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2018 Community Calendar

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April

April 1

All-Star Student Achievers

The Atlanta Braves All-Star Student Achievers program will reward students in grades K-12 with two (2) complimentary Braves tickets for their improvement in grades and attendance. Please visit braves.com/achiever or see your school principal for more details. If you have questions, please email BravesFoundation@Braves.com.


April 14

Jackie Robinson Youth Invitation Baseball Tournament

The Atlanta Braves and the Villages of Carver YMCA will host the Jackie Robinson Youth Invitational Tournament presented by Delta Air Lines and powered by Mizuno to commemorate the 71st anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking the color barrier in Major League Baseball. The Braves are inviting youth ages 5-12 year's old to participate in youth baseball tournament to honor Robinson's legacy.

The tournament includes a softball division for 11-12-year-old girls and a Pitch, Hit, and Run Skills Challenge for youth 5-12 years old. All teams will have the opportunity to take a photo with a Braves alumni player. All youth players will receive a copy of Jackie Robinson biography, a commemorative Jackie Robinson t-shirt and Braves promotional items. For more information, please email youthbaseball@Braves.com.


April 19

Atlanta Braves Baseball Clinic for Women presented by Coca-Cola - Sabermetrics 101 and Scouting

The Atlanta Braves and Coca-Cola are teaming up to host the Atlanta Braves Baseball Clinic for Women. This free program provides a forum for women to learn more about their favorite pastime through a series of workshops and clinics. Participants will learn the art of scorekeeping, scouting, sabermetrics and more from Braves players, coaches, alumni and front office executives. All women ages 18+ will receive a complimentary ticket to that evening's game and a Braves promotional item at each event. Participants who complete all the events will be recognized on-field prior to a Braves game and receive a certificate of completion.

Sabermetrics 101 and Scouting:

Baseball is full of numbers and statistics. In Sabermetrics 101, participants will learn how baseball statistics is used to measure in-game activity. Participants will learn about common baseball statistics, how sabermetrics is implemented in evaluating players, and the role scouts play in discovering talent.

For more information, visit braves.com/wbc.

Atlanta Braves Foundation Grants Program

Each year, the Atlanta Braves Foundation grants funds to organizations that aid children in the areas of education, recreation and health. The Atlanta Braves Foundation has provided support to thousands of metro Atlanta based organizations and has contributed more than $7 million in financial and in-kind assistance to the community. Visit braves.com/grants to complete an on-line application. All applications must be submitted by Friday, August 3, 2018.

Community Heroes Week Nominations

The Atlanta Braves Foundation and FOX Sports South are seeking nominations for individuals who have made a lasting and positive impact on their community in Braves Country to recognize during the annual Community Heroes Week taking place from August 13-17.

On each day of Community Heroes Week, the Braves will recognize a different Honoree by surprising them with a day of VIP treatment. From the surprise of meeting Braves players and FOX Sports South on-air talent to a game at SunTrust Park that evening, every Honoree's day will be filled with unforgettable moments. Each Honoree's story will also be shared during the game and in the FOX Sports South telecast, in an effort to celebrate the individual and bring awareness to their cause or organization.

Nominations are now being accepted and can be submitted on braves.com/inspire  until Friday, June 15, 2018.

May

May 1

Atlanta Braves Foundation Game Day Auctions

Bid on autographed Braves memorabilia NOW through the MLB Ballpark App. Fans can find the auction under the tab "Information" and click on the Braves Foundation Gameday Auctions tab. Fans at home and in the ballpark, can place bids starting 3 hours prior to first pitch with auctions ending an hour and a half after the regularly scheduled game time. All items listed on the Ballpark App can also be found on display at the Community Clubhouse booths located at Section 110 and Section 138.


May 17

Atlanta Braves Baseball Clinic for Women presented by Coca-Cola- Scorekeeping 101

The Atlanta Braves and Coca-Cola are teaming up to host the Atlanta Braves Baseball Clinic for Women. This free program provides a forum for women to learn more about their favorite pastime through a series of workshops and clinics. Participants will learn the art of scorekeeping, scouting, sabermetrics and more from Braves players, coaches, alumni and front office executives. All women ages 18+ will receive a complimentary ticket to that evening's game and a Braves promotional item at each event. Participants who complete all the events will be recognized on-field prior to a Braves game and receive a certificate of completion.

Scorekeeping 101:

Keeping score is a relaxing pastime that transforms spectators into participants, memories into mementos. Learn how to create your own personal record of every moment of a game in this free class. Grab some old-fashioned pencil & paper and head out to the ballpark early for a one-hour class taught by Braves front office employees. Practice scorecards will be provided.

For more information, visit braves.com/wbc.

June

June 1-3

Play Ball Weekend

Join the Braves at SunTrust Park on June 1-3 to celebrate Play Ball Weekend and have a chance to enjoy the games in Hope & Wills Sandlot. Kids will have a chance to play whiffle ball on the green and interact with Braves players. On Sunday, June 3rd, the first 5,000 youth will receive sunglasses. Visit braves.com/playball to learn more about Play Ball Weekend.


