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A Little Wizardry Comes to Mahopac

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Fulmar Road students get into the spirit with some help from Mr. Hip. Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
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JV and varsity girls with the banner promoting the Harlem Wizards. Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
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Melissa Isufaj gets a turn to spin the ball with some help from Mr. Hip. Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
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Sean McDonough gets a ball-spinning lesson from Mr. Hip. Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
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Sophia Meyer works with Mr. Hip Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
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Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
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MaryAnn Ferraro gets a hug from Mr Hip on his way out of the school. Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
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PJ Hodge with Mr. Hip Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
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Flynn Betencourt won a free Wizards tote bag. Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
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Sean Curtin and Shane Waring picked up a free bag from The Wizards. Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
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Juliana Grecco, Isabella Chiodo and Alessia Gristina had a great time at lunch when Mr Hip came to visit. Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
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Mimi Murphy shows off her skills. Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
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Billy Camperlenngo plays a game with Mr. Hip Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
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Third-grader Piper Idoni won a Wizards wrist band that matched her outfit. Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
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First grader Victor Marrero was excited to get his own “shooting sleeve.” Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
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Yusef Aljimal, Kyle Pinto, Kieran McCormick and Caelyn Boyd’s reactions to Mr. Hip’s antics were priceless. Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
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“I’ll never wash this Rubik’s Cube” Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
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Jayden Kittelstad Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
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Madison Wyman Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
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Lucas Lambertson, center, couldnt believe he got a prize. His friends, Enzo Marano, left, and Tyler Hechanova were also amazed. Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
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Julia Kearney couldn’t wait to try to spin the basketball. Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
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Federico DeVivo was amazed he could do this? — with a little help from Mr. Hip. Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
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MAHOPAC, N.Y.— The Harlem Wizards’ high-flying interactive basketball act will come to Mahopac High School on Thursday, Feb. 23, to help raise funds for the girls basketball program. The Wizards will take on a team of teachers and principals and hijinks are guaranteed to ensue.

Last Thursday, Feb. 2, a representative from the Wizards—Seth Franco, aka Mr. Hip—came to the middle school and all three elementary schools to meet with students and staff and give them a taste of what they can expect when his team comes to town.

For tickets to the game, go www.harlemwizards.com/schedule-tickets/ and go to Feb. 23, 2017, click on Mahopac, click on “select” and purchase your tickets.

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