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2013 COMMUNITY CALENDAR

 MAY


May 3, 17, and 31 - "Strike Out Hunger" Food Drive

Join the Atlanta Braves, Kroger, and the Atlanta Community Food Bank as we "Strike Out Hunger" at every Friday home game during the 2013 Braves season from 6:35 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Prior to the Braves games, fans may donate twenty (20) cans or $20 at the Strike out Hunger tent in Monument Grove and receive an autograph from a Braves pitcher. For a list of upcoming Braves pitchers signing and in-store Kroger food drive collection dates visit braves.com/hunger.

May 3, 17, and 31 - Sport Clips' "Chop" to benefit the Atlanta Braves Foundation

Every Friday home game during the 2013 season, Sport Clips Haircuts is cutting hair for charity. Sport Clips stylist will give haircuts to Braves Fans at Top of the Chop for a $5 minimum donation to the Atlanta Braves Foundation. Enjoy a Braves game view from the Top of the Chop and a Sport Clips haircut while making a difference in our community. Sport Clips. It's Good to be a Guy!

May 4-5 - Atlanta Braves & Baseball Tomorrow Fund - Equipment Day Drive

The Atlanta Braves and the Baseball Tomorrow Fund are encouraging fans to help support the growth of baseball in the metro Atlanta community. Donate new and gently used baseball and softball equipment on Saturday and Sunday prior to the Braves vs. Mets game. Visit the collection site in Monument Grove to drop-off your equipment or make a monetary donation. All donors will be entered into a raffle to receive an autographed Braves memorabilia.

May 13 - June 5 - Jerseys Off Our Backs Online Experience Auction

Win the opportunity to meet an Atlanta Braves player and a game worn jersey directly off a Braves player's back through the Atlanta Braves Jerseys Off Our Backs Online Experience auction. Winners will receive two tickets to the Friday, June 14, 2013 Atlanta Braves vs. the San Francisco Giants game. Winners will receive their authenticated, autographed, game-worn jersey from a Braves player during a special presentation following the game. Please note the winners do no need to be present to win and jerseys not claimed will be mailed.

May 31- June 1 - Heritage Weekend

The Inaugural Atlanta Braves Heritage Weekend will recognize Atlanta's strong and rich history in the Civil Rights Movement. Set during the Braves series with the Washington Nationals, the weekend will benefit the National Center for Civil and Human Rights. All weekend long there will be a Tuskegee Airmen exhibit and a Negro League exhibit in Monument Grove for fans to enjoy and learn about these historic men. On Saturday, former Negro League players will be honored in a special pre-game ceremony and the Braves and Nationals will be wearing throwback Negro League uniforms.

 JUNE


June 1 - Heritage Baseball Clinic

During Heritage Weekend, the Braves will host a free baseball clinic at Turner Field on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Baseball and softball players ages 8-12 yrs. old are welcome to participate in the event.

June 14, 28 - "Strike Out Hunger" Food Drive

Join the Atlanta Braves, Kroger, and the Atlanta Community Food Bank as we "Strike Out Hunger" at every Friday home game during the 2013 Braves season from 6:35 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Prior to the Braves games, fans may donate twenty (20) cans or $20 at the Strike out Hunger tent in Monument Grove and receive an autograph from a Braves pitcher. For a list of upcoming Braves pitchers signing and in-store Kroger food drive collection dates visit braves.com/hunger.

June 14, 28 - Sport Clips' "Chop" to benefit the Atlanta Braves Foundation

Every Friday home game during the 2013 season, Sport Clips Haircuts is cutting hair for charity. Sport Clips stylist will give haircuts to Braves Fans at Top of the Chop for a $5 minimum donation to the Atlanta Braves Foundation. Enjoy a Braves game view from the Top of the Chop and a Sport Clips haircut while making a difference in our community. Sport Clips. It's Good to be a Guy!

June 16 - Prostate Cancer Awareness

On Sunday, the Atlanta Braves will host its annual Prostate Cancer Awareness Day and honor those who have courageously battled prostate cancer. Braves Fans, help raise funds to support research, education, advocacy, and free services for cancer patients and their families throughout the metro Atlanta area.

