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Friends of Reinstein Nature Preserve Upcoming Programs

Upcoming Events

Meander in the Woods
Saturday, June 14, 2014
12:30 to 4:00 PM

Join us for Friends of Reinstein's annual fundraiser to support Reinstein Woods! Enjoy a sweet and savory snack trail featuring foods inspired by wild edibles found in Reinstein Woods; live folk, Americana, and easy-listening music by Dan Laboski; and a basket auction and 50/50 raffle. Tickets are $30.00, and are available at Reinstein Woods or by mail with the ticket order form (PDF) (76 KB). Tickets must be purchased by June 10. Call 716-683-5959 for more information.

Annual Membership Meeting
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
6:30 PM

Join other Friends members for dessert and coffee to elect new board members and hear about the Friends' accomplishments in the last year. Following the business meeting, Thomas Herrera-Mishler of the Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy will speak about Olmsted's legacy in Buffalo. Members may bring a friend, but registration is required. To R.S.V.P. call 716-683-5959.

Nature's Gathering: An Evening of Art, Wine and Cheese
Saturday, November 1, 2014
5:00 to 8:00 PM
Knights of Columbus Hall, 2735 Union Road, Cheektowaga, NY

Enjoy a tasting of fine regional wines, cheese and hors d'oeuvres and help support Friends of Reinstein Nature Preserve. Western New York artisans will be showcasing their nature-themed artwork, which will be available for purchase. Tickets will be available in fall at Reinstein Woods Environmental Education Center. For more information visit http://www.reinsteinwoods.org or contact Reinstein Woods at 716-683-5959.

Board of Directors and Committee Meetings
Friends of Reinstein Nature Preserve's Board of Directors meets at the Reinstein Woods Environmental Education Center, typically on the third Thursday of the month. All Friends of Reinstein members are welcome to attend. Additionally, there are several standing committees that meet on a regular basis, including fundraising, membership, finance and marketing committees. If you are interested in volunteering for a Friends of Reinstein committee or the board of directors, please call 716-683-5959.

Upcoming 2014 Board of Directors meetings are listed below:

Thursday, May 8 at 6:30 PM
Thursday, July 17 at 6:30 PM
Thursday, September 18 at 6:30 PM
Thursday, November 20 at 6:30 PM

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