SRSLY to host MAGIC: The Gathering Event for Youth

Wondering what Magic: The Gathering is? It’s one of the most popular tradable card games with more than 12-million players. On March 20, SRSLY will host a drop in event from 6-8 p.m. at the Dexter District Library for experienced youth as well as those who are totally new to the game.

In Magic: The Gathering, players can build their collection of cards by trading with friends, assembling decks of cards, and battling against an opponent and their deck—think Pokemon or Yu-Gi-Oh! It’s a social game that encourages you to meet new people and fosters high level thinking, reading, and math.

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The event idea came from SRSLY youth member, Joey S. at the February coalition meeting. While he loves playing with his father he thought this would be a great way to find other kids in Dexter who also play. Never played before? No worries – we will have extra cards and adults available to teach you how to play. If this event is successful, we plan to host a tournament in the near future.

Community members who know how to play and are interested in volunteering during the evening can contact Stephanie Jacques by phone (734) 593-6974 or by email For more information about the community coalition, visit

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