June 24 - Atlanta Braves All-American Blood Drive

Help the Red Cross strike out summer blood shortages and register for the annual Atlanta Braves All-American Blood Drive at Turner Field's 755 Club. All donors will receive a special Red Cross/Braves t-shirts, tickets to a Braves game and a chance to attend a Braves Batting Practice.

June 28 - Chipper Jones Hall of Fame Luncheon

Join the Atlanta Braves as we honor former third baseman Chipper Jones by inducting him into the Braves Hall of Fame and retiring his uniform number. The induction will take place at a special luncheon at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis and the uniform number retirement will occur in a pre-game ceremony that night before the Braves take on the Arizona Diamondbacks. For game tickets visit braves.com/tickets.

June 29-30 - Braves Wives Toy Drive

The Braves Wives are hosting its annual Toy Drive to benefit the Braves' Christmas in July event held annually at the Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. Donate new and unwrapped toys in Monument Grove from the time gates open until the first inning. Braves Fans who donate a toy with a minimum value of $10 will be entered into a drawing for a unique Braves autographed memorabilia.

 JULY


July 1 - Atlanta Braves Foundation Golf Tournament

Braves alumni and front office executives will tee off for charity at the annual Atlanta Braves Foundation Golf Classic at East Lake Golf Club closing out Braves Alumni Weekend. Braves players, coaches, alumni and sponsors will spend a day on the links in support of the Atlanta Braves Foundation community outreach initiatives.

July 11 - Dale Murphy Autographed Photos Sale

Purchase a commemorative framed autographed 8x10 action photo of the '82/'83 NLMVP Dale Murphy in Monument Grove and at the Community Clubhouse in the Plaza for $200. Limited to the first 50 fans and available from the time gates open through the 5th inning. All proceeds benefit the Atlanta Braves Foundation.

July 12, 26 - "Strike Out Hunger" Food Drive

Join the Atlanta Braves, Kroger, and the Atlanta Community Food Bank as we "Strike Out Hunger" at every Friday home game during the 2013 Braves season from 6:35 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Prior to the Braves games, fans may donate twenty (20) cans or $20 at the Strike out Hunger tent in Monument Grove and receive an autograph from a Braves pitcher. For a list of upcoming Braves pitchers signing and in-store Kroger food drive collection dates visit braves.com/hunger.

July 12, 26 - Sport Clips' "Chop" to benefit the Atlanta Braves Foundation

Every Friday home game during the 2013 season, Sport Clips Haircuts is cutting hair for charity. Sport Clips stylist will give haircuts to Braves Fans at Top of the Chop for a $5 minimum donation to the Atlanta Braves Foundation. Enjoy a Braves game view from the Top of the Chop and a Sport Clips haircut while making a difference in our community. Sport Clips. It's Good to be a Guy!

July 26 - 28 - Braves Foundation Weekend

The Braves Foundation will host its annual Foundation Weekend July 26 - 28 in the Hank Aaron Room located at Aisle 128 on the field level of Turner Field. Braves memorabilia, including game-worn Braves jerseys, autographed baseballs, game-used bats, photos, lineup cards, and many other unique items will be up available for auction and purchase throughout the weekend.

July 29, 30, 31 - School Supplies Drive

Fans are encouraged to stop by the School Supplies collection site in Monument Grove. All school supplies are needed, especially notebooks, paper, pens, pencils, crayons, markers, folders, spiral notebook and rulers. Help the Braves create learning success for those families that are unable to afford the basic supplies and necessities.

July 30 - "She Can Play" Girls Fitness Fest

The "She Can Play " Fitness Fest, hosted by the Braves Wives, encourages young girls to make healthy choices for their minds, bodies, and enhance their lives through sports and physical activity. More than 250 girls, ages 8-12 yrs. old participate in a variety of fun and inspiring activities including aerobics, light weight lifting, cardio, batting practice, relay races, hula-hooping, and more. Nutrition and fitness experts will also present positive living workshops for all participants. For more information, call 404.494.1020.

