Be A Hockey Mom

Need to adopt a good cause? If you don’t want to adopt a worthy cause, would you consider adopting a strapping young defense man? The Missouri Mavericks provide an opportunity for the philanthropic KC sports fan this week. The Adopt a Maverick Post-Game Auction takes place immediately following the 7:05 p.m. game between the Mavericks and the Mississippi River Kings of Southaven, Mississippi, at the Independence Events Center (19100 East Valley Parkway). The auction allows a family or an individual to adopt a player for a season. In return for the adoption, the fan gets to see the player wear that fan’s family crest on his jersey. The family also receives special access to the team, including monthly dinners with team members. To date, it is unclear whether Angelina Jolie and Madonna will attend. Tickets to the game cost $14 to $35. Call 816-252-7825
for information.

Fri., Oct. 29, 7:05 p.m.; Fri., Jan. 14, 7:05 p.m.; Sun., March 20, 7:05 p.m., 2010