Charlotte, NC- Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation invites the public to the first annual “Hoop Jam” on March 19, 2011, 1 p.m.-4 p.m. at Albemarle Road Recreation Center
. The event is free to attend.
Hoop Jam will feature basketball challenges, information booths, giveaways, food, and a performance by the Hoop Magicians, a high-energy, professional show-comedy basketball team that specializes in fancy basketball tricks. The event will also honor youth basketball coaches and volunteers for their dedication and commitment to the community.
Youth will have the opportunity to take pictures with and get autographs from various members of the Hoop Magicians team including WNBA legend Andrea "Shy Girl” Stinson and Warren "ChazWB" Bryson, who was drafted as a free agent by the NBA’s Atlanta Hawks in 1989.