PRESS RELEASE – The Akron RubberDucks are teaming with the historic Akron Civic Theatre to host an exciting Family Fun Day on Sunday, February 9 at 2:30 p.m., which will include the unveiling of the new Akron RubberDucks uniforms.
“We’re excited to show everyone our new uniforms,” said Akron RubberDucks General Manager Jim Pfander. “The historic Akron Civic Theatre is the perfect venue to host Family Fun Day and to get people warmed up for the 2014 season!”
With Spring Training right around the corner, there will be something for the whole family to get in the baseball spirit with everyone’s favorite RubberDucks! Kids will enjoy an assortment of interactive stations in the lobby, including face painting, balloon art, and coloring stations. Children will also get a chance to design the cover of one of the official Akron RubberDucks game programs during the 2014 season.
There will be hot dogs and baseball-style refreshments for purchase as well as a chance to buy authentic, first-year RubberDucks merchandise and season tickets. The Mighty Wurlitzer will be playing baseball music favorites in the auditorium, along with last season’s highlights showing on the big screen. The RubberDucks will also be having fun in-game style promotions including chances to win RubberDucks t-shirts.
At 3:45 p.m., in the auditorium, audience members will have a chance to win some RubberDucks t-shirts and see the unveiling of the new team uniforms! Fans had a sneak peek at the home jersey during the City of Akron’s “Welcome Santa Parade,” but fans will now see the full uniforms, which include home, road, a Sunday alternate, a home/road alternate, and batting practice varieties.
Family Fun Day with the Akron RubberDucks will be on Sunday, February 9, 2014. Doors will open at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are either $5 per person or $20 for the whole family (no family-size limit), or admission is free with a can of food, per person, which will be donated to Harvest for Hunger. Tickets are available at the Akron Civic Theatre Box Office, by calling (330) 253-2488 or online at http://www.akroncivic.com, or TicketMaster (1-800-745-3000). Tickets are on sale now.
The full schedule is available at http://www.akroncivic.com. Additional events will be added throughout the season. Tickets and information are available in person at The Civic Box Office or by calling 330.253.2488.
The Akron RubberDucks are the Double-A affiliate of the Cleveland Indians. The 2014 season will be its 18th since moving to Canal Park and its first since becoming the RubberDucks. The team begins its season in Akron on April 3 at Binghamton and the home opener at Canal Park is scheduled for Thursday, April 10 at 6:35 p.m. against the Bowie Baysox. For more information and merchandise featuring the Akron RubberDucks, go to http://www.AkronRubberDucks.com or call 330-253-5151. The Akron RubberDucks are on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/AkronRubberDucks and Twitter at @AkronRubberDuck.