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This week at the yard

Upcoming events at Camden Yards
July 23, 2018

MONDAY, JULY 23ALUMNI AUTOGRAPH SERIESEvery Monday and Thursday home game, former Orioles players will sign autographs on Eutaw Street as part of the Orioles Alumni Autograph Series. Rick Krivda, Gary Roenicke, and Fred Valentine will be on hand on Monday to meet fans and sign autographs from 5:30 to 6:30

MONDAY, JULY 23
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. Rick Krivda, Gary Roenicke, and Fred Valentine will be on hand on Monday to meet fans and sign autographs from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. ET.
TUESDAY, JULY 24
BIRDLAND SOCIAL PRESENTED BY GBMC HEALTHCARE FEATURING TIM BECKHAM & ROCH KUBATKO
The Orioles will host "Birdland Social," a Social Media Night event presented by GMBC HealthCare, at Oriole Park on Tuesday. The exclusive pregame party will take place on the center field Roof Deck and will include question-and-answer sessions with Orioles INF TIM BECKHAM (@t_beckham1) and MASNsports.com writer Roch Kubatko (@masnRoch), hosted by Orioles public address announcer Ryan Wagner (@rwags614). Tickets for the event are still available at www.orioles.com/birdlandsocial, and include access to the private Roof Deck event, a catered menu, two drink coupons per person, a game ticket, a "This is My Swaggy T" t-shirt, and the Q&A sessions. The party will begin at 5:00 p.m. and continue until 6:30 p.m. New this year, to allow for earlier access to watch pregame batting practice, Birdland Social attendees will be permitted to enter the ballpark beginning at 4:30 p.m. Fans are encouraged to use #BirdlandSocial throughout the game. There will be various promotions and prizes for all fans attending the game, including the popular "Catch a #Winner" baseballs during batting practice, a #BirdlandSocial Photo Booth, and #BringMeFood.
TAILS WITH TALES
On Tuesday, Taylor Gausman and other Orioles Wives, will join members of the Orioles On Deck Employee Volunteer Program presented by Bank of America and more than a dozen students from The Boys & Girls Club of Metropolitan Baltimore to participate in the Tails with Tales reading program event at Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter, Inc. (BARCS) from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 25
BARK AT ORIOLE PARK
Fans who purchased a now sold-out special ticket package will be bringing their dogs to Oriole Park when the Orioles host the first of two "Bark at Oriole Park" events on Wednesday. Each dog will receive a doggy bow tie upon entry. Five dollars from every ticket sold benefits the Baltimore Animal Rescue & Care Shelter (BARCS). WBAL-TV Channel 11 will serve as the media partner for the event. Camden, WBAL's 'Puppy with a Purpose,' and Brady, NBC10 Boston's 'Puppy with a Purpose,' who are both training to become service dogs for disabled veterans or first responders with America's VetDogs, will be in attendance. Camden will deliver the ceremonial first pitch ball to John Miller, President and CEO of VetDogs. For information on both Bark at Oriole Park events, visit www.orioles.com/barkatoriolepark.
THURSDAY, JULY 26
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT DAY
In recognition of the 28th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Orioles will host Celebrate ADA Day at Oriole Park on Thursday. The Orioles will host a pregame, on-field ceremony to recognize members of various groups who have been positively impacted by the implementation of the ADA.
The Orioles will welcome Laura Owens, President of TransCen in Rockville, Md. to throw out the ceremonial first pitch. TransCen is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving education and employment for youth with disabilities. Additionally, former Major League outfielder Curtis Pride, who serves as MLB's Ambassador for Inclusion, will catch Owens' ceremonial first pitch. Pride, a Maryland native who was born deaf, played in 421 Major League games across parts of 11 seasons. Singers from ArtStream, an organization that provides inclusive drama and social skills classes to people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD), will perform the national anthem. The ArtStream group will be accompanied by an American Sign Language interpreter.
Additionally, as part of the Birdland Community Heroes program, the Orioles will recognize former director of the Mid-Atlantic ADA Center, a TransCen, Inc. program, Marian Vessels, as a Birdland Community Hero. Vessels attended the signing of the ADA on the White House lawn in 1990 and delivered the keynote address at the 25th anniversary of the ADA celebration in 2015. A frequent presenter at disability education and awareness events and conferences, Vessels also served on the committee that worked with Oriole Park at Camden Yards to establish accessible seating. The Orioles will make a $2,500 donation to TransCen as part of the Birdland Community Heroes Program.
Additionally, Carol Beatty, the Secretary of the Maryland Department of Disabilities, will be available for interviews on the warning track prior to the game.
SOUTHWEST AIRLINES "TRADING PLACES" EVENT
On Thursday, Orioles pitcher Mychal Givens and catcher Caleb Joseph will participate in the Southwest Airlines "Trading Places" promotion at BWI Airport. The players will take part in a variety of jobs performed by Southwest Airlines employees, including boarding passengers for a departing flight, supporting the arrival of Southwest Airlines aircraft, and more. 
RETRO SWINGING BIRD T-SHIRT GIVEAWAY
All fans at Thursday's game will receive an Orioles Retro Swinging Bird t-shirt as they enter the ballpark.
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. Harold Baines, Rich Dauer, and John Parrish will be on hand on Thursday to meet fans and sign autographs from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.