Botanical Gardens’ Medicinal Garden Feature: Breast cancer awareness and flu prevention

Date(s) - Saturday, Oct 11, 2014
10:00 am - 2:00 pm


The Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens will present a Medicinal Garden Feature on Breast Cancer Awareness & Flu Prevention Month from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11 at the Botanical Gardens, 2655 South Park Avenue, Buffalo.

Activities include educational displays about the possible role of botanicals in preventing the seasonal flu and the use of plants in treating and researching cancer. The Western New York affiliate of Susan G. Komen will be on hand to answer questions and provide informational materials. Catholic Health WomenCare will be on hand to discuss self-examination and the importance of breast screening.

From 10 a.m. to noon, Independent Nursing Care will provide blood pressure screening and flu shots.

The feature is included with regular admission:  $9 for adults, $8 for seniors (55 and older) and students (13 and older with ID), $5 for children ages 3-12, and free for members and children under 3.