Easter fun for everyone at City of Manchester Stadium
- Thu 18 Mar 2010, 5:02PM
- Posted by Peter Ferguson
Easter is going to be egg-stra special at City this year! It won't just be Good Friday, it will be good every day, and there's something for everyone.
We're kicking off our holiday egg-stravaganza with a fabulous family fun day loaded with great activities on Saturday March 27, but that's only the start of a fantastic fortnight.
Bikeability classes are back in a big way, there's a super penalty shoot-out competition with top prizes, and some great traditional Easter treasure hunts for the whole family to enjoy.
Ever fancied yourself as a sports commentator? You can have a go, and even win a chance to join a radio team at a City home game! Or try your hand at modelling and see your catwalk pics on the website or in the match programme!
So start planning your egg-citing Easter with City now from this super schedule ...
Saturday 27th – Family Fun Day
Start the school holidays in style down at the Stadium and enjoy a wide range of activities including football, basketball, street dance, judo & beat the goalie. Or try the bouncy castle & get your picture taken with Moonchester! The action gets under way at noon until 3pm.
Sunday 28th – L4C Pantomime
Oh yes it is! "Aladdin Blue" at the Gracie Fields Theatre, Rochdale with surprise guests (and Moonchester). Just £3 for Live4City members, £6 for adults. Junior Blues 0–5 Club members + 1 parent free. Book your tickets on 0870 062 1894, option 2 then option 1.
Monday 29th – City versus Wigan
Turn Printworks blue before the game with lots of child-friendly activities and great deals from the restaurants and bars. Don’t forget you can still purchase a ‘Parent and Child’ match ticket package for £30, which includes one adult and one junior ticket (aged up to 15) plus a free junior 09/10 home shirt.
Tuesday 30th – Bikeability / Easter Treasure Hunt Challenge
We've a fun-packed three-day cycling course arranged for both Easter holiday weeks from Tuesday to Thursday, 10am-3pm. We've a limited number of FREE places so book now via email@example.com quoting ‘bikeability’. Or follow the clues to find the Easter treasure! The hunt will take around two hours on March 30 (1pm), March 31 (10am & 1pm) and April 1 (10am & 1pm). Book early by calling 0161 256 6650.
Wednesday 31st – Bikeability / Easter Treasure Hunt Challenge / CITC Penalty Shoot-out
Be the penalty king or queen! Join us for the CITC shoot-out outside the City Store. The winners of each category (11am = 6-8 years, 12.30pm = 9-11, 2pm = 12-14) will get a home shirt and tickets for the home game against Birmingham. Pre-register via firstname.lastname@example.org quoting ‘Penalty Comp’. There's a maximum of 50 entries per age group, so book now.
Thursday 1st – Bikeability / Easter Treasure Hunt Challenge
Friday 2nd (Good Friday) – Stadium tour Easter head hunt
Looking for something for the whole family? Join us on a stadium tour & help to locate the players' heads along the way to enter a draw and win a fantastic prize. To book a stadium tour, simply call 0870 062 1894 (option 8).
Saturday 3rd – Stadium tour Easter head hunt
Tuesday 6th – Bikeability / Model behaviour / Dance Class
Become the new face of City! We’re offering 20 amateur models a fun photo-shoot. Simply send a recent picture to email@example.com with your sizes & contact details quoting ‘model behaviour’.
Or sign up for the ever-popular street dance class for ages 10-16 in the Stadium studio. Book your place on 0161 438 7834 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Bring a packed lunch and a bottle of water and wear loose clothing.
Wednesday 7th – Bikeability / Meet the Chef (10am) & Dance Class
Budding chefs get the chance to create a pre-match menu & the winner will join an MCFC chef on match day before joining their family in the Legends Lounge for a meal before the Birmingham game! Simply email email@example.com quoting ‘Meet the chef’ to register.
Thursday 8th – Bikeability / Sports Reporter (2.30) & Dance Class
Wonder what it’s like to report a big game? Ian Cheeseman of BBC Radio Manchester will take you on a tour of the media/press area. You’ll get chance to try your hand & the winner will join Ian as he commentates on the Birmingham game. To book, email your contact details to firstname.lastname@example.org quoting ‘Sports Reporter’ and we will confirm if you have been successful.
Friday 9th – Dance Class