MILLER PARK HOMESTAND HIGHLIGHTS: MAY 12 – 19

Come join the Brewers as they return home to take on the San Diego Padres and Chicago Cubs at Miller Park during the current homestand. The Crew will host the Padres for a four-game series from tonight through Sunday before renewing the I-94 rivalry against the Cubs on Tuesday, May 17, as part of a three-game series. Highlights include the Andy Grammer postgame concert following Saturday’s game, a Jonathan Lucroy Kids’ Replica Jersey giveaway, a Ryan Braun photo card giveaway, and much more.
Brewers Community Foundation (BCF) Week returns for its seventh year, beginning this evening. BCF Week features activities at each game through May 19 to support the Foundation’s charitable impact in the community. One of the highlights is the “Ultimate Auction,” which takes place at Brewers.com/bcfweek and continues through Tuesday, May 17 at 11:59 p.m. CT.  Fans have the opportunity to bid on and win one-of-a-kind memorabilia items and unique experiences.  Fifteen exclusive packages are available, including a meet & greet with Hank “the Ballpark Pup,” a trip to 2017 Fantasy Camp in Maryvale, Arizona, a chance to win Chairman and Principal Owner Mark Attanasio’s five front row seats next to the Brewers dugout and a chance for a fan and seven friends to win a personal tour of the Miller Park roof before gates open.  A complete list of “Ultimate Auction” items can be found at Brewers.com/bcfweek.

Thursday, May 12 vs. San Diego Padres – 7:10 p.m.
Season Seat Holder Appreciation Day – Season Seat Holders receive 25% off food, beverage and merchandise during select games by simply presenting their Season Seat Holder ID Card. Season Seat Holders also enjoy the opportunity to enter Miller Park 30 minutes prior to the general public to watch the Brewers take batting practice. For more information, visit brewers.com/sshappreciation.

Friday, May 13 vs. San Diego Padres – 7:10 p.m.
Play Ball Press Conference The Milwaukee Brewers are excited to partner with all 30 Major League Baseball teams for “Play Ball Weekend,” set for this Friday through Sunday. To start the festivities, the Brewers will host a press conference on Friday at a local school where the team will announce a major donation of baseball equipment and books to thousands of students at local Milwaukee Public Schools. The donations are part of Major League Baseball’s “Play Ball Weekend,” which focuses on encouraging participation in all forms of the game, particularly informal participation. The official announcement will be made at a press conference at Brown Street Academy Playground (2029 N. 20th Street) on Friday, May 13 at 12:30 p.m. In addition, Brewers players Chris Capuano, Chris Carter, Alex Presley and Will Smith will be on hand to interact with kids from Brown Street Academy and engage in a mini-clinic. Brewers partner Chevrolet is a sponsor of “Play Ball.”

Miller Lite Beerpen – Every Friday home game, fans 21 and older can be a part of the Miller Lite Beerpen in the right-field Loge Bleachers. Fans can buy a Loge Bleacher ticket at the regular price and receive a free Miller Lite Brewers hat. For information, visit brewers.com/beerpen.

Student Night – Every Friday home game, high school and college students can purchase $10 Terrace Reserved tickets and $15 Loge Bleachers tickets. They also can enjoy a happy hour at certain concession stands from the time gates open through the end of the first inning. Happy hour pricing includes hot dogs, nachos, 12oz sodas and 12oz beers for $3 each. For more information, visit brewers.com/students. Excludes the Miller Lite Beerpen and Cubs game.

Brewers Coupon Book Giveaway – The first 25,000 fans 18 and older will receive a Brewers Coupon Book with a variety of special offers and Brewers ticket savings.

Rock the Ballpark – The Brewers and Summerfest have teamed up once again this year. For just $24, get a Terrace Reserved ticket to one of select 2016 Brewers games and one Summerfest General Admission ticket, good any time during Summerfest 2016, June 29-July 3 & July 5-10. For an additional $5 per package, upgrade your seats to the Loge Bleachers. Ticket package is not available for purchase on the day of the game.

Saturday, May 14 vs. San Diego Padres – 6:10 p.m.
Play Ball Weekend – Milwaukee Public Schools superintendent, Dr. Darienne Driver will take part in a pre-game recognition ceremony with Katina Shaw, Brewers Senior Director of Community Relations, in support of Play Ball Weekend.  The Brewers will announce their partnership with Milwaukee Public Schools by making a significant donation of equipment and books to children in the Milwaukee Public Schools (details will be announced at the press conference tomorrow). Chevrolet is a partner in “Play Ball Weekend.”

Andy Grammer Postgame Concert – Following the game, multi-Platinum pop artist Andy Grammer will take the stage to perform a free postgame concert, courtesy of Pick ‘n Save.

Autograph Saturday for Kids presented by U.S. Bank – Prior to the game, kids 14 and under can receive autographs from select Brewers players and coaches. Autograph sessions will begin shortly after gates open and last for approximately 20 minutes. For each Autograph Saturday game, one child will be selected to win a VIP package compliments of U.S. Bank®. The VIP package includes four Loge Level tickets to that night’s game, on-field batting practice viewing and more! Fans can register at Miller Park Field Level Guest Relations or online at Brewers.com/autographsaturdays.

