2019-2020 Meeting Schedule

The Dr. Richard Mossey has a full schedule of activities for the year. We convene at 7:00 pm for our regular meeting at the Tripoli Shrine Center (3000 W. Wisconsin, Milwaukee). All are welcome to attend. When outside lecturers are present, fees are $5 for any Wisconsin IBM Ring member and $20 for non-members. For further information, contact Scott Lane, President,  at scottlanemagic@gmail.com.

Dr. Richard Mossey Honor Ring 41

September 25, 2019:  Magic and Pizza Night

One again, Ring 41 will host Magic and Pizza night! Magic Tricks, Pizza and Refreshments. Come celebrate the first meeting of the 2019-2020 season with magic and pizza. Prepare to show the group a trick to kick off the new season. We will set up the “Magic Round Table” for all the performers. It will be “Open Mic”, so please bring one or more tricks to perform, discuss or teach. There will be plenty of pizza, side dishes and deserts to enjoy. This event is free to all members and guests! 

October 26, 2019:  Special Event (Outside our Regular Meeting Night)

All members will receive a FREE ticket to the 2019 performance of David Seebach’s full evening show Illusions of the Night. Ring 41 has acquired a block of tickets so everyone can sit close. We did buy some additional tickets for family and friends but the number is limited! If more tickets are needed, which exceeds the number of tickets that Ring 41 purchased, additional tickets can be purchased at the link below. HURRY! The show is David’s all new program and will sell out fast!

David Seebach’ Illusions in the Night 

Saturday, October 26, 2019.

7:30 Evening Show 

Sunset Playhouse

700 Wall Street

Elm Grove, WI 58122

See the Link Below for more information:

Sunset Playhouse


RSVP to scottlanemagic@gmail.com – We will start to give out the tickets at our September 25, Magic and Pizza Night meeting.

October 30, 2019: Halloween Magic Night

It will be Halloween Magic Night at Ring 41. Please bring a trick that embodies all that is Halloween. Haunted Hanks, Haunted Cards, Spirit Rapping Hands, Floating Objects, Spirit Slates, Halloween Pranks, Scary Props, Seance Acts, Second Sight Acts, Rope and Straight Jacket Escapes. Anything goes! This will be a fun evening celebrating Halloween and Magic!

November 27, 2019: Favorite Magic Routine Night

Please bring one of your favorite magic tricks that you can show the group. What magic tricks do you perform on a regular basis? What do you perform outside the club when magicians are not around? Bring some of your “go to” magic tricks to perform or talk about. What tricks do you carry with you at all times? What magic do you perform when someone asks you to do your best trick? Cards, Coins, business cards. mentalism, silk magic, sponge balls, rope tricks, money magic, dinner table magic, ball, cigarette, knives or rings are just a few ideas of what you could bring to show the group.

December 25, 2019 – No Meeting (Christmas Day)

Our regular meeting night falls on Christmas Day this year. We will not be having a meeting.

January 29, 2020: New Magic Trick Grab Bag Night

Sponsored by Big Guy’s Magic Shop

Dr Richard Mossey Ring 41 is proud to present “New Magic Trick Grab Bag” sponsored by Big Guys Magic Shop. Each member will be given a NEW, high-quality, magic trick selected at random. After a 45 minute practice and rehearsal time, each member will perform the trick. What kind of magic presentation can you come up with? How can you put a new spin on a store bought magic trick? Can you come up with new performance variations and new patter? After the meeting, all members can keep the trick they performed!

 February 26, 2020: Guest Lectures and TED Talks

Regional professional magicians will be giving a series of short magic lectures and TED talks. There will be some very interesting surprise guest speakers and performers. This is an event you will not want to miss! It will be jam packed with presenters and lecturers. This event will surely expand your magical horizons and inspire you to take your magic to the next level. The theme will be professional magic for real audiences.

March 25, 2020: April Fools Magic Trick Celebration Night

Sponsored by the Grafton Grifters

Unusual props and gimmicks will be featured! Pranks, jokes and unusual magic tricks will be our subject matter. Plan on bringing something that you can perform, display or talk about. Members of the Grafton Grifters will also be there to perform and teach some of their scams and cons that have made them local favorites. Be sure to attend this event so you can prepare to make the most out of this year’s April Fool’s Day!

