Waddle In Shop open for holiday season; Toy Drive taking place
The Waddle In Shop, the official merchandise shop of the Long Island Ducks, is now open for the holiday season following a kickoff event on Saturday, December 2. The shop will remain open through Thursday, December 21, with hours of Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Fans are now able to browse a wide range of official Ducks apparel, including BRAND NEW jackets and pullovers, All-Star Game long-sleeve t-shirts and Ducks winter hats. All items are perfect gifts for the baseball fan in your life, so be sure to stop by and get your shopping done early!
In conjunction with the store opening, the Ducks will be collecting new, unwrapped toys as part of the teams annual Holiday Toy Drive. Fans are encouraged to drop off gifts at the Waddle In Shop from now through Tuesday, Dec. 19. The toys will then be delivered by members of the Ducks Street Team to the pediatric units at various hospitals on Long Island. Pediatric patients range from newborn to 24 years of age, and hospitals have made the following suggestions for gifts based on the age of patients:
Newborn-12 Months: Rattles, stuffed animals, board books, bibs
1-3 Years: Shape sorters, soft bath books, pop-up toys, ring stacks
4-7 Years: Board games, action figures, sticker sets, books
8-11 Years: Arts and crafts kits, board games, card games, new release videos (G & PG)
12-18 Years: Music/movie gift certificates, electronic games, journals, sports items, new release videos (PG & PG-13)
18 and Up: Restaurant/music/movie gift cards, new release videos or DVDs, comfort items, sports items
Gifts for Any Age: Pillows, blankets, gift cards, holiday items, disposable cameras
The Long Island Ducks are members of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball and play their home games at Bethpage Ballpark. For further information, call (631) 940-DUCK or visit www.liducks.com.