Friday, August 24 - 7:10 p.m.
It is Kings Night at Dodger Stadium. Fans that purchased tickets in the sold out Coca-Cola All-You-Can-Eat Right Field Pavilion will receive a LA Kings branded scarf and enjoy unlimited Dodger dogs, nachos, popcorn, peanuts, Coca-Cola products and water. Kings’ mascot Bailey, the LA Kings Ice Crew and members of the Kings will be on hand for pre-game ceremonies including the ceremonial first pitch.
Friday Night Fireworks will be set to highlights from the Kings Stanley Cup season. At the conclusion of the game, fans are invited to go on the field to watch Friday Night Fireworks.
Dodger Jerry Hairston Jr. continues his season-long community program, Hairston’s Heroes, before Friday’s game. Hairston will host youngsters from Challenger’s Boys and Girls Club. Kids will receive a T-shirt, meal voucher courtesy of Coca-Cola and a meet and greet on the field during batting practice with Hairston.
The Dodgers will also be hosting the Promoting a Lifetime Activity for Youth (PLAY) Clinic from 10:00 a.m. to noon. Approximately 100 kids from LAPD’s Hollenbeck Division’s Cadet Program and the Boyle Heights Technology Youth Center will participate in this Professional Baseball Athletic Trainers Society (PBATS) public awareness campaign in conjunction with the Taylor Hooton Foundation. The PLAY Campaign promotes healthy living and decision making among children in America. All participants will receive a Dodgers cap upon registration and a Dodger goodie bag which includes four tickets to the Sunday, September 2 game against the Arizona Diamondbacks.
The Veteran of the Game is U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Rolando Flores of East Los Angeles. Flores enlisted in the Army in 2002 and has served four combat tours, totaling 51 months of combat in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Saturday, August 25 - 6:10 p.m.
Dodger All-Star center fielder Matt Kemp will host kids from Baldwin Hills Recreation Center for his Kemp’s Kids program. Kemp will host more than 25 kids who will receive Loge level tickets to the game, a “Kemp’s Kids” T-shirt, a sandwich courtesy of Subway, $25 in Dodger Dollars and will meet and take photos with Kemp during batting practice.
Saturday’s ceremonial first pitch will be thrown by members of the London Olympics Gold Medal-winning US Women’s Water Polo team. Players Brenda Villa, Tumua Anae, Annika Dries, Kami Craig and head coach Adam Krikorian will be present.
Grammy-nominated singer songwriter Stephen Petree of Shiny Toy Guns will sing the national anthem and “God Bless America.”
The Veteran of the Game is retired U.S. Air Force Master Sergeant Steven “Scuba” Stillings of Fresno. Stillings enlisted in 1988 and has been honored with several accolades during his service including the Bronze Star, Meritorious Service Medal, Air Force Commendation Medal among others.
Sunday, August 25 - 1:10 p.m.
Viva Los Dodgers Day, presented by State Farm, Chevrolet and Time Warner Cable, is a season-long initiative in its third year and celebrates Latino culture in Los Angeles at a family-friendly pregame festival held in lot 6 two hours prior to each Sunday’s game.
Viva Los Dodgers Day begins at 11 a.m. and includes live performances from Ana Tijoux and Chico Trujillo. Dodger alumnus Matt Luke will sign autographs for fans from 11:10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. For more information, visit www.dodgers.com/viva.
It is First Responder Appreciation Day at Dodger Stadium. Members of local law enforcement and fire departments will partake in pre-game ceremonies. The Long Haul Bombers will also bring their Stadium Power Tour to Dodger Stadium pre-game.
Mexican-American Banda and Norteña star Jenni Rivera will sing the national anthem and “God Bless America.” Rivera will also make an appearance at Viva Los Dodgers Day at noon.
Dodger pitcher Aaron Harang will host military families as part of Aaron’s Aces which occurs every Sunday home game. Harang’s guests receive game tickets, complimentary parking and meal vouchers courtesy of Coca-Cola. The group also gets a meet and greet on the field with Harang along with an autographed Aaron’s Aces T-shirt.
The Veterans of the Game are a father, Ignacio Avila, and his sons, Robert Avila and Reggie Avila, who reside in Gardena. Ignacio is a retired Army sergeant and served by maintaining tankers in Germany during the Vietnam War. Brothers Robert and Reggie each enlisted in the Air Force in 2000 and both currently serve as technical sergeants.
Kids Run the Bases will take place following the game in addition to Dodger season ticket holder catch on the field. As part of several exciting benefits offered this season that add exceptional value to being a Dodger season ticket holder, season seat holders will play catch on the field with friends and family after Sunday’s game. Complete details on benefits exclusive to season seat holders and information on plans for the remainder of the 2012 season can be found by visiting www.dodgers.com/seasontickets.