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Harlem Wizards to face all-star team in Canton in January in benefit event

CANTON – The Harlem Wizards are returning to Canton. The Wizards professional basketball team will be in Canton on Tuesday, January 15, at 7 p.m., at the high school to face an all-star team of Canton teaching professionals.

The event is a fundraiser for the Canton Athletic Booster Club.

The Wizards will showcase their amazing basketball talent with hilarious comedy for an evening of tricks, magical ball handing, fancy passing, aerodynamic athleticism and high energy audience participation.

Tickets are $17 per person (age 3 and under free) for general seating, $25 for reserved and $45 for “Courtside Plus” which includes a private meet & greet with the Wizards, snack and more.

The Wizards last visited Canton two years ago in 2017 when they played at the high school in a fundraiser for the lights that surround the track and field complex at the high school.

Tickets can be purchased online at with any remaining tickets available at the door at 6 p.m. Please contact Jenny Bahre ( or Amy Brown ( for more information

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