June 6,2014(ISN) – VICTORIA, B.C. – With the Victoria HarbourCats excited to play their home-opening series, June 10-11-12 against the Cowlitz Black Bears at Sports Traders Diamond at Royal Athletic Park, a number of community events are planned for Monday, June 9.

Best news of all? These events are open TO ALL.

At noon at Colville Ball Diamond in Esquimalt, the HarbourCats will be led by local star player Kelly Norris-Jones in a softball game played against a Canadian Forces Base team. Harvey the HarbourCat will be in attendance.

Then, from 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm at the new Island Savings branch on Douglas at Mayfair Mall, the remaining HarbourCats will be appear at the official branch opening BBQ, with Harvey joined by Island Savings mascot Penny. Free hot dogs for kids, meet Harvey, and get autographs from the players – nothing but fun!


Softball game, HarbourCats and CFB Esquimalt – noon-1pm, Colville Ball Diamond

Island Savings Branch official opening – free hot dogs for kids, 3:30pm to 5:30pm, Mayfair branch (Douglas and Tolmie)

MILITARY NIGHTS — The HarbourCats are proud to welcome our Military friends all season long to games at Sports Traders Diamond at Royal Athletic Park, with special nights set up for the following dates and Military performing national anthems:

Thursday, June 12 – third game of regular season, vs. Cowlitz Black Bears

Friday, August 8 – first game of final homestand, vs. Kitsap BlueJackets

ISLAND SAVINGS NIGHTS — Island Savings and the HarbourCats also have an extensive arrangement with Island Savings this year that includes the following events:

Island Savings GAME NIGHT, Wednesday, June 18

Island Savings key sponsor of Baseball Day in Victoria (Saturday, June 21)

Island Savings key sponsor of Baseball Day in Duncan (Sunday, June 22), including the $25K PITCH!

Island Savings $25K PITCH at Sports Traders Diamond, Sunday, August 3

The Victoria HarbourCats, and our friends with the Canadian Forces and Island Savings, look forward to seeing our fans out at these events!!!