Firefighters magic

John Kaplan returns to the North Island June 1 to aid the Port Hardy Firefighters Association’s SPARKY fund.

PORT HARDY—Fresh off his appearance in Port McNeill last year to benefit the local Lions Club, magician John Kaplan returns to the North Island June 1 to aid the Port Hardy Firefighters Association’s SPARKY fund.

Kaplan’s latest production, AbracaDAZZLE, will feature two shows, at 4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at the Civic Centre. Kaplan’s Fundraising Magic shows are 90 minutes of magic, comedy, dance and music, backed by a multimedia and special effects.

Audience participation is also featured as one component during the 90-minute show put on by Kaplan and his assistants.

AbracaDAZZLE features a mix of “best-of” routines from his 30 years of performing, along with all-new illusions and magic innovations.

Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for children, with a family rate of $35 for four members. Advance tickets are available in Port Hardy at Cafe Guido, The Hobby Nook and Jim’s Hardy Sports, and in Port McNeill at The Flower Shoppe.

Ticket hotline info is available at 250-230-1191, and more on Kaplan’s Fundraising Magic can be found at www.abracadazzle.ca.