What's New at Stanley Park

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For information please call the Park Office 413-568-9312

On weekends, evenings or holidays you will be directed to press #7 and you will be forwarded to remote phone coverage.  If no answer, please leave a message and we will return your call.

 

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Meet Cathy! Honoring Miss Catherine O’Brien
 

Meet Cathy! Run Stanley fans will notice we’ve added a female runner to this year’s t-shirt design. Her name is Cathy in honor of Miss Catherine O’Brien, assistant to Frank Stanley Beveridge, who was instrumental to the founding of Stanley Park and willed her house, which stood at the location of Gate 2, to the park. In keeping with Miss O'Brien wishes, her mother Margaret is remembered at Stanley Park with Margaret Lane at the former location of their home. Park visitors can see an image of Catherine O’Brien on the bronze doors of the Carillon Bell Tower. An impressive fact about Catherine O’Brien: she was the President of a Fortune 500 company in the 1930’s. In her honor, we are naming our cartoon woman runner Cathy, and we appreciate her coaching Stanley on to run his second 5k on October 19, 2014!

 

Run Stanley 5K & Munchkin Kids' Run getting close.

Please sign up before October 1st to obtain a "one of a kind"

Run Stanley Tee Shirt.

For more info go to the official website (runstanley.com),

or call the Park office 413-568-9312 ext 100 or 101.

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Spring is finally here, and the trails of Stanley Park Wildlife Sanctuary are finally thawed out! The Run Stanley Committee is excited to announce plans for Run Stanley 2014 to continue supporting Wildlife Sanctuary trail improvement. Run Stanley 2013 raised funds to replace the “crooked bridge” along the River Trail, which was washed out in a storm. The severe and long-lasting winter caused us a late start on the bridge building process, but we’re currently in the design development stage. Run Stanley 2014 on Sunday, October 19, will continue our fundraising efforts to make additional trail improvements, including a second bridge, signage, trail marking, and path clearing. Your support of Run Stanley 2014 will help make walking, running, and cycling in the Wildlife Sanctuary easier and safer. Help us Save the Sanctuary! For more information or to register, go to www.runstanley.com

 

In addition to the Run Stanley 5K we are having a "Munchkin Kids' Run

(see flyer below)

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ZUMBA® Fitness classes are coming to Stanley Park for five sessions in the fall! Classes will be held on Wednesday evenings.  Two Classes  Remain for this session, September 24th, and October 1st from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Beveridge Pavilion Annex. 

Pre-registration is strongly encouraged. Donations to the Park are welcome, with a suggested donation of $5 per person per class. You may sign up by E-mailing Christina Hockenberry in our Development Office at christinah@stanleypark.org or call 413-568-9312 ext.108 or 100.

In addition, there will be “Dancing At The Park”, a zumbathon, on October 4th from 9:30am to 1:30pm.  “Dancing At The Park” will raise money for breast cancer awareness.  It will take place at the Beveridge Pavilion Annex area of Stanley Park.

 

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Park Yourself in the 50’s

We sincerely thank everyone who attended & supported our 50's Event

A great time was had by all attending

 

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Jamie Murphy, Rob Levesque & Vanessa Diana go over the new bridge plans for the Beveridge Wildlife Sanctuary and prepare for the upcoming 2nd Annual "Run Stanley 5K" Race to be held @ Stanley Park on October 19, 2014. Registration 9am...For more information please contact the park office 413-568-9312 ext 100 or 111.

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Please note...if you "Google" Stanley Park you may see that the Park Hours listed are incorrect.

They have listed the office hours (M-F & closed on Saturday & Sunday)

The Park is OPEN 7 DAYS a week (1st Saturday in May through the last Sunday in November

 

Also make sure your are looking for Stanley Park in Westfield, MA and not our friends @ Stanley Park in Vancouver, CA.

This mistake is made often !!!

 

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Sunday Night Concert on August 3rd @ 6pm in the Beveridge Pavilion Annex.- "The Glamour Girls". Please join us for this free concert. Questions please call our office 413-568-9312.

