Kitchener-Waterloo's Official I.B.M. Magic Club. Beginners and Experts Welcome!

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017 @ 7PM: Ryan Joyce Lecture

St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church - 54 Queen St N, Kitchener, ON.

Ryan Joyce

On this day: Ring 235's very own; Magician, Illusionist & Hypnotist Ryan Joyce, will speak and put on an amazing lecture for all in attendance.

Ryan spends most of his time on the road... well, at sea - performing his amazing Magic and Hypnotist Shows on luxurious cruise ships. He has travelled the world, leaving people in astonishment after seeing his creativeness, uniqueness and originality projected through to his art; Magic!

Ryan is a two-time Entertainer of the Year nominee by the Canadian Events Industry Awards Committee. This prestigious award recognises the accomplishments of the country's greatest entertainers.

This will be our first lecture for the start of the 2017/2018 year and we are very eager to listen and learn from one of Canada's top magicians. There will be so much to hear and learn, don't miss out!

We are excited to host this event and cannot wait to see you all there!

2017/2018 SCHEDULE


Wednesday, September 20th, 2017 @ 7PM: Ryan Joyce Lecture

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017 @ 7PM: Peter Mennie Lecture

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017 @ 7PM: Round Table Discussion

Friday, December 8, 2017 @ 6:30PM: Annual Christmas Banquet at The Concordia Club

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 @ 7PM: Teach-a-Trick Night

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 @ 7PM: T.B.D at a later date

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 @ 7PM: Dealer Demo at Kind of Magic

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 @ 7PM: Annual Magic Auction

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 @ 7PM: Luiz Castro Lecture

June 2018 - (Time, Date and place T.B.A.): Annual BBQ

*Lectures are free for members. Just $10 for visitors

*There are not meetings during summer months but watch out for special events.

We meet on the third Wednesday of each month, unless otherwise noted above.

Join us at 7pm at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church - 54 Queen St N, Kitchener, ON.

The KW Hat and Wand Magic Club is an official International Brotherhood of Magicians Ring. Located in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada, we're Ring #235

The International Brotherhood of Magicians is the world’s largest organization of magicians, with members in 88 countries.

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Through our monthly meetings, we study, teach, learn and enjoy magic together. Our programs include lectures, film nights, auctions, share and learn sessions, and holiday dinners.

Membership fees are $35 annually ($30 for seniors)

New members are welcome - we invite you to attend your first meeting at no charge!

2016-2017 Executive Team

Sam Pearce


Sam is a professional magician who specializes in making corporate events unforgettable. He also likes to juggle.


Darryl Hutton


Darryl taught elementary school for 33 years, and also had books on magic and ventriloquism published in England, New York and Australia.


Paul Royter

Sergeant at Arms

Paul Royter's hilarious hypnotic comedy stage hypnosis show has been seen by thousands of people in more than 30 countries!


Scott Boyd

Vice President

Scott is a Family Man Magician that loves to entertain. Working full time in Robotics & Automation, Magic is a close second when it comes to priorities, but not by much.


2016-2017 Executives

President: Sam Pearce | | 1-800-514-5049

Vice-President: Scott Boyd | | 1-519-807-2693

Secretary: Darryl Hutton | | 1-519-829-5393

Treasurer John Buitendyk | | 1-519-341-3500

Sergeant at Arms Paul Royter | | 1-226-606-8290

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