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Ice Skate on Wrigley Field!

Cubs, Blackhawks and NHL offer rare opportunity to supporters in Lakeview

It's official! Wrigley Field will host the Chicago Blackhawks and Detroit Red Wings on January 1, 2009, in the National Hockey League's annual Winter Classic. In conjunction with the event, the Chicago Cubs, the NHL and the Blackhawks will host a special community skate day on the same ice rink used for the Winter Classic. The community skate will be held on Sunday, January 4. All proceeds benefit Chicago Cubs Charities.

This event is sold out.

Tickets for the special community skate will go on sale through cubs.com beginning Monday, December 15. Tickets are first come, first served and will be priced at $10/person for each 45-minute session. Sessions will take place at:

• Session 1 - 8:00 a.m.
• Session 2 - 9:20 a.m.
• Session 3 - 10:40 a.m.
• Session 4 - 12:00 p.m.
• Session 5 - 1:40 p.m.
• Session 6 - 3:00 p.m.

The Sheffield Grill will be open for hot chocolate and other refreshments. Participants must bring their own ice skates. No skate rental or storage will be available. All participants must complete a waiver upon entering and are subject to the rules and regulations of Wrigley Field. All participants skate at their own risk.

The Cubs, the NHL and the Blackhawks look forward to bringing this world-class entertainment to Lakeview and appreciate your continued support!