(Story Updated: May 7, 2010 at 12:58 PM EDT)Binghamton, NY (WBNG Binghamton)
The circus is in town this weekend and it's all for a good cause.
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The Kalurah Shriners present the Royal Hannaford Circus at the Broome County Veterans Memorial Arena.
The circus benefits Shriners Hospitals for children.
Thursday was opening night.
WBNG's very own Howard Manges was on hand to kick off the show.
Kids gazed at acrobats, jugglers and dancers.
There were even high flying dogs and elephants!
"It's a marvelous family occasion where families can have fun together. There's something for every member of the family. Whether it be the animals, the daredevils, clowns, the costume people that change so quickly, it's just something for everyone," said Billy Martin, Ringmaster.
If you missed Thursday's performance, don't worry you have two more days to catch it!
Tickets begin at just ten dollars.
Saturday at 10:30 am, and 2:30 pm and 7:30pm.