Homestand Preview: Brewers begin nine-game homestand tomorrow

MILWAUKEE, WI – Following an off day today, the Milwaukee Brewers return to action tomorrow evening with the start of a nine-game homestand at Miller Park, beginning with a three-game set against the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Brewers will also welcome the Colorado Rockies and Houston Astros to Miller Park.  The homestand features half-price tickets in most categories as part of the 5-County, 5-Day Celebration over the first five games from Tuesday, April 17 – Saturday, April 21, along with a Jonathan Lucroy bobblehead giveaway, presented by Kwik Trip on Sunday, April 22.

April 17-21, 5-County 5-Day Celebration

5-County 5-Day Celebration: From April 17 – 21, residents of Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Racine, Washington and Waukesha Counties can purchase half-price tickets for all reserved seats except the Miller Lite Beerpen, All-Inclusive Areas and the Uecker Seats. For more information, call (414) 902-4000 or visit brewers.com/tickets.

Tuesday, April 17 vs. Los Angeles Dodgers, 7:10 p.m.

Wednesday, April 18 vs. Los Angeles Dodgers, 7:10 p.m.

Thursday, April 19 vs. Los Angeles Dodgers, 12:10 p.m.

Weather Day at Miller Park: Come out to the ballpark for a day of learning, fun and baseball as Discovery World, the Learning Shop and TODAY’s TMJ4 team up with the Milwaukee Brewers to host the 4th Annual Weather Day at Miller Park. Students will enjoy a special lesson about the science of weather from the Storm Team 4 Meteorologists, complete with a visit from the Klement’s Famous Racing Sausages.™ Plus, take part in an interactive Science Fair featuring Discovery World and the Learning Shop inside Miller Park – all before watching the Brewers take on the Los Angeles Dodgers. For details, call (414) 902-GRPS (4777) or visit brewers.com/weatherday.

April 20-22 series vs. Colorado Rockies

Brewers Community Foundation Drive for Charity: Brewers Community Foundation invites fans to drop off any new full-size toiletry items during the Brewers Community Foundation Drive for Charity. Donated items will benefit The Guest House of Milwaukee, a non-profit homeless shelter celebrating 30 years of service. Each fan that donates will receive a Brewers collectible player pin. Bring your donation to the Colorado Rockies series from the gate opening through the second inning.

Friday, April 20 vs. Colorado Rockies, 7:10 p.m.

Sentry Foods Special Coupon and “Ultimate Brewers Fan Experience” Sweepstakes: The first 15,000 fans will receive a special coupon offer, compliments of Sentry Foods. Along with the coupon, fans will receive an entry form for the “Ultimate Brewers Fan Experience” sweepstakes. Bring the entry form to any participating Sentry for your chance to win a once-in-a-lifetime Brewers fan experience.

Time Warner Cable Student Nights: College and high school students SAVE 50% on Terrace Reserved and Loge Bleachers tickets* for Friday home games, courtesy of Time Warner Cable. Plus, the first 250 students to purchase tickets in Time Warner Cable Student Night Section 233 will receive a free t-shirt! For tickets, show your student ID at the Miller Park Box Office, call (414) 902-4000 or visit brewers.com/students. *Offer excludes the Miller Lite Beerpen. Only $10 Terrace Reserved tickets available for Marquee Games

Brewers $13 Fair Fridays: At Miller Park, every Friday* is a $13 Fair Friday! Your Fair Friday purchase includes one Terrace Reserved ticket to any Friday Brewers game during the 2012 season and one general admission ticket to the Wisconsin State Fair presented by U.S. Cellular®. For tickets, call (414) 902-4000 or visit brewers.com/state fair. Offer ends July 31.

Miller Lite Beerpen: Each Friday home game, all fans 21 and older can be part of the Miller Lite Beerpen in the Right Field Loge Bleachers. Tickets are $22 and include a Brewers t-shirt and special entertainment in the Miller Lite Beerpen. (Ticket for the May 11 and May 18 games are $30).

