Cougars Homestand Preview: April 27-30

$1 beers and hot dogs for Thirsty Thursday, Arbor Day celebration and run the bases

By Jacquie Boatman / Kane County Cougars | April 27, 2017 10:56 AM ET

GENEVA, Ill. - The Kane County Cougars, Class-A Minor League affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks, begin a four-game homestand Thursday evening and welcome the Beloit Snappers (Oakland Athletics affiliate). Homestand highlights include $1 beers, hot dogs and sodas for Thirsty Thursday, presented by Miller Lite, a native tree sapling giveaway in celebration of Arbor Day, Cougars Reading Club parades and more.

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

Thursday 4/27 - Beloit Snappers (Oakland Athletics affiliate) - 6:30 PM (Gates open at 5:30 PM) - WBIG 1280 AM (6:15 PM)

  • Thirsty Thursday - $1 beers, hot dogs and sodas
  • Pre-game Cougars Reading Club parade
  • National Anthem - Graham School Chorus
  • Post-game autographs with Jon Duplantier in the Team Store
  • Fans can run the bases after the game (weather permitting)

Friday 4/28 - Beloit Snappers - 6:30 PM (Gates open at 5:30 PM) - WBIG 1280 AM (6:15 PM)

  • Arbor Day, presented by The Forest Preserve District of Kane County
  • Native tree sapling giveaway - first 1,000 fans, courtesy of The Forest Preserve District of Kane County
  • Pre-game Cougars Reading Club parade
  • National Anthem - The Wheatlands Elementary Honor Choir
  • Post-game autographs with Tommy Eveld in the Team Store
  • Fans can run the bases after the game (weather permitting)

Saturday 4/29 - Beloit Snappers - 1 PM (Gates open at Noon) - WBIG 1280 AM (12:45 PM)

  • Pre-game Cougars Reading Club parade
  • Pre-game performance by Bluestone Academy
  • National Anthem - Patterson Elementary School
  • Post-game autographs with Ryan Atkinson in the Team Store
  • Fans can run the bases after the game (weather permitting)

Sunday 4/30 - Beloit Snappers - 1 PM (Gates open at Noon) - WBIG 1280 AM (12: 45 PM)

  • Pre-game performances by The LaGrange District 105 Orchestra Ensemble and Jazz Band
  • Pre-game Cougars Reading Club Parade
  • National Anthem - LaGrange District 105 Choir
  • Post-game autographs with Ozzie and Annie T. Cougar in the Team Store
  • Fans can run the bases after the game (weather permitting)

Homestand Notes

Movers for Mom - Representatives from TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® will be outside Gate 3 on April 27, collecting donations for the Movers for Mom® program. Donations collected will be provided to local women forced to live in shelters as a result of domestic abuse or homelessness. Fans are encouraged to bring donations of essential care items including body spray, soaps, hair styling products, towels, make-up brushes, pajamas, large tote bags and umbrellas.

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.

Weekly Specials - Thirsty Thursday, presented by Miller Lite, returns this homestand with $1 beers, hot dogs and sodas.

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