Showtimes

Here is a listing of Rook’s recent and upcoming engagements.  Many of these are private affairs solely for the people that the organizations for whom Rook is performing serve.  However, the listings with times and addresses noted are open to the public.  Drop on by and enjoy the magic!

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November 29, 2017
Mary’s Place

Mary’s Place is the only day program in Arizona that specializes in the advanced stages of Alzheimer’s, Dementia, and related disorders.  Rook is thrilled to bring a bit of magic there!

November 17, 2017
Helping Partners

Rook is excited to help with this program who provides life enrichment for seniors with intellectual and developmental disabilities!

 

October 7, 2017
 The Phoenix Children’s Tumor Foundation Neurofibromatosis (NF) Walk!

Steele Indian School Park
300 East Indian School Road
Phoenix, AZ
85012

8:00 am to 12:00pm

Meaningful Magic is excited beyond belief to be asked to return to the the magic of the NF walk!   Rook will be performing intermittently throughout the day.  Come by and support a very worthy cause and let’s fight this illness together!

September 8, 2017
Lucy Anne’s Place

Rook is thoroughly excited to perform for the inter-generational team at Lucy Anne’s place.  This is a magical experience indeed!

August 26, 2017
Celebration for a Cure: A Night of Hope and Dreams
(A benefit for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society)
9221 E. Rimrock Dr.
Scottsdale, AZ  85255-9125
Doors open at 7:00
Suggested Donation $25.00
Please RSVP by 8/20/17–Hurry!

Rook will be performing walk around magic as well as a “booth show” at this benefit for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society! There will be raffle prizes, cocktails, mocktails, and a heavy hors d’oeuvre buffet!

July 27, 2017
Glencroft

Glencroft is a nonprofit home and care community for seniors.  It assists with HUD housing, assisted living, memory care, and skilled nursing care (in addition to independent living).  Rook is thrilled to bring a bit of magic here!

July 13, 2017
Dysart Community Center

Rook is excited to visit DCC, which provides education and enrichment for low income children and adults.  What a great chance to bring some magic to an already magical place!


Kid Zone!

(June 9 through June 28th, 2017)

Rook is making the rounds with Kid Zone, this Summer!  Kid Zone is the City of Tempe’s response to the increased need for children to have a safe and enriching place before and after school.  Rook will be performing at 5 of their sites:

Friday June 9th
Ninos School

Friday June 9th
Wood School

Thursday June 15th
Ward Elementary School

Tuesday June 20th
Broadmor Elementary School

Wednesday June 28th
Mariposa Elementary School

 

June 19, 2017
Glendale Community Center, Youth Program

Rook returns to the Glendale Community Center, this time to bring a bit of magic and enchantment to the children that enjoy the services  and safe environment at the Center!

May 25, 2017
Benevilla

After a therapy rabbit visit with Pyewackett, Rook is thrilled to return and perform at this organization that provides social care and support for elders, the disabled, children, and their families!

May 19, 2017
Area Agency on Aging

The individuals who dedicate their time and efforts to helping and serving our elders deserve a great round of applause and a huge amount of gratitude!  Rook is thrilled to be asked to help provide these  marvelous volunteers with a fantastic appreciation celebration!

May 10, 2017
King’s Ridge Preparatory Academy

Despite the  private-school name, King’s ridge is a Title  I school with a very long history of helping struggling students with some of  the most dedicated and magical teachers in the business!  Rook is thrilled to  spend some time  before they transition to the Summer!

April 26, 2017

North Tempe Senior Center

Meaningful magic is thrilled beyond belief to return to this magical place that offers companionship, community, food, and recreation to Tempe’s seniors!

March 17, 2017

Valley West Senior Center/YWCA

Rook is absolutely excited to be part of the St. Patrick’s day celebration at this marvelous place that offers companionship, nourishment, and empowerment to Glendale’s seniors!

February 28, 2017

Glendale Community Center

What a marvelous place for a bit of magic!  We are elated at returning for another season at this wonderful place that provides food,  connection, and magic to its community!

February 24, 2017

Granite Reef Senior Center

Meaningful Magic is thrilled to bring a bit of magic to this marvelous place dedicated to helping seniors improve their lives, neighborhood, and communities!

October 23, 2016

 The Phoenix Children’s Tumor Foundation Neurofibromatosis (NF) Walk!

Steele Indian School Park
300 East Indian School Road
Phoenix, AZ
85012

8:00 am to 12:00pm

Meaningful Magic is excited beyond belief to be asked to be part of the magic of the NF walk and will be performing intermittently throughout the day!  Come by and support a very worthy cause and let’s fight this illness together!

