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Father's Day The Magical Way with Leon Etienne, June 17th

Father’s Day the Magical Way.
Sunday, June 17, at 2 p.m.
Theater, Information Technology Building, MVCC Utica campus
Contact Deanna Ferro at for tickets.


Mohawk Valley Community College will celebrate Father’s Day the Magical Way on Sunday, June 17, at 2 p.m. in the Theater of the Information Technology Building on the Utica campus.

The event will feature a magic show by local award-winning illusionist Leon Etienne, who has performed for audiences in venues across the globe, including the world-famous magic circle in London, England. His performances have won him several prestigious awards, including 2011 Campus Entertainer of the Year, Central New York Magician of the Year, and Stage Magic Champion from the Magicians’ Alliance of Eastern States. For more information about Etienne and his show, visit

The event also will include face-painting, commemorative photos, souvenirs, food and more. Admission is $10 per ticket, and proceeds will benefit the Daron Malik Jae Simpson Memorial Scholarship in memory of Daron, who lost his life in 2004 at the young age of 2½. For tickets, e-mail Deanna Ferro at

The $500 scholarship is designed for single minority mothers who live in Utica or other Oneida County communities. Recipients must maintain a grade point average of 2.0 or higher and show that they are on the path to self-sufficiency or have demonstrated a genuine interest in self-improvement. For more information about the scholarship, visit

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