A Buffalo pocket park on Main St. and Jewett Ave., People's Park is a community space where people can come to garden, gather, and grow.
People’s Park is now a Certified Wildlife Habitat! Garden Walk Buffalo East Side Garden Walk Habitat Project, Buffalo NY
People’s Park isn’t officially open yet, but once it is we’ll be scheduling a few volunteer days. If you’re interested in gardening, park maintenance, or adopting a raised garden bed, please send us a message!
It’s cold outside! Thanks to our friends at the Montante Group, we have more hats, scarves & gloves hanging on our Mitten Fence for people who need help staying warm. Have extras you’re no longer using? Donations of new or gently used cold-weather accessories are accepted & appreciated￼!
It’s been challenging to keep our Mitten Fence stocked in this cold weather so we really appreciate this latest donation of coats, hats & mittens! To everyone who has hung cold-weather accessories to share with those in need, thank you for your generosity!
In honor of #GivingTuesday, please consider donating new or gently used mittens, gloves, scarves & hats for the People's Park Mitten Fence. Bagged items can be hung directly on the fence. Prefer to purchase items to donate & have them sent directly to us? Check our our wishlist on Amazon - https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/2UJZJF5K67U0E?ref_=wl_share
We have a small American chestnut growing in the park, not sure of its provenance, we can only hope it fights the blight. Bringing back the American chestnut … http://wnysc.org/wny-scientist/herbert-f-darling-jr-wny-scientist-2015/
Our mitten fence is up & stocked with winter coats, hats, scarves, mittens & gloves! Have extras to give away? Donations are always appreciated.
Hope to see you this afternoon!
Time to get People’s Park ready for fall! Stop by to volunteer & enjoy the park this Saturday between 10am-2pm.
These grow on the left as you walk into the garden.
Eaten leaves mean monarch caterpillars!
Did you know that milkweed, the sole food source of monarch caterpillars, was a War Hero in World War II? Learn how the country came together using our natural resources to win the war in the latest article of our #MorethanMonarchs series.
Monarch Flyway The Pollinator Partnership
Poetry Reading tomorrow, August 29 12-1pm! Everyone welcome! Read a poem you’ve written or one that inspires you. Weather dependent. Email [email protected] with any questions.
Thank you Canisius Campus Ministry volunteers for gardening with us last week! We really appreciate your hard work!
A great last day of art & science workshops with kids from The Salvation Army of Buffalo, NY summer camp! Thank you for wonderful summer programming Jayne Schwamberger-Hughes, Rick Thomas Artis, Montante Group & Buffalo Arts Studio!
If you didn’t have a chance to stop by today during Garden Walk Buffalo, we hope to see you tomorrow! Our gates will be open 10-4!
Busy getting ready for Garden Walk Buffalo this weekend! Make sure to stop by between 10am-4pm on Saturday or Sunday to check out our gardens!
Another fun day of art & science projects with children from the The Salvation Army of Buffalo, NY Summer Camp!
We’re so excited to be part of Garden Walk Buffalo this year! Our volunteers have been hard at work getting ready for this weekend. Have you visited lately?
Thanks to our newest gardening volunteer, Markenzy Julius Cesar, for helping us prepare for Garden Walk Buffalo!
Interested in volunteering? Send us a message. No experience necessary!
Did you join Mayor Brown’s Reading Rules! Summer Reading Challenge? Stop by our #LittleFreeLibrary to pick out a book!
Another great day with the children from The Salvation Army of Buffalo, NY Summer Camp! It was rainy, but thanks to Buffalo Arts Studio, we had a dry place to do our art and science projects! Thanks again to Jayne Schwamberger-Hughes and Rick Thomas Artis!
Summer programs started yesterday! Children from The Salvation Army of Buffalo, NY Summer Camp learned about the power of wind & made beautiful windsocks from recycled bottles to decorate the park! Thank you Buffalo Arts Studio, Jayne Schwamberger-Hughes & Rick Thomas Artis!
Poetry Reading this Thursday, June 27, 12-1pm (weather dependent). Everyone welcome! Read a poem you've written or one that inspires you. Email [email protected] with any questions.
Lots of amazing things going on here this summer. Stop by and explore the park for yourself!
People’s Park is a community green space featuring a pollinator house for bees, raised garden beds, a butterfly garden, a LittleFreeLibrary, and a small amphitheater, which serves as a venue for concerts and other social events, among other amenities.
Thank you to everyone involved in this project!
Stop by People’s Park to see Muhammad Z Zaman’s mural, “What you think, you become. What you imagine, you create.” Thank you to everyone involved in making this happen!
I believe this is the first year the tulip tree (Liriodendron) has blossoms!
Due to tomorrow's weather forecast, we have to postpone Muhammad Zaman's mural unveiling event at People's Park until Friday, June 21 at 10:30am. Hope you can still attend!
Found these beautiful ferns at the park gates this morning - thank you to whomever donated them! We always appreciate donations!
Our new library is here just in time to celebrate the 10th anniversary of #littlefreelibrary this weekend! Participating in THE BIG SHARE by visiting #peoplesparkbuffalo, taking a photo of your visit & posting it on social media with #lfl10. Of course feel free to take or share a book - we have a great selection!
2435 Main St.
Main Street bus line, near Fillmore and Jewett
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