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OLMSTED EVENT: 5th Annual Spring into Summer Fundraising Luncheon

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5th Annual Spring into Summer Fundraising Luncheon to benefit the Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy

Don your smartest spring hat or bow tie and celebrate the start of a beautiful new park season!

Enjoy a delicious lunch catered by Oliver’s, let us know what your Olmsted park gives you, and add your vital support to our treasured, award-winning Olmsted landscapes. Net proceeds raised from this very special luncheon will help keep your historic parks, gracious parkways and landmark circles beautiful today and for future generations.

Luncheon Details
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Mary Seaton Room at Kleinhans Music Hall
3 Symphony Circle, Buffalo, NY 14201
11:00 a.m. ­— 1:00 p.m.

Luncheon Agenda
11:00 a.m. — Noon Champagne and Basket Raffle
Noon — 1:00 p.m. Lunch, Awards and FUN!

Luncheon Co-Chairs
Judy Dean and Jennifer Persico

Luncheon Committee
Janis Dunworth, Jackie Gurney, Maggie Henderson (staff), Rachel Mathews, Anne McCune, Zhi Ting Phua (staff), Catie Stephenson (staff), Christine Wiktor

Special thanks to our 2019 Luncheon Sponsors

6, 7, 8 Club Sponsors | BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York, Wegmans, M&T Bank, Rich Products
Bow Tie Benefactor Sponsors | A. J. Colucci, III and Judy Dean | Erie County Medical Center | Dunworth and MassMutual Financial Group – New York State
Fascinator Friend Sponsor | Delaware North |  McGuire Development
Bonnet Patron | Frey Electric

Shopping for a hat to wear at the Luncheon? Check out Turnstyle Designs at 298 Ashland!

Mention that you are attending this year’s luncheon and receive 10% off your hat purchase. Turnstyle Designs will also donate 10% of all Luncheon purchased to the Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy.

Sponsorship Opportunities for 2019 – would you or your organization like to support your Olmsted Park System at this year’s Spring into Summer event?

For sponsorship inquiries, please contact Maggie Henderson, Donor Relations Officer, at (716) 838-1249, ext. 14 or email Maggie@bfloparks.org.

Photo Gallery of SIS 2018 – Part 1 (Step & Repeat) – Photos by Blanc Photographie

4th Annual Spring into Summer Luncheon | Step & Repeat | Kleinhans Music Hall | May 11, 2018

Photo Gallery of SIS 2018 – Part 2

4th Annual Spring into Summer Luncheon | Kleinhans Music Hall | May 11, 2018

Yoga Event at Parkside Lodge

Blossom into Peace Yoga Series

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Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy & Yoga Parkside presents “Blossom into Peace”

 A four week flow yoga series with Megan Callahan, Director of Yoga Parkside. Celebrate Spring and join us for this beginner-friendly yoga class in the beautiful, historic Parkside Lodge. As we shift out of this long winter, let’s breathe deeply and learn some yoga poses to stay grounded during this season of new beginnings.

Class Dates and Objectives

Week 1, April 16: Gounding and Standing poses
Week 2, April 23: Twists
Week 3, April 30: Hip Openers
Week 4, May 7: Gentle inversions

*You may sign up for one or more of these classes, but need not attend all four to be part of this free yoga series*

Class Details

Date: Every Tuesday between April 16 and May 7
Place: Parkside Lodge, Delaware Park, click here for directions
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. 

Still deciding? Maybe we can convince you with the following perks!

Free refreshments will be provided
Free parking available (click here for more details)
Mats are available for free upon request (please notify Maggie@bfloparks.org at least 1 day before the class)

Each class is limited to 30 attendees. Click here to reserve your spot today!

Special thanks to Yoga Parkside for making this free yoga series possible!

Yoga Parkside

 

Yoga Event at Parkside Lodge

Blossom into Peace Yoga Series

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Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy & Yoga Parkside presents “Blossom into Peace”

 A four week flow yoga series with Megan Callahan, Director of Yoga Parkside. Celebrate Spring and join us for this beginner-friendly yoga class in the beautiful, historic Parkside Lodge. As we shift out of this long winter, let’s breathe deeply and learn some yoga poses to stay grounded during this season of new beginnings.

Class Dates and Objectives

Week 1, April 16: Gounding and Standing poses
Week 2, April 23: Twists
Week 3, April 30: Hip Openers
Week 4, May 7: Gentle inversions

*You may sign up for one or more of these classes, but need not attend all four to be part of this free yoga series*

Class Details

Date: Every Tuesday between April 16 and May 7
Place: Parkside Lodge, Delaware Park, click here for directions
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. 

Still deciding? Maybe we can convince you with the following perks!

Free refreshments will be provided
Free parking available (click here for more details)
Mats are available for free upon request (please notify Maggie@bfloparks.org at least 1 day before the class)

Each class is limited to 30 attendees. Click here to reserve your spot today!

