This Week at Citizens Bank Park (May 11-14): Phillies vs. Pirates

Asthma Awareness Night; Jewish Heritage Night; Business Person's Special; Senior Stroll the Bases; Weather Education Day; 7,000+ students!

PITTSBURGH PIRATES (May 11-14)

MONDAY: 7:05 p.m. … Gate openings: Ashburn Alley - 5:05 p.m.; Other gates - 5:35 p.m. … Broadcast: CSN, Talk Radio 1210 WPHT, SportsRadio 94WIP, and in Spanish on SBP 1480.

  • Teva Respiratory Asthma Awareness Night for all fans.
    • Award-winning actress and singer, Kristin Chenoweth, will return to Citizens Bank Park for the second year in a row in honor of Teva Respiratory' s seventh annual Asthma Awareness Night. Chenoweth will kick off the Phillies vs. Pirates game with the National Anthem and share her personal experience living with asthma.
    • All fans receive a Phillies cap, courtesy of Teva Respiratory.
    • Free asthmas screenings until the 3rd inning at the First and Third Base Plazas.
    • First Ball: Christian Campbell, representing Teva Respiratory Asthma Awareness Night.
  • Class of 2015 Night. (Theme Night Ticket required)
  • Take Me Out to the Ball Game: Performed by John Flynn.

TUESDAY: 7:05 p.m. … Gate openings: Ashburn Alley - 5:05 p.m.; Other gates - 5:35 p.m. … Broadcast: CSN, Talk Radio 1210 WPHT, SportsRadio 94WIP, and in Spanish on SBP 1480.

  • Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia Jewish Heritage Night. (Theme Night Ticket required)
    • Jewish Federation Israeli Festival - on Citizens Bank Way from 4:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
    • Israeli Festival on Citizens Bank Way: Crafts, Israeli dodge ball, fencing and judo demonstrations, face painting, yard games, soccer kick, basketball hoop free throw contest, Israeli music and dance party. Plus, write notes for the western wall.
    • First Base Plaza: The Chailights.
    • Onfield performances, including National Anthem: Temple University's Jewkebox A Capella Group.
    • 5th Inning Hora Skit: Temple University's Jewkebox A Capella Group.
    • First Ball: Bud Newman, President of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia.
    • Left Field Plaza: Kosher food.
  • Player Charity Program: Lee's VIPs.
  • Special Recognition: Two outstanding athletes from the Overbrook School for the Blind, Heather Morrison and Nasim Poole will be recognized on-field for their achievements.
  • Villanova Class of 2015 Night. First Ball: Mike Fox, Class of 2015.

WEDNESDAY: 7:05 p.m. … Gate openings: Ashburn Alley - 5:05 p.m.; Other gates - 5:35 p.m. … Broadcast: CSN, Talk Radio 1210 WPHT, and in Spanish on SBP 1480.

  • Gloucester Township Night. First Ball: Pam Greski, Teacher, Gloucester Township Public Schools. National Anthem: Mullen & Lewis Middle School Bands.
  • 5th Inning: Henderson High School Dance Team
  • Bensalem Ramblers Night.
  • Nurses Night. (Theme Night Ticket required)
  • Special Recognition: April's Employees of the Month.

THURSDAY: 1:05 p.m. … Gate openings: Ashburn Alley - 11:05 a.m.; Other gates - 11:35 a.m. … Broadcast: CSN, MLBN, Talk Radio 1210 WPHT, SportsRadio 94WIP and in Spanish on SBP 1480.

  • Citizens Bank Business Persons Special.
  • Citizens Bank Weather Education Day presented by NBC10 First Alert Weather. (Theme Night Ticket required) More than 6,000 students will be attending this inaugural event featuring NBC10 First Alert Weather Team members - Bill Henley, Sheena Parveen, Brittney Shipp, Glenn "Hurricane" Schwartz and Violeta Yas from Telemundo - who will provide an educational weather experience.
  • First Balls: Weather Education Day; Representing Citizens Bank - Dave Smeltzer, CFO of Aqua America & Cold Spring - Jake Parker & Kevin Carr.
  • Senior Stroll the Bases. Immediately following the game, fans 55 and over are invited to go onto the field to stroll the bases. Beginning in the 8th inning, fans can line up between sections 109 and 110.
  • Cold Spring and Butler Elementary School Sixth Grade Day.
  • National Anthem: The Havertones.

Tickets: Fans can purchase tickets at phillies.com, by calling 215-463-1000 or in person at the First Base Gate Ticket Windows.

Traffic: Motorists are reminded they can log on to www.511pa.com, www.511nj.org or call 511 from any phone before or after the game to check traffic conditions on major highways surrounding the Sports Complex.

Phandom: Fans are encouraged to check-in using MLB.com Ballpark, Citizens Bank Park's official mobile app! Fans can also follow the action before and during the game via @Phillies on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook, which also features special opportunities and prizes for followers. Plus, check out MLB.com's At Bat App for lots more.

Extra! Extra! Issue 2 of the 2015 Phillies Magazine featuring Phillies' Chase Utley is now available at the Majestic Clubhouse Store or ballpark NewsStands.

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