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Video Link for Sunday Night Concerts

** The Glamour Girls

** Eddie Forman Orchestra

** Shakin' All Over

** Truck Stop Troubadours

** Kenny LaBelle - The Diamond Collection

 

Excellent Concerts & We thank you for your Support

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A couple of "Rainbow" pics taken @ Stanley Park

Sunday evening May 11, 2014

 

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Stanley Park has a few rules & regulations to help keep this location as welcome and healthy for all our visitors. Unfortunately, some visitors do not follow these rules. As you can see by the attached collage from just a small section of the Park on March 5, 2014 that the requested courtesy to all patrons is not being followed by several visitors. This is a major health issue and we ask for more cooperation (for the visitors that always take care of this kind of situation, we sincerely thank you). We do provide bags for use and a location for deposit....

 

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New Winter Pictures of Stanley Park

Follow this Winter Picture Link

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Stanley Park Photos

(Courtesy of Richard Cowles)

Please visit the following "photo link"

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New England Leg

Old Colony Marathon

5 Marathons in 5 Days in 5 States

Stanley Park hosts travelers from around the country in their 5th Marathon in 5 Days in 5 States

Race started @ 6am on May 16, 2014

 

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Wreaths Across America

Held on Tuesday, December 10, 2013

For this years photos please Follow This Link

For more information please call our office

413-568-9312

Watch Last Years Video - Follow This Link

 

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We are pleased to announce that Stanley Park Photos

from 2012 forward are now back on our website.  We will be continuing

to add more of these photos over the next few weeks.

Here is a quick link

(http://stanleypark.org/photo-galleries-smug)

Normal links are on the left & right side of this home page

(They will remain on our Facebook Page as well)

 

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Harry visits Ozzie

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Christopher was a longtime employee of Stanley Home Products, both in Westfield and the Easthampton plants. He was the foreman of the Brush Department, and a member of the company's bowling, golf and ping-pong teams. He enjoyed attending get-togethers of the "25-Year Club" and the reunions at Stanley Park where he was honored, this year, as the employee with the most years of service. He was very proud of having served his country in the U.S. Coast Guard during WWII. - See more at: http://obits.masslive.com/obituaries/masslive/obituary.aspx?n=christopher-j-gianchetti&pid=167000969&fhid=25292#fbLoggedOut
Christopher was a longtime employee of Stanley Home Products, both in Westfield and the Easthampton plants. He was the foreman of the Brush Department, and a member of the company's bowling, golf and ping-pong teams. He enjoyed attending get-togethers of the "25-Year Club" and the reunions at Stanley Park where he was honored, this year, as the employee with the most years of service. He was very proud of having served his country in the U.S. Coast Guard during WWII. - See more at: http://obits.masslive.com/obituaries/masslive/obituary.aspx?n=christopher-j-gianchetti&pid=167000969&fhid=25292#fbLoggedOut
 
 
We are pleased to announce that "Ozzie" has come home here at Stanley Park. He is now located in the duck pond area in a special place on the island. We sincerely thank everyone who helped us raise the funds for this project, including the very successful "Pennies for Ozzie" campaign. We have installed 24 hour surveillance recording cameras for the safety of all. You can also see live pictures from these cameras by checking our our website (stanleypark.org). Link is on the home page. We would like to give a special "thank you" to Joe Mariani (staff mason) and Jack King (staff carpenter) who helped fix up the island and pedestal areas. This was a complete team project and our thanks to everyone who helped bring this to fruition. If you have questions please call our office anytime 413-568-9312.
 
 
 
 
More photos on our Facebook Page.....

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Sunday Night 2013 Concert Videos

"Shakin' All Over" June 9, 2013 Performance "Video Link"

"Gunsmoke" June 16, 2013 Performance "Video Link"

"Dave Colucci" June 23, 2013 Performance "Video Link"

"The Skid Marks" July 14, 2013 Performance "Video Link"

"The O-Tones" July 21, 2013 Performance  "Video Link"

"Donna Lee as Patsy Cline" August 11, 2013 Performance

(Special Guest - 12 Year Old - Maraide McClure)

"Video Link"

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2013 Season Brochure Link

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Direct Link To Bark in the Park Video

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Spring 2013 Newsletter (Lasting Footprints) now available....Follow this Newsletter Link

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2013 Sunday Night Concerts Schedule

Please follow this "Concert Link" for the listing  

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The Legacy Lives

Future of Stanley Park

The Capital Campaign Committee thank you for making our October community information sessions regarding the future of Stanley Park a success. The Building Commitee will be meeting in the upcoming month and we will continue to hold infomational sessions as the process moves forward.