 August


August 1 - School Supplies Drive

Fans are encouraged to stop by the School Supplies collection site in Monument Grove. All school supplies are needed, especially notebooks, paper, pens, pencils, crayons, markers, folders, spiral notebook and rulers. Help the Braves create learning success for those families that are unable to afford the basic supplies and necessities.

August 9, 16, and 30 - "Strike Out Hunger" Food Drive

Join the Atlanta Braves, Kroger, and the Atlanta Community Food Bank as we "Strike Out Hunger" at every Friday home game during the 2013 Braves season from 6:35 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Prior to the Braves games, fans may donate twenty (20) cans or $20 at the Strike out Hunger tent in Monument Grove and receive an autograph from a Braves pitcher. For a list of upcoming Braves pitchers signing and in-store Kroger food drive collection dates visit braves.com/hunger.

August 9, 16, and 30 - Sport Clips' "Chop" to benefit the Atlanta Braves Foundation

Every Friday home game during the 2013 season, Sport Clips Haircuts is cutting hair for charity. Sport Clips stylist will give haircuts to Braves Fans at Top of the Chop for a $5 minimum donation to the Atlanta Braves Foundation. Enjoy a Braves game view from the Top of the Chop and a Sport Clips haircut while making a difference in our community. Sport Clips. It's Good to be a Guy!

August 30 - September 1 - Atlanta Braves Youth Baseball Classic presented by Bank of America

The Atlanta Braves will host the annual Atlanta Braves Youth Baseball Classic presented by Bank of America August 31 - September 1 at Wills Park in Alpharetta, GA. Sixty four teams' ages 5 - 13 will compete in the exciting round robin style tournament, meet their favorite Braves players and watch the Braves take on the Miami Marlins at Turner Field. Visit braves.com/youthclassic for more information.

 SEPTEMBER


September 13 - Braves Players "Favorite Things" Auction

The Atlanta Braves Wives will host a silent auction featuring gift baskets with the favorite items of your favorite Braves players. Fans can place bids on unique gift baskets from the time gates open until the end of the fifth inning in the Main Plaza near Community Clubhouse. Proceeds from the auction will be donated to the Anti-Defamation League's "No Place for Hate" anti-bullying initiative.

September 13, 27 - "Strike Out Hunger" Food Drive

Join the Atlanta Braves, Kroger, and the Atlanta Community Food Bank as we "Strike Out Hunger" at every Friday home game during the 2013 Braves season from 6:35 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Prior to the Braves games, fans may donate twenty (20) cans or $20 at the Strike out Hunger tent in Monument Grove and receive an autograph from a Braves pitcher. For a list of upcoming Braves pitchers signing and in-store Kroger food drive collection dates visit braves.com/hunger.

September 13, 27 - Sport Clips' "Chop" to benefit the Atlanta Braves Foundation

Every Friday home game during the 2013 season, Sport Clips Haircuts is cutting hair for charity. Sport Clips stylist will give haircuts to Braves Fans at Top of the Chop for a $5 minimum donation to the Atlanta Braves Foundation. Enjoy a Braves game view from the Top of the Chop and a Sport Clips haircut while making a difference in our community. Sport Clips. It's Good to be a Guy!

September 14 - Georgia Public Library System Library Card Registration

Join the Atlanta Braves, WellStar Health System, Kroger and the American Cancer Society's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer as we honor those who have courageously battled breast cancer. Survivors receive a free lower level ticket, commemorative Atlanta Braves Breast Cancer Awareness t-shirt, access to a pre-game reception with family and friends, and participate in "Walk in the Park," an on-field ceremony for survivors. For more information, visit braves.com/bcawareness.

September 15 - Breast Cancer Awareness Day presented by WellStar Health System and Kroger

Join the Braves and the Georgia Public Library System for Home Run Readers as we promote reading among children and adults. Visit the Georgia Public Library tent in Monument Grove to sign up for a Pines library card that is valid at most Georgia Public Library branches.

September 29 - Hunger Action Month Canned Food Drive at Turner Field

port the Braves and the Atlanta Community Foodbank as we Strike out Hunger for the final time this season. Bring canned and non-perishable foods to the collection bins located in Monument Grove and be entered into a raffle to receive autographed Braves memorabilia. For a list of items needed visit braves.com/hunger.