Date(s) - Saturday, May 16, 2015
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Explore the Medicinal Garden feature from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Saturday, May 16 at the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, 2655 South Park Avenue, Buffalo.
May is Arthritis Awareness & Osteoporosis Awareness & Prevention Month.
Activities will include educational presentations and displays about prevention, identification and treatment of arthritis and osteoporosis; botanical displays of plants from which current medications are derived from and which future medications are being researched.
From 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Catholic Health’s WomenCare will provide bone density screenings and Catholic Health’s Mission on the Move team will provide cholesterol and blood pressure screenings.
This event is included with Botanical Gardens admission, which is $9 for adults, $8 for seniors (ages 55 and older) and students (ages 13 and older with ID), $5 for children ages 3-12 and free for Botanical Gardens members and children 2 and under.