“Millionaire Magicians” to face the Harlem Wizards for charity basketball game

Fifteen new players have joined the team of teachers, staff, principals and high school students who will take on the Harlem Wizards in a charity basketball event at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 12 at Williamsport Area High School.

The event — returning one last time to the Magic Dome — is a benefit game for the Williamsport Area School District Education Foundation (WASDEF), the district’s nonprofit affiliate.

Led by head basketball coach Allen Taylor and his assistant, David Michaels, principal of Curtin Intermediate School, the “Millionaire Magicians” are set to challenge the entertainment basketball squad known for its fancy teamwork and ball handling.

A special basketball mini-showdown between fourth- and fifth-grade students from Curtin and Lycoming Valley Intermediate schools also is planned for the third period.

There is a cost for tickets, with discounts available for students and children age 2 and younger are free. Advance tickets also are available at a discount. Tickets are available at the following locations: Community Arts Center Box Office, 220 West Fourth St.; Robert M. Sides Family Music Center, 201 Mulberry St..; and the Genetti Hotel, 200 West Fourth St.. Tickets also are available to buy online at www.wasd.org/foundation.