5/17/2014 2:39 P.M. ET
Phillies alumni return Saturday; Phanatic's Birthday Bash Sunday
By / Philadelphia Phillies
Saturday, May 17:
Phillies Alumni "Can Can" at ShopRite Partners in Caring Food Drive, Citizens Bank Way, 6:00 p.m.
- The Phillies are joining ShopRite for a massive ballpark-wide food drive to benefit Philabundance.
- As a thank you to fans who donate canned food, Phillies alumni Tommy Greene, Greg "The Bull" Luzinzki and Gary "Sarge" Matthews will be signing autographs and taking photos as well as dance the "Can Can" with fans.
- Also joining the fun will be the Phillie Phanatic and Phillies Ballgirls.
- Fans who donate a food item will receive a Buy One, Get One free ticket offer and ShopRite reusable bag.
- This will be the first food drive of the 2014 season.
2008 World Champion Outfielder Geoff Jenkins Returns for Citizens Bank Park Saturdays, Field, 6:45 p.m.
- As part of the ongoing celebrations of ten years of baseball played at Citizens Bank Park, Phillies Alumnus Geoff Jenkins will throw out the first ball. Jenkins, former outfielder on the 2008 World Championship team, will always be remembered for a thrilling leadoff double in the bottom of the 6th inning during Game 5 of the '08 World Series.
- Fans are also invited to take self-guided tours of the Top 10 Moments of Citizens Bank Park, which are pictured on large hanging displays throughout the main concourse of Citizens Bank Park.
Sunday, May 18:
Zooperstars Return, Entire Ballpark Sings at Citizens Bank Phanatic Birthday Celebration, On-field, 1:00 p.m.
Everyone's favorite green mascot is having a birthday - and every Phillies fan is invited to celebrate! Highlights include:
- Pregame On-Field:
- The entire ballpark will sing Happy Birthday as the Phanatic is presented with a ShopRite birthday cake.
- Zooperstars will help celebrate the birthday of the best mascot in sports.
- Dan Dunn's Paintjam will take place on the infield (weather permitting).
- A giant birthday card signed by Phillies fans will be presented to the Phanatic by Citizens Bank.
- Plus, all kids 14 and under will receive Phanatic Phun Glasses, courtesy of Citizens Bank.
- Also: Celebrate Sundays, with family-friendly food discounts and entertainment!
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