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This Weekend at The Yard

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 27

PREGAME CEREMONY: CareFirst Check Presentation
For every Orioles batter who drew a walk this season, CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield made a $50 donation to support the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Maryland's Light the Night Walk. CareFirst's DR. MALCOLM JOSEPH and BONNIE DOWNING will present the check in a pregame ceremony to JONATHAN WILSON and MAURICE SMITH from the Leukemia and Lymphona Society. To complement the more than $10,000 raised this season, CareFirst will increase the total contribution to $35,000.

ALUMNI AUTOGRAPH SERIES
Every Monday and Thursday home game, former Orioles players will sign autographs on Eutaw Street as part of the Orioles Alumni Autograph Series. AL BUMBRY, MIKE DEVEREAUX, and SCOTT McGREGOR will be on hand on Thursday to meet fans and sign autographs from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. ET.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 27

PREGAME CEREMONY: CareFirst Check Presentation
For every Orioles batter who drew a walk this season, CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield made a $50 donation to support the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Maryland's Light the Night Walk. CareFirst's DR. MALCOLM JOSEPH and BONNIE DOWNING will present the check in a pregame ceremony to JONATHAN WILSON and MAURICE SMITH from the Leukemia and Lymphona Society. To complement the more than $10,000 raised this season, CareFirst will increase the total contribution to $35,000.

ALUMNI AUTOGRAPH SERIES
Every Monday and Thursday home game, former Orioles players will sign autographs on Eutaw Street as part of the Orioles Alumni Autograph Series. AL BUMBRY, MIKE DEVEREAUX, and SCOTT McGREGOR will be on hand on Thursday to meet fans and sign autographs from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. ET.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28

O'STOBERFEST AT ORIOLE PARK
The Orioles host the first 'O'stoberfest' at Oriole Park, an Oktoberfest celebration, on Friday for fans ages 21 and over. Ticket packages, which are now sold out, feature an exclusive pregame party in the bullpen picnic area, a game ticket, and a limited-edition O'stoberfest ceramic beer stein. The pregame party includes a wide variety of beers, as well as German-style food such as potato pancakes, German bratwurst with sauerkraut, and mini Bavarian pretzel sticks with beer mustard and warm cheese.

FAN APPRECIATION WEEKEND
As a 'thank you' to fans for their support throughout the season, the Orioles will surprise the most-spirited fans at each game with prizes, including Orioles prize packs and autographed items as part of Fan Appreciation Weekend. Throughout the weekend, a special Fan Appreciation Snapchat filter will be available for use in the Snapchat app, and all fans who check in through the MLB.com Ballpark App will receive a 15 percent off MLB.com Shop offer. On Friday, Orioles players will participate in a pregame "Shirts Off Our Backs" Jersey Ceremony, presented by Snapple, where 15 Orioles will take the field pregame and give their jersey to pre-selected fans. Additionally, one lucky fan will be selected to throw out the ceremonial first pitch.

ORIOLES COASTER SET
The first 20,000 fans, 15 and over, in attendance at Friday's game will receive an Orioles Coaster Set.

BERLIN LITTLE LEAGUE TO VISIT ORIOLE PARK
The Orioles will welcome the Berlin Little League team from Berlin, Md., to Friday's game against the Houston Astros. The Little League team won the Maryland State Championship in July, and fell in the regional championship in Bristol, Conn. in August, just shy of advancing to the Little League World Series.

BIRDLAND COMMUNITY HEROE: Col. Ed Rothstein
The Orioles will honor COLONEL ED ROTHSTEIN, retired Garrison Commander of Fort George G. Meade, and board member of the Fort Meade Alliance Foundation, as Friday's Birdland Community Hero. Rothstein oversaw Fort Meade's raising of over $3.6 million in funds for the Fort Meade Resiliency and Education Center. The center will serve as the hub for various services military members in and around Fort Meade will utilize for many years to come. Upon retiring from his role as Garrison Commander, Rothstein joined the Fort Meade Alliance Foundation Board to help take the project from concept to reality. The Orioles Charitable Foundation will also make a $2,500 donation to the Fort Meade Alliance Foundation.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 29

FAN APPRECIATION WEEKEND
For the second day of Fan Appreciation Weekend, fans will have the chance to interact with Orioles players who will switch roles with Orioles employees from 5:45 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. at various locations around the ballpark. Randomly-selected fans will have the opportunity to participate in the pregame lineup card exchange on the field, experience what it's like to be a member of the Orioles grounds crew, and visit the Orioles press box, radio and television broadcast booths, and the MASN production truck. Additionally, one lucky fan will be selected to throw out the ceremonial first pitch.

