5/7/2013 5:57 P.M. ET
Seven-game homestand highlighted by Faith & Family Night and Mother's Day tote bag giveaway
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THURS., MAY 9 | 6:40 P.M. | PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES
National Anthem: Vista Grove Prep
Color Guard: Phoenix Police Explorers
FRI., MAY 10 | 6:40 P.M. | PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES
POST-GAME FIREWORKS presented by GILA RIVER CASINOS
FAITH & FAMILY NIGHT presented by GRAND CANYON UNIVERSITY: D-backs fans can enjoy a post-game concert by SWITCHFOOT and a post-game testimonial from D-backs players. In addition, a portion of group ticket sales will benefit Christian Family Care. The lead singer of SWITCHFOOT will throw out the ceremonial first pitch. For more information, visit www.dbacks.com/faith.
MILLER LITE FRIDAY NIGHTS: D-backs fans can enjoy happy hour drink specials and music with Power 98.3 FM from 4:30-6:30 p.m. in the Miller Lite Diamond Club. For more info, visit www.dbacks.com/happyhour.
National Anthem: St. Andrews the Apostle
Color Guard: Red Mountain High School JROTC
SAT., MAY 11 | 5:10 P.M. | PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES
STREET FESTIVAL: Starting at 2 p.m. the D-backs will have a Street Festival set up at 4th Street and Jackson with food trucks, D-backs inflatables, music, activities and more. For more information, visit www.dbacks.com/streetfest.
GIRL SCOUT NIGHT: Girl Scouts from around the Valley will enjoy the D-backs' game in their traditional Girl Scout uniforms. Participating Girl Scouts will be recognized in a pregame parade along the warning track. Leading the parade will be Girl Scouts that sold more than 1,000 boxes of cookies during their annual cookie sale fundraiser.
GEICO GECKO TO THROW OUT FIRST PITCH: The GEICO Gecko will throw out the ceremonial first pitch as part of the Federal Employee Appreciation Series. Federal Employees can get special discounted tickets for the entire May 9-15 homestand when they show their work ID. For more information, visit www.dbacks.com/federalemployees.
BLUE RIBBON FOSTER CARE: The D-backs and Blue Ribbon Foster Care will celebrate Foster Care Awareness month (May) by hosting more than 1,500 foster care families at the game to celebrate being a family. For more information, visit dbacks.com/azblueribbon.
ARIZONA ASSOCIATION OF STUDENT COUNCILS: The D-backs will recognize Student Council Advisors across the state of Arizona in a special pregame ceremony. The Student Council members will also enjoy a pregame event and scavenger hunt throughout Chase Field prior to the game.
National Anthem: Sounds of Southwest Choir
SUN., MAY 12 | 1:10 P.M. | PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES
GIVEAWAY: Mother's Day Tote Bag courtesy of Diet Pepsi - 5,000 Moms
MOTHER'S DAY: Along with the Mother's Day tote bag, 5,000 moms will receive a complimentary copy of Raising Arizona Kids magazine. The D-backs will also sell "Iback" posters for $1 in which fans are encouraged to write in a name of someone they know has been affected by breast cancer in which 100 percent of the proceeds will benefit breast cancer awareness. The D-backs Team Shop will sell special pink-stamped baseballs in which $1 from each ball sold will be donated to Major League Baseball Charities in support of the fight against breast cancer. Other pink items available include a pink, adjustable New Era Cap for $25 and a pink souvenir baseball for $10. The D-backs will also sell game-used baseballs from the Mother's Day game at Auction Alley and online at dbacks.com/auctions. In addition, a portion of the proceeds from group ticket sales will benefit Komen for the Cure and can be purchased at dbacks.com/komen.
STROKE AWARENESS MONTH: In partnership with St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center and Barrow Neurological Institute, the D-backs will recognize Lori Vober in a special pre-game ceremony on the field for Stroke Awareness Month. Ten years ago, Lori suffered a stroke caused by a serious neurological disorder. As a mom to three children that were recently adopted from Columbia, Lori is still being treated at Barrow by Dr. Christina Kwasnica.
MARINE CORPS SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION: The D-backs will recognize members of the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation during a pregame ceremony. A portion of group ticket sales will benefit the foundation and can be purchased by visiting dbacks.com/MCSF.
D-BACKS EXPRESS: The D-backs offer a hassle-free way to see a D-backs game for fans in Tucson. A luxury bus will pick up fans at the Foothills Mall (located on the Southwest corner parking area between the food court and Outback Steakhouse) in Tucson and drops off fans in front of Chase Field. Round-trip fares are only $20 per person and leaves three hours before game time. For more information, visit www.dbacks.com/express.
NO CHEW CREW presented by DELTA DENTAL: No Chew Crew members receive a free ticket to every Sunday game and a toothbrush, courtesy of Delta Dental, when they pledge awareness of the harmful effects of spit tobacco. No Chew Crew is free to children 15 and younger. To register, visit www.dbacks.com/nochewcrew or sign up at the No Chew Crew Headquarters located in the Sandlot.
SCHOOL FAMILY DAY: Local schools will be recognized during a pregame ceremony on the field and will serve as a fundraising opportunity in which proceeds from ticket sales through this program will be donated right back to the schools that participate.
ARIZONA ALL-STARS: Youth sports leagues will be recognized in a pregame parade around the field. The event also serves as a fundraiser for youth sports teams. Last year, the program raised more than $80,000 that went back to Little Leagues across the state of Arizona.
