Illusionist here on June 14

An illusionist who has performed around the world is bringing his show to Red Deer to raise money for the Boys and Girls Club. Derek Selinger, a renowned speaker, entertainer and illusionist, will host a performance of Selinger’s Wonder on June 14 and June 15 at the Memorial Centre.

An illusionist who has performed around the world is bringing his show to Red Deer to raise money for the Boys and Girls Club.

Derek Selinger, a renowned speaker, entertainer and illusionist, will host a performance of Selinger’s Wonder on June 14 and June 15 at the Memorial Centre.

The shows are presented by Telus, with all proceeds to support the Boys and Girls Club of Red Deer and District.

John Johnston, with the Boys and Girls Club in Red Deer, said that Selinger of Calgary has a strong belief in the mission and values of the club.

“We look forward to working with Derek in making a difference for youth,” said Johnston.

Selinger spoke to public school students in Red Deer on May 17 and then visited with several public and Catholic school students last week.

He speaks of youth empowerment, resiliency and the fact that one’s life is a gift so people should make the most of it.

The Memorial Centre shows run about two hours and start at 7 p.m. Cost is $31.85 including taxes. Tickets can be bought through the Black Knight Ticket Centre at 403-755-6626 or toll-free at 1-800-661-8793.

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