Events happening at Olmsted parks this summer

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BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — The Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy has announced its summer and fall schedule of events.

The Conservancy says there’s a been a 40 percent increase in “general park use” since the start of the pandemic.

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Included in the schedule are walking tours, movie nights and pop-up concerts, among other events.

June
12 – 2nd Saturday Walking Tour Around Hoyt Lake, presented by M&T Bank
21 – Happy FLOmingo Day! Stay tuned for a special announcement
26 – Splish Splash Summer Bash at MLK Jr. Park, presented by Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York

July
8 – 6 in 6 BPO Concert Series at Riverside Park, presented by Bank of America and Wegmans
15 – 6 in 6 BPO Concert Series at South Park, presented by Bank of America and Wegmans
22 – 6 in 6 BPO Concert Series at Front Park, presented by Bank of America and Wegmans
29 – 6 in 6 BPO Concert Series at Cazenovia Park, presented by Bank of America and Wegmans

August
5 – 6 in 6 BPO Concert Series at MLK Jr. Park, presented by Bank of America and Wegmans
12 – 6 in 6 BPO Concert Series at Delaware Park, presented by Bank of America and Wegmans
14 – 2nd Saturday Walking Tour Around Hoyt Lake, presented by M&T Bank
20 – Back to School Party & Movie Night at Riverside Park, presented by MolinaCares Foundation
27 – 19th Annual Frederick Law Olmsted Gala at Riverside Park

September/October

September 11 – 2nd Saturday Walking Tour Around Hoyt Lake, presented by M&T Bank
September 17 – Family Movie Night at Riverside Park, presented by MolinaCares Foundation
October 9 – 2nd Saturday Walking Tour Around Hoyt Lake, presented by M&T Bank

Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy

MORE | The full calendar can be found here.

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