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Community Calendar: 2018

Jan.  |  Feb.  |  March  |  April  |  May  |  June  |  July  |  Aug.  |  Sept.  |  Oct.  |  Nov.  |  Dec.
January
Monday, January 17 | Day of Service

Astros Foundation volunteer corps helped at the Houston Food Bank, Buffalo Bayou Partnership and Kingwood/Forest Cove Baseball Association in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service.

Friday, January 19 | Diamond Dreams Gala

The 2018 Diamond Dreams Gala featured Gladys Knight, baseball Hall of Famers and Astros stars! The event benefited New Hope Housing, an organization combatting homelessness by providing housing and support services for those in need, as well as the Astros Foundation.

Thursday, January 25 | Sunshine Kids Hospital Party

Astros Foundation volunteer corps and Shooting Stars helped at the monthly Sunshine Kids party at Texas Children's Hospital.

February
Thursday, February 15 | Sunshine Kids Hospital Party

Astros Foundation volunteer corps and Shooting Stars helped at the monthly Sunshine Kids party at MD Anderson Children's Cancer Hospital.

Saturday, February 17 | Houston Food Bank Volunteer Day

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

March
Friday, March 2-Sunday, March 4 | Shriners Hospitals for Children College Classic

The three-day tournament will feature the Mississippi State, Kentucky, Vanderbilt, University of Houston, Sam Houston State and Louisiana.

Saturday, March 24 | Houston Food Bank Volunteer Day

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

April
Sunday, April 15 | Jackie Robinson Day

The Astros join Major League Baseball in commemorating Jackie Robinson through several pregame events.

Thursday, April 19 | Sunshine Kids Hospital Party

Astros Foundation volunteer corps and Astros mascot Orbit help at the monthly Sunshine Kids party at Texas Children's Hospital.

Saturday, April 28 | Houston Food Bank Volunteer Day

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

Sunday, April 29 | 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
Sunday, May 13 | Honorary Bat Girl

The Astros will recognize a fan who has been affected by breast cancer as our Honorary Bat Girl.

Thursday, May 17 | Sunshine Kids Hospital Party

Astros Foundation volunteer corps and Astros mascot Orbit help at the monthly Sunshine Kids party at MD Anderson Children's Cancer Hospital.

Saturday, May 19 | Houston Food Bank Volunteer Day

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

June
Sunday, June 3 | 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.

Monday, June 18-Wednesday, June 27 | Project Playhouse

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

Saturday, June 23 | Houston Food Bank Volunteer Day

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

Sunday, June 24 | 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 2018 Astros players, a buffet and inflatables for children. All proceeds benefit the Astros Foundation.

July
Thursday, July 19 | Sunshine Kids Hospital Party

Astros Foundation volunteer corps and Astros mascot Orbit help at the monthly Sunshine Kids party at Texas Children's Hospital.

Saturday, July 28 | Houston Food Bank Volunteer Day

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

August
Saturday, August 11 | Houston Food Bank Volunteer Day

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

Thursday, August 16 | Sunshine Kids Hospital Party

Astros Foundation volunteer corps and Astros mascot Orbit help at the monthly Sunshine Kids party at MD Anderson Children's Cancer Hospital.

September
Wednesday, September 5 | Roberto Clemente Day

The Astros join Major League Baseball in commemorating Roberto Clemente Day through several pregame events.

Monday, September 17-Wednesday, September 19 | 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.

Saturday, September 22 | Houston Food Bank Volunteer Day

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

Saturday, September 29 | Badges & Bases presented by Cheniere

Get your running/walking shoes out and join us for the Badges & Bases 10K/5K and Kids Fun Run, presented by Cheniere. This event benefits the Astros Foundation and the Houston Police Foundation. The race finishes on the field at Minute Maid Park and all participants will receive a commemorative t-shirt.

October
Thursday, October 11 | Sunshine Kids Hospital Party

Astros Foundation volunteer corps and Astros mascot Orbit help at the monthly Sunshine Kids party at Texas Children's Hospital.

Saturday, October 20 | Houston Food Bank Volunteer Day

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

November
Thursday, November 15 | Sunshine Kids Hospital Party

Astros Foundation volunteer corps and Astros mascot Orbit help at the monthly Sunshine Kids party at MD Anderson Children's Cancer Hospital.

Saturday, November 17 | Houston Food Bank Volunteer Day

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

December
Saturday, December 15 | Houston Food Bank Volunteer Day

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