Medicinal Garden: October is Breast Cancer Awareness and Flu Prevention Month

Date/Time
Date(s) - Saturday, Oct 12, 2013
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Categories


Saturday

October is Breast Cancer Awareness and Flu Prevention Month and a special Medicinal Garden Feature will take place at the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens. Activities include educational displays about the possible role of botanicals in preventing the seasonal flu, and also 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. From 10 a.m. to noon, Independent Nursing Care will provide blood pressure screening and flu shots will be available. The Medicinal Garden is made possible by D’Youville College School of Pharmacy and Mercy Hospital of Buffalo, part of Catholic Health.

Tickets can be purchased at the door. Prices are $9 for adults, $8 for seniors (ages 55 and older) and students (ages 13 and up), $5 for children ages3-12, and free for Botanical Gardens members and children under 3.