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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!

Sadly, COVID-19 has necessarily put a hiatus on our live shows for quite a while, but we are back, fully vaccinated, and fully magical!

April 9, 2022

American Cancer Society 

West Valley Relay For Life

Centennial High School

14388 N. 79th Ave

Peoria, AZ

5:00p.m.

As a cancer survivor himself, Rook is honored to take the stage at the Relay for Life this year.  He will also be wandering around the crowd doing a bit of magic beforehand, so watch out for him!

April 15, 2022

Benevilla

Rook is always thrilled to return to share a bit of magic with this already magical place!

April 20, 2022

North Tempe Senior Center

Rook is absolutely delighted to return to the North Tempe Senior Center so share some magic with an amazing group!

October 20, 2021

Benevilla

Just before Halloween is a delightful time to share some empowering magic with phenomenal people in a supportive setting!


June 11, 2021

Dysart Community Center

Rook is thrilled to return to magic at Dysart community Center!  What a wonderful place with a magical group of children.  Dustin was excited to come out after a long hiatus as well!

January 24, 2019

Benevilla Restorative


Rook is absolutely thrilled to return for some magic at this place that provides support to those who are dealing with the aftermath of a stroke, injury, Parkinson’s disease, and the like!


November 14, 2018

Lucy Anne’s Place


Rook returns to this marvelously magical intergenerational community!


November 7, 2018

North Tempe Senior Center


Rook is thrilled to return with more magic to this already magical place that offers so much to our elders!


November 4, 2018

 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!


August 21, 2018

Benevilla Restorative


This amazing facility offers help to those who need a bit of assistance during the day for those with a variety of needs.  Rook is thrilled to be a part of it’s magic!


July 13, 2018

Dysart Community Center


DCC offers education and enrichment to senior and children alike!  Rook is thrilled to return with more magic and escapes!


June 5, 2018

All Arizona School Retirees Association


Rook is thrilled to lend a bit of magic to this organization focused on promoting the benefits and care of our educators!


May 21, 2018

Lucy Anne’s Place


Rook returns to this marvelously magical intergenerational community!


Kid Zone

(May 31 through June 22)


Rook is returning to Kid Zone this Summer!  This marvelous program is the City of Tempe’s response to the increased need for children to have a safe and enriching place before and after school.  Like last summer, Rook will be performing at 5 of their sites (specific sites forthcoming.  Right now, we just have the dates):


May 31, 2018

June 1, 2018

June 8, 2018

June 12, 2018

June 14, 2018

June 21, 2018

June 22, 2018


May 11, 2018

Westchester Senior Living


Rook didn’t get to see everyone on his last visit here, so he is back to bring more magic to an already magical place!


April 7, 2018


Taste of Surprise

Surprise Stadium

15850 N Bullard Ave,

Surprise, AZ 85374

4:00pm – 9:00pm

Tickets: $40 until April 6 or $50 at the gate


Come join the fun fundraiser benefiting a variety of local charities and featuring food, music, and of course, magic!


March 7, 2018

Glendale Community Center


It is always a pleasure to visit the Glendale Community Center!  Rook happily returns to perform at this wonderful place that provides food, community, and support to our youth and elders!


March 2, 2018

AARP Chapter #1


Rook is delighted to bring some magic to this meeting of America’s largest nonprofit organization dedicated to the empowerment of people 50 and over!


February 23, 2018

Westchester Senior Living (Volunteers of America)


Westchester is a remarkable and magic place that brings support and care to our elders.  Rook is thrilled to visit with a bit of magic of his own!


February 7, 2018

Chaparral Winds Memory Care


It is very exciting to perform in this wonderful place dedicated to providing hope and assistance to our elders!


Epilepsy Foundation of Arizona


The Epilepsy Foundation is an amazing nonprofit that strives to improve the quality of life of individuals with seizure disorder as well as promote the advancement of treatment. Rook is thrilled to be asked to bring a touch of magic!


January 15, 2018

Mayo Clinic


March 12, 2018

Banner Univiersity


April 12, 2018

Thunderbird Hospital


April 24, 2018

Calvary Chapel


December 23, 2017

Allegiant Healthcare


Rook is thrilled to bring a bit of magic just before Christmas to this delightful nursing facility!


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!