Medicinal garden feature at Botanical Gardens

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Date(s) - Saturday, May 14, 2016
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

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The Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens will host a Medicinal Garden Feature from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 14 at the Botanical Gardens, 2655 South Park Ave., Buffalo.

The program is included with Botanical Gardens admission: $9 for adults, $8 for seniors, $8 for students, $5 for children ages 3 to 12 and free for members children 2 and younger.

The event is being held in observance of Arthritis Awareness and Osteoporosis Awareness & Prevention Month.

Activities will include educational presentations and displays about prevention, identification and treatment of arthritis and osteoporosis, and botanical displays of plants from which current medications are derived from and which future medications are being researched.

Catholic Health’s WomenCare will provide bone density screenings.

The event is sponsored by Mercy Hospital of Buffalo, part of Catholic Health, and D’Youville School of Pharmacy.