RING 235
Kitchener-Waterloo's Official I.B.M. Magic Club. 
Beginners and Experts Welcome!
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2019 - 2020


Round Table Discussion

7:30 PM

November 20, 2019

Join us for our annual Round Table Discussion! We sit around the table and bring up topics on magic and discuss as a group. Prepare a list of questions that you would like have other members provide thoughts, suggestions or critique your work! Feel free to just sit in and listen; it is a highly educational event for all in attendance!

We'll pass around strange and unusual magic props, talk about tricks we're working on, and discuss how we can improve our performances... and anything else that comes up!

Everyone attending the meeting will have the chance to write a topic or question on a piece of paper, and place it in our magic hat. We'll draw them out of hat one-by-one and start sharing ideas.

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

Annual Holiday Banquet

6:00 PM

December 13, 2019

​Concordia Club - 429 Ottawa St S, Kitchener, ON N2M 3P6


Come enjoy a dinner with your fellow Magicians and their families! There will be entertainment as the night progresses! Our very own Darryl, will be our emcee for the evening. Bring a trick to share with everyone! Performances will be going on throughout the night.

Teach-a-trick Night

7:30 PM

January 15, 2020

On this night, we will;

Teach tricks to each other. We will have volunteers come up and demonstrate the effect - then provide insight and directions on how it was done, as a group! Please come prepared with a notepad and if you are demonstrating, provide instructions for your effect!

T.B.A. Lecturer Needed!

7:30 PM

February 19, 2020

To be announced at a later date. Please check back in soon and join our mailing list for updates.

Show and Tell

7:30 PM

March 18, 2020

On this night; bring your magic that never gets seen out in public. Maybe you want to show off a fancy prop you have, or a new routine you put together!? Whatever it is, bring it for all to see! Get valuable insight on your item or routine by critics that are there for the same common goal - better magic and new things for ideas! This is going to be fun!

Annual Magic Prop Auction

7:30 PM

April 15, 2020

On this night, we will host an auction for magical props - props that may be collecting dust and taking up room on your shelf, in your drawers or in your closet. If you have any old or unused tricks/effects - please bring them to the meeting and have them auctioned off your hands!

This is a great opportunity for participants to see the effects performed by the previous owner and have a chance to add it to their personal inventory! Beginners will benefit greatly, as the once highly expensive trick, can now be purchased for a fraction of the cost!

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

T.B.A. Lecturer Needed!

7:30 PM

May 20, 2020

To be announced at a later date. Please check back in soon and join our mailing list for updates.

Annual Summer BBQ

3:00 PM

June 20, 2020

Location, date and time to be confirmed and announced at a later date. Please check back in soon and join our mailing list for updates.


On this day; we will be hosting our annual BBQ!

Please bring a dish, dessert of beverage for all to share, in this POTLUCK style BBQ.

If you would like to perform magic or show effects you are working on - feel free to bring them along, we encourage it!

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

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Please Note:

July and August do not have meetings. See you September 2019!


The KW Magic Society 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.

Learn more about the IBM at

*Lectures are free for members,

$10 for visitors.

We meet on the third Wednesday of each month, unless otherwise noted in the schedule and/or emails.

Join us at 7pm for a 30 minute "mingle" ahead of the 7:30pm start to the meeting.

St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church

54 Queen St N, Kitchener, ON.

(We are not affiliated with the church)


Executive Team

Scott Boyd


Scott Boyd is one of the most well-known magicians in the KW area. Mainly focused on private events, he is now branching out to the public audience. Scott works with an elite team of magicians that produces local theatre shows, once a month - "Secret Show". Helping promote the Art of Magic is a key role in Scott's life. When he isn't out entertaining and sharing his passion of magic, he spends his time with his young Family.

Scott is a Family-Man Magician - having a wife and two young children, he values family tremendously and has a unique ability to entertain all ages!

You can reach out to Scott at or visit to check out additional information.

Wilber Cortez


The "Magician's Magician"; Wilber Cortez - is very popular in the KW area. He is an expert at sleight of hand and often shares his secrets with those who are worthy of such information. From Stage to Close-up magic, Wilber is amazing in any situation. His years of experience add great value to the Ring 235 Executive Team.

Darryl Hutton


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

Ph: 519-829-5393


John Buitendyk


John (AKA: Arkello) began learning magic at age 15 and most of his magic has been children and platform entertainment. He has been a member of the IBM since 1980 and also belongs to Ring 49 in Hamilton. John worked in the Nuclear Service Industry prior to retirement, now he spends his time on assiting the club in a professional manner.. 

Ph: 519-341-3500


Paul Royter

Sergeant at Arms

Paul has has spent his entire life on performing magic and hypnosis. Paul's wealth of knowledge has accelerated many young magician's careers. Come meet the legend himself and you will soon see his many talents and friendly charm.

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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) and are due on the first meeting in September.

New members are welcome -

we invite you to attend your first meeting at no charge!

(*lectures not included)


Kind of Magic



The Browsers Den of Magic



The International Brotherhood of Magicians 

The Canadian Association of Magicians



I.B.M. Ring 235 Executive Team

Kitchener, Ontario



© 2018 by I.B.M. Ring 235 Executive Team

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