WINDY CITY TIMES
||Pride Day at Wrigley to benefit Chicago charities
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CHICAGOWindy City Times will present Pride Day at Wrigley Field Sunday, Sept. 4, at 1:20 p.m., when the Chicago Cubs take on the Pittsburgh Pirates. The sales of tickets for the Labor Day weekend game will benefit six local LGBT and AIDS charities.
Pride Day is presented in partnership with the national gay softball world series taking place through Sept. 3 in the Windy City. Thousands of athletes will be in Chicago as part of the annual North American Gay Amateur Athletic Association ( NAGAAA ) world series tournament.
The winner of the Windy City Gay Idol contest will be given the chance to sing at Pride Day, and the NAGAAA world series Chicago host committee will select a person to throw out the ceremonial pitch for the Sept. 4 game.
Tickets are $50, and they are all for bleacher seats. The price includes tax, shipping and a portion donated to charity.
Purchase tickets at www.WindyCityMediaGroup.com/WrigleyPride before Aug. 20, 2011, and after that by calling 773-387-2394.
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