Sunday, May 15 vs. San Diego Padres – 1:10 p.m.
Brewers Honorary Bat GirlMelisa Palacios was selected at as the winner for the Milwaukee Brewers 2016 Honorary Bat Girl Contest, which recognizes baseball fans who have been affected by breast cancer and who demonstrate a commitment to supporting the fight against the disease. Melisa will throw out the ceremonial first pitch prior to Sunday’s game.

Koos For Kids FundraiserThe 12th annual Koos for Kids fundraiser will be held at Hitters Baseball Academy in Caledonia from 4 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Koos for Kids, a charity founded by Racine native and Brewers bullpen catcher Marcus “Koos” Hanel, hosts an annual fundraiser for terminally ill and disadvantaged children. The event will include dinner, a silent auction, raffles and appearances by Milwaukee Brewers players and coaches. For more information, visit koosforkids.com.

Jonathan Lucroy Kids’ Replica Jersey – All kids 14 and under in attendance will receive a Jonathan Lucroy Replica Jersey, courtesy of Kwik Trip.
Kids Eat Free Sunday – Every Sunday home game, all kids 14 and under will receive a voucher upon entrance to Miller Park good for a free hot dog, apple slices, a bottle of water and an ice cream treat, courtesy of Pick ‘n Save, Blue Bunny & Heinz.
Prairie Farms Dairy Kids Base Run – Kids 16 and under can run the bases after Sunday home games, courtesy of Prairie Farms Dairy.

Monday, May 16 – Off Day
Bill Bruton to be inducted into Braves Honor Roll – The Milwaukee Brewers and the Milwaukee Braves Historical Association will induct former Milwaukee Braves outfielder Bill Bruton into the Braves Honor Roll.  An induction ceremony will take place at Miller Park on Monday, May 16, beginning at noon at the site of the Braves Honor Roll, which is located on the Miller Park Field Level Concourse along the third base side.  Bruton will become the 15th member of the Milwaukee Braves Honor Roll. Bruton family members will be attending Monday’s ceremony.

Tuesday, May 17 vs. Chicago Cubs – 7:10 p.m.
Habitat for Humanity Press ConferenceRyan Braun and Brewers Community Foundation will join Habitat for Humanity for the press conference at 2114 N. 39th Street, to help kick-off the Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity’s “Blitz Build,” the official kickoff marking the 31st year of Habitat building houses in Milwaukee.

Rock the Ballpark – The Brewers and Summerfest have teamed up once again this year. For just $24, get a Terrace Reserved ticket to one of select 2016 Brewers games and one Summerfest General Admission ticket, good any time during Summerfest 2016, June 29-July 3 & July 5-10. For an additional $5 per package, upgrade your seats to the Loge Bleachers. Ticket package is not available for purchase on the day of the game.

Ryan Braun Photo Card – The first 15,000 fans in attendance will receive a Ryan Braun Photo Card, courtesy of Sentry.

Wednesday, May 18 vs. Chicago Cubs – 7:10 p.m.
Strike Out Bullying School Visit – After hundreds of videos were submitted, 8th graders Angel Engel, Carolyn Kiefer, Sam Flaig, Matthew Alvarado and Becky Pyritz of Horning Middle School in Waukesha have won the Brewers “Strike Out Bullying” contest. Middle and high school students from all across the greater Milwaukee area were asked to create a commercial with a positive message to “Strike Out Bullying.” Thanks to their unique video, several Brewers players and front office personnel will travel to Horning Middle School in Waukesha for a visit and anti-bullying program. To top it off, the team will provide all the eighth grade students with a Brewers t-shirt, complimentary game tickets to the next day’s home game against the Chicago Cubs, along with transportation to and from the school. One student from the winning creative group will have the unique opportunity to throw out the first pitch before the game on Thursday, May 19.

Brewers Wives Dinner Delivery – As part of the Brewers Wives Dinner Delivery program, Brewers Wives will deliver a hot meal to the families at the Sojourner Family Peace Center. The Wives will serve the meals to families and provide gift bags filled with Brewers memorabilia. The meals are being donated by Maggiano’s Little Italy.

Season Seat Holder Appreciation Day – Season Seat Holders receive 25% off food, beverage and merchandise during select games by simply presenting their Season Seat Holder ID Card. Season Seat Holders also enjoy the opportunity to enter Miller Park 30 minutes prior to the general public to watch the Brewers take batting practice. For more information, visit brewers.com/sshappreciation.

Thursday, May 19 vs. Chicago Cubs – 12:40 p.m.
Kids & Senior Citizens Discount Days – Returning in 2016 for most weekday afternoon home games, kids 14 and under and seniors 60+ save 50% on tickets. Excludes Opening Day, Labor Day, All-Inclusive Areas and Uecker Seats.

Strike Out Bullying First Pitch CeremonyOn Thursday, a member from the winning Strike Out Bullying contest creative team from Horning Middle School will throw out the ceremonial first pitch.

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