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Gary Kantor presents one of his many suburban magic shows and workshops held throughout the year. (Photo provided)

Add some magic to your winter starting with an all-ages show Friday, Jan. 3, featuring The Magic of Gary Kantor. The show runs from 1 to 1:45 p.m., and is followed by a workshop from 2 to 3 p.m.

No registration is required for the performance, but is requested for the free workshop designed for young people in first to eighth grades. Kantor will teach a collection of magic tricks, and supplies will be available. To sign up, visit or call 630-834-1176.

The programs are sponsored by the Youth Services Department of Villa Park Public Library, 305 S. Ardmore Ave.

Just for fun, visit for some free magic instruction, and to learn of other suburban sites where he'll be appearing.