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COMMUNITY MEETING: South District

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Hosted by your Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy, please join us for a community meeting on the South District.

This district includes: Cazenovia Park, Heacock Place, McClellen Circle, McKinley Circle, McKinley Parkway, Red Jacket Parkway, South Park

Date: Monday, July 30, 2018

Time: 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Place: Tosh Collins Community Center, 35 Cazenovia Street, Buffalo, NY 14210

This community engagement process will address the following:

  • Park improvements that have been made over the last 10 years
  • Park improvement priorities and projects to focus on over the next 5 years

Make sure you are a part of this conversation!

To RSVP or for any inquiries, contact Andrew Lloyd at [email protected] or call (716) 243-1750.

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OLMSTED EVENT: Family Movie Night at Caz Park – The Sandlot

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Family Movie Night at Cazenovia Park is a FREE outdoor film series, presented by Wegmans. It is kids friendly and free for all to enjoy!

FRIDAY, JULY 27
Film title: The Sandlot
PG, 1993, Drama/Comedy-drama, 1h 41m
Watch trailer: https://youtu.be/_pz8mbHxBWE

Film begins at dusk, approximately 8:15 p.m.

EVENT VENUE
The field between Cazenovia Park Casino and the flagpole
Warren Spahn Way, Buffalo, NY 14220 
Rain location: Cazenovia Casino

PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING:
– The film begins at dusk
– Timing indicated on this event page is TENTATIVE
– The outdoor movie screening is WEATHER DEPENDENT. In case of rain, it would be held indoors in the Cazenovia Casino

Click here to view the Facebook event.

Join us on August 17th at the same location for Family Movie Night at Caz Park – Antz! More details at https://www.bfloparks.org/summer2018/

Special thanks to Wegmans for making this film series possible.

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OLMSTED EVENT: West Side Bike Tour

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Presented by Rich Products, we are excited to bring back the West Side Bike Tour — a historical bike tour series.

CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP!

Date: July 21, 2018
Meeting place: Rich Products, 1 Robert Rich Way, Buffalo, NY 14213, meet at the parking lot at Breckenridge Street and Niagara Street. Click here to view a map.
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Price:
$10 per cyclist per bike tour
BOPC members get 50% discount. Use coupon code: BOPCMEMBER at checkout.

Level of Difficulty:
Moderate

Tour guide:
Brian Dold, Director of Planning & Advocacy

How long is the tour?
About 7.0 miles

Rules:
All participants must be 16 years and older.
All participants must bring your own bike and helmet.
All participants must bring your own water.
All participants MUST sign a Waiver of Liability form
Each bike tour is limited to 20 participants.

View Facebook Event – West Side Bike Tour on July 21

Click here to view/download the Audio/Bike tour map.

For any inquiries, please contact Zhi Phua at [email protected] or call 716-838-1249, ext. 31.

CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP!

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COMMUNITY MEETING: Riverside Park

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Hosted by your Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy, please join us for a community meeting on Riverside Park.

Date: Wednedsay, July 18, 2018

Place: St Mark’s and All Saints, 256 Riverside Ave, Buffalo, NY 14207

Time: 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

This community engagement process will address the following:

  • Park improvements that have been made over the last 10 years
  • Park improvement priorities and projects to focus on over the next 5 years

Make sure you are a part of this conversation!

To RSVP or for any inquiries, contact Andrew Lloyd at [email protected] or call (716) 243-1750.

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OLMSTED EVENT: 2nd Saturday Walking Tour Around Hoyt Lake

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From great white and great blue herons to the site of the long-gone Spire Head gazebo, there are many features to discover in Delaware Park. Fans of “Gala Water,” as the lake was originally called, are invited to view its sights and learn its history and lore during the Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy’s 2nd Saturday Walking Tours Around Hoyt Lake.

Two 90-minute tours will depart from the grand staircase at Lincoln Pkwy and Hoyt Lake.

To ensure a great experience for every attendee, each walking tour is capped at 10 participants.

Tour Dates:
Saturday – July 14, August 11, September 8

Tour Times:
Morning tour: 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Afternoon tour: 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Meeting Point:
Tour departs from the grand staircase at Lincoln Pkwy and Hoyt Lake.
199 Lincoln Parkway, Buffalo, NY 14222. Free parking is available along Lincoln Parkway. 

Tour Guide:
Jim Mendola, Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy Volunteer Archivist

Tickets:
BOPC Members: $5
Non-BOPC Members: $10

Sign up for a Historical Walking Tour Around Hoyt Lake today!
July 14 – Click here to sign up | Facebook Event – SOLD OUT
August 11 – Click here to sign up | Facebook Event
September 8 – Click here to sign up | Facebook Event

For Inquiries: Please contact Zhi Phua at [email protected] or call 716-838-1249, ext. 31.

This Walking Tour Series is presented by M&T Bank

All proceeds to benefit the Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy.