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Community Calendar: 2017

Jan.  |  Feb.  |  March  |  April  |  May  |  June  |  July  |  Aug.  |  Sept.  |  Oct.  |  Nov.  |  Dec.
January
Friday, January 6 | Star of Hope Volunteer Day

Astros front office staff volunteers assist with meal preparation and lunch service at the Star of Hope Women and Family Emergency Shelter.

Monday, January 16 | Day of Service

250 Astros front office staff and Astros Foundation volunteer corps helped at the Houston Food Bank's main warehouse in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service.

Thursday, January 19 | Sunshine Kids Hospital Party

Astros mascot Orbit and front office staff members volunteer at the monthly Sunshine Kids party at Texas Children's Hospital.

Friday, January 20 | Diamond Dreams Gala

The 2017 Diamond Dreams Gala featured Diana Ross, baseball Hall of Famers and Astros stars! The event will benefit New Hope Housing, an organization combatting homelessness by providing housing and support services for those in need, as well as the Astros Foundation.

Friday, January 27 | Star of Hope Volunteer Day

Astros front office staff volunteers assist with meal preparation and lunch service at the Star of Hope Women and Family Emergency Shelter.

February
Friday, February 3 | Star of Hope Volunteer Day

Astros front office staff volunteers assist with meal preparation and lunch service at the Star of Hope Women and Family Emergency Shelter.

Thursday, February 9 | Sunshine Kids Hospital Party

Astros mascot Orbit and front office staff members volunteer at the monthly Sunshine Kids party at MD Anderson Children's Cancer Hospital.

Saturday, February 11 | Houston Food Bank Volunteer Day

Astros Foundation volunteer corps, Astros Season Ticket Holders, Astros Urban Youth Academy members and families and Astros front office staff will volunteer at the Houston Food Bank's main warehouse.

Friday, February 17 | Star of Hope Volunteer Day

Astros front office staff volunteers assist with meal preparation and lunch service at the Star of Hope Women and Family Emergency Shelter.

March
Friday, March 3 | Star of Hope Volunteer Day

Astros front office staff volunteers assist with meal preparation and lunch service at the Star of Hope Women and Family Emergency Shelter.

Friday, March 3-Sunday, March 5 | Shriners Hospitals for Children College Classic

The three-day tournament will feature the University of Mississippi, Baylor University, Texas Tech University, Texas A&M University, Texas Christian University and Louisiana State University.

Saturday, March 11 | Houston Food Bank Volunteer Day

Astros Foundation volunteer corps, Astros Season Ticket Holders, Astros Urban Youth Academy members and families and Astros front office staff will volunteer at the Houston Food Bank's main warehouse.

Friday, March 17 | Star of Hope Volunteer Day

Astros front office staff volunteers assist with meal preparation and lunch service at the Star of Hope Women and Family Emergency Shelter.

April
Friday, April 7 | Star of Hope Volunteer Day

Astros front office staff volunteers assist with meal preparation and lunch service at the Star of Hope Women and Family Emergency Shelter.

Friday, April 7 | YMCA Jr. RBI Day

Players, coaches and volunteers from the YMCA of Greater Houston's Jr. RBI program be in attendance to cheer on the Astros and participate in a pre-game ceremony.

Saturday, April 8 | Houston Food Bank Volunteer Day

Astros Foundation volunteer corps, Astros Season Ticket Holders, Astros Urban Youth Academy members and families and Astros front office staff will volunteer at the Houston Food Bank's main warehouse.

Thursday, April 20 | Sunshine Kids Hospital Party

Astros mascot Orbit and front office staff members volunteer at the monthly Sunshine Kids party at Texas Children's Hospital.

Friday, April 21 | Star of Hope Volunteer Day

Astros front office staff volunteers assist with meal preparation and lunch service at the Star of Hope Women and Family Emergency Shelter.

Sunday, April 30 | Baseball Tomorrow Fund Equipment

The Astros and the MLB Baseball Tomorrow Fund collect donations of new and gently used baseball and softball equipment at selected gates.

May
Friday, May 5 | Star of Hope Volunteer Day

Astros front office staff volunteers assist with meal preparation and lunch service at the Star of Hope Women and Family Emergency Shelter.

Thursday, May 18 | Sunshine Kids Hospital Party

Astros mascot Orbit and front office staff members volunteer at the monthly Sunshine Kids party at MD Anderson Children's Cancer Hospital.

Friday, May 19 | Star of Hope Volunteer Day

Astros front office staff volunteers assist with meal preparation and lunch service at the Star of Hope Women and Family Emergency Shelter.

Saturday, May 20 | Houston Food Bank Volunteer Day

Astros Foundation volunteer corps, Astros Season Ticket Holders, Astros Urban Youth Academy members and families and Astros front office staff will volunteer at the Houston Food Bank's main warehouse.

Saturday, May 20 | Armed Forces Day/Honor Flight

The Astros will recognize the service and sacrifice of World War II veterans and the work of Honor Flight Houston with a pre-game ceremony and ceremonial first pitch.

Sunday, May 21 | National Police Week

Members of the Houston Police Department will be honored as part of National Police Week.

Sunday, May 28 | Pitch, Hit & Run

The Astros host an on-field regional competition for MLB Pitch, Hit and Run skills competition and will recognize the local winners in a pre-game ceremony.

June
Friday, June 2 | Star of Hope Volunteer Day

Astros front office staff volunteers assist with meal preparation and lunch service at the Star of Hope Women and Family Emergency Shelter.

