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Pre-game activities promote reading at Wahoos’ stadium April 12

Posted by Mary Riker on

PENSACOLA, Fla., March 27, 2015― Families are invited to “Hit a Home Run for Early Literacy” during a pre-game WSRE Imagination Station event at Pensacola Bayfront Stadium on Sunday, April 12 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. The first 100 families in attendance will receive a free “Bats at the Ballgame” book.

Activities are themed around the popular children’s book by Brian Lies and include: meet and greet with Pensacola Blue Wahoos baseball players from 2:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.; appearances by Kazoo, “Readmore” The Dolphin and the PBS KIDS characters; signup for free membership to the Pensacola Blue Wahoos Kids Club; and access to Imagination Station games and more.

After the 4 p.m. game, kids can enjoy a “Fun Run for Reading” around the bases and a special jumbotron presentation of “Bats at the Ballgame” read by local dignitaries and familiar personalities.

The event celebrates Children’s Week and is presented in partnership by the Early Learning Coalition of Escambia County, the Pensacola Blue Wahoos and WSRE, PBS for the Gulf Coast. Sponsored in part by Florida Blue.


Media Relations Contact:
Mary Riker
(850) 484-1211
mriker@wsre.org