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Bucks to Host Waterloo Bucks Family Fun Night

Waterloo, Iowa – The Waterloo Bucks have announced they will host the first Waterloo Bucks Family Fun Night on Monday, July 3.  With the Riverfront Stadium gates opening at 4:00 pm, Family Fun Night is a free event which will feature free activities including a face painter and a balloon artist, running the bases, wiffle ball in Bucky’s Backyard Ballpark, and playing catch in the outfield.

In addition, there will be games of chance including a plinko board and dollar wheel, and inflatable games such as a bounce house and pitching inflatable.  Those activities will run from 4:00 pm until 7:00 pm and will have an associated fee.

Finally, the Riverfront Stadium 474 square foot LED video board will be showing the PG rated movie “The Sandlot” at 7:00 pm.  The movie runs 101 minutes.

The Souvenir Store and Concessions Stands will be open and individuals are encouraged to bring their blankets and lawn chairs to watch the movie on the field.  Outside food and drink are not allowed in.

The Bucks return home for a three-game homestand on Friday, June 30, as they face the Rochester Honkers at 6:35 pm.  All games can be heard online at www.waterloobucks.com with play-by-play announcer Danny Frey and tickets are available online or by calling the Bucks’ Ticket Line at (319) 232-5633.

The Bucks play at Riverfront Stadium where the team welcomed a new state of the art video board in 2016 thanks to a matching grant from the Black Hawk County Gaming Association.  Team ownership has invested more than $170,000 in improvements since the end of the 2014 season including painted bleachers, public Wi-Fi, sound system, group outing areas, and concessions equipment.  Bucks 2017 Single Game Tickets, Season Tickets, and Group Outings are now on sale.  Fans are encouraged to call the Bucks’ Ticket Line at (319) 232-5633 to order.  Fans can stay in touch with the Bucks during the season by utilizing their website at www.waterloobucks.com.

 

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The Waterloo Bucks are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. The 23-year-old summer collegiate league is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 20 teams, drawing significantly more fans, in a friendly ballpark experience, than any league of its kind. A valuable training ground for coaches, umpires and front office staff, more than 170 former Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including two-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (WAS), two-time World Series Champion Ben Zobrist (CHC) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (BOS), Jordan Zimmermann (DET), Curtis Granderson (NYM) and Lucas Duda (NYM).  All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League portal. For more information, visit http://www.waterloobucks.comor download the new Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store or on Google Play and set the Bucks as your favorite team.