Magician performs at Harker Heights Library | Local News

HARKER HEIGHTS — The Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Community Library hosted a totally free magic display introduced by specialist magician David Gish on Wednesday.

More than 60 small children and grown ups from the area community went to the celebration and watched Gish carry out various tips all through two magic performances at the library.

Erica Rossmiller, the children’s librarian at Harker Heights library, mentioned the magic exhibit was a way for persons to escape from all the things that has impacted the library’s means to host gatherings.

“(The Magic demonstrate) is one particular of our to start with programs that we’ve been capable to do in particular person,” Rossmiller said. “And it is a way to get the kids to come into the library.”

Rossmiller said she and library volunteers greeted youngsters and parents as they entered the library for the magic clearly show and encouraged them to sign up for the summer months studying method.

“It’s a fantastic way to get to households that may possibly not use the library in a common perception,” Rossmiller reported.

Gish, a 35-12 months veteran of Magical Amusement, performs his present at backyard birthday parties, office functions, and fairs and festivals. He also done magic demonstrates to entertain the troops in Afghanistan for 18 months for which he received two awards for appreciation.

“I get in touch with it parlor magic,” Gish said. “I’ve only acquired a couple of illusions.”

Gish stated he relished doing at renaissance festivals, but most of his performances now are directed towards children.

“Most of our audiences are likely to be more youthful,” Gish said.

The show was the initially magic performance for 8-year-aged Harker Heights resident Zavier Strader.

“I’ve been to the circus but by no means to a magic exhibit,” Strader mentioned.

Strader claimed he was doubtful if he preferred magic considering that he had under no circumstances viewed any performed but determined to give this present a prospect.

Gish explained his upcoming overall performance would be at Fort Hood on Friday.