October 22, 2016

North 17 Apartments:  Central Arizona Shelter Services

A fantastic community directed at giving families the opportunity to transition from homelessness to independent living, Rook is thrilled to bring a bit of magic to a wonderful place!

October 6, 2016

Glendale Community Center

Rook is thrilled to return to the Glendale Community Center.  This time, he’ll bring a bit of magic to an already enchanting after school program!

June 15, 2016

Valley West Senior Center/YWCA

Rook is once again thrilled to join in the magic at this marvelous place that provides companionship, food, and recreation to Glendale’s seniors!

May 20, 2016

C. O. Greenfield Elementary School

Rook is thrilled to perform not one, but three consecutive shows to the children of this Title I elementary school on their last day before summer break.  This school is quite a magical place!

February 26, 2016
Glendale Community Center

This program offers food, socialization, and meaning to our Glendale Seniors. What a wonderful place to bring a bit of magic!

January 13, 2016
North Tempe Senior Center

Rook is thrilled to return with a bit of magic to the North Tempe Seniors! This  center provides food, recreation, information, and companionship to our area’s elders.  It is a magical place indeed.

January 5, 2016
Escalante Senior Center

A fantastic place to share a bit of magic with an organization that offers support to the Seniors in Tempe, AZ!

December 5, 2015

Big Brothers/Big Sisters
Appreciation Picnic

What a wonderful opportunity to join in and thank the “Bigs” and “Littles” for participating in this fantastic program with a bit of magic.  Big Brothers/Big Sisters is an organization with a very long track record of enhancing the future of children through positive relationships.

October 11, 2015
NF Walk 2015
Steele Indian School Park
300 E. Indian School Road,
Phoenix, AZ 85012
8:00am to 12:00pm

This is a major fundraiser for the Children’s Tumor Foundation (CTF), which seeks to end the debilitating children’s disease neurofibromatosis (NF) through research.  Rook is thrilled to be a part of this!

May 9, 2015

Vista Colina Emergency Family Shelter

Rook is thrilled to once again return to the Vista Colina shelter.  This time, Rook will be joined by Hares for Hope, which brings the magic of rabbits!  This shelter provides food, clothing, supplies and a place to stay for those who may need that extra bit of help.

April 11, 2015

Festival of Love (UMOM)

This is a thoroughly magical carnival-like event produced especially for the residents at UMOM.  Rook is thrilled to be a part of it!

April 1, 2015
Vista Colina Emergency Family Shelter

We are very excited to return to the Vista Colina Shelter.  This organization provides food, clothing, and hygiene supplies as well as a place to stay for families that need a bit of help.  It is thrilling to add a bit of magic to an already magical place!

March 17, 2015
Mesa Active Adult Center

Rook is thrilled to be part of this center’s St. Patrick Day celebrations!  The Mesa Active Adult center provides everything from meals (600 per day!) to assisted living resources and, of course, magic!

February 13, 2015
Valley West Senior Center

Rook visited here in June, 2014 and is thrilled to return for their Valentine’s Day event.  The Valley West Senior Center is also a food bank that provides meals on site and delivers them directly to the seniors as well!

January 18, 2015

Big Brothers/Big Sisters

A brilliant organization over 100 years strong, Big Brothers/Big Sisters is a mentoring system in which children develop positive relationships that have been shown to improve schoolwork, family relations, and decrease the likelihood of drug and alcohol use.  This is magical already!

December 22 & 29, 2014
UMOM New Day Centers

UMOM is Arizona’s largest homeless shelters for families.  They provide everything from emergency shelter to affordable housing.  These magical folks also provide education, medical care, and training!

December 17, 2014
Garden Kids’ Club
Escalante Community Center

This is a community program in which children in the Tempe area get together to learn about much more than gardening and eating vegetables. They work together, learn how to interact well and to form a cohesive community, and a portion of the food grown goes to the area’s food bank! Rook is thrilled to be performing at a garden where real magic grows!

November 18, 2014
Escalante Senior Center

The Escalante Senior Center offers fun, community, and support to the elders of Tempe.  What a wonderful place for a bit of magic!

October 18, 2014
HopeWalk 2014
Notre Dame Prep High School
9701 E. Bell Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
7:30am to 9:00am

The sixth annual HopeWalk is the primary fundraiser for HopeKids, a group that provides support for families whose children are dealing with a life-threatening illness.  Their primary message is that hope is powerful medicine.  Come on by and show some support.  Rook will be the one in the straitjacket.

October 15, 2014
North Tempe Senior Center

North Tempe Senior center provides food, recreation, information, and companionship to our area’s elders.  They are also a fantastic group of people for a bit of magic!

October 3, 2014
Gomper’s Habilitation Center

Gomper’s is the largest day facility for the disabled in the state!  It serves over 350 adults and children and provides them with education, training, and magic!