More than a dozen Olympian figure skaters will take to the ice for a cause later this month as part of the42nd annual “An Evening with Champions.” Over the past 41 years, “An Evening with Champions” has raised more than $2.5 million for the Jimmy Fund, which supports adult and pediatric cancer care and research.
The events will be held on Saturday, Sept. 29, at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 30, at 2 p.m. at Harvard’s Bright Hockey Center.
Among the stars who will take to the ice for this year’s exhibition are three-time U.S. National Champion Jeremy Abbott, 2006 World Champion Kimmie Meissner, 2011 U.S. National Champion Ryan Bradley, and two-time Olympic champions (1964, 1968) Ludmila and Oleg Protopopov.
Also appearing are two-time World Junior Medalist Agnes Zawadzki, 2009-10 Junior Grand Prix Final bronze medalist and Harvard freshman Christina Gao, 2005 U.S. junior pewter medalist Douglas Razzano, 2008 and 2009 U.S. bronze medalists Kim Navarro and Brent Bommentre, pair skaters Melanie Lambert and Fred Palascak, The Haydenettes, Team Excel Collegiate, and Theater on Ice Team, Act I of Boston.
Tickets are $25 for adults, $12 for children and senior citizens, and $8 for Harvard University students. Discounted group tickets are also available for purchase. Tickets can be purchased through the Harvard Box Office. For more information, updates on performers or ticket sales, visit www.jimmyfund.org/skating or www.aneveningwithchampions.org. “An Evening with Champions” can also be reached through email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 617.942.1392.