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2011 Calendar of Garden Walks

July 9–10

Village of Hamburg Garden Walk
Maps at Memorial Park, Lake and Union St., Hamburg. Free, self-guided tour of thirty gardens in the Village of Hamburg; seventh annual walk.
10 a.m.–4 p.m. 648-7544 / www.hamburggardenwalk.com

Lockport in Bloom
Tour headquarters at the Kenan Center, 433 Locust St., Lockport. Free, self-guided walking and driving tour of more than forty-five homes and gardens.
10 a.m.–4 p.m. 434-2380, 439-1524

July 10

Snyder-CleveHill Garden View
Maps at Trillium’s Courtyard Florist, 2195 Kensington Ave., Amherst. Now in its ninth year, consisting of thirty neighborhood gardens.
10 a.m.–4 p.m. www.hkccommunity.com

July 16

City of Tonawanda Garden Walk
City of Tonawanda. Debut walk presented by the City of Tonawanda Board of Visual & Performing Arts and the Garden Club of the Tonawandas.
10 a.m.–4 p.m. www.ci.tonawanda.ny.us, cotboardofarts.wordpress.com

HANCI Intergenerational Garden
1302 Main St., Niagara Falls. Free consultations with master gardeners, plant sale, and more.
11 a.m.–4 p.m. www.hanci.com
Historic Niagara Falls Garden Walk
Maps at Niagara Falls City Hall, 745 Main St., Niagara Falls. A showcase for gardens in the city’s Main Street core neighborhoods.
10 a.m.–5 p.m. historicniagarafallsgardenwalk@gmail.com

Samuel P. Capen Garden Walk
Maps at University Community Farmers Market, Main St. at Kenmore Ave.; 38 Brinton St.; 135 Capen Blvd.; 178 and 201 Minnesota Ave.; and Tool Lending Library, 3083 Main St. See the gardens of one of Buffalo’s most unique stretches.
10 a.m.–4 p.m. www.ourheights.org/gardenwalk, capengardenwalk@ourheights.org

July 16–17

Lancaster Garden Walk
Programs at Two Chicks and a Rooster and Petals to Please, Lancaster. Eighth annual celebration of Lancaster’s varied gardens.
10 a.m.–4:30 p.m. www.lancastervillage.org

July 17

South Buffalo Alive Garden Tour
Maps available July 14–16 at Caz Café Coffee Shop, 688 Abbott Rd.; July 17 at the Tim Russert Children’s Garden, 2002 S. Park Ave. Sixty gardens, featuring koi ponds, displays, creations of rock, and more.
9 a.m.– 3 p.m. www.southbuffaloalive.com

July 23

Amherst Garden Walk
Maps at www.amherst.ny.us or at Old Home Days (July 12–15). Primarily a driving route featuring traditional gardens, perennial presentations, and more.
10 a.m.–4 p.m. gardenwalk@amherst.ny.us

July 23–24

Ken-Ton Garden Tour
Maps at www.tonawanda.ny.us and Tonawanda Aquatic and Fitness Center Delaware Rd. and Sheridan Dr. Fifty diverse gardens; nighttime tour July 23.
10 a.m.–4 p.m. July 23–24, and 8:30–10 p.m. July 23. www.tonawanda.ny.us

July 30–31

Garden Walk Buffalo
Maps at Richmond Summer Senior Center, Richmond and Summer; Buffalo Seminary, 205 Bidwell Pkwy.; AIDS Community Services, 206 S. Elmwood Ave. A free, self-guided tour of more than 350 Buffalo gardens.
10 a.m.–4 p.m. www.gardenwalkbuffalo.com

Aug. 6

Black Rock & Riverside Tour of Gardens/
Starry Night Garden Tour
Maps at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 311 Ontario St.; Renovation Church, 567 Hertel Ave.; and www.brrgardenwalk.com. Seventh annual garden event of more than sixty day gardens and twenty well-lit evening gardens.
10 a.m.–5 p.m., 8–10 p.m. www.brrgardenwalk.com, brrtourofgardens@yahoo.com

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