A "Swing into Spring" celebration opening the 1998 Spring Flower Show in the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens will be held from 8 to 11 p.m. April 3 in the Botanical Gardens on South Park Avenue.
The event includes swing music by the Pete Ciraolo Quintet and wine tasting provided by the Thomas Hardy Wine Cellars.
Tickets for the opening night event cost $25 (members $20). Reservations can be made by calling 827-1584. It is sponsored by the Botanical Gardens Society, Erie County Parks and Cultural Resources Advisory Board, Rich Products Corp. and AmeriPride Linens.
The spring flower show continues April 4 through 19, with a petting zoo and an egg hunt at 11 a.m. April 11.