Special thanks to Yoga Parkside for making this free yoga series possible!

Yoga Parkside

 

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“Olmsted & the Urban Forest” featuring Barbara Deutsch, FASLA

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In celebration of Arbor Day and Frederick Law Olmsted’s birthday, the Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy, in partnership with Delaware North, invites you to join us for our third annual Arbor Day Lecture. This year, Barbara Deutsch, FASLA, Executive Director of the Landscape Architecture Foundation in Washington, D.C., will discuss Olmsted’s passion for urban forests and the value of trees in our cities.

This Arbor Day Lecture is made possible by Delaware North.

EVENT DETAILS
Friday, April 26, 2019
The Westin, Louis Ballroom
250 Delaware Ave, Buffalo, NY 14202

AGENDA
Noon to 12:30 p.m. — Registration and Networking
12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. — Presentation and Discussion

This is a free event. Space is limited. Lunch will be provided.

RSVP by April 19 — Email Sarah@bfloparks.org or call 716-838-1249, ext. 31.

ABOUT OUR GUEST SPEAKER
Barbara Deutsch, FASLA, has a diverse background in both the private and not-for-profit sector. She brings ten years of award-winning marketing experience from IBM before making a career change to become a landscape architect. This experience was influential in the development of LAF’s Landscape Performance Series strategic research initiative. Prior to LAF, Barbara worked on re-greening cities from Hong Kong to Washington, DC. She served most recently as an Associate Director for BioRegional’s OnePlanet Communities program in Washington, DC to deliver Zero Carbon, Zero Waste, Livable communities. In addition, she served as Senior Director of Casey Trees where she led the 2002 Street Tree Inventory, Citizen Forester Program, and 1425 K Street Green Roof Demonstration Project. She was principal investigator for the award-winning EPA Grant “The Green Build-out Model: Quantifying the Stormwater Management Benefits of Trees and Green Roofs in Washington, DC”, which has helped inform EPA’s proposed new stormwater ruling and the District of Columbia’s stormwater planning and programs.

Barbara earned a B.S. in Commerce from the University of Virginia, a Master’s in Landscape Architecture from the University of Washington, and was awarded a Loeb Fellowship at the Harvard Graduate School of Design.

Delaware North

This Arbor Day Lecture is made possible by Delaware North.

Yoga Event at Parkside Lodge

Blossom into Peace Yoga Series

By |

Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy & Yoga Parkside presents “Blossom into Peace”

 A four week flow yoga series with Megan Callahan, Director of Yoga Parkside. Celebrate Spring and join us for this beginner-friendly yoga class in the beautiful, historic Parkside Lodge. As we shift out of this long winter, let’s breathe deeply and learn some yoga poses to stay grounded during this season of new beginnings.

Class Dates and Objectives

Week 1, April 16: Gounding and Standing poses
Week 2, April 23: Twists
Week 3, April 30: Hip Openers
Week 4, May 7: Gentle inversions

*You may sign up for one or more of these classes, but need not attend all four to be part of this free yoga series*

Class Details

Date: Every Tuesday between April 16 and May 7
Place: Parkside Lodge, Delaware Park, click here for directions
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. 

Still deciding? Maybe we can convince you with the following perks!

Free refreshments will be provided
Free parking available (click here for more details)
Mats are available for free upon request (please notify Maggie@bfloparks.org at least 1 day before the class)

Each class is limited to 30 attendees. Click here to reserve your spot today!

Special thanks to Yoga Parkside for making this free yoga series possible!

Yoga Parkside

 

Yoga Event at Parkside Lodge

Blossom into Peace Yoga Series

By |

Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy & Yoga Parkside presents “Blossom into Peace”

 A four week flow yoga series with Megan Callahan, Director of Yoga Parkside. Celebrate Spring and join us for this beginner-friendly yoga class in the beautiful, historic Parkside Lodge. As we shift out of this long winter, let’s breathe deeply and learn some yoga poses to stay grounded during this season of new beginnings.

Class Dates and Objectives

Week 1, April 16: Gounding and Standing poses
Week 2, April 23: Twists
Week 3, April 30: Hip Openers
Week 4, May 7: Gentle inversions

*You may sign up for one or more of these classes, but need not attend all four to be part of this free yoga series*

Class Details

Date: Every Tuesday between April 16 and May 7
Place: Parkside Lodge, Delaware Park, click here for directions
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. 

Still deciding? Maybe we can convince you with the following perks!

Free refreshments will be provided
Free parking available (click here for more details)
Mats are available for free upon request (please notify Maggie@bfloparks.org at least 1 day before the class)

Each class is limited to 30 attendees. Click here to reserve your spot today!

Special thanks to Yoga Parkside for making this free yoga series possible!

Yoga Parkside