Enjoy a beautiful Saturday night under the stars as the Surprise Community and Recreation Services presents “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs” on the this Saturday, April l 17 at the Surprise Recreation Campus – Surprise Stadium (15850 N. Bullard Avenue).
Bring your blankets and pillows and stretch out on lush Surprise Stadium grass as the movie is displayed on the giant Surprise Stadium Video Board. Gates open at 6:30 p.m. and the movie starts at 7. Admission is free with a canned food donation to benefit St. Mary’s Food Bank in Surprise.
The Surprise Stadium food and beverage policy is in effect. Ice chests and lawn chairs are not permitted. Concessions will be available for purchase. For more information, contact Surprise Community and Recreation Services at 623-222-2000 or visit www.surpriseaz.gov
Filed under Events, Westside
More than 20 major league baseball players past and present will participate in the annual “Spirit of the Game” Cactus League kickoff event, scheduled for Feb. 20th from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Surprise Stadium – the spring home of the Kansas City Royals and Texas Rangers.
Former pitcher and inspirational speaker Dave Dravecky will headline the event, sponsored by Compassionate Surprise. The night is designed to give fans a chance to see their favorite players, ask for autographs and have kids take part in clinics and interactive games.
Players scheduled to appear include Eric Chavez (Oakland A’s); Russ Ortiz and Adam Goodwin (Los Angeles Dodgers); Mike Sweeney, Rob Johnson and Garrett Olson (Seattle Mariners); Blaine Boyer (Arizona Diamondbacks); Micha Owings and Bill Bray (Cincinnati Reds); Mat Laporta (Cleveland Indians); Chase Headley and Nick Hundley (San Diego Padres); Jeremy Affeldt (San Francisco Giants) and former big league stars like Kevin Young, Damion Easley and Tim Salmon.
Admission to “Spirit of the Game” is free with a non-perishable food donation to St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance/Westside. Those who bring food will be registered to win a door prize. Raffle tickets will also be sold ($5 apiece, six for $20) to benefit St. Mary’s and Interfaith Community Care. Prize include Suns and Diamondbacks tickets as well as a golf package at the Wigwam Resort.
For more information, call (602) 274-1988.