Get ready Winsted! : A high-flying, slam-dunking, rim-rattling basketball show is coming to town!
The world-famous Harlem Wizards will visit Pearson School on Wednesday, September 25, 2019, at 6:30 p.m. for an evening of great fun! The Wizards will play a game against a team of Winchester Public School administrators, teachers, community leaders, and community members.
The event will feature a variety of fun interactive extras to complement the Wizards' dazzling demonstration of hoops artistry: Pregame "Wiz Kids" warm-up, contests, comedy, awesome slam dunks, audience participation, merchandise giveaways, and more. The game will conclude with the Wizards' signature dance extravaganza that will have the crowd on their feet!
"We are delighted to host the Wizards," says Melony Brady-Shanley, WPS Superintendent of Schools "They are superb showmen who deliver fantastic all-ages entertainment for a great cause."
Founded in 1962, the Wizards have played over 15,000 games throughout the US that have raised over $25 million for schools and charitable causes. The Wizards have also played in over 25 foreign countries on five continents.
This event is free for Winchester Public School students, families and staff!
The home team players will be thrilled to play in front of family, friends, and fans, and spectators will delight in seeing their beloved teachers, principals, and community leaders run the court. Come out and cheer - you will not want to miss this fantastic experience that will benefit our most precious resource: The kids!