Jim is a multiple Award Winning performer. winning many first places over the years. Some of his awards include makeup, paradeability, stage presentation, Best Auguste Clown and Clowns Clown Award (Salem Alley COAI 54)
He is one of 3 original founding members Of HAPS ALLEY (WCA) Haverhill, MA. Jim is a past secretary of pounds of clowns alley of NH.
A Graduate of P.O.T.M. Clown School and M.C.A.T. University (performance art schools) Memberships include: World Clown Assoc, Clowns Of America Internat'l, International Magicians Society, Fellowship Of Christian Magicians and the "International Association Of Family Entertainment Professionals"
In addition to the many types of events Jim performs at annually, He does alot of Children's Birthdays and you can be sure that the birthday child is the "Star of the Day" especially if they help physically with the magic show which is always encouraged. jim does however let them choose if they wish to participate as all kids are different and some may wish to paticipate from their seats and allow the other kids to help in the performance area which is entirely up to them.
Some venue types include schools,libraries,trade shows,co.parties,corporate events,fairs,family reunions,floor shows,ceiling shows,festivals,recreation depts,alien abductions,IRS audits and most any events where families congregate!
Private Life: Jim served in the USAF. He is widowed from his wife, and also from his fiancee Mary. They both died in the 1990's.
Jim has 3 children. Two boys and a girl and several grand kids, the oldest a girl is in her teen years. The kids live in different states.
The following are some quotes from famous people.................Love these!!
"Always do right, This will gratify some people, and astonish the rest" ..... Mark Twain
"No man stands so tall as when he stoops to help a child"................. Abraham Lincoln
"Today you are you, That is truer than true.There is no one alive who is youer than you." ..... DR. SEUSS
Thank You for coming to this site. Let me leave you with something to ponder! "Each day is new. This day has never been & will never be again.Make each day as special as you can for you and your loved ones. Fill your days with alot of life and living! Soon all the treasures that were meant to be yours,Will Be" Have a truly magical and exciting life. You deserve it!! God Bless You ......... Jim
Best Friend-Ken Sherburne world renowned Juggler/Unicyclist/Clown 50 yrs performer.. You are missed ALOT Ken!
CHEEZO & RIE...THANKS FOR YOUR FRIENDSHIP! Veteran Clown "Grego" Who Clowned Over 40 Yrs He planted a
seed back in the 80's which led to entertaining all these yrs. Thank you Don for seeing what was apparent to you, but not
me at that time. Lucille Ball and Jerry Lewis the king and queen of comedy you were the greatest!!
Thanks to anyone that shared their knowledge w/me!
What to Expect
"WANTED"... Yes These Family Entertainers Are..."WANTED IN NEW ENGLAND"...
for squishing defenseless Balloons As Jim The Balloon Guy or Jimbo Z. Klown into animals, Awesome Hats & more!, For Bringing Smiles,Laughs & Giggles Galore To Thousands Of Folks & Silly Comedy Magic Shows Featuring JIM THE BALLOON GUY, JZK, Jimmy D. Elff
Holiday Characters are WANTED too for the fun and sillyness they create everywhere they go! HIRE Jimmy D. Elff in NOV./DEC. ...SANTA'S #1 ELF!!
IMPORTANT NOTICE: As of 2009, I no longer use live animals (formerly used a bunny) in comedy magic shows.unfortunately I now live in a place that does not allow animals.
The above entertainers are to be considered extemely silly & all measures to protect your funny bones should be adheared to.. Unless You Love To Laugh!! Compare my rates to other quality performers in New England--you will be pleasently surprised!
Past clients have included: Anheuser Busch, IORM, Modell's Sports, Police Depts (2),
Stop & Shop, Shop & Save, Kmart, Leechmere, Levitz Furniture, Bright Horizons,
Libraries, Small World Daycare, Atlantic Supermarkets, Burger King (3 locations),
Schools, Pizza Hut (2 locations), Rec. Depts., Marshalls, Churches, Festivals,
Birthdays, Mcdonalds, American Legions, Brighams Ice Cream, Topsfield Fair
Trader Joe's, Bobs Furniture, VFW's, Fire depts, Fairs, Block Buster Video,
Deerfield Fair, TD Bank, H.M. Circus, Mcdonald's, Several First Night Celebrations
Many Company Parties, Camp Grounds, Country Clubs & Much More!
See pics on profile of Jim The Balloon Guy or Jim The Magic Guy
(guy with balloon hat is the balloon guy and the magic guys wardrobe
is usually the same or very similiar with only a different vest if there is
any change at all..) same entertainer.
Have a restaurant that does a kids night once a month
or even every week?
I have awesome rates(especially if held weekly)on this
kind of entertainment and have much experience doing
Many of our clients are on going or repeat customers and
We Love those customers!
In the case of repeat customers we often hold the same
price for as long as we can.
Need another kind of family entertainment?
Some things available are puppet shows,Dj's,impressionists,
escape artists,circus acts,jugglers and much more!
Some of these acts can not be found on the internet for example.
Only people we know & have seen their acts or have been
recommended by people we know & trust are recommended or
ever suggested by us.
08-25-2013 — Festival in Acton Maine
08-24-2013 — Festival in Acton Maine
08-17-2013 — kids event - Marlborough,MA
Past Booked Dates:
05-18-2013 — Lillac Mall Rochester, NH
05-03-2013 — Ribbon Cutting Rochester,NH
04-13-2013 — Grand Opening Berwick, ME
02-28-2013 — School Assembly Merrimack,NH
12-15-2012 — Grandopening Portsmouth,NH
12-03-2012 — Festival in Methuen,MA
08-25-2012 — 50th anniversary Icecream shop Rochester,NH
08-10-2012 — kids daycare Manchester,NH
08-08-2012 — Library in MA
08-07-2012 — kids day care Londonderry,NH
07-22-2012 — VFW Salem, NH
06-23-2012 — Rite Aid Pharmacy....Manchester,NH
04-01-2012 — I DO MANY PRIVATE PARTIES,ONLY PUBLIC EVENTS ARE LISTED.
Available for Your
Bar/Bat Mitzvah Party, Birthday Party, Church Service, Corporate Event, Ethnic Celebration, Festival, Fundraiser, Grand Opening, Private Party, Restaurant, Trade Show, Wedding Reception
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