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Community Health Day

important-alert *Due to the heat advisory, all Community Health Day activities on June 19 will take place indoors.
Community health day sponsored by independent health

We’re excited to announce that Community Health Day sponsored by Independent Health returns on Wednesday, June 19, at the Buffalo Museum of Science! Families of all ages are encouraged to join us for the summertime event, designed to promote healthy habits and inspire positive lifestyle changes.

As always, admission to the Buffalo Museum of Science is FREE on Community Health Day. 

Date: Wednesday, June 19, 2024
Time: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Location: Buffalo Museum of Science, 1020 Humboldt Parkway, Buffalo, NY 14211

With a focus on health and wellness, Community Health Day will feature a variety of indoor and outdoor activities for all to enjoy – plus FREE giveaways from our RedShirtsSM, while supplies last! 

Here’s what to expect:

  • Family fitness activities led by YMCA Buffalo Niagara
  • Make-your-own stress ball station and coloring with Independent Health’s Wellness Team
  • Kid-friendly activities and information from the Independent Health Foundation 
  • Scavenger hunt and quiz inside the Explore YOU health studio
  • Juneteenth-themed storybook readings
  • PLAYSTREETS programming courtesy of the Police Athletic League of Buffalo 
  • GObike smoothie bike with information on their 10th annual SkyRide and more
  • Reddy Bikeshare demonstrations featuring Reddy+ Bikes (e-bikes) 
  • East Side Bike Club “Major Taylor” bike ride and storybook reading 
  • Special character appearances
  • Food trucks featuring Healthy Options®
  • Additional health and wellness vendors 
  • and more!

Outdoor activities will be held in MLK Jr. Park on the back side of the Museum, weather-pending. 

Plus, you can enter to win a $500 gift card to Dick’s Sporting Goods courtesy of Independent Health! 

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