Friday, August 26, 2011

Upcoming Series vs Rockies - The Beatles, Fireworks, Gabriel Iglesias, Lunch Boxes

What's going on at Dodger Stadium for the upcoming series against the Houston Astros?

 Friday August 26 - 7:10 p.m.


Following Friday’s game, fans can enjoy Friday Night Fireworks from the field, presented by Pizza Hut. Tomorrow’s fireworks will be set to music by The Beatles as the team celebrates the 45th anniversary of the band’s Dodger Stadium concert.

Bob Eubanks, legendary television personality, former host of “The Newlywed Game” and the promoter that brought The Beatles to Dodger Stadium in 1966, will throw out a ceremonial first pitch.

Saturday August 27 - 1:10 p.m. 

The first 10,000 ticketed children age 14 and under in attendance at Saturday’s game will receive “Jake and the Never Land Pirates” kids bandanas, courtesy of Disney Junior. Sharky and Bones of The Never Land Pirate Band will sign autographs and meet with fans in Autograph Alley from 11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. before throwing out a ceremonial first pitch. Jake will be on the field before the game as well and Genevieve Goings of Disney Junior’s “Choo Choo Soul” will perform the National Anthem and God Bless America. Special “Jake and the Never Land Pirates” videos will air on Dodgervision during the game. To purchase tickets, visit www.dodgers.com/disneyjunior.

Cheerleaders from South Gate High School will perform in center field before the game and Girl Scout troops from Glendale, the South Bay, Los Angeles, Encino, Calabasas, Long Beach and Culver City will be introduced on the center field warning track.

Sunday August 28 - 1:10 p.m.

The first 15,000 ticketed children age 14 and under in attendance will receive Kids Lunch Boxes, presented by SmileGeneration.com.
Sunday is a Viva Los Dodgers Day, presented by State Farm, Time Warner Cable and Chevrolet. Stand-up comedian Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias will bring a special preview of his national tour “Stand-Up Revolution – The Tour” to this Sunday’s event. Iglesias’ last national tour sold more than 122,000 tickets in 70 cities and his TV show of the same name will premiere on Comedy Central on October 6. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.dodgers.com/fluffy. Chilean singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Francisca Valenzuela, whose sophomore album “Buen Soldado” is currently available, will also perform at Viva Los Dodgers this Sunday. Warner Bros. characters Daffy Duck and Bugs Bunny will be in the Time Warner Cable Viva Los Dodgers tent to meet with fans. More information about Viva Los Dodgers can be found at www.dodgers.com/viva or www.losdodgers.com/viva.


“Fluffy” will also announce “It’s Time for Dodger Baseball” at the start of the game.

The Dodgers Dream Foundation and Baseball Tomorrow Fund will hold their annual equipment collection drive at Sunday’s game. The Dodgers will collect new and used baseball and softball items from fans as they enter the stadium and items will be donated to the Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks, which provides programming to 20,000 children in Los Angeles.

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

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

James Loney will host more than 30 children from Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities – Los Angeles at a video game party presented by the Dodgers Dream Foundation following the game in the first base Prime Ticket Club. The annual Loney’s Lounge event is in its fourth season and was created by the first baseman in support of MLB’s RBI program, of which he is an alumnus. All program participants will receive a Loney’s Lounge t-shirt and will get to play video games with Loney and several of his teammates. 

Click here for the autograph alley schedule. 

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