CASTINE – American Legion Post #43 will host The Harlem Rockets¬† at 6:00 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 28¬† at the Maine Maritime Academy Gymnasium. The Harlem Rockets, a talented group of basketball entertainers who combine incredible showtime basketball skills and family-friendly comedy will face the Castine Stars & Stripes in a game benefiting Troop HHT 7-10th CAV stationed in Herat, Afghanistan.
Having played over 2500 games in 16 years without a single defeat, the Harlem Rockets offer something for everyone to enjoy. Sports enthusiasts will be intrigued by the athleticism and size of the Rockets. Basketball aficionados will be dazzled by the ball-handling wizardry of Clarence “Mugsy” Leggett, who is a former Harlem Globetrotter. Satiated by the game, Jay Bryant and left awestruck by the high flying dunks by Greg “The Finisher” Wells and Devon “Mr. Biz” Thompson. And since this is comedy basketball, the Harlem Rockets present to you showman James “Speedy” Williams, “The Prince of Laughs”.
The Harlem Rockets incorporate the audience, especially children, into the show and are always available to meet the fans and give autographs at halftime and after the game.
In this special event to raise money for “Care Packages” for the HHT 7-10th CAV the Castine Stars & Stripes have graciously agreed to face the Harlem Rockets. Castine Stars & Stripes players include community members, MMA faculty/staff/alumni.
Tickets for what promises to be a fun-filled evening for the community are available in advance at Castine Realty, Castine Variety, Emerson Hall and The Brick House Restaurant/Searsport or at the door. Students $6.00 and Adults $10.00.¬† For information, call 326 9392.
Contact Name: Wanda Wood
Telephone Number: (207)326-9392