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Family Day 2020 (23/2/20)

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So, who’s going?

Date: Sunday 23 February
Time: 12:00pm – 2:00pm
Location: Yarra Park, MCG (outside Jolimont Station)
Entry: Free!

Parking

Parking is available at the MCG from 11:00am via Gate 5 off Punt Rd for $10.

Public Transport

Jolimont and Richmond train stations are within walking distance of Family Day.

The No. 48 and 75 trams also run up Wellington Parade, with Stop 11 - Jolimont Station being the closest stop.

Further away, you can also catch the No. 70 and jump off at the MCG which is a short walk from the Family Day site.

To find the best transport option for you and to avoid delays, make sure you use PTV Journey Planner on the day. 

Membership

Head to the Membership marquee to sign up as a Demons member or if you have any queries. See the full range of packages online here. 

The Demon Shop

Stock up on the latest red + blue gear for the 2020 season at the Demon Shop marquee! Check out what's new here. 

Food and Beverage

Enjoy a range of food and beverages at the event, including The Bearded Jaffle, Primo Pizza, a sausage sizzle by the Demon Army, coffee vans, plus an ice cream van.

Activities

  • AFL and AFLW players in attendance
  • Zurich Photobooth and sunscreen, sunglasses and team ladder giveaways.
  • Get a photo with mascot team of Clarry and Gawny
  • Jaguar Agility Course
  • Hertz Footy Darts
  • Face painting, thanks to Haymes Paint
  • Free player posters, thanks to the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation. ‘Coach’ the mascot will also be roaming around.
  • McDonalds Handball Target and footy giveaways
  • AFL Victoria Inflatable Activity Wall
  • Enjoy badge making and colouring in at our Arts & Craft station, and get your temporary tattoos there
  • Play ‘Heads Up’ with our players
  • Petting Zoo
  • Melbourne handball targets
  • AFL and AFLW Team Poster Giveaways
  • Melbourne mascots Daisy, Checker and Flash all in attendance along with T.W. Sherrin
  • Melbourne's AFL and AFLW teams will be presented on stage at the conclusion of the day
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https://www.melbournefc.com.au/news/565270/what-s-on-at-family-day-this-sunday

This Sunday 23 February between 12pm - 2pm.

Yet another significant event for the club totally lacking in promotion. The family day was first publicised by email on 19 December and there has been nothing of note since. If the club want to sell memberships and merchandise on the day they should have been promoting it on a weekly basis.

Generally an excellent day if there aren't too many in attendance and the players are very good with the kids these days.

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Both brothers and their children are going.  Bf can’t make it, so just me and them. Looks to be a good day

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On 2/19/2020 at 11:26 AM, poita said:

https://www.melbournefc.com.au/news/565270/what-s-on-at-family-day-this-sunday

This Sunday 23 February between 12pm - 2pm.

Yet another significant event for the club totally lacking in promotion. The family day was first publicised by email on 19 December and there has been nothing of note since. If the club want to sell memberships and merchandise on the day they should have been promoting it on a weekly basis.

Generally an excellent day if there aren't too many in attendance and the players are very good with the kids these days.

Don't agree poita there was a big promo on front of the website last week for this weekend's 4 events. Being 2nds game, seniors game, ladies game and family day today. I also got an email to the same effect. Looks ok to me.

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On 2/19/2020 at 11:26 AM, poita said:

https://www.melbournefc.com.au/news/565270/what-s-on-at-family-day-this-sunday

This Sunday 23 February between 12pm - 2pm.

Yet another significant event for the club totally lacking in promotion. The family day was first publicised by email on 19 December and there has been nothing of note since. If the club want to sell memberships and merchandise on the day they should have been promoting it on a weekly basis.

Generally an excellent day if there aren't too many in attendance and the players are very good with the kids these days.

Hi hum, your social media semaphore or smoke signal based?

See the post from @old dee  and reread a couple of times

 

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On 2/19/2020 at 11:26 AM, poita said:

https://www.melbournefc.com.au/news/565270/what-s-on-at-family-day-this-sunday

This Sunday 23 February between 12pm - 2pm.

Yet another significant event for the club totally lacking in promotion. The family day was first publicised by email on 19 December and there has been nothing of note since. If the club want to sell memberships and merchandise on the day they should have been promoting it on a weekly basis.

Generally an excellent day if there aren't too many in attendance and the players are very good with the kids these days.

You seem ambivalent about whether you want people to turn up or not.

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Had a very brief chat with HB. Anyone who thinks he is hoping to play half way or late through the season is mistaken. 

He reckons he will be going much earlier than that.

He also picked up a kids footy completely different size to what he would be used to and drilled the kid he was kicking it to 30 meters away with a picture perfect drop punt.

Early crow of the year. He can beat Petracca in the b&f.

