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Keep the Beer FLO-ing with Community Beer Works

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Join us on Wednesday, Aug 29, 2018, 5:30 – 7:30 pm for for a membership happy hour at the NEW Community Beer Works!

Our goal? To recruit 150 new members as we celebrate 150 years of Olmsted Parks in Buffalo this year. Bring your friends, everyone enjoys their first beer on the house! This is a FREE event and open to all. 

Click here to view the Facebook event!

WHAT
Enjoy your first FRED beer on the house, with additional beers after for only $3. In honor of FREDerick Law Olmsted and our 150th Celebrating, Community Beer Works will switch up the name of their Frank Beer to FRED for the evening!

Bring a friend with you and join/renew your Olmsted Parks membership! If you are already a member, THANK YOU, and this would be the perfect chance to mingle with fellow Olmsted Parks supporters.

WHY
Help us recruit 150 new members to celebrate 150 years of Olmsted Parks in Buffalo! All membership proceeds benefit you Buffalo Olmsted Parks.

WHEN
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

WHERE
Community Beer Works, 520 7th St, Buffalo, NY 14201 (their new location on the west side!)

NOTE: Alcohol only to be served to 21 years old and above. Please bring your ID for proof.

Bark in the Park at Hoyt Lake – Any feedback?

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Were you at Bark in the Park 2018? Check out event photos below!

Bark in the Park | Hoyt Lake | Aug 19, 2018


Love Your Pets and Parks? Join us for Bark in the Park this August! Special thanks to our presenting sponsor, Univera, for making Bark in the Park 2018 possible!

Event Details

Date: Sunday, August 19, 2018
Place: Hoyt Lake in Delaware Park, free parking is available along Lincoln Parkway
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Click here to download the Event Map

Activities

Hoyt Lake Dog Parade (details below)
K-9 Unit Demonstration
Free Dog Training Classes at 12:30 pm and 1:30 pm by Dog Days of Buffalo
Pet Expo featuring local vendors (see vendor list below)
Official Photobooth (with props!!) with Dogs of Buffalo and Marlee and Me Photography
Free Brush Outs by Dog Days of Buffalo

Pet Expo Vendors (in alphabetical order)

1. Animal Outfitters, Inc.
2. Ashker’s Juice Bar – Bistro – Gallery
3. Buffalo Underdogs Rescue
4. City of Buffalo Animal Shelter
5. Dog Days of Buffalo
6. Drift Woodworking
7. Fetch! Dog Treats
8. Hound Fresh
9. K9 Toy Box
10. Paws & Awws Photography
11. Pet Supplies Plus – Buffalo, NY
12. Veterans One-stop Center of WNY
13. West Side Pet Clinic

Dog Parade

11 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. – Sign up for for the Dog Parade at Houndquarters (refer to map)
11:45 a.m. – Dog Parade Kicks Off
12:45 p.m. – Dog Parade Official Judging and winners announced. Each winner will receive a PAW medal and $40 gift certificate from Paws & Awws Photography

Dog Parade winning categories are:
Owner Look-alike
Best Dressed
Best Trick
Curliest Tail
Most Buffalonian
Best Smile

Food Trucks – along Lincoln Parkway, between Albright Knox and Hoyt Lake.

1. The Cheesy Chick
2. get fried

Instagram Photo Contest

To learn more about the Instagram Photo Contest with Dogs of Buffalo, click here! Winner will be announced on Aug 19 at Bark in the Park, and will receive a Fetch! Gourmet Dog Treats gift basket ($50 value) and a free training session with Dog Days of Buffalo. Learn more here.

Editorial: Olmsted’s indelible legacy in Buffalo

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FOR MANY OF US WHO LIVE IN AND AROUND BUFFALO, IT’S EASY TO TAKE OUR SYSTEM OF PARKS AND PARKWAYS FOR GRANTED.

First-time visitors to our city, bringing a fresh set of eyes, are dazzled by the sight of the six parks, seven parkways and eight landscaped traffic circles that are a legacy of Frederick Law Olmsted. Read More