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Shrine Circus kicks off 11-show run in Billings

Posted at 2:22 PM, Apr 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-04 18:14:15-04

BILLINGS – The 68th Annual Al Bedoo Shrine Circus kicked off a Billings run on Wednesday.

The first show was a special performance for kids in special needs programs within the school district and those living in assisted care facilities.

The show features an array of performances, from tigers to acrobats and jugglers.

Shows will run Wednesday through Sunday. For a full list of times, click here.

Meanwhile, the People for Ethical Treatment of Animals continues to protest the circus.

In a statement sent to MTN this week, a PETA representative outlined the organization’s stance on the circus’ use of animals, saying they believe they are treated inhumanely.

Reporting by Samantha Sullivan for MTN News