Monday, June 11, 2007

Plymouth's Fan Appreciation Day on tap

Although the Plymouth Whalers recently completed the 2006-07 season with their second Ontario Hockey League championship in the 17-year history, the fun will continue this Saturday starting at 2:30 p.m. at the Compuware Sports Arena in the Whalers’ annual Fan Appreciation Day.

A number of activities are planned and will coincide with the re-opening weekend of the Compuware Sports Arena Drive-In Theatres, which will run Friday night, June 15, seven days a week, through Sunday night, September 2.

Among the Fan Appreciation events scheduled for this Saturday night:

-- Whalers' Used Equipment Sale, starting at 2:30 p.m. (NHL Arena)
-- Sales at the Whalers Cove Pro Shop, including Whalers' OHL Championship Items. (NHL Arena)
-- Whalers' Collectible Silent Auction. (NHL Arena)
-- Whalers' 2007-08 Season Ticket Selection Sale - an opportunity to select your own seat. (NHL Arena)
-- Whalers' Summer Hockey School Registration. (NHL Arena)
-- Free open skating from 5:00-7:30 p.m. (Olympic Ice Arena)
-- Whalers player Meet-and-Greet featuring local player AJ Jenks (Wolverine Lake) and Plymouth veterans Brett Bellemore and Wes Cunningham. (NHL Arena)
-- Ginopolis on the Ice Meal and Movie Deals. (Ginopolis on the Ice Restaurant)
-- Radio Disney 910-AM D-tour starting at 8 p.m. with music, games and prizes with a family-oriented double feature at the Drive-In. D-Tour will be located by the main concession stands in the Drive-In Theatre.

Gates open at the Compuware Sports Arena parking lot at 7:30 p.m. and the movies begin at dusk (weather permitting). Families listen to the movies on the car radio.

The Drive-In features three screens showing back to back first run movies including: Nancy Drew, Surf’s Up, Spider-Man 3, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and more.

Visit for a complete listing of Drive-In movies.

Prices are $8 for ages 13 and older; $6 for children from 4-12; $6 for Students (Mon-Thurs); Free for children 3-and-under.

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