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Ainad Shriners Circus’ Sunday performances will go on

Carden International Circus’ powerful elephants are trained to do intricate moves.
Carden International Circus’ powerful elephants are trained to do intricate moves. Provided photo

After cancellations Saturday due to conditions at the Belle Clair Fairgrounds, the Ainad Shriners Circus will go on Sunday.

Performances at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. will take place at 200 South Belt East in Belleville today. The 49th annual Shriners Circus features animal acts, clowns and acts of derring-do.

The circus at a glance

  • What: Fun Time Shows three-ring circus
  • When: 2 and 7 p.m. Sunday
  • Where: Belle-Clair Fairgrounds, 200 South Belt East in Belleville
  • Tickets: $14 adults, $10 children. They can be purchased at all Southern Illinois Hucks stores, MotoMarts and Schnucks, and at the circus ticket window.
  • Proceeds: Benefit Ainad Shriners operations
  • Information: SoILshrinerscircus.com for circus stops in Belleville, Jerseyvill, Fairfield, Olney, Salem and DuQuoin
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