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Celebrate Purim with carnival, magic show

By From page A4 | February 21, 2013

Congregation Bet Haverim will present its annual Purim Carnival and magic show on Sunday at the synagogue, and community members are invited to join in the fun. Bet Haverim is at 1715 Anderson Road in Davis.

The carnival will be open from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. More than 20 games and activities for children of all ages will be offered, including a bounce house and other inflatables, miniature golf, ping-pong, Nerf battles, a dunk tank, a cake walk and a magic show. Special games will be presented for children under 5.

Pizza, cotton candy and traditional Hamantaschen cookies will be available for purchase.

Admission is free, and game tickets cost less than 25 cents each. Most games and activities require two or three tickets.

The magic show begins at noon in the sanctuary and seating is offered at $2 per person. Children and adults will be plucked from the audience to assist the magician, Andy Amyx, with his entertaining and interactive performance.

Amyx is an award-winning entertainer who has performed at the famed Magic Castle in Hollywood, as well as at venues in Las Vegas and Atlantic City in addition to working as a consultant on television commercials and music videos. He is a graduate of Chavez College of Magic in Southern California, where he also works as an instructor.

Enterprise staff

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