The 10th annual Plano International Festival will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., October 18, at Haggard Park, showcasing cultures in an environmentally friendly way and healthy living around the globe. Attendees will be able to experience the area’s rich tapestry of cultures through food, performances, displays and activities from around the world. The festival follows zero waste practices to reduce landfill burden.
A wellness fair, in partnership with the Plano ISD Education Foundation and Plano ISD Health Science Academy, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., will provide free health screenings and information at the Courtyard Theatre.
Presbyterian Hospital will focus on women’s health issues, including flu shots, mammograms, blood pressure screenings and educational materials. The Asian Breast Health Outreach group will offer breast health awareness information and mammography screenings for uninsured Asian women. The Collin County Community Health Center will offer diabetes screenings. Family Audiology will offer hearing screenings, and CURE will screen for HIV. In addition, the fair will feature dental and oral health information for children and adults, cholesterol testing, health risk assessments, and fitness demonstrations. Carter Blood Care will have mobile donation units on hand.
Admission is free. For more information, visit PlanoInternationalFestival.org.