ORIOLES PUFFY VEST
The first 35,000 fans, 15 and over, at Saturday's game will receive an Orioles Puffy Vest.

PREGAME CEREMONY: Orioles Charitable Foundation & Adam and Audie Jones Joint Donation
The Baltimore Orioles Charitable Foundation and outfielder ADAM JONES, and his wife, AUDIE, have jointly donated $150,000, to several local nonprofit organizations, including $100,000 for scholarships and school supplies for underprivileged students through Living Classrooms. Other organizations receiving donations include Boys & Girls Club of Metropolitan Baltimore, Stocks in the Future, Harlem Lacrosse, Sharped Dress Man, and Baltimore Urban Baseball Association. Prior to Saturday's game, an Orioles representative and the Jones' will take part in a pregame check presentation with representatives of each of the charities.

SILENT AUCTION BENEFITTING SHANNON'S FUND
The Orioles will host a silent auction and grab-bag sale on the concourse by Gate E during Saturday night's game. The auction will begin when gates open and continue until 8:30 p.m. All proceeds will benefit Shannon's Fund, an endowment at the University of Maryland Medical Center, which provides financial support to cancer patients and their families to assist with many expenses associated with the treatment process. The endowment was created in memory of SHANNON OBAKER, the club's former Director of Community Outreach, who bravely fought cancer for a year before she passed away in 2007 at the age of 29.

BIRDLAND COMMUNITY HERO: Antonia Fasanelli
ANTONIA FASANELLI, Executive Director of the Homeless Persons Representation Project, will be recognized as Saturday's Birdland Community Hero. For over 10 years, Fasanelli has led the Homeless Persons Representation Project, which provides free civil legal aid and advocacy for and with persons struggling with homelessness. During her tenure, HPRP has become a nationally-recognized model for providing civil legal aid and advocacy for and with persons experiencing or at risk of homelessness. The Orioles Charitable Foundation will also make a $2,500 donation to the Homeless Persons Representation Project.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 30

ORIOLES DUFFLE BAG
The first 20,000 fans, 15 and over, in attendance at Sunday's season finale will receive an Orioles Duffle Bag.

FAN APPRECIATION WEEKEND
As part of the final day of the season and the last day of Fan Appreciation Weekend, one lucky child will randomly be selected to throw out the ceremonial first pitch, and one will be selected to announce, "Play Ball!" which will officially begin the regular season finale. Nine kids will be selected to take the field with the starters for the national anthem. Additionally, a face painter and balloon twister will be located in the Kids' Corner from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

PREGAME CEREMONY: 2018 Most Valuable Oriole Award
On Sunday, prior to the game against the Astros, the Orioles will honor the 2018 Louis M. Hatter Most Valuable Oriole as selected by local media during an on-field ceremony.

BIRDLAND COMMUNITY HERO: Colin Jones
Director of POWER House Community Center at Living Classrooms Foundation, COLIN JONES, will be honored as Sunday's Birdland Community Hero. As a lifelong resident of Perkins Homes, the largest public housing community in Baltimore City, and director of POWER House community center, Jones is leading the implementation of a community-based approach to disrupting the cycle of poverty and decreasing crime in an area of the city that is commonly plagued by low educational achievement, high unemployment, drug use, health issues, and violence. The Orioles Charitable Foundation will also make a $2,500 donation to Living Classrooms Foundation.

MILITARY APPRECIATION PROGRAM
Military members from The Pat Tillman Foundation will enjoy the game in a suite, experience a meet-and-greet with an Orioles player and receive a t-shirt and cap as part of the Orioles' Military Appreciation Sunday Suite Program, presented by Geico.

KIDS RUN THE BASES EVERY SUNDAY
Sundays are family days at the ballpark, when all fans ages 4-14 will be able to participate in a postgame Kids Run the Bases Every Sunday, presented by Weis Markets.

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