June 9

Braves All American Blood Drive

Strikeout summer blood shortages at the annual Atlanta Braves All-American Blood Drive. The Drive will take place at SunTrust Park/Hank Aaron Terrace, Saturday, June 9, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Visit braves.com/blooddrive to register.


June 16

Local Heroes Jersey Auction

The Braves will wear special jerseys during the home game versus the San Diego Padres on June 16th in honor of our first responders, firemen, police officers. Fans may bid on game worn autographed jerseys from their favorite Braves players by visiting braves.com/charityauctions. All proceeds will benefit the Atlanta Braves Foundation and local first responder organizations


June 17

Prostate Cancer Awareness Day

Join the Braves and Northside Hospital as we honor men who have courageously battled prostate cancer on Sunday, June 17 for Prostate Cancer Awareness Day. Survivors will receive a free game ticket and participate in a health seminar prior to the game. Visit braves.com/pcawareness for more information.


June 22 -23

Hank Aaron Weekend

Hank Aaron Weekend celebrates Hank Aaron's contribution to baseball, his dedication to empowering communities, speaking out against pervasive racism in baseball and breaking racial barriers throughout his career. Additionally, this weekend celebrates the City of Atlanta's rich history in the Civil Rights Movement and highlights how sports has played a role in social change. For more information, visit braves.com/hankaaron.

July

July 12, 13, 14 and 15

Atlanta Braves Youth Baseball Classic presented by Mizuno

Register for the 10th Annual Atlanta Braves Youth Baseball Classic presented by Mizuno. Baseball teams' ages 5-16 years old are eligible to play in this baseball packed weekend taking place on July 12- July 15. Please visit braves.com/youthclassic for further information.


July 28

Braves Wives Toy Drive

Join the Braves Wives during their annual Toy Drive for patients at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. Donate new and unwrapped toys in the Georgia Pavilion Plaza and 3rd Base gate from the time gates opening until the end of the first inning. The toys will be distributed during the Braves' annual Christmas in July hospital visits. Fans who donate a toy with a minimum value of $10 will receive a Papa John's Pizza card and an autographed Braves photo.

August

August 1

All-Star Student Achievers

The Atlanta Braves All-Star Student Achievers program will reward students in grades K-12 with two (2) complimentary Braves tickets for their improvement in grades and attendance. The last day to redeem your tickets is Friday, August 17th. Please visit braves.com/achiever or see your school principal for more details.


August 13-17

Community Heroes Week

The Atlanta Braves Foundation and FOX Sports South are celebrating individuals who have made a lasting and positive impact on their community in Braves Country during the annual Community Heroes Week.

On each day of Community Heroes Week, the Braves will recognize a different Honoree by surprising them with a day of VIP treatment. From the surprise of meeting Braves players and FOX Sports South on-air talent to a game at SunTrust Park that evening, every Honoree's day will be filled with unforgettable moments. Each Honoree's story will also be shared during the game and in the FOX Sports South telecast, in an effort to celebrate the individual and bring awareness to their cause or organization.

For more information, visit braves.com/inspire.


August 18

Fan Fit Festival presented by Northside Hospital

The Atlanta Braves and Northside Hospital will host the Fan Fit Festival that will include a variety of sports and fitness activities, interactive demonstrations, products, samples and information promoting fitness, nutrition and overall wellness. This festival is geared toward individual and family healthy lifestyles. Together with dozens of fitness organizations and wellness professionals, the Braves and Northside Hospital will provide a fun and educational day encouraging children and adults to be active. For more information, visit braves.com/fanfit.

September

September 1

Childhood Cancer Awareness Day

The Braves are hosting a special day at the ballpark to honor children and families throughout Braves Country who are currently fighting or who have courageously battled childhood cancer. Through a special ticket package, fighters and survivors will receive a free ticket, a commemorative t-shirt, access to a pre-game reception, and a pre-game parade. Visit braves.com/ccawareness for more information.


September 15

Atlanta Braves Pinewood Derby presented by NAPA AutoCare Atlanta

The Atlanta Braves, NAPA AutoCare Atlanta, and Atlanta Area Council Boy Scouts of America are partnering to provide scout members an opportunity to engage in a team building activity. More than 700 scouts will race and showcase their cars in the Pinewood Derby. NAPA Autocare Atlanta will feature a Fun Center with the pit crew challenge and photo booth station. There will be a design contest for the best car inspired selected by Braves players. For more information, email BravesFoundation@Braves.com.


September 22

Atlanta Braves Breast Cancer Awareness Day

In partnership with Kroger, WellStar Health Systems and the American Cancer Society's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer, the Atlanta Braves will host the annual Breast Cancer Awareness Day on Saturday, September 22. The day-long celebration of survivorship will honor those who have courageously battled breast cancer. Survivors receive a free game ticket, t-shirt, and participate in a special on-field ceremony. For more information, visit braves.com/bcawareness.