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Gwinnett Braves announce non-profit partnership series

Gwinnett Braves announce non-profit partnership series

Non-Profit Partnership Series to Return in 2013

Gwinnett Braves to continue helping local organizations raise awareness, funds for their causes

LAWRENCEVILLE, GA – The Gwinnett Braves announced plans Tuesday to continue their Non-Profit Partnership Series for the 2013 season.  Introduced in 2012, the series is an all-inclusive program that allows multiple organizations who volunteer for a common cause to rally together on themed nights that correspond with the Gwinnett Braves Grant Program.  The goal is to help local organizations raise awareness and funds for their causes all season long.

Commuter Dude dunks with Harlem Globetrotters

Commuter Dude dunks with Harlem Globetrotters

ATLANTA -- The Harlem Globetrotters will perform two shows in metro Atlanta this Saturday.

Tuesday morning, 11Alive's Commuter Dude headed to Philips Arena in downtown Atlanta to dunk with players Flight Time and Tiny, who at 7 feet 8 inches is the tallest Trotter in history.

The Trotters will perform Saturday at Philips Arena at 1 p.m., and at the Arena at Gwinnett Center at 7:30 p.m. Tickets range in price from $27 to $157 and are available through Ticketmaster.

Gwinnett Braves to Host High School Showcase

Gwinnett Braves to Host High School Showcase

Ten area powerhouses set to battle in five weekend games at Coolray Field

LAWRENCEVILLE, GA - The Gwinnett Braves open the International League season on April 4, but fans don’t have to wait that long to catch great baseball action at Coolray Field.   On March 8 and 9, the home of the G-Braves will host ten of the top high school baseball teams in Gwinnett County for a first-ever showcase event.  The games will mark the first played at Coolray Field in 2013, its fifth season of existence.

Coolray Field has opened its doors to many high school games in the past, however, this two-day event is an expanded showcase packed with powerhouse teams and players. Six of the ten teams featured on the bill made the playoffs last season, while two of those six made it to their respective state finals game.

Harlem Globetrotters 'You Write The Rules' world tour coming to Atlanta

Harlem Globetrotters 'You Write The Rules' world tour coming to Atlanta

ATLANTA -- The Harlem Globetrotters are back at the Phillips Arena  to entertain crowds and defy expectations! Come see their tricks and flips as the Harlem Globetrotters perform stunts, dunks, and make you laugh.

The Harlem Globetrotters love seeing families laugh together during their games, and would love to see your family when they come to a city near you. 

Harlem Globetrotters "You Write The Rules" World Tour coming to Atlanta

Harlem Globetrotters "You Write The Rules" World Tour coming to Atlanta

The Harlem Globetrotters are back at the Phillips Arena  to entertain crowds and defy expectations! Come see their tricks and flips as the Harlem Globetrotters perform stunts, dunks, and make you laugh.

The Harlem Globetrotters love seeing families laugh together during their games, and would love to see your family when they come to a city near you. 

Monkey Joe's holding birthday celebration

Monkey Joe's holding birthday celebration

ATLANTA -- Monday is the birthday of Monkey Joe, namesake of the popular indoor bounce house venues.

To celebrate, Monkey Joe's is offering plenty of family fun, including reduced admission prices, all day.

On Feb. 18, entry into every Monkey Joe's location is only $5. The first 100 children at each facility will be treated to a free pizza party, and the first 75 children will be given birthday party goodie bags.

"Monkey Joe's birthday party provides us an opportunity to thank our loyal customers for their continued support of Monkey Joe's locations across the country," Monkey Joe's brand manager Sonny Crumpton said in a statement. "As a way to honor the families that visit Monkey Joe's time and again, we wanted to show our appreciation with discounted admission and special treats and events, which we believe both children and their parents will enjoy."

Harlem Globetrotters coming to Gwinnett Center

Harlem Globetrotters coming to Gwinnett Center

DULUTH, Ga. -- Smiles and laughter are sure to abound when the Harlem Globetrotters drop into the Gwinnett Center in 2013.

The world famous exhibition basketball team will bring its You Write the Rules tour to metro Atlanta on Saturday, Mar. 16.

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The show is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. Attending families will also have the opportunity to participate in a special pre-show, where they can shoot, try out tricks and take pictures with the Globetrotters.

Visit harlemglobetrotters.com for more information about the group.