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2015 COMMUNITY CALENDAR

JUNE |  JULY |  AUGUST |  SEPTEMBER |  OCTOBER

JUNE

Now – June 7th: Military Appreciation Day Online Jersey Auction

The Atlanta Braves are honoring our nation's service men and women by wearing military themed Braves jerseys during select home games. Now through Sunday, June 7th fan may bid on autographed game jerseys worn by your favorite Braves players and coaches during the May 23rd game. Proceeds from the online auction benefits several military supportive charities. Visit braves.com/charityauctions to place your bid.

June 6th: Home Run Readers Book Drive

The Atlanta Braves will host the Home Run Readers Book Drive for childhood literacy. Fans are encouraged to donate new or gently used books in Monument Grove from 4 p.m. until the end of the first inning. All donors will be entered into a raffle to win Braves autographed memorabilia.

June 10th: "She Can Play" Girls Fitness Festival

The "She Can Play" Fitness Festival 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 years old participate in a variety of fun and inspiring activities including zumba, strength and core conditioning, hip hop aerobic, yoga, and more. Nutrition and fitness experts will present positive living workshops for all participants. To register for "She Can Play", email: BravesFoundation@braves.com.

June 19th – June 20th: Atlanta Braves Heritage Weekend

The 3rd Annual Atlanta Braves Heritage Weekend recognizes Atlanta's strong and rich history in the Civil Rights Movement, and highlights the impact baseball has in changing society. This year's Heritage Weekend is presented by Bank of America, the Center for Civil and Human Rights, Delta Air Lines and Grady Hospital.

Set during the Braves series with the New York Mets, the weekend benefits the Center for Civil and Human Rights. Join us on Friday, June 19th for the Atlanta Braves Hank Aaron Champions for Justice Award Ceremony presented by Delta Air Lines, as we honor individuals who have made a lifelong commitment to overcoming obstacles and inspiring future generations including civil rights activist Rev. Dr. Bernard Lafayette, Jr., Rutgers University women's basketball coach Vivian Stringer, retired Detroit Tigers legend Willie Horton, and Medal of Freedom recipient Congressman John Lewis.

On Saturday, June 20th, we will honor former Negro League players during a special pre–game ceremony. The Atlanta Braves will wear the Atlanta Black Crackers uniform and the New York Mets will wear the Brooklyn Royal Giants uniform to honor the Negro League. To purchase tickets for this game, visit braves.com/heritage.

June 21st: Prostate Cancer Awareness Day

On Father's Day, the Braves will honor men who have courageously battled prostate cancer. Prostate cancer survivors may register at braves.com/pcawareness to participate.

Braves fans, join us for a FREE Prostate Health Education Seminar at 3:00 pm in the All–Star Room located across from Aisle 139 (light refreshments will be served). This seminar is open to all fans attending the game. To register, please call 404–614–1597 or email BravesFoundation@braves.com.

June 22nd – July 5th: Heritage Weekend Online Jersey Auction

The Atlanta Braves Foundation is auctioning the Atlanta Crackers jerseys worn by the Atlanta Braves players during its June 20th Heritage Weekend game honoring the Negro League. Proceeds from the online auction benefits the Atlanta Braves Foundation and its charitable efforts in Metro Atlanta. Visit braves.com/charityauctions to place your bid.

June 27th: Atlanta Braves All–American Blood Drive

Help strike out summer blood shortages and save lives. Join the Atlanta Braves and the American Red Cross on Saturday from 10:00 am – 6:00 pm for the Atlanta Braves All–American Blood Drive at Turner Field's 755 Club. Donors receive a t–shirt and two (2) tickets to the August 29 Braves vs. Yankees game. For more information, visit braves.com/blooddrive.

JULY

July 3rd – July 4th: Atlanta Braves Foundation Weekend

The Atlanta Braves Foundation are hosting its annual Foundation Weekend July 3rd – 4th 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 are available for auction and purchase throughout the weekend.

July 17th – 19th: Atlanta Braves Youth Baseball Classic presented by Bank of America

The Atlanta Braves will host the 7th Annual Atlanta Braves Youth Baseball Class presented by Bank of America July 17th – 19th at Wills Park in Alpharetta, GA. Seventy–eight teams ages 5 – 18 years old will compete in a pool play style tournament, guaranteed three games, participate in an on–field parade at Turner Field and watch the Braves take on the Cubs. Visit braves.com/youthclassic for more information.

July 19th: Braves Wives Toy Drive

Join the Braves Wives during their annual Toy Drive benefitting patients at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. Donate new and unwrapped toys in Monument Grove from the time gates open until the end of the first inning. Braves Fans who donate a toy with a minimum value of $10 will be entered into a drawing to win Braves autographed memorabilia.

July 20th: Atlanta Braves Hall of Fame Luncheon and Induction Ceremony

Join the Atlanta Braves as we honor long time broadcaster Don Sutton by inducting him into the Braves Hall of Fame. The induction is taking place at Turner Field's 755 Club. The Braves Museum and Hall of Fame features more than 700 Braves artifacts and photographs that traces the team's history from its beginnings in Boston, Milwaukee to Atlanta.

