Delaware Park Archives - Buffalo Olmsted Parks

5 Year Plan Community Meeting on Delaware District

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Join us at the 5 Year Plan Community Meeting on Delaware District!

The Delaware District consists of: Bidwell Parkway | Chapin Parkway | Colonial Circle | Delaware Park | Gates Circles | Lincoln Parkway | Soldiers Circle

Date: Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Time: 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Place: Marcy Casino, 199 Lincoln Parkway, Buffalo, NY 14222

This community engagement process will address the following: (1) Review results from the 5 Year Plan Survey and (2) finalize priority projects for the Olmsted Park System over the next five years

To RSVP or for any inquiries, contact the Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy at 5yearplan@bfloparks.org or call (716) 838-1249.


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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

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 Zhi@bfloparks.org 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.

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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!

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.

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

5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

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.