K-12 Education

Marion music boosters hosting charity basketball game

The Harlem Wizards. (image via Facebook)
The Harlem Wizards. (image via Facebook)

MARION — The Marion Music Boosters at Marion High School are hosting a charity basketball game to raise money for the program. The group purchases marching band uniforms, concert attire, instruments and assists with music program fees, a trailer for marching band and show choir performances and competition fees.

The game features the Harlem Wizards from New York versus teachers from the Marion Independent School District. It takes place at 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 15 in the gym at Marion High School, 675 S. 15th St. Doors open at 5 p.m.

Tickets are available at the door or in advance at https://harlemwizards.thundertix.com/events/103669. Cost is $15 for adults and $12 for students.

The Harlem Wizards have a unique mission: to create awe-inspiring events throughout the country. At a Wizards game, a fan will witness amazing basketball talent combined with hilarious comedy. It is two hours of family time where parents, grandparents and kids can all laugh together. When you’re in the stands, you are more than a spectator; you’re part of the show with loads of audience participation. Throughout the game, fans will experience a magical display of tricks, coordinated ball handling, fancy passing and aerodynamic athleticism combined with high-energy comedy and audience interaction.

Wizards players will sign autographs after the game.

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