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4th Saturday West Side Bike Tour 2019

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Rich Products and Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy presents the 4th Saturday West Side Bike Tour!

Explore Olmsted’s Buffalo West Side ON YOUR BIKE this summer! Tour stops include Front Park, Symphony Circle and Days Park.

To ensure a great experience for every bike attendee, each bike tour is capped at 15 participants.

TOUR DATES
May 25 – led by Helen Brady, docent
June 22 – led by Brian Dold, Director of Advocacy and Planning
July 27 – tour guide TBD
August 24 – led by Helen Brady, docent
September 28 – tour guide TBD

TOUR TIME
Bike tour begins promptly at 2:00 p.m. and goes to 4:00 p.m.

MEETING POINT (TENTATIVE)
Tour departs from the Rich Products parking lot at Breckenridge and Niagara Street, 1 Robert Rich Way, Buffalo, NY 14213 (Free parking is available at the lot)

TICKET PRICE PER PERSON PER TOUR
Individual Ticket: $10.00
PARKners 50% off! Use the coupon code PARKNER before checking out. PARKners are donors who have donated a minimum of $35 to the Conservancy in the past year.

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For any questions, please contact Sarah, PR and Events Coordinator, at Sarah@bfloparks.org or call 716-838-1249, ext. 18.

OLMSTED EVENT: 5th Annual Spring into Summer Fundraising Luncheon

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Mark your calendars for the 6th Annual Spring into Summer Fundraising Luncheon — May 21, 2020!

For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Catie at Catie@bfloparks.org or call 716-838-1249, ext. 22.

Photos from SIS 2019, May 14, 2019 – Part 1 – Photos by Joe Cascio Photography

5th Annual Spring into Summer Fundraising Luncheon | Kleinhans Music Hall | May 14, 2019

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, parkways and 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), Sarah Larkin (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 | Delaware North | M&T Bank | Rich Products | Wegmans

Bow Tie Benefactor Sponsors | A. J. Colucci, III and Judy Dean | Erie County Medical Center | Hodgson Russ LLPJanis Dunworth and MassMutual Financial Group – New York State | Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP

Fascinator Friend Sponsor | Buffalo Sabres | Buffalo SpreeMcGuire Development | Mr. & Mrs. Erik M. O’Neill

Bonnet Patron | American Eagle Abstract | CannonDesign | Chiampou Travis Besaw & Kershner LLP | David Homes | Freed Maxick | Frey Electric | Gabe’s Collision | Gibson, McAskill & Crosby | Lumsden & McCormick, LLP and Brisbane Consulting Group, LLC | Reeds Jewelers | Savarino Companies

Special thanks to our 2019 Table Captains

Amy Abrahamson | Joanne Campagna | Carmela Colucci | Judy Dean | Betty Horrigan | Florence Johnson | Melissa & Bart Kresse | Mary Ann Kresse | Anne McCune | Liz McPhail | Betsy and Jock Mitchell | Vicki Newman | Corinne Rice | Susan Santandreu | Pete Scarcello | Katie Schneider | Aaron Siegel | Mary Simpson | Patti Stephen | Rocco Termini | Ellen Warner | Christine Wiktor | Owen Wright | Michaelene & Mark Zeis

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.

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Japanese Garden Walking Tour

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Enjoy a guided Spring Walking Tour around the Japanese Garden in Delaware Park, presented by Wegmans, led by tour guide Paula Hinz.Date: Sunday, May 12, 2019
Meeting place: By the cherry trees near the lower portico of The Buffalo History Museum
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

This tour is FREE, pre-registration recommended.

SIGN UP HERE: https://www.bfloparks.org/japanese-garden-walking-tour-registration/

For any inquiries, please email Zhi@bfloparks.org or call 716-838-1249, ext. 31. Thank you!

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2nd Saturday Walking Tour Around Hoyt Lake 2019

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M&T Bank and Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy presents the 2nd Saturday Walking Tour Around Hoyt Lake!

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 at the 2nd Saturday Walking Tours Around Hoyt Lake.

Two 90-minute tours will depart from the grand staircase at Lincoln Parkway and Hoyt Lake. To ensure a great experience for every attendee, each walking tour is capped at 10 participants.

Tour Dates:
May 11 – led by historian Jim Mendola
June 8 – led by historian Jim Mendola
July 13 – led by Conservancy staff Zhi Phua
August 10 – led by historian Jim Mendola

Tour Schedule (2 tours per date):
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 (Parking is available along Lincoln Parkway and Rumsey Road)

Ticket Price Per Tour:
Individual Ticket: $10.00
PARKners 50% off! Use the coupon code PARKNER before checking out. PARKners are donors who have donated a minimum of $35 to the Conservancy in the past year.

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For any questions, please contact Sarah, PR and Events Coordinator, at Sarah@bfloparks.org or call 716-838-1249, ext. 18.

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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.

This yoga series is FREE for all Conservancy PARKners. Click here to sign up!

You are a PARKner if you have donated a minimum of $35 in the past year. If you are not sure if you are a PARKner, please email Maggie@bfloparks.org. To become a PARKner, click here to donate.

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. 

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 yoga series*

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 yoga series possible! Learn more about Megan here.

Yoga Parkside

 

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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.

This yoga series is FREE for all Conservancy PARKners. Click here to sign up!

You are a PARKner if you have donated a minimum of $35 in the past year. If you are not sure if you are a PARKner, please email Maggie@bfloparks.org. To become a PARKner, click here to donate.

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. 

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 yoga series*

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 yoga series possible! Learn more about Megan here.

Yoga Parkside