Royals in the community

Royals Charities and FOX Sports Kansas City will host the Broadcast Auction on Friday, June 7 after it was postponed earlier this season due to inclement weather. One of the biggest charity events of the year, the Broadcast Auction gives viewers the opportunity to call in their bids on exciting ballpark experiences.

In addition, the Royals will also host another Big Game James Section on June 7 and honor the Father of the Year on June 11. Fans will also get the chance to meet Billy Butler at the Rally House in Independence, Mo., on Saturday, June 8. All autographs cost $10 and will go to Billy's charity, Hit-It-A-Ton.

Tuesday, June 4 - Minnesota Twins vs. Royals, 7:10 p.m.

Chevy Youth Clinic - As part of a partnership with the KC Chevy Dealers, Royals Alumni host a free instructional clinic for pre-selected children on the Kauffman Stadium field from 11:45 a.m.-1:00 p.m., followed by lunch and autographs in the Hall of Fame Pavilion. Instructors for Tuesday's clinic are Les Norman, John Mayberry, Dennis Leonard, Jerry Terrell and Jaime Bluma.

50/50 Raffle presented by Edelman & Thompson - Royals Charities is hosting a 50/50 Raffle for every Royals home game in 2013, giving fans more chances to win big! Royals Charities staffers will sell raffle tickets from the time the gates open until the end of the sixth inning. One winning ticket will be selected with the winner taking home half of the evening's net proceeds. www.royals.com/5050.

Wednesday, June 5 - Minnesota Twins vs. Royals, 7:10 p.m.

Dream Factory - Throughout the season, the Royals grant the wishes of Dream Factory children. These youngsters, who face life-altering challenges, will meet Royals players, watch batting practice from the dugout, and enjoy the game and refreshments. Their Royals experience appears on the KMBC-TV (Channel 9) 10 p.m. newscast.

Chevy Youth Clinic - As part of a partnership with the KC Chevy Dealers, Royals Alumni host a free instructional clinic for pre-selected children on the Kauffman Stadium field from 11:45 a.m.-1:00 p.m., followed by lunch and autographs in the Hall of Fame Pavilion. Instructors for Wednesday's clinic are Les Norman, John Mayberry, Steve Jeltz, Jerry Terrell and Shawn Sedlacek.

50/50 Raffle presented by Edelman & Thompson - A Royals Charities fundraiser in which one lucky fan will win big! www.royals.com/5050.

Thursday, June 6 - Minnesota Twins vs. Royals, 7:10 p.m.

Chevy Youth Clinic - As part of a partnership with the KC Chevy Dealers, Royals Alumni host a free instructional clinic for pre-selected children on the Kauffman Stadium field from 11:45 a.m.-1:00 p.m., followed by lunch and autographs in the Hall of Fame Pavilion. Instructors for Thursday's clinic are Les Norman, Willie Wilson, Dennis Leonard, Tom Burgmeier and Jeff Montgomery.

RBI First Pitch Patron's Party - The Royals join the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City for the SportsFest Patron's Party in the Hall of Fame Suites at Kauffman Stadium. A presentation from the B&GC-GKC is scheduled for 5:45-6:30 p.m. The SportsFest is scheduled for the evening of Saturday, June 22 at Sporting Park in Kansas City, Kan. Proceeds will benefit Boys & Girls Clubs' sports programming, including the Reviving Baseball in the Inner Cities (RBI) program. For more information on the fundraiser, please contact B&GC-GKC at (816) 361-3600.

RBI Night - The Royals host participants in the RBI program of Kansas City, Mo., for a special night at Kauffman Stadium. The kids receive complimentary tickets and a ballpark meal.

50/50 Raffle presented by Edelman & Thompson - A Royals Charities fundraiser in which one lucky fan will win big! www.royals.com/5050.

Friday, June 7 - Houston Astros vs. Royals, 7:10 p.m.

Royals Charities Broadcast Auction - Royals Charities and FOX Sports Kansas City are partnering again to host the event that was postponed earlier this season due to inclement weather. The event is a special on-air auction, giving viewers the opportunity to bid on unique ballpark experiences or purchase an exclusive Royals ticket package. The auction begins at 6:30 p.m. during the Hy-Vee Royals LIVE pre-game show and continues throughout the telecast. For more information, visit www.royals.com/broadcastauction.

