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PCA News - May 11, 2018 Print

News from the PCA


Only One Week Away - Parkside Celebration of Homes

Get your tickets now for our special event this May 18th!

In honor of the 20th Anniversary of our signature event, the Tour of Homes, the PCA will be hosting a formal cocktail party on the evening of Friday, May 18th! For more information, and to purchase tickets, please visit the PCA website HERE.

Tickets to attend must be purchased in advance, so make sure to get your order in today!

20th Annual Tour of Homes
Sunday, May 20, 2018

If you haven't done so yet, please visit our website HERE to get your pre-sale ticket order in now. This year's tour will be one you do not want to miss out on! 

2nd Annual Parkside Artisan Market Series
Starting Sunday, May 20, 2018

The Parkside Community Association is proud to announce the second annual Parkside Artisan Market series! This year the market will take place one Sunday month from May through September, and will once again feature resident artisans and other high quality local companies, New this year, the event has been sceduled to coincide with our other neighborhood events such as the Tour of Homes and Garden Tour. The market is free and open to the public.

Russell Street from Parkside to Woodward will be CLOSED to traffic during this event. 

2018 Parkside Artisan Market Event Dates and Times
One Sunday per month starting at 10:00 AM
May 20th, June 24th, July 22nd, August 26th, September 23rd
For additional information, or to sign up as a vendor, click HERE

Poster design by Parkside Prints

Register Today For Early Bird Discount - Summer Arts Camp

For over thirty years the Parkside Summer Arts Camp has provided quality arts education programming for children during their summer vacations. We hope you will join us in 2018 as we continue our long tradition!

Session Dates:
Session I  - July 10-July 27, 2018
Session II - July 30-August 17, 2018

Please see our website for the online registration form, payment, and additional details. 
Early bird registration ends May 11th.

Spring Plant Sale Is Now Open!

Spring is finally here!  Get out those gardening gloves and shovels!  Order your annuals and perennials from the PCA and help support our neighborhood programs. 

Order online HERE

All orders must be submitted online or returned to the PCA Office by May 13, 2018 at 6pm.

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Information from the Community

 Delaware District Bulk Trash

Delaware District: Sunday, May 20th
Due to this year's Tour of Homes on this date, we are asking that residents NOT place any items at their curbs until after 5pm.

Items will be picked up by City of Buffalo crews throughout the week, begining that Tuesday, May 22nd.  Please limit your items to 12 feet long 3 feet high 3 feet wide. No electronic waste allowed.

SkyRide Buffalo

Sunday, May 20th
Road Closures from 6:00AM - NOON 

As part of GOBike Buffalo's SkyRide event, the Sqajaquada (198) westbound from the 33 to the190 will be closed from 6am through noon. For additional information, visit skyridebuffalo.org

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Upcoming events in Parkside that may delay your travel time

Sat., 5/12:  Buffalo Zoo - Migratory Bird Day. 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Sat., 5/12:  Run for Kindness 5K, Parkside Lodge and Ring Road, 9 a.m.
Tues., 5/15:  Nichols School - MS Spring Concert, 7 p.m.
Fri., 5/18:  Buffalo Zoo - BuffaLove Fest, 5:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Sat., 5/25:  Nichols School - Jr./Sr. Prom

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Neighborhood photo of the week!

Help us showcase our beautiful Parkside community by submitting a photo of the neighborhood for inclusion below. 

If you've got a great shot you would like to share, please send it to PCADirector@gmail.com!

This week's photo comes from PCA Board Member Matthew Pelkey. And speaking of flowers... don't forget to sign up for this year's PCA Plant Sale by visiting our website HERE.

Tag your public Instagram photos with #parksidebuffalo or @parksidebuffalo and maybe we will feature you!

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Fun Facts!

Did you know ...

One of Frank Lloyd Wright's passions was to spend time with his yellow convertible, a Stoddard Dayton that he himself had to build from scratch. 


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Sign Up to Volunteer!

Would you like to Volunteer with the PCA's events? Take a look at which events the PCA needs assistance with by clicking below! Thank you! 

Click to View Volunteer Opportunities on SignUp.com

Annual Appeal

Please consider donating to Parkside Community Association Annual Appeal!

All money raised helps support continuing non-profit programs of the Parkside Community Association—among them are the Summer Arts Camp for kids, Aging in Place, Crime Prevention, Housing Advocacy, Arts and Crafts Show, Traffic Safety, the renowned Parkside Tour of Homes and Garden & Architecture Tour, and the popular free summer “Movies in the Meadow” series.