April 26, 2020: Special Event (Outside our Regular Meeting Night)

IBM Ring 41 60th Annual Magic Auction

CANCELLED Due To Coronavirus Lockdown

April 28, 2020 (New Date – Tuesday) What Have YOU Been Working On?

Dr. Richard Mossey IBM Ring 41 and Fox Valley Ring 398 Present

The Ultimate Virtual Meeting Magic Extravaganza!

Tuesday, April 28, 2020; 7:00PM

IBM Ring 41 and Ring 398 have combined forces to present the ultimate virtual magic extravaganza. The meeting topic this month is “What Have YOU Been Working On?”

(For IBM Ring 41, Please Notice the new Date and Time)

Don’t let the Coronavirus lockdown get you down. Please join us for a night of magic and fun. Just follow the link below to participate. Don’t forget to turn on your camera and sound. 

Here is the link we will be using – https://www.mymagicmeeting.com/zoom-meetings/ring-398/

All are welcome! Please prepare a trick or few to show the rest of the participants or just participate with words of wisdom, tips on presentation or jokes for merriment. 

Don’t miss out on this combined mega event of prestidigitation and conjuration. Close-up, Walk Around, Street, Parlor or Stage magic can be performed. There is no limit to what a camera can see and what a clever trick can produce! 

IBM Ring 41 would like to thank Fox Valley Ring 398 for their generosity and amazing leadership to make this event possible.

May 27, 2020: Annual Closeup / Parlor Contest

(Cancelled Due To Coronavirus)

Sponsored by Big Guy’s Magic Shop

The prizes will be Big Guy’s Magic Gift Certificates!

We’ve scheduled this towards the end of the season, so you’ll have plenty of time to get ready for it.  It’s close-up / Parlor Magic contest time. Put together an eight to ten-minute close-up act.  You’ll be judged on appearance, presentation, originality, audience reaction, and technique/skill. Complete contest rules are on our website. Will you get the top prize?

First Place $50.00 Gift Certificate

Second Place $25.00 Gift Certificate

Third Place $10.00 Gift Certificate

June 24, 2020: Classic Magic at Miss Katies Diner

Miss Katies Diner is a 1950s-themed diner featuring a menu of classic American fare plus a cocktail lounge.

Dr Richard Mossey IBM Ring 41 will be hosting the entire June meeting at Miss Katies Diner located at 1900 W Clybourn St, Milwaukee, WI 53233 on Wednesday, June 24, 2020 from 5:30 pm to 9:00 pm.


5:30-6:00 Board Meeting

6:00-6:45 Dinner and Drinks

6:45-7:00 Board Member Officers Election

7:00-9:00 Magic and Mystical Mayhem

Our theme for this month is Classic Magic. Join us to present, display or talk about your favorite classical magic for closeup, parlor and stage. Please prepare a trick to perform or discuss. We will also be reviewing source material for classic magic including props, books, magazines, videos and lecture notes. Please bring something to share with the group!

Notice: Board Members Officer Elections

Once again, it is time for Officer Elections for the Dr Richard Mossey IBM Board Members. Please submit any nominations to the Nomination Committee by replying to this email. You must be a paid member in good standing to vote and all votes will remain confidential. The votes will be tabulated by the Election Committee and, at that time, the winners will be announced.

The open officer positions and current nominations are as follows:

Vice President – Bob Steckel

Treasurer – Robert Banerian

Secretary – Tom Williams

Sargent-At-Arms – Sam Sléibhín

If you have any questions, feel free to contact:

Scott Edward Lane

Dr Richard Mossey IBM Ring 41



Meeting Information

Ring 41 meetings begin at 7:00 pm at the Tripoli Shrine Temple, 3000 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee. Meetings are usually held on the last Wednesday of the month, although note that there is no meeting in  December and the April Auction is held on different a different date Visitors are always welcome.

Website: http://ibmring41.com/

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