MILITARY AND FIRST RESPONDERS 50% OFF SUNDAYS: Every Sunday home game, the D-backs offer 50 percent off single-game ticket prices for all military active duty, reserve, retired and veterans, as well as active or retired fire and police personnel with valid ID. All-You-Can-Eat tickets are excluded from this offer and can only be redeemed for up to four tickets.
COLD STONE KIDS SUNDAYS: Each Sunday home game, one winner is selected to deliver the lineup card to the umpires with a D-backs coach before the game and deliver Cold Stone Ice Cream to the D-backs' broadcast booths. Winners are selected from applications that can be picked up at a local Cold Stone Creamery location.
SUBWAY KIDS TAKE THE FIELD: Kids ages 7-15 can enter for the chance to "Take the Field" with D-backs players at every Sunday home game prior to the National Anthem. Entry forms are available at Subway.
KIDS RUN THE BASES: Kids ages 15 and younger are invited to run the bases after the game and can line up at section 110 immediately following the game.
CHEVROLET "PLAY BALL" KID: Phoenix-area Little League teams will be recognized on the field before the game and one lucky team member will get to say "Play Ball" at the start of the game. Fans can register at a local Chevrolet dealer.
Color Guard: Marine Corps
MON., MAY 13 | 6:40 P.M. | ATLANTA BRAVES
A-GAME ALL-STARS: The D-backs will recognize 10 part-time employees for their hard work and dedication to the organization in a pregame ceremony that includes a photo with D-backs President & CEO Derrick Hall and a D-backs player.
LIFT UP AMERICA: The Arizona Diamondbacks will host more than 200 youth who are recent graduates of the Phoenix area Lift Up America program. The students will be treated to a celebration ceremony in the Legends Suites, followed by on-field recognition and a D-backs game. Lift Up America is a nonprofit humanitarian aid movement that provides hope and opportunities for success to the less fortunate by engaging today's leaders and partnering with corporations, sports and entertainment, education, media, government and nonprofit organizations. Through unique events that expand one's worldview, Lift Up America provides life aid to help support the physical, emotional and personal development of the less fortunate, and challenges them to become Ambassadors of Compassion to help lift up their own communities and America.
National Anthem: Emelia Boatner
TUES., MAY 14 | 6:40 P.M. | ATLANTA BRAVES
SAFELITE AUTOGLASS GLASS REPAIR AND REPLACEMENT: D-backs Season Ticket Holders can get their glass replaced or repaired on their car during the game. Fans are encouraged to sign up for future Safelite AutoGlass replacement and repair days on June 8 and August 31 at Friday home games at the Safelite table located on the Gila River Casinos Plaza.
LUIS GONZALEZ RECOGNITION WITH SWAG: Students With Aspiring Goals (SWAG) along with the Mayor of Peoria, Peoria Police Chief will present D-backs Legend Luis Gonzalez with a special plaque during a pregame ceremony on the field.
INTEL INTERNATIONAL SCIENCE AND ENINEERING FAIR: The D-backs will host more than 1,700 students as part of the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF). The Intel ISEF is a program of Society for Science & the Public, the world's largest international pre-college science competition. The premier global science competition is an annual event that allows students grades 9-12 to display their independent research. The students hail from 70 countries, regions and territories and for many, it will be their first professional baseball game.
WED., MAY 15 | 12:40 P.M. | ATLANTA BRAVES
SENIOR DAY: D-backs fans 55-plus can buy a lower-level ticket starting at just $12. For tickets, visit www.dbacks.com/senior.
MATINEE GAME: Matinee pricing available and includes a discounted ticket plus five free D-bucks. For more info, visit www.dbacks.com/matinee.
D-BACKS JAM PARADE: More than 1,000 local school kids who have participated in community service initiatives throughout the year will meet for a rally along the Gila River Casinos Plaza before the game and will be recognized in a parade on the field before the game.
National Anthem: Arizona Christian University Choir
D-BACKS BASEBALL ACADEMY YOUTH CLINICS: D-backs Baseball Academy coaches will host two free clinics for kids at Futures Field located in the Sandlot at each D-backs home game starting one hour before first pitch and at the end of the fourth inning.
FOX SPORTS ARIZONA 4-PACK SPECIAL: Tonight (May 7) fans will be able to call into the FOX Sports Arizona TV broadcast to purchase a 4-Pack ticket package and get a fifth game for free.
GEICO FEDERAL EMPLOYEE APPRECIATION SERIES -May 9-15: GEICO and the D-backs are offering all Federal employees an online ticket discount for the entire homestand, May 9-15. Federal employees will need to present their work identification to receive D-bucks. To purchase discounted tickets, log on to www.dbacks.com/federalemployees.
SONORAN DOG VALUE PACK (EL PA'QUETELLENES DE LOS DBACKS): The D-backs offer a special package for only $15 that includes one Outfield Reserve ticket, 24-ounce Pepsi, coupon for a free SUBWAY® Restaurants cookie and a Sonoran Dog. For more information, visit www.losdbacks.com.
D-BACKS VALUE PACK: The package includes one $21 bleacher ticket or $19 Infield Reserve ticket, one hot dog, 24-ounce Pepsi and a coupon for a free SUBWAY® Restaurants cookie. For more information, visit www.dbacks.com/value.
SINGLE-GAME TICKETS: D-backs single-game tickets start at just $12 on select gamedays and are available online at dbacks.com/tickets, by phone at 602.514.8400 and in person at the Chase Field Ticket Office, Monday-Friday from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and on non-gameday Saturdays from 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.
ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT SEATS: Located in the Insight Diamond Level, tickets range from $33-$39 and include unlimited hot dogs, chips, popcorn, peanuts, Pepsi products and Aquafina water. For more information, visit www.dbacks.com/ayce.
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