Mets and PIX11 to host tenth annual Weather Education Day at Citi Field
The New York Mets and PIX11 will host the tenth annual "Weather Education Day" on Wednesday, May 4 at Citi Field for 8,000 students from New York, New Jersey and Connecticut prior to the Mets playing the Atlanta Braves at 1:10 p.m. More information and tickets are available at Mets.com/Education.
Students will be treated to a pre-game meteorology lesson starting at 11:00 a.m. by PIX11 weather experts Mr. G and Linda Church, who will engage them in an interactive program about weather patterns and phenomenon. They will discuss tips for sun safety this summer and take students behind the scenes at the PIX11 weather center.
Mr. and Mrs. Met and the Citi Perk Patrol will also be on hand to entertain students and fire t-shirts into the crowd. At the conclusion of the program, the students will stay at the ballpark to watch the game from field level.
As part of "Weather Education Day," Linda Church will also be delivering the forecast and taking viewers behind the scenes at the ballpark for "PIX11 Morning News" from Citi Field beginning at 6:00 a.m.