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Phillies to host Opening Day viewing party for fans

Let's get this party started!

The 2014 baseball season will soon be officially underway, and fans of all ages are invited to celebrate at the Phillies Opening Day Viewing Party on Monday at XFINITY Live and McFadden's Ballpark.

The event starts at 1:00 p.m. ET and is hosted by the Phillies, Comcast SportsNet, NBC10, 1210AM WPHT, 94.1 WIP and Citizens Bank. Highlights include:

• Watch on the big screen as Cliff Lee and the Phillies take on the Texas Rangers.

• Cheer on the Phillies with special guests, including alumni Tommy Greene and Gary Matthews, announcer Dan Baker and Phillies' Scott Palmer, as well as the Red Phanatic, Phillies Ballgirls and Citizens Bank Ballpark Bankers.

• Free rally towels, Phillies cheer cards and Comcast SportsNet/Phillies sun glasses (while supplies last).

• Take part in pregame fun, including #PhilliesSelfies with special guests, Phillies musical chairs, Phillies bingo and lots more.

The Phillies Opening Day Viewing Party is part of the team's Paint the Town Red fan festivities, which celebrate the start of the baseball season. Other fan events include a Phillies College Tour to local campuses on Thursday, a lunch time Phillies Rally Trolley through Center City on Friday, the return of the Phillies Balloon Platoon on April 5, and a fun Phillies "Pup Rally" on April 6.

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