Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

RUN. WALK. BIKE. EAT. Bringing You Healthy Summer Events


Independent Health and the Independent Health Foundation are proud to participate in and support a number of community events throughout the year – from area races and family fun programs, to healthy cooking classes and more! Our calendar of events makes it easy to see what’s coming up next. View the list below to learn more about the events being offered, and be sure to check back often, as programs and events are added daily and dates, times and locations are subject to change.

September    |     October

September Events

What You Need to Know About Managing Your Diabetes

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Please join us for a FREE class where you will learn how to manage your diabetes, so you can lead a healthy life. September classes available in Batavia, Orchard Park, Lockport, Warsaw, Niagara Falls and Williamsville.

More details:  View the event flyer.

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Food Truck Tuesdays in Larkin Square

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Enjoy live music, hula hoops and a wide variety of food from Buffalo- and Rochester-based food trucks! Plus, each food truck will be dishing out Healthy Options food choices!

Date: Every Tuesday, April 19 – October 4
Time: 5 – 8 p.m.

Location: Larkin Square

More details: Visit the Healthy Options Buffalo website.

Join us for Independent Health Night on August 30!
Our RedShirts SM will be handing out a free giveaway to anyone wearing red. There will also be a chance to win a Fitbit and tickets to the Independent Health Foundation’s Serving Up Success event.

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Slow Roll Buffalo

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Slow Roll Buffalo, sponsored by Independent Health, is a group bicycle ride that meets every Monday night at different venues around Buffalo and takes a unique route throughout the city. All ages, skill levels and bicycles are welcome!

Date: Every Monday, May 16 – October 31
Time: 6 – 8 p.m.

Location: Varies by week

More details: Visit the Slow Roll Website for locations.

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Brothers of Mercy 5K Nature Run/Walk

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Independent Health is proud to sponsor the 5K Nature Run & Walk to help the Brothers of Mercy in their mission to care for the sick and elderly. We hope you can join us!

Date: September 9, 2016
Time: 6:30 p.m.

Location: Brothers of Mercy Campus

More details: Visit the Brothers of Mercy website to learn more and register.

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Mercy Hospital Foundation Scrub Run

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Join Independent Health as we sponsor this year’s Scrub Run, which supports the Mercy Hospital Foundation and their mission to support, improve and promote the care and service provided by Mercy Hospital of Buffalo.

Date: September 15, 2016
Time: 6:30 p.m.

Location: South Buffalo’s Cazenovia Park Casino

More details: Visit the registration page to sign up and learn more and register.

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Serving Up Success

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Join the Independent Health Foundation for a night of good food, good drinks and good friends, all to support childhood obesity initiatives.

Date: Thursday, September 22
Time: 5:30 – 8:30 pm
Location: Buffalo Riverworks

Buy your tickets today! Purchase tickets here.

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October Events

Food Truck Tuesdays in Larkin Square

Food Truck logo

Enjoy live music, hula hoops and a wide variety of food from Buffalo- and Rochester-based food trucks! Plus, each food truck will be dishing out Healthy Options food choices!

Date: Every Tuesday, April 19 – October 4
Time: 5 – 8 p.m.

Location: Larkin Square

More details: Healthy Options Buffalo website.

Join us for Independent Health Night on August 30!
Our RedShirts SM will be handing out a free giveaway to anyone wearing red. There will also be a chance to win a Fitbit and tickets to the Independent Health Foundation’s Serving Up Success event.

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Slow Roll Buffalo

Slow Roll Buffalo logo

Slow Roll Buffalo, sponsored by Independent Health, is a group bicycle ride that meets every Monday night at different venues around Buffalo and takes a unique route throughout the city. All ages, skill levels and bicycles are welcome!

Date: Every Monday, May 16 – October 31
Time: 6 – 8 p.m.

Location: Varies by week

More details: Visit the Slow Roll Website for locations.

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Heritage Centers Foundation 5K Run/Walk

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Independent Health is proud to sponsor the 5K Run/Walk. We hope you can join us!

Date: October 1, 2016
Time: 10:00 a.m.

Location: 101 Oak Street in Downtown Buffalo

More details: Click here to register.

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American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk

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You can help finish the fight against breast cancer by raising funds for and walking with American Cancer Society Making Strides of Buffalo. Independent Health will be there as a sponsor – join us at this 3 mile walk.

Date: October 15, 2016
Time: 9:00 a.m.

Location: Canalside

More details: Click here to register and for more information.

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