For additional information on this process and for updates please call Bob McKean 413-568-9312 ext. 102

 

Architectural Rendering of the proposed new pavilion

at Stanley Park -Westfield, MA

The pavilion will face the Carillon Tower and will be nestled in the natural wooded area near the existing Park Rest Rooms and the "Eternal Light" across from the Rose Garden.

For more information on the Funding Campaign please call our office 413-568-9312 or email (director@stanleypark.org)

We ask for your support in helping us carry on the Legacy of Frank Stanley Beveridge and all those who have helped Stanley Park become what it is today.

 

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For 2012 Season Pictures please follow this

"Stanley Park Facebook Page Link"

 

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2012 Sunday Night Picture Links

 Dan Clark-The Singing Sgt  & Mary Colarusso

"Photo Link"        "Video Link"

The Eddie Forman Orchestra

"Photo Link""Video Link"

"King Kountry"

"Photo Link"         "Video Link"

 
Visit our Facebook Page Link for more Stanley Park Photos
 

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 Stanley Park - Random Park Photos

A complete view of this pictures follow this "Photo Link"

 

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A wonderful 2 minute Stanley Park video has recently been posted by Lesley Lambert on YouTube.  It is a beautiful look at our facility and offers the essense of peace and enjoyment you will have visiting us.

We sincerely thank Leslie for sharing this video.

To view of this video please

follow this "video link"

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Stanley Park " Ozzie" Webcam Goes Live

 

Please check out our new live camera feed of the pond area.  The link is to the right of the  home page.  Please note that due to bandwidth and other circumstances there will be a short commercial at the beginning of the viewing of the live stream. 

The top camera (long view) is a live feed.

Make sure you click the "Arrow" in order to start the live feed.

The 3 views below are a 30 second refresh view. 

Our thanks to everyone who made this possible and let's remember "Ozzie".

 

 Donations can be made to "Friends of Ozzie"

c/o Stanley Park

400 Western Avenue

Westfield, MA 01085

All donations made to the Friends of Ozzie Memorial Fund are tax deductible

For some "Ozzie" pictures please follow this "photo link".  For some pictures of rememberance cards left for Ozzie please follow this "photo link".

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* For Information... You can always call our home office (413)-568-9312 ext 100 (M-F 7am-3:30pm) or sign-up for our "mailing list".   Please be sure to visit our "photo gallery" for many pictures of Stanley Park.   

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* Helpful Hint... When viewing pictures in our "Photo Galleries" you only have to click the middle of each picture in order to advance to the next photo.  You do not have to use the "next" link at the bottom of the picture in order to accomplish this task. However, you will have to use the "prev" link to move to a previous picture.  We hope this helps make your viewing of our photos a much more enjoyable experience.

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For more information please call the Park Office 413-568-9312

On weekends or evenings you will be directed to press #7 and you will be forwarded to remote phone coverage.  If no answer, please leave a message and we will return your call asap.

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* Park Mailing List... If you would like to be placed on our mailing list and become a "Partner in Preservation", please follow this "registration link"

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* Salute A Veteran...The Veterans' Memorial at Stanley Park in Westfield, MA is dedicated to the men and women who served our country during war and peace - past, present, and future.  The Veterans' Committee is pleased to offer the opportunity to purchase bricks that will comprise an "honor roll" that will be located in the area of the Veterans' Memorial. The bricks will recognize all veterans - both living and deceased, and will be put in a place of honor in the memorial area in recognition of those we honor.  For a copy of the Honor Roll Brick Application Please Follow This Link

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* Several Interesting Photos Posted (follow links) ...

* Young Bear visits Stanley Park "Photo Link"

* Young Moose visits Stanley Park"Photo Link"  

* Full List of Stanley Park Pictures Please Follow This "Photo Link"

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* Stanley Park Tour Information ... Please follow this "Tour Link" or this "Information Link".
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