Little Cubs Field, 1160 W. Empire St., in Freeport opens for the season Monday evening at 6 p.m.
Mr. Cub of Freeport Tim Connors, Freeport High School drama and speech teacher, will throw out the first pitch to begin the Little League season.
Brenda Myers of 9 East Coffee will be in at catcher and will be operating the Little Cubs Field gift shop this summer, which will feature Pretzel City items.
The gift shop will be open Monday at 5:30 for this event.
Free coupons from McDonald’s will be given to the first 30 children under the age of 14.
Over the summer bleachers will be built over the left field wall above the ivy.
This spring a live video stream of field activity will also be added to the Little Cubs Field website.
For more information about Little Cubs Field as well as upcoming events visit littlecubsfield.com.