(From the DC Basketball Blog)

To commemorate and conclude Black History Month, the Harlem Magic Masters will be here a week from today to face Falls Church’s best in a tribute game:

The Harlem Magic Masters of New York City.

The Harlem Magic Masters of New York City.

The City of Falls Church, Virginia and the Tinner Hill Heritage Foundation will present their annual Black History Celebration & Celebrity Basketball Game on Friday, Feb. 27, 2009.

GAME TIME: 7:00 PM

Celebrity Basketball Game:

Tinner Hill Heritage Foundation and the City of Falls Church present an outstanding evening of laughter, family fun and basketball game in celebration of black history month.

The Falls Church City All-Star Team will play New York City’s finest, the Harlem MagicMasters!  The MagicMasters barely beat our Falls Church All-Stars last time, let’s show them what Falls Church is made of this year! The game is fun, exciting and “edu-taining.”

If you love basketball, fun, laughter and history you won’t want to miss this!

“A Step Back in Time”:

A special halftime show featuring the 1910 Black World Basketball Championship winning Y.M.C.A. Washington 12th Streeters”!

Tickets:

Children under 5 free
Advance purchase: youth $8, adults $10
At the door:  youth $10, adults $12.

Online: www.instantseats.com/events/tinnerhill

Tickets will also be available at these locations:

Art and Frame of Falls Church
111 Park Ave.
Falls Church, VA.

Solano Spine & Sport Chiropractic
Falls Church Community Center
223 Little Falls
Falls Church, VA.

SEATING IS LIMITED.

Get Your Seats EARLY!

Pre-Game Panel Discussion:

“Remembering John “Boy Wonder” Isaacs; Basketball Pioneer Extraordinaire”

John Isaacs, a Tinner Hill 2008 Living Legacy award winner, made his transition last week at the age of 93.  A giant of a man, he spent the last 50 years of his life working with youth.  A panel will discuss the implications of Mr. Isaacs’ gifts to the world and basketball.  Film clips of Mr. Isaacs visit with us at the game last year will also be shown.

Time:  5:30 PM -6:30 PM
Location:  Falls Church Community Center
223 Little Falls Street
Senior Center Room

For information please contact Nikki Graves Henderson at (703) 241-4109 or via email at Nikkigraves77@yahoo.com.