AUGUST

August 7th and 8th: School Supplies Drive

The Atlanta Braves and Arrow Exterminators are encouraging fans to support its efforts in providing students the proper supplies to go back to school. Donate backpacks, notebooks, paper, pens, pencils, crayons, markers, folders, spiral notebook and rulers. Fans can drop–off their supplies at the Braves tent in Monument Grove from the time gates open until the end of the first inning and receive an autographed Braves photo. Additionally, school supplies can be dropped off at local Arrow Exterminators stores from August 6th – 16th. For a list of Arrow Exterminators locations, please visit braves.com/schoolsupplies

August 14th: Atlanta Braves Anti-Bullying Rally

The Atlanta Braves are teaming up with Up With People and the North Fulton Rotary Club for the Braves Anti-Bullying Rally in Fan Plaza before the game. Up With People is a global education and arts organization whose goal is to bridge cultural barriers and create understanding through service and music. The group will be performing twice that evening in Fan Plaza. During the intermission, UP With People members will engage the audience in an educational anti-bullying activity. As part of the presentation, fans will have the opportunity to see Braves Anti-Bullying PSA. To purchase tickets for this special event, visit braves.com/upwithpeople

Performance: 5:40-5:55 pm and 6:15-6:30 pm

August 15th: Braves Player Gomes and Peterson to Sign Autographs to benefit TroopsDirect

Players Jonny Gomes and Jace Peterson will sign autographs at the Braves Clubhouse Store at the CNN Center from 12:00 - 1:00 pm for a donation of $40 cash/credit to benefit TroopsDirect. TroopsDirect is a non-profit organization that sends on-demand supplies for American units based anywhere around the globe. These items can be stretchers, syringes, gauzes, chalk powder, toothpaste, body wash, etc. All proceeds raised will benefit TroopsDirect. *Limited to the first 250 fans.* *One set of autographs per $40 donation.

August 15th – 16th: Atlanta Braves & Baseball Tomorrow Fund – Equipment Day Drive

The Atlanta Braves and the Baseball Tomorrow Fund are encouraging fans to 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. Diamondbacks game. Visit the Braves tent in Monument Grove from the time gates open until the end of the first inning to drop–off your equipment. All donors are entered into a raffle to receive an autographed Braves memorabilia. For a list of items needed, visit braves.com/equipmentdrive.

Now - Thru August 25th: Jerseys Off Our Backs Online Experience Auction

Win the opportunity to meet an Atlanta Braves player and receive 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 (2) tickets to the Sunday, September 20th Braves vs. Phillies game, and their authenticated, autographed, game-worn jersey from a Braves player during a special pre-game presentation. Winners do not need to be present to win and jerseys not claimed are mailed. To bid on your favorite Braves player's jersey, visit braves.com/charityauctions.

August 24th – September 6th: Military Appreciation Day Online Jersey Auction

The Atlanta Braves are honoring our nation's service men and women by wearing military themed Braves jerseys during select home games. Now through Sunday, September 6th fan may bid on autographed game jerseys worn by your favorite Braves players and coaches during the August 15th game. Proceeds from the online auction benefits several military supportive charities. Visit braves.com/charityauctions to place your bid.

August 28th: Braves Players "Favorite Things Gift Basket" 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 Fan Plaza at the Community Clubhouse. Proceeds from the auction will benefit Childhood Cancer research.

SEPTEMBER

August 24th – September 6th: Military Appreciation Day Online Jersey Auction

The Atlanta Braves are honoring our nation's service men and women by wearing military themed Braves jerseys during select home games. Now through Sunday, September 6th fan may bid on autographed game jerseys worn by your favorite Braves players and coaches during the August 15th game. Proceeds from the online auction benefits several military supportive charities. Visit braves.com/charityauctions to place your bid.

September 10th: The Atlanta Braves Anti-Bullying Rally

The Braves and the Anti-Defamation League are teaming up to host a "No Place for Hate" Anti-Bullying Rally in Fan Plaza prior to the game. Hear from Braves Alumni Brian Jordan, and take the Anti-Bullying pledge. The first 250 youth that participate in the rally will receive a copy of Jordan's book "Time Out For Bullies."

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September 13: We Go Gold for Childhood Cancer Awareness Day

The Atlanta Braves will host Childhood Cancer Awareness Day at Turner Field on Sunday, September 13. This special day at the ballpark will honor children and families throughout Braves Country who are currently fighting or who have courageously battled childhood cancer. Fighters/survivors will receive two (2) free Outfield tickets, an Atlanta Braves commemorative Childhood Cancer Awareness Day t-shirt, and access to a pre-game reception. Supporters of childhood cancer research may purchase tickets for $25, which includes a $5 donation to childhood cancer research and a commemorative t-shirt. Visit braves.com/ccawareness for more information.

OCTOBER

October 3rd: Breast Cancer Awareness Day

Join the Atlanta Braves on Breast Cancer Awareness Day presented by WellStar Health System in partnership with the American Cancer Society's Making Strides and Kroger, for a day–long celebration of survivorship and honoring 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 get to participate in "Walk in the Park," an on–field ceremony for survivors. For more information, visit braves.com/bcawareness.