Phillies to Paint the Town Red with Daily Events, March 26-March 31
The Red Phanatic Returns!
With Opening Week just around the corner, the National League East Champion Phillies are getting ready to Paint the Town Red! From March 26 – March 31, the Red Phanatic will appear once again at daily events to celebrate the upcoming baseball season. Full details are available at www.phillies.com/paintthetownred.
SATURDAY, MARCH 26
Cheer on Runners at Phillies 5K, 9:00 a.m., starts/ends at Citizens Bank Park
Fans are invited to wear their Phillies red and cheer on the thousands of runners taking part in the first Phillies 5K! The sold-out run, which benefits Phillies Charities, starts and ends at Citizens Bank Park with a loop through FDR Park. For a Phillies 5K course map, please visit http://philadelphia.phillies.mlb.com/phi/community/y2011/fivek.jsp#tab3.
SUNDAY, MARCH 27
Phillies Day at Independence Visitor Center, Noon, 6th & Market Streets, Philadelphia, Pa.
Come join the fun as the Red Phanatic, along with the Phillies Ballgirls, unveil a new Phillies display for tourists visiting the Philadelphia area! The event is free and will be located inside the Independence Visitor Center. Plus, free rally towels for all fans (while supplies last).
MONDAY, MARCH 28
Get the Cy Young Experience at Phillies Blood Drive, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Citizens Bank Park
Join the Phillies and help save lives at this annual blood drive – held in partnership with the American Red Cross – that features plenty of perks for presenting donors! Among them:
- Take photos with the Phillies Cy Young Award display paying tribute to pitchers Roy Halladay, Steve Bedrosian, John Denny and Steve Carlton (four-time winner).
- Pose like a major leaguer as donors stand next to a replica of Halladay’s pitching hand.
- Plus, all fans will receive a 2011 Starting Rotation Commemorative Print.
Pre-registration is required at www.redcrossblood.org/pennjersey.
ON-DECK WITH THE PHILLIES, TUESDAY, MARCH 29-WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30
Tuesday, March 29
On-Deck with the Phillies Reception, Citizens Bank Park
The Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce will welcome back players at their annual reception (SOLD OUT).
Plenty of Surprises and Prizes at On-Deck Series, Citizens Bank Park
The Phillies On-Deck Series features a spring training-like atmosphere filled with plenty of prizes and surprises! Both games include a mini-fan appreciation day, unique player and alumni interactions with fans, merchandise specials, entertainment, and more! Tickets are still available at www.phillies.com or by calling 215-463-1000. Game times are:
§ Tuesday, March 29, 7:25 p.m., Southwest Airlines 2011 Schedule Magnet for all fans
§ Wednesday, March 30, 4:05 p.m., Starting Rotation Commemorative Print for all fans