Thursday, July 7, 2011

Upcoming Series vs Padres - Fireworks, Japanese Night, Viva Los Dodgers

What's going on at Dodger Stadium for the upcoming series against the San Diego Padres?

Friday July 8 7:10 p.m. 

Barry Weiss, star of the television show “Storage Wars” on A&E will throw out a ceremonial first pitch.

Following Friday’s game, fans can enjoy Friday Night Fireworks from the field, presented by Pizza Hut. Fans will be able to take in fireworks at Dodger Stadium following each Friday home game this season.

Saturday July 9 1:10 p.m. 

Saturday’s game will be televised on FOX.

Saturday is Japanese Community Night at Dodger Stadium and former Nissei Week Queen Lauren Kinkade will sing the National Anthem and God Bless America. Japanese-American actress Tamlyn Tomita, who is also a former Nissei Week Queen, will throw out a ceremonial first pitch. The 2010 Nissei Week Queen and Court will be introduced during pregame ceremonies and Daion Taiko will perform a traditional drum performance before the game. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit

Sunday July 11 1:10 p.m. 

Sunday is a Viva Los Dodgers Day, presented by State Farm, Time Warner Cable and Chevrolet. Starting two hours prior to each Sunday game, fans can enjoy live music and a family-friendly celebration in Lot 6 and admission is free with a ticket to the game. The initiative culminates with La Gran Fiesta: Viva Los Dodgers on Saturday, Sept. 17. This Sunday, La Santa Cecilia will perform. For more information, visit or

The first 15,000 kids age 15 and under at the game will receive a voucher for a free kids ticket to Universal Studios Hollywood (with adult purchase).

The California Youth Spirit Corp (CYSC) will again perform on the field during pre-game ceremonies and more than 3,300 CYSC members and supporters will be at Sunday’s game.

Sunday is Jewish Community Day at Dodger Stadium and approximately 1,000 members of the Jewish community will be in attendance at the game. Former Dodger Shawn Green will sign copies of his book, “The Way of Baseball: Finding Stillness at 95 mph,” in the right field team store before the game and all groups of 50 or more at the game will receive a free copy. Green will also throw out a ceremonial first pitch and Cantor Jessica Hutchings will perform the National Anthem and God Bless America. Kosher food options will be available at Dodger Stadium on Sunday and tickets to the game are available at

Jr. Dodger Broadcasters will call the game from the Vin Scully Press Box. Fans can listen to the Jr. Dodgers Broadcast at

Following the game, children age 14 and under can participate in Kids Run the Bases.

Autograph Alley Schedule {linked here}

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