FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 10, 2012
Contact: Sebastian D’Elia, 908-527-4419
Tom Plante, 908-527-4746

Magician Joe Fischer Brings ‘Hocus Pocus’ Matinee to Trailside,
Monday, February 20

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ – Families can enjoy a fast-paced magic show at Trailside Nature & Science Center on the President’s Day Holiday, Monday, Feb. 20 at 1:30 p.m. Joe Fischer, Magician Extraordinaire, will entertain and delight the audience with his magic skill and comedy. Admission to the matinee is $4 per person. The show is recommended for ages 4 and up. Tickets go on sale at 1 p.m. For information on this Magic Show or other programs and events at Trailside, call 908-789-3670 or visit www.ucnj.org/trailside. Trailside Nature & Science Center is located at 452 New Providence Road in Mountainside and is a service of the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders.

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ – The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Department of Parks and Community Renewal are pleased to offer a magical matinee at Trailside Nature & Science Center on Monday, Feb. 20, as part of Trailside’s February Festivities. Joe Fischer will captivate the audience with his spell-binding magic tricks on the Presidents’ Day holiday with his show, “Hocus Pocus.”

“This matinee, as well as all of the programs during February Festivities, is being offered on the school holiday to give families an opportunity to enjoy creative and interactive programs that will teach, entertain and delight children of all ages,” said Freeholder Chairman Alexander Mirabella. “Union County is committed to providing affordable family fun at our facilities and this exceptional show is part of that commitment.”

“Hocus Pocus” begins at 1:30 p.m. and runs approximately 45 minutes. The show is recommended for children ages 4 and older. Admission is $4 per person. Tickets go on sale at 1:00 p.m. before the matinee. Strollers are not permitted in the auditorium.

Joe Fischer offers a fast-paced show with the perfect blend of magic, comedy, audience participation and excitement. “Hocus Pocus” is sure to astound, baffle and thrill the audience – and teach them a few things about the basics of magic – as Joe shares his love of the magician’s art with others.

For additional information about Joe Fischer’s “Hocus Pocus” show at Trailside on Feb. 20, February Festivities or any upcoming programs and special events, please call 908-789-3670 or visit us at www.ucnj.org/trailside. Trailside Nature & Science Center is located at 452 New Providence Road in Mountainside and is a service of the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders.

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