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Magician to Mesmerize at Bayonne Library Next Week

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Magician Mark Zacharia will mystify on June 30. Credits: Courtesty city of Bayonne
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BAYONNE, NJ – The school year won’t have been over a week before summer fun starts for city schoolchildren at the Bayonne Public Library.

Bayonne youth will be saying “ooh” and “ah” at 11 a.m. on Thursday, June 30 when magician Mark Zacharia performs in the library’s second floor gallery. 

Zacharia’s show, “Be A Reader,” will include magic tricks, a kazoo orchestra, and audience participation. It is open to all ages.   

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After the program, kids are invited to the Children’s Room to sign up for the Summer Reading Club, which is open to those from pre-kindergarten to 7th grade who are Bayonne residents. 

Participants set a goal of books to read at the beginning of the summer. They must come in each week to fill out a log that lists the books they have read. Prizes will be presented at the program’s completion in August. 

“Reading is fun and important,” said Bayonne Mayor James Davis. “I hope that Mark Zacharia’s show at the library will get children excited about reading some great books this summer.”

Zacharia has performed magic shows throughout the tri-state area, including one for the New York State Senate in Albany, N.Y. He has been entertaining audiences for more than 20 years, and is a teacher of other magicians.

The library is located at 697 Ave. C, the corner of 31st Street.    

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