Originally posted on Philly Sports Muse  |  Last updated 8/19/12
The Philadelphia Eagles are preparing to host Flight Night at Lincoln Financial Field on Sunday, August 26, a full-team practice- turned-fan event loaded with football, fun and prizes. Proceeds from the event benefit Eagles Youth Partnership (EYP), the charitable arm of the organization responsible for community initiatives like the Playground Build and Book and Eye Mobiles. Are you going? You should. Football is a glorious but expensive sport to see in person. That’s where Flight Night comes in. Tickets are $20-30 for adults and $12 for kids under the age of the 12. And the first 10,000 youngins get a DeSean Jackson mini-bobblehead doll.  Also included in the cost of admission is the chance to win thousands of prizes. Not bad, eh? Philly Sports Muse spoke with EYP Executive Director Sarah Martinez-Helfman about why fans will enjoy Flight Night, how it benefits the community and the value the event presents to families and players. 1. It’s fun for the fans. You get to see the play...
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