It's time to think about the St. Patrick’s Day Parade
And why not combine it with a summer past time?
A fun evening of Irish entertainment and Rock Cats baseball at “Irish Night” on July 17also will help the 2011 New Haven St. Patrick’s Day Parade.
The Rock Cats take on the Portland Sea Dogs (Boston Red Sox) at New Britain Stadium, 230 John Karbonic Way, New Britain, that night and the game will be a fund raiser for the 2011 New Haven St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee, organizers said in a statement.
Tickets are $8. For tickets, call Tim Gallogly, event chairman at 203-314-3484, or e-mail email@example.com.
The Irish American Heritage Night, a fan favorite at the stadium, features a pre-game happy hour in the Sam Adams Bar & Grill, Irish Step dancers performing outside before the game and an Irish band playing on the field before the game. After the game there will be a "pyrotechnical show," organizers said.
Gates open at 5.35 p.m.
Throwing out the first pitch at 7:05 p.m. will be the 2010 St. Patrick’s Day Parade queen, Linsey Stamp
For more on the St. Patrick's Day Parade Committee, visit www.stpatricksdayparade.org