The Philadelphia Phillies, in partnership with the Atlantic City Alliance, announced today that there will be a "Phillies at the Beach" viewing party at Arkansas Avenue and the Beach in Atlantic City on Thursday, Aug. 29.

A massive movie screen will be set up on the beach to allow fans to watch the Phils play the New York Mets at 1 p.m.

The festivities will begin at noon and there will be other activities, including sand sculpture lessons and an appearance by the Phillie Phanatic and other special guests.

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