Girls Night Out - Calling all ladies! Join us at The K for Girls Night Out presented by the KC Chevy Dealers and participating sponsor The University of Kansas Hospital. The event features free chair massages, mini spa services, entertainment from Howl at the Moon dueling piano performers, chocolate fountains, a fashion show courtesy of Macy's and much more! Girls Night Out VIP ticket packages include a Royals keychain, a $5 donation to the American Heart Association's Go Red for Women campaign and $6 in loaded value for concession or merchandise. VIP ticket holders may also enter the event one hour early at 4:30 p.m. For more information, visit www.royals.com/girlsnightout.

Big Game James Section - Pitcher James Shields, together with the Royals and KCP&L, will host foster care children and their families in the Big Game James Section. Each child will receive complimentary tickets in section 206, a "Big Game James" t-shirt and a free meal courtesy of ARAMRARK and Papa John's Pizza. Guests will also participate in a meet and greet with Shields prior to the game. Fans who purchase tickets in section 206 on the designated Big Game James Section nights will also receive a "Big Game James" t-shirt courtesy of KCP&L in support of the program.

50/50 Raffle presented by Edelman & Thompson - A Royals Charities fundraiser in which one lucky fan will win big! www.royals.com/5050.

Saturday, June 8 - Houston Astros vs. Royals, 6:15 p.m.

Butler at Rally House - Billy Butler will be signing autographs at the Rally House in Independence, Mo., from noon-1 p.m. Tickets must be purchased to get an autograph and will be limited to the first 250 fans. A ticket is available for a $10 donation to Bishop Sullivan Center to help support Billy's charity, Hit-It-A-Ton, and can be purchased at Rally House the day of the appearance.

Scott's MLB Pitch, Hit & Run - Young baseball and softball players take the Kauffman Stadium field from 9:30-11 a.m. to compete in the team championship of the Scott's MLB Pitch, Hit & Run competition.

50/50 Raffle presented by Edelman & Thompson - A Royals Charities fundraiser in which one lucky fan will win big! www.royals.com/5050.

Sunday, June 9 - Houston Astros vs. Royals, presented by Macy's, 1:10 p.m.

Royals Troopers - The Royals Grounds Crew welcomes select children who have a parent deployed through the United States military efforts overseas to join them in game preparations as part of the Royals Troopers program. The honored kids will help prepare the field prior to the Royals game and will receive game tickets and Royals merchandise.

50/50 Raffle presented by Edelman & Thompson - A Royals Charities fundraiser in which one lucky fan will win big! www.royals.com/5050.

Monday, June 10 - Detroit Tigers vs. Royals, 7:10 p.m.

Dream Factory - Throughout the season, the Royals grant the wishes of Dream Factory children. These youngsters, who face life-altering challenges, will meet Royals players, watch batting practice from the dugout, and enjoy the game and refreshments. Their Royals experience appears on the KMBC-TV (Channel 9) 10 p.m. newscast.

50/50 Raffle presented by Edelman & Thompson - A Royals Charities fundraiser in which one lucky fan will win big! www.royals.com/5050.

Tuesday, June 11 - Detroit Tigers vs. Royals, 7:10 p.m.

Royals Father of the Year Honorees Recognized - In celebration of Father's Day, thousands of students submit essays entitled "What My Father Means to Me" through the National Center for Fathering's "Royals Father of the Year" contest. The winning authors and fathers are treated with complimentary game tickets and a special pregame reception from 4:45-6 p.m. in the Royals Hall of Fame Pavilion. Finalists will be recognized during pregame ceremonies, with the winning father sitting in the Buck O'Neil Legacy Seat that evening.

50/50 Raffle presented by Edelman & Thompson - A Royals Charities fundraiser in which one lucky fan will win big! www.royals.com/5050.

Wednesday, June 12 - Detroit Tigers vs. Royals, 1:10 p.m.

50/50 Raffle presented by Edelman & Thompson - A Royals Charities fundraiser in which one lucky fan will win big! www.royals.com/5050.