#DodgersLoveLA Community Tour Kicks Off (PHOTOS)

The Los Angeles Dodgers will be out in the community all week long, as this year's #DodgersLoveLA Community Tour gets underway.

The tour kicked off on Monday with a pair of terrific events. The first involved Alex Wood and Ross Stripling meeting with 4th grade students from Para Los Niños, followed by an event honoring California Wildfires First Responders.

Check out some of the best moments captured on social media below, as well as the full list of appearances.

Monday, January 22

9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.              LA Reads at 826LA

Alex Wood and Ross Stripling, with the support of Bank of America volunteers, will join 4th grade students from Para Los Niños, a current LADF grant recipient, in the process of brainstorming, writing and creating a book.

826LA, 1714 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles


11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.             California Wildfires First Responders Luncheon/Batting Practice

The Dodgers will host over 350 firefighters who battled wildfires in Southern California for lunch and batting practice. Justin Turner, Kenley Jansen, Kiké Hernández, Joc Pederson, Trayce Thompson, Ross Stripling and Alex Woodare expected to attend. In addition, Bank of America Senior Vice President Garrett Gin will give remarks and will be joined by Bank of America volunteers.

Dodger Stadium


Tuesday, January 23                                   

10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.            Dodgers Celebrate 60 Years in Los Angeles at City Hall

Steve Garvey, Fernando Valenzuela, Ron Cey, Steve Yeager and Charley Steiner will join the City Council to make a special presentation in celebration of the Dodgers' 60 years in Los Angeles.

Los Angeles City Hall


11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.           Dodgers at McDonald's

 Yasiel Puig will take orders and the Dodgers will foot the bill at a secret McDonald's location to be revealed Tuesday morning on social media.

Media interested in covering this event can contact Dodgers PR for event location.


2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.               Dodgers Pet Family Photo Day

In partnership with the City of Pasadena, Joc Pederson will take photos with fans and their dogs, who will receive a Dodger dog t-shirt. Bank of America volunteers will support the event.

Alice's Dog Park, 3026 E. Orange Grove Blvd, Pasadena


4:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m.               S.T.E.M. Night with the Dodgers

The Dodgers will host 100 female students from Project Scientist for a panel discussion about the role of S.T.E.M. - science, technology, engineering and mathematics - in baseball. Dodger General Manager Farhan Zaidi, Strength & Conditioning Coach Brandon McDaniel, members of the club's analytics department and Judith Peach, a General Manager at the Aerospace Corporation, will lead the panel. Bank of America volunteers will support the event.

Dodger Stadium, Lexus Dugout Club.


Wednesday, January 24                               

4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.               Winter Training with the Dodgers

Kenley Jansen, Nomar Garciaparra and Dodger minor leaguers D.J. Peters andJacob Amaya will lead Dodgers RBI (Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities) players from the City of Inglewood in a baseball skills clinic with the help of volunteers from Bank of America.

GBG Training Academy, 2607 Manhattan Beach Blvd, Redondo Beach, CA


4:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m.               Dodger Movie Takeover

Chris Taylor and Kyle Farmer will host pre-selected families from LA. Family Housing and the Boys and Girls Club - Mackenzie-Scott Branch for a screening of Paddington 2, courtesy of Fandango. Bank of America will support the event.

Media interested in covering this event can contact Dodgers PR for event location.


Thursday, January 25

11:30 a.m.- 2:00 p.m.            Point Mugu Naval Air Station Visit

Cody Bellinger, Andrew Toles and Kiké Hernández will join military personnel for a tour of the base and simulated training activities. 

Media must RSVP in advance - Point Mugu Naval Air Station, Ventura, CA


3:45 p.m.- 4:15 p.m.              LA Reads Literacy Corner at the Dream Center

Justin Turner will open a new literacy corner with donated books and materials.

Dream Center, 2301 Bellevue Ave., Los Angeles


5:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m.              'Dodger Shave Party' for Childhood Cancer Awareness

Yasiel Puig will shave his head in solidarity with young patients who are undergoing cancer treatment at Cedars-Sinai.

Dodger Stadium, Club Level off Lot D


Friday, January 26

8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.               KaBOOM! Playground Build

Dodger players and employees, Bank of America volunteers, LADF and community members from the City of Alhambra will break ground, build and dedicate a playground in a single day. A groundbreaking ceremony will be held at 8:30 a.m. and a ribbon cutting ceremony will take place at approximately 2:30 p.m.

Expected to be in attendance: Dave Roberts, Logan Forsythe, Cody Bellinger, Chris Taylor, Joc Pederson, Scott Alexander, Dylan Baker, Walker Buehler, Tony Cingrani, Kyle Farmer, Tom Koehler, Adam Liberatore, Tim Locastro, Henry Owens, Rob Segedin, Ross Stripling, Andrew Toles, Alex Verdugo andJoe Davis.

Alhambra Park, 500 N. Palm Avenue, Alhambra, CA

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