Sunday, June 11 | Picnic In The Park presented by Pluckers

Enjoy a post-game picnic on the field at Minute Maid Park. Activities include an autograph session with the 2017 Astros players, a buffet and inflatables for children. All proceeds benefit the Astros Foundation.

Friday, June 16 | Star of Hope Volunteer Day

Astros front office staff volunteers assist with meal preparation and lunch service at the Star of Hope Women and Family Emergency Shelter.

Saturday, June 17 | Houston Food Bank Volunteer Day

Astros Foundation volunteer corps, Astros Season Ticket Holders, Astros Urban Youth Academy members and families and Astros front office staff will volunteer at the Houston Food Bank's main warehouse.

Tuesday, June 27-Sunday, July 2 | Project Playhouse

Visit the HomeAid Houston display near section 150 to purchase raffle tickets for a custom playhouse.

July
Saturday, July 1 | PLAY BALL Weekend

The Astros host a special PLAY BALL celebration.

Friday, July 7 | Star of Hope Volunteer Day

Astros front office staff volunteers assist with meal preparation and lunch service at the Star of Hope Women and Family Emergency Shelter.

Friday, July 14-Wednesday, July 19 | Project Playhouse

Visit the HomeAid Houston display near section 150 to purchase raffle tickets for a custom playhouse.

Saturday, July 15 | Houston Food Bank Volunteer Day

Astros Foundation volunteer corps, Astros Season Ticket Holders, Astros Urban Youth Academy members and families and Astros front office staff will volunteer at the Houston Food Bank's main warehouse.

Thursday, July 20 | Sunshine Kids Hospital Party

Astros mascot Orbit and front office staff members volunteer at the monthly Sunshine Kids party at Texas Children's Hospital.

Friday, July 21 | Star of Hope Volunteer Day

Astros front office staff volunteers assist with meal preparation and lunch service at the Star of Hope Women and Family Emergency Shelter.

August
Friday, August 4 | Star of Hope Volunteer Day

Astros front office staff volunteers assist with meal preparation and lunch service at the Star of Hope Women and Family Emergency Shelter.

Saturday, August 5 | Houston Food Bank Volunteer Day

Astros Foundation volunteer corps, Astros Season Ticket Holders, Astros Urban Youth Academy members and families and Astros front office staff will volunteer at the Houston Food Bank's main warehouse.

Friday, August 18 | Star of Hope Volunteer Day

Astros front office staff volunteers assist with meal preparation and lunch service at the Star of Hope Women and Family Emergency Shelter.

Thursday, August 24 | Sunshine Kids Hospital Party

Astros mascot Orbit and front office staff members volunteer at the monthly Sunshine Kids party at MD Anderson Children's Cancer Hospital.

September
Friday, September 1 | Star of Hope Volunteer Day

Astros front office staff volunteers assist with meal preparation and lunch service at the Star of Hope Women and Family Emergency Shelter.

Friday, September 15 | Star of Hope Volunteer Day

Astros front office staff volunteers assist with meal preparation and lunch service at the Star of Hope Women and Family Emergency Shelter.

Saturday, September 16 | Houston Food Bank Volunteer Day

Astros Foundation volunteer corps, Astros Season Ticket Holders, Astros Urban Youth Academy members and families and Astros front office staff will volunteer at the Houston Food Bank's main warehouse.

Tuesday, September 19-Thursday, September 21 | Childhood Cancer Awareness Week

During this week, the Astros join in on recognizing Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Children from organizations that serve children with cancer will take part in pre-game ceremonies, ceremonial first pitches, Kids First Call and more.

October
Friday, October 6 | Star of Hope Volunteer Day

Astros front office staff volunteers assist with meal preparation and lunch service at the Star of Hope Women and Family Emergency Shelter.

Saturday, October 14 | Houston Food Bank Volunteer Day

Astros Foundation volunteer corps, Astros Season Ticket Holders, Astros Urban Youth Academy members and families and Astros front office staff will volunteer at the Houston Food Bank's main warehouse.

Thursday, October 19 | Sunshine Kids Hospital Party

Astros mascot Orbit and front office staff members volunteer at the monthly Sunshine Kids party at Texas Children's Hospital.

Friday, October 20 | Star of Hope Volunteer Day

Astros front office staff volunteers assist with meal preparation and lunch service at the Star of Hope Women and Family Emergency Shelter.

November
Friday, November 3 | Star of Hope Volunteer Day

Astros front office staff volunteers assist with meal preparation and lunch service at the Star of Hope Women and Family Emergency Shelter.

Saturday, November 4 | Houston Food Bank Volunteer Day

Astros Foundation volunteer corps, Astros Season Ticket Holders, Astros Urban Youth Academy members and families and Astros front office staff will volunteer at the Houston Food Bank's main warehouse.

Thursday, November 16 | Sunshine Kids Hospital Party

Astros mascot Orbit and front office staff members volunteer at the monthly Sunshine Kids party at MD Anderson Children's Cancer Hospital.

Friday, November 17 | Star of Hope Volunteer Day

Astros front office staff volunteers assist with meal preparation and lunch service at the Star of Hope Women and Family Emergency Shelter.

December
Friday, December 1 | Star of Hope Volunteer Day

Astros front office staff volunteers assist with meal preparation and lunch service at the Star of Hope Women and Family Emergency Shelter.

Saturday, December 2 | Houston Food Bank Volunteer Day

Astros Foundation volunteer corps, Astros Season Ticket Holders, Astros Urban Youth Academy members and families and Astros front office staff will volunteer at the Houston Food Bank's main warehouse.

Friday, December 15 | Star of Hope Volunteer Day

Astros front office staff volunteers assist with meal preparation and lunch service at the Star of Hope Women and Family Emergency Shelter.