Cougars Homestand Preview: April 10-12

First Micro Monday of the season; seniors eat free Tuesday and Wednesday

By Jacquie Boatman / Kane County Cougars | April 9, 2017 8:00 PM ET

GENEVA, Ill. - The Kane County Cougars, Class-A Minor League affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks, open a three-game homestand Monday evening and welcome the Cedar Rapids Kernels (Minnesota Twins affiliate). Homestand highlights include Micro Monday deals with craft beers available for 50% off, pre-game Cougars Reading Club parades, discounted tickets for seniors age 65 and older as well as the traditional post-game run the bases.

Tickets are available for each game during the upcoming homestand by calling 630-232-8811 or by ordering online at www.kccougars.com.

Monday 4/10 - Cedar Rapids Kernels (Minnesota Twins affiliate) - 6:30 PM (Gates open at 5:30 PM) - WBIG 1280 AM (6:15 PM)

  • Micro Monday - craft beer 50% off
  • Pre-game Cougars Reading Club parade
  • National Anthem - St. Mary School
  • Post-game autographs with Ozzie and Annie T. Cougar
  • Fans can run the bases after the game (weather permitting)

 

Tuesday 4/11 - Cedar Rapids Kernels - Noon (Gates open at 11 AM) - WBIG 1280 AM (11:45 AM)

  • Pre-game Cougars Reading Club parade
  • National Anthem - Lilly Nowak
  • High School Sports Business Seminars
  • Seniors Eat Free Day (free hot dog and small soda voucher for seniors 65+)
  • Fans can run the bases after the game (weather permitting)

 

Wednesday 4/12 - Cedar Rapids Kernels - 11 AM (Gates open at 10 AM) - kccougars.com (11 AM)

  • Pre-game Cougars Reading Club parade
  • National Anthem - Jackson Concert Band
  • High School Sports Business Seminars
  • Seniors Eat Free Day (free hot dog and small soda voucher for seniors 65+)
  • Fans can run the bases after the game (weather permitting)

 

Homestand Notes

Cougars Reading Club - The Cougars reading incentive program is back for its third decade in 2017. This season, the program includes more than 400 Chicago area schools and 140,000 students who are improving their reading skills through the Cougars Reading Club. Participating students who complete reading goals set by their respective teachers are awarded a ticket to an April or May Cougars game, a food voucher, official Cougars Reading Club bag and the opportunity to participate in the pre-game on-field parade. The Cougars Reading Club is sponsored by Cantigny Park, The PRIDE Stores and Oberweis.

High School Business and Marketing Seminars - Tuesday's game kicks off the 8th season of the Cougars High School Marketing and Business Seminars. The seminars, led by Cougars staff members, provide an inside look at the sports industry and give students a chance to enjoy a Cougars game. Schools attending this homestand include Naperville North, Lisle, Downers Grove North, Newark, Plainfield Central, Oswego East, Palatine, Glenbard North and York. As part of the field trip event, schools were asked to have their students create a between-innings promotion. The winning group will assist the Cougars promotion staff on the field during one of the between-innings events.

Weekly Specials - Monday's game marks the first Micro Monday of the season with all craft beers available for 50% off. Seniors, age 65 and older, in attendance on Tuesday and Wednesday will receive a voucher at the gate for a complimentary hot dog and small soda.

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This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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