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    PCA News - May 18, 2018 Print

    News from the PCA

    Today's the Day!
    Celebration of Homes

    Get your tickets before NOON for tonight's event!

    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 NOW!

    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! 

    Special Addition!
    Church of the Good Shepherd to be included on this year's
    Tour of Homes

    The Church of the Good Shepherd was consecrated 130 years ago on May 21, 1888. To celebrate, they will be open for tours from 2pm - 4pm during the Tour of Homes on Sunday, May 20th. Coffee and cake will also be served in Jewett Hall during that time. Stop in!

    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

    Registration Still Open - 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.


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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.

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    Upcoming events in Parkside that may delay your travel time

    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!

    More Spring Flowers!

    This week's photo comes from PCA Board Member Matthew Pelkey. And speaking of flowers... don't forget to sign up for next month's Garden Tour 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 ...

    Frank Lloyd Wright designed more than 1,100 buildings during his lifetime, nearly one-third of which came during his last decade. 


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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.