Saturday, April 21 vs. Colorado Rockies, 6:10 p.m.

Sports Authority Special Coupon: The first 10,000 fans will receive a special Sports Authority coupon offer.

U.S. Bank Kids Autograph Saturdays: Prior to select Saturday home games, Brewers players and coaches will autograph photo cards for kids 14 and under. Enter your kid at Field Level Guest Relations for a chance to win an Autograph Saturday for Kids VIP Experience. The winner receives four tickets to the game, watches batting practice and receives autographs from all players and coaches signing on that date. Autograph Saturday dates include: April 21, May 19, June 9, July 14 and August 18, compliments of U.S. Bank.

Sunday, April 22 vs. Colorado Rockies, 1:10 p.m.

Kwik Trip Jonathan Lucroy Bobblehead: All fans will receive a collectible Brewers bobblehead featuring Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy, compliments of Kwik Trip.

Blue Bunny Ice Cream Sundays: At each Sunday home game, the first 2,000 kids ages 12 and under will receive a coupon for a free Blue Bunny Ice Cream treat upon entering Miller Park. The coupons can be redeemed at a special concession stand located on the Field Level concourse near the Right Field corner. There is a limit of one ice cream coupon per child. Coupons may be redeemed from the time gates open through the conclusion of the first inning, compliments of Blue Bunny Ice Cream.

Monday, April 23 vs. Houston Astros, 7:10 p.m.

Career Fair at Miller Park: On Monday, April 23, representatives from various sports teams, universities and companies will be on hand to talk to you about job openings, internships and advise on how to break into the industry prior to the Brewers vs. Houston Astros game at 7:10 p.m. Space is limited and you must register in advance – tickets are just $30 and include admission to the career fair, your Loge Outfield Box ticket to the game and a $10 food and beverage voucher. For details, please contact Jake Mentch at (414) 902-4523 or visit brewers.com/specialevents. Offer valid until April 22, 2012, or while supplies last.

Miller High Life Games: For Monday home games, fans can purchase Terrace Reserved seats for just $8, courtesy of Miller High Life. Offer excludes Marquee Games.

Community Achievers: The Milwaukee Brewers community involvement initiative known as the Community Achievers Award will recognize residents throughout the state of Wisconsin each month during the season for displaying extraordinary efforts in their community. All adults and school-aged children in the state are eligible to participate. Fans can nominate their Community Achiever online at brewers.com/community. The month of April honoree is Terri Schroeder. Terri has volunteered for over 30 years and she and her husband have donated over 1,000 hours a year to various organizations in Wisconsin. Even as foster parents, Terri finds the time to make hats and blankets that she donates to local hospitals so every newborn can go home with a hat and blanket. In addition, she bakes goods for her church and senior centers in support of their bake sales. Terri will throw out the ceremonial first pitch on Monday, April 23.

Tuesday, April 24 vs. Houston Astros, 7:10 p.m.

RBI Athlete of the Month: The RBI program is a MLB youth baseball initiative and partnership with the Boys & Girls Clubs. The program was developed by former scout and Major Leaguer John Young in Los Angeles in 1989 to provide youth ages 9 to 17 the opportunity to learn and enjoy the game of baseball. Each month, the Milwaukee Brewers will honor RBI student athletes on the diamond that portrays dedication to academics, community involvement, leadership, reliability and monthly performance. The month of April honoree his Kyle Spranger, a senior at Racine Park High School. Kyle will throw out the ceremonial first pitch on Tuesday, April 24.

Wednesday, April 25 vs. Houston Astros, 12:10 p.m.

Kids and Senior Citizens Discount Days: For weekday afternoon Brewers games, kids 14 and under and seniors 60 and over receive up to a 50% savings on all seats except for Bernie’s Terrace and the Uecker Seats. For more information, call (414) 902-4000 or visit brewers.com/tickets. Offer excludes Marquee Games.