CLEVELAND -- With MLB All-Star Week just days away, Major League Baseball and the Cleveland Indians released the schedule for their youth, community & cultural initiatives, including key events and initiatives leading up to the game.

Included this year is the launch of “The Bridge Presented by CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion,” an interactive experience intersecting baseball and culture, as well as youth baseball and softball tournaments and All-Star Legacy ceremonies that will be unveiled throughout the week. "The Bridge" will be a one-day interactive activation bridging baseball to different lifestyle elements, such as fashion, art, music and technology. The event will feature art exhibits, sneaker customization, a gaming lounge, and panelists, including Cleveland artist Glen Infante, FLOH Vodka owner Jacques Evans, Michelin Star Cleveland Chef Jill Vedaa and more.

The schedule begins on Wednesday, July 3rd and lasts through Tuesday, July 9th. Former Indians players will participate in the various All-Star Legacy and community projects as well as youth events.

With support from the City of Cleveland and various community partners, MLB Charities and Cleveland Indians Charities have donated have donated approximately $5 million in celebration of the 2019 All-Star Game, a significant portion of which has gone toward the All-Star Legacy initiative, which "is seeking to positively affect the lives of youth as well as demonstrate the game’s respect for the military community." Also included in that donation is support of Major League Baseball's national charitable partners, including Boys & Girls Clubs of America, the Jackie Robinson Foundation and Stand Up To Cancer, among others.

Also included in the schedule is information on MLB’s Environmental & Sustainability programs, the annual Stand Up To Cancer moment, and visits by special young fans who are receiving an All-Star experience through Make-A-Wish, the Breaking Barriers: In Sports, In Life program and Boys & Girls Clubs of America.

The full schedule of MLB All-Star Week Youth, Community & Cultural events is as follows:

Wednesday, July 3rd 

3:00 p.m.: Larry Doby All-Star Playground (Boys & Girls Clubs of Cleveland King Kennedy Club, Cleveland, Ohio)

Thursday, July 4th 

6:30 p.m.: Opening Ceremonies of All-Star Commissioner’s Cup & All-Star Jennie Finch Classic Presented by ARM & HAMMER (League Park, Cleveland, Ohio)

Friday, July 5th 

9:30 a.m.: Opening Ceremonies of PLAY BALL PARK (Huntington Convention Center, Cleveland, Ohio)

*10:00 a.m.: All-Star Student Veterans Center at Baldwin Wallace University (Berea, Ohio)

1:00 p.m.: All-Star Green Team Volunteer Event (Cleveland, Ohio)

3:00 p.m.: Miracle League Game (Progressive Field)

Various Times – All-Star Commissioner’s Cup & All-Star Classic Jennie Finch Presented by ARM & HAMMER Tournament Games (League Park, Case Western & Baldwin Wallace)

Saturday, July 6th

7:30 a.m.: Jr. Home Run Derby and Pitch, Hit & Run National Finals (Progressive Field)

*10:00 a.m.: All-Star Field at Luke Easter Park (Cleveland, Ohio)

11:00 a.m.: The Bridge Presented by CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion (Red Space, Cleveland, Ohio)

1:00 p.m.: – High School All-Star Game (Progressive Field)

5:30 p.m.: Make-A-Wish Welcome Reception (Cleveland Hilton Downtown)

Various Times – All-Star Commissioner’s Cup & All-Star Jennie Finch Classic Presented by ARM & HAMMER Tournament Games (League Park, Case Western & Baldwin Wallace)

Sunday, July 7th

12:15 p.m.: All-Star High School Home Run Derby (Progressive Field)

7:00 p.m.: SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game (Progressive Field)

Various Times – All-Star Commissioner’s Cup & All-Star Jennie Finch Classic Presented by ARM & HAMMER Playoff Games (League Park, Case Western & Baldwin Wallace)

Monday, July 8th 

*11:00 a.m.: Talty Field at Cleveland Metroparks Brookside Reservation (Cleveland, Ohio)

12:30 p.m. & 1:00 p.m.: Championship Games for the All-Star Commissioner’s Cup & All-Star Jennie Finch Classic Presented by ARM & HAMMER (Case Western University, Cleveland, Ohio)

Tuesday, July 9th 

*10:30 a.m.: All-Star Digital Arts Suite at Boys & Girls Clubs of Cleveland’s East Tech Teen Center (Cleveland, Ohio)