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    PCA News - February 7, 2020 Print

    News from the PCA


    Be a Good Neighbor

    Parkside prides itself on walkablity and being very neighborly. One of the ways you can help everyone this season is to be timely and thorough with keeping the sidewalks clear of snow and ice. [City Ordinance: It shall be the duty of every owner or occupant of any premises abutting any public street to remove, before 9:00 a.m., all snow and ice which may have fallen upon the sidewalk abutting said premises. It shall be necessary to remove such snow or ice from a space three feet in width.]

    School children, parents pushing strollers, those with mobility devices, pet walkers, and people commuting to area businesses, to friends, or just going out for a stroll, rely on your kindness and efforts to make their travel safe and efficient. Thank you for your help!




     

     

     

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    Information from the Community

    Martin House Offers Discount to Erie County Residents

    Buffalo, NY - Frank Lloyd Wright’s Martin House invites Erie County community residents to enjoy 50% off tour tickets during the entire month of February in recognition of the unwavering support and encouragement during the 25-year restoration project.

    Residents can enjoy the discounted rate for both one and two-hour tours, allowing guests to explore the architectural treasure and hear the unique story of the relationship between Wright and the Martin family. The discount is valid for levels of tickets: adult, senior and students.

    During the month of February, tours are offered Thursday through Monday. Spaces are limited, and reservations are strongly suggested. Tickets can be purchased online using promo code “ERIE” or by calling 716.856.3858.

    For all Martin House members living in Erie County, one-hour tours are free with annual membership, but the promotion can be applied to a two-hour tour.

    Visit martinhouse.org for more information. The Martin House is located at 143 Jewett Parkway in Buffalo. Street parking is available at no cost.





     

    Martin House Offers Free Valentine’s Day Family Event

    Frank Lloyd Wright’s Martin House will help children spread love and joy this Valentine’s Day season during a free special event on Saturday, February 8 from 1:30 – 3:30 pm.

    Hyatt’s will supply all of the materials for children create handmade valentines for the residents of Beechwood Continuing Care. Guests will then design their own Valentine by decorating sugar cookies to enjoy. Valentine’s Day stories will be read for all to get into the spirit, and the yogis from Yoga Parkside will guide children through some movements on the mats.

    This free community event is open to all, and no registration is required.

    Visit martinhouse.org for more information. The event will take place inside the Greatbatch Pavilion, the visitor center at the Martin House located at 143 Jewett Parkway in Buffalo. Street parking is available at no cost.


     




     


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    PCA Merchandise

    PCA Pennants

    There is no where else in Buffalo, NY with a legacy of community like Parkside. Display your love, whether you live here, work here, or are from the neighborhood. You can always call this home.

    Click here to purchase your pennant today!

    PCA Century Home Plaque Program

    The Parkside Century Home Plaque Program celebrates our historically designed Frederick Law Olmsted neighborhood and the significance of its homes. The plaque is available to all homeowners in Parkside. The circa option is used for years that are estimated (for example, circa 1899).  The cost of the plaque is $200.00 which includes shipping and handling to the PCA office.

    Click here to start the research on your plaque today!

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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.