The New Britain Rock Cats will officially kick off the season on Thursday, April 5 against the Richmond Flying Squirrels, the Double A Affiliate of the San Francisco Giants, at New Britain Stadium.
You can view a pdf of the team's newly released schedule for 2012 above.
Game time is 6:05 p.m., and the game will feature the Rock Cats popular Family Four Pack. The package is available for all fans and includes 4 reserved game tickets to the game, along with four each of hot dogs, popcorns and bottled waters for $32. The first 1,500 fans through the gates will receive a Rock Cats calendar, courtesy of Holiday Inn Express in Southington.
The opening home stand continues on Friday night with a double header starting at 4:35 pm. Post game festivities feature the first Rock Cats fireworks show of the season, presented by Stanley Black & Decker.
Saturday afternoon, April 7, there will be a 1:35 p.m. game with a 2012 magnet giveaway, again for the first 1,500 fans, courtesy of Stone Academy.
Some of the featured events this year at the stadium will include:
- Monday nights - Everyone in your group will get a free gift from the Rock Cats grab bag.
- Tuesday nights - All kids 12 and under will get a free hot dog and drink.
- Wednesday nights - Groups of 100 or more can purchase a meal deal package for their entire group which includes a game ticket, hot dog, beverage and popcorn for only $7.50 per person. All groups receive free popcorn.
- Thursday nights - Everyone in your group receives free ice cream.
- Friday nights - Enjoy our entertainment series featuring fireworks and pyrotechnic displays.
- Saturday nights – Come out to the ballpark early and enjoy the Rock Cats Pre-Game Block Party, which includes games and prizes. Then, after the game, win great prizes with the Rock Cats Post Game Launch A Ball.
- Sundays - Family Fun Day with Post Game Run the Bases for all kids.