Doula Night event for pregnant women

Oct. 16

Doula Shannon Johns, who operates Calming Nature Doula in Buffalo, will host Meet the Doula Night, an event that will offer an opportunity for pregnant women to connect with local doulas and hear from demonstrators and performers.

Johns has trained as doula at DONA International Doula, the world’s premier doula association. She is the mother to six children.

The event is free and open to the public and will take place from 1 to 5 p.m., Oct. 16, at the Parkside Lodge, located in Delaware Park at 84 Parkside Ave. in Buffalo.

There will be vendors, activities, demonstrators and performers.

To learn more go to, or call Johns directly at 716-909-0074.