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19 minutes ago, Wrecker45 said:

Had a very brief chat with HB. Anyone who thinks he is hoping to play half way or late through the season is mistaken. 

He reckons he will be going much earlier than that.

He also picked up a kids footy completely different size to what he would be used to and drilled the kid he was kicking it to 30 meters away with a picture perfect drop punt.

Early crow of the year. He can beat Petracca in the b&f.

Won't happen, he won't play before mid year.

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Had a great day despite the heat. All the players were friendly. Casey Sherriff was lovely to my niece.

Nephews had a great ti e with the dart footys. Lots of fun activities for them. Sad to think they’ll be too old for this in a few years.

No sign of Daisy Pierce. My niece is dying to meet her.

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Went along for the first time with my girls and they had a great day out.

Highlight of the day was, of course, the face painting.  That's what my four year old says anyway.  The heat was pretty oppressive but there was enough shade around when you needed a break.

All the players were friendly and approachable.  Waited close to an hour in the line to get Max to sign my daughters jumper, but the wait was worth it.  The way he interacts with the fans, from young kids through the older generation, is first class.  There is a reason why he is likely to be installed as captain.  

There was plenty to do and lots of freebies given out as the day went on.  Overall the club did a great job with it and we'll be back next year.

At one stage there was a game going on where two players were getting rolled up in bandages.  As the pressure mounted I saw ANB fumble his bundle of bandages and drop them on the stage floor.  Classic.

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Good day - collected my scarf with the digital membership - could collect my heart out all year but not a filth .

Not as many there as Luna park ( imo )  but players were great . Big lines to see Maxy and co . 

Charlie was great with my 4 year old- his favourite player

I reckon Tom Sparrow is in for a-huge year.

the boys look fit -

Sun was damn hot . 

Nice day Go dees 

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Kids had a ball my son got his number 5 jumper signed by Petracca and had pics taken with Petracca, Gawn, Oliver and Viney. Players were all great with the kids, my boys are already looking forward to next year's one 😂

Cassie - Daisy was standing next to where Petracca and Brayshaw were signing autographs to the right if the rent where Gawn was

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4 hours ago, CityDee said:

Good day - collected my scarf with the digital membership - could collect my heart out all year but not a filth .

Not as many there as Luna park ( imo )  but players were great . Big lines to see Maxy and co . 

Charlie was great with my 4 year old- his favourite player

I reckon Tom Sparrow is in for a-huge year.

the boys look fit -

Sun was damn hot . 

Nice day Go dees 

What does this year’s scarf look like? Would you be able to post a pic? Or anyone else for that matter.

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10 hours ago, Dr. Gonzo said:

Kids had a ball my son got his number 5 jumper signed by Petracca and had pics taken with Petracca, Gawn, Oliver and Viney. Players were all great with the kids, my boys are already looking forward to next year's one 😂

Cassie - Daisy was standing next to where Petracca and Brayshaw were signing autographs to the right if the rent where Gawn was

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They must have come later as I went early and she wasn’t there

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On 2/23/2020 at 10:05 PM, Leoncelli_36 said:

What does this year’s scarf look like? Would you be able to post a pic? Or anyone else for that matter.

 

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On 2/23/2020 at 3:55 PM, Wrecker45 said:

Had a very brief chat with HB. Anyone who thinks he is hoping to play half way or late through the season is mistaken. 

He reckons he will be going much earlier than that.

He also picked up a kids footy completely different size to what he would be used to and drilled the kid he was kicking it to 30 meters away with a picture perfect drop punt.

Early crow of the year. He can beat Petracca in the b&f.

HB should focus on footy and family and a little less on the other wonderful sites our city have to offer and he'll be fine.

 

Won't see him until mid year at best perhaps even later if we are playing well.

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1 hour ago, Dee Watcher said:

HB should focus on footy and family and a little less on the other wonderful sites our city have to offer and he'll be fine.

 

Won't see him until mid year at best perhaps even later if we are playing well.

And what spots don't you want HB to pop up at DW.

Maybe the NBL ? He was just asked to train when Stephen May and he were at a game prior to Xmas with another player Nev Jetta  I think.

But tough he has done everything right and if you believe what you see in the doco then he is more than all in and totally emotionally involved.

Your comment was really not necessary IMO.

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On 2/23/2020 at 5:30 PM, Wiseblood said:

  As the pressure mounted I saw ANB fumble his bundle of bandages and drop them on the stage floor.  Classic.

As promised to BB  late last year, I make no comment.

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On 2/23/2020 at 4:15 PM, old dee said:

Won't happen, he won't play before mid year.

Round 3

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2 hours ago, Redleg said:

As promised to BB  late last year, I make no comment.

I wonder how many times you've used that before? Usually ........ people don't go in for "implied" do they?

 

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perhaps the sites I'm referring to have two legs

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