News Briefing: July 14-20, 2017

News Briefing: July 14-20, 2017

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Pride returns to Reading

Reading will celebrate Pride this weekend with a series of events.

The festivities kick off with a pool party from 6-10 p.m. July 14 at Crowne Plaza. The family-friendly event includes a DJ and food and drinks for purchase. The $5 tickets support Reading Pride Celebration.

The annual Pride festival will be held from noon-6 p.m. July 15 at Centre Park, 733 Centre Ave. Dance artist Dario will perform, along with Celtic magician Daniel GreenWolf and regional musicians and drag performers. The event also features vendors, speakers and a food court. Admission is $5, with proceeds benefitting RPC.

The official post-Pride party takes place 6-midnight that evening at DoubleTree by Hilton with a DJ and drag performances and food and drinks for purchase. Tickets are $5 and the party is for those 21 and over.

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— Jen Colletta

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