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    PCA News - June 29, 2018 Print

    News from the PCA


    Thank you to our dozens of Parkside gardeners for joining us on last weekend's Annual Parkside Garden & Architecture Tour! Because of you our event was a success, and we were able to showcase off our beautiful neighborhood to visitors from all over Western New York. 


    2nd Annual Parkside Artisan Market Series
    Returning Sunday, July 24nd 10:00AM to 3:00PM

    2018 Parkside Artisan Market Event Dates and Times
    One Sunday per month starting at 10:00 AM
    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

    Spots are filling up fast - reserve your's now!
    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. 


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    Information from the Community

    Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Day

    Saturday, July 7th from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
    BPS #66 North Park Academy, 780 Parkside Avenue.

    On Household Hazardous Waste Day, the City of Buffalo Department of Public Works, Parks and Streets will collect household items no longer in use by residents. Some items accepted include pesticides, fertilizers, pool and household chemicals/cleaners, oil-based paints, spray cans, paint thinner, stripper and solvents, batteries, oil, gasoline, kerosene and antifreeze, tires, electronic waste and fluorescent light bulbs. All items will be disposed or recycled in a responsible and environmentally safe manner. For more information, please call 311 or 851-4890 or visit www.buffalorecycles.org.

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    Upcoming events in Parkside that may delay your travel time

    Mon. through Fri., 7/9 - 13, 7/16 - 20: Martin House Summer Camps for those entering grades 3-8, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    Tues., 7/17: OKAY 5K Fun Run/Wellness Walk, 7 p.m. start, Ring Road.
    Wed., 7/18: Buffalo Zoo - Wines in the Wild, 6 - 9 p.m.
    Mon. - Thurs. 7/23 - 26: Martin House Summer Camp, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    Sat., 7/28: Battle On Buffalo 5K, 9 a.m. start, Ring Road.

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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!

    FLOmingos on parade!
    This week's photo comes from last weekend's Parkside Artisan Market. We were joined by many great vendors, including the Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy with their record breaking flamingos. For more information on their efforts, click HERE

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

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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.