Tag

Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy Archives - Buffalo Olmsted Parks

OLMSTED EVENT: Winter Blast 2019 at MLK Jr. Park

By |

Join us on Saturday, Feb 16, 2019 for Winter Blast, presented by BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York, the Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy and the City of Buffalo.

There will be indoor and outdoor activities planned for that afternoon. This event is FREE and open to the public.

Event Details

Date: Saturday, Feb 16, 2019
Place: MLK Jr. Park Casino and Basin, free parking is available at (1) West Parade Circle and Humboldt Parkway South, and (2) North Parade Avenue and Northampton Street
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Click here to view the Facebook event!

Activities include:

  • BlueCross BlueShield Healthy Zone Cruiser
  • FREE Old-fashioned Pond Ice-skating (weather dependent)
  • FREE Skate Rental (Figure and Hockey)
  • Face-painting
  • Balloon Art
  • Refreshments 

BCBSWNY logoThe MLK Jr. Park Basin is a designated BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York Healthy Zone, and it serves as a old-fashion pond skating rink in the winter and splash pad in the summer.

For more information, please contact Zhi Phua at (716) 838-1249, ext. 31 or email Zhi@bfloparks.org

Olmsted Parks Conservancy seeks input in online survey

By | News

THE BUFFALO OLMSTED PARK CONSERVANCY HAS LAUNCHED AN ONLINE SURVEY THROUGH JANUARY TO GET FEEDBACK FROM PARK USERS ON PRIORITY PROJECTS OR NEEDS AT THE OLMSTED PARKS.

The survey is part of an overall effort to generate community input that will culminate in a five-year update to the Olmsted master plan in May 2019. Read More

Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy Seeks Input From Park Users Through Online Survey

By | News, Press Releases

INFORMATION GATHERED WILL SUPPORT THE PRIORITIZATION OF PARK PROJECTS AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF BOPC’S NEXT FIVE YEAR PLAN

The Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy, the first nonprofit organization in the nation to both steward and maintain a historic urban park system, launched an online survey (www.bfloparks.org/5yearplan) today to engage with all park users and generate community feedback on priority projects or needs within the Olmsted Parks. Read More
TBHM Exhibit Members Event on Nov 28th

MEMBERS’ EVENT: Our Better Nature Viewing with the Curator

By |

To all Olmsted Parks members, please join us on November 28th for a complimentary gallery viewing of Our Better Nature, with remarks from the curator, Lauren Becker. Light bites and wine will be provided.

Date: November 28, 2018

Place: The Buffalo History Museum, 1 Museum Court, Buffalo, NY 14216

Time: 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

RSVP by November 27 to Maggie Henderson at Maggie@bfloparks.org or call (716) 838-1249, ext. 14.

This event is free and available to members only.

View the Facebook event at: https://facebook.com/events/331587750753689/

Learn more about the exhibit, Our Better Nature, here.

Did you know? The Buffalo History Museum is one of our membership park partners! Your Olmsted Parks membership will give you $5 off your history museum membership. Learn more here.

COMMUNITY MEETING on the South District

By |

The South District consists of:

Cazenovia Park | Heacock Place | McClellen Circle | McKinley Circle | McKinley Parkway | Red Jacket Parkway | South Park

Date: Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Time: 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Place: Tosh Collins Community Center

35 Cazenovia Street, Buffalo, NY 14220

The community engagement process will culminate in a Five Year Plan report to be presented to the public at the Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy’s State of the Olmsted Parks address in May 2019.

This second set of meetings will focus on a review of comprehensive comments and suggestions for park improvement projects acquired from this summer’s meetings.  A brief presentation and dialogue will provide detail on consistent project recommendations as well as highlight some emerging themes for improving the Olmsted Parks system-wide.