??,) Time TBD * Willow Farmer’s Market @ Community Center



**** Stay on top of all of Willow Area news, announcements and events by subscribing to eBreeze, WACO’s monthly newsletter. Go to waco-ak.org and scroll to the bottom to enter your email address.
... See MoreSee Less

*** Updated calendar of WACO events.
This is a new format, may not look as tidy, but its hopefully much easier to read.
Willow Area Community Organization (WACO) 
Calendar of upcoming events 

May 2024 

5/31, 11:00AM-1:30PM * Recycling Day @ Willow Transfer Station * Bring items sorted and clean. 

 

JUNE 2024 

6/1, 1:00-4:00PM * Opening of new Bike Path @ Newman Park 

6/4, 1:00-3:00PM * Legos!  What will you make? @ Library *Bring your own or use the Librarys. 

6/5, 7:00PM * WACO Monthly Meeting @ Community Center * Everyone Welcome. 

6/8, 11:00AM-1:30PM * Recycling Day @ Willow Transfer Station * Bring items sorted and clean. 

6/8 & 9, 11:00AM-5:00PM * Annual Community Clean-up @ Newman Park * Yellow bags collection days. 

6/21, Time TBD * 1st Farmer’s Market @ Community Center  

6/28, 11:00AM-1:30PM * Recycling Day @ Willow Transfer Station * Bring items sorted and clean. 

 

 

JULY 2024 

7/2, 1:00-3:00PM * Legos!  What will you make? @ Library *Bring your own or use the Librarys . 

7/3, 7:00PM (tentative due to holiday) * WACO Monthly Meeting @ Community Center * Everyone Welcome. 

7/4, Time TBD * 4th of July Parade * Floats gather at Baptist Church, more details to follow. 

7/12, Time TBD * Community Safety Day at Willow Farmers Market @ Community Center 

7/13, 11:00AM-1:30PM * Recycling Day @ Willow Transfer Station * Bring items sorted and clean. 

7/20, 2:00-4:00PM * 38th Annual Willow Garden Tour @ various locations * directions will be posted on the willowgardenclub.blogspot.com and available at the Community Center at 9:30 a.m., July 20. 

7/26, 11:00AM-1:30PM * Recycling Day @ Willow Transfer Station * Bring items sorted and clean. 

7/26 & 27, 10:00AM-5:00PM * Annual E-Waste Recycling @ Willow Transfer Station * Bring all your old electronics except large appliances. 

 

 

RECURING MEETINGS OF WACO AFFILIATED GROUPS (everyone is welcome to attend) 

Every Tuesday 10:00AM-4:00PM * Open Sewing and Crafting @ Community Center 

3rd Wed. of the month 10:30AM - 1:30PM * Fiber Arts Group @ Library mtg room 

2nd Wed. of the month 7:00PM * Willow Historical Committee and Historic & Wildlife Foundation (WHWF) Monthly mtg @ Willow Museum 

3rd Wed. of the month 7:00PM * Willow Trails Committee Monthly mtg  @ Library  mtg room 

4th Wed. of the month 7:00PM * Willow Dog Mushers Monthly mtg  @ Library  mtg room 

Thursdays June 6 to July 25 (no mg July 4) 12:30-3:30PM * Summer Reading Program & Lunch @ Library * all Youth 0-18 yrs of age. 

Every Friday (June 7 through August) 2:00-6:00PM * Willow Museum Open @ Willow Museum 

Every Friday (June 21 through ??,) Time TBD * Willow Farmer’s Market @ Community Center 

 

**** Stay on top of all of Willow Area news, announcements and events by subscribing to eBreeze, WACO’s monthly newsletter.   Go to waco-ak.org and scroll to the bottom to enter your email address.
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