1/31/2013 5:08 P.M. ET
Marlins set to launch Marlins Ayudan Week 2013
Week-long celebration highlighted by Player visits to schools, Marlins Foundation Basebowl and Marlins Trivia Night, and MetroPCS Miami Marlins Winter Warm Up
By / MLB.com
The Miami Marlins will kick off its Marlins Ayudan Week 2013 on Monday, February 4 with local School and Youth League visits taking place throughout the day. Marlins Ayudan Week 2013 will conclude on Saturday, February 9 with the MetroPCS Miami Marlins Winter Warm Up at Marlins Park.
Marlins Ayudan Week 2013 will engage the community through outreach events and signature Marlins Foundation events, including the Annual Marlins Basebowl event at Lucky Strike Lanes on Miami Beach on Thursday, February 7th at 6:30 P.M. and Marlins Trivia Night hosted by The Clevelander at Marlins Park on Friday, February 8th at 6:30 P.M. For more information about Marlins Ayudan and Marlins Foundation, visit www.marlinsfoundation.com .
In addition to the various community endeavors, Marlins players, coaches and executives will be making appearances with South Florida schools, little leagues and corporate partners throughout the week. Ayudan Week will also feature visits from Marlins employees to several Marlins Partner Schools in the Miami area, including check presentations, the raising of Marlins Ayudan flags and the implementation of a Plan of Action at each school to increase student attendance, grades, participation and health and fitness.
The week will conclude on Saturday, February 9 with the MetroPCS Miami Marlins Winter Warm Up at Marlins Park. The Winter Warm Up is free and open to the public from 10 A.M. to 3 P.M. Fans can sit in and select their seats for the 2013 season through a variety of season ticket plans, including Full Season, 40-Game Half Season and 21-Game Mini Plans. Single game tickets will also go on sale for the 2013 season beginning at 10 A.M. at the Marlins Park Ticket Office, and online at marlins.com and marlinsbeisbol.com. Plus, during the Winter Warm Up, fans can get up to $10 off tickets to Opening Night on April 8th and purchase tickets for the upcoming World Baseball Classic 2nd Round games, to be held at Marlins Park March 12-16. Fans can also get autographs from Marlins players, walk throughout the ballpark and enjoy games, music, rides and activities for the entire family on the West Plaza. Winter Warm Up activities will also include the High School Field of Dreams Challenge at 11 A.M., featuring Archbishop McCarthy versus Gulliver Academy. In addition, all current Full Season, Half Season and 21-Game Mini Plan holders will be invited to exclusive Season Ticket Holder events during the day. For more information on purchasing a season ticket plan, go to www.marlins.com/seatviews.
For additional information on the 2013 Marlins Ayudan Week 2013 and the MetroPCS Miami Marlins Winter Warm Up, including a schedule of events and ticket information, please visit the team's official websites at www.marlins.com or www.marlinsbeisbol.com.
For a full listing of events going on this week, click here.
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