Family circus returns in June
Some kids enjoying the family circus last year on the grounds of Saxe Middle School. This year’s event will be held Saturday, June 21.
By New Canaan Advertiser
May 22, 2014
The New Canaan YMCA and Kiwanis Club of New Canaan announced that the annual family circus will take place on Saturday, June 21, at Saxe Middle School. It will feature new acts from the Zerbini Family Circus, the eighth generation circus who made their New Canaan debut last year.
Showtimes will be at 1:30, 4 and 6:30. Last year’s acts under the big top included aerialists, jugglers, acrobats, camels, and the death-defying “Wheel of Destiny.”
Proceeds benefit financial assistance for the Y’s summer camps, as well as the Kiwanis community fund, which supports youth programs throughout the community. Sponsors thus far include: TD Bank, Walter Stewart’s, Karl Chevrolet, Hawthorne Ackerly & Dorrance, Indian Rock Families, Fresh Dine, Simply Delicious, Sperry DeCew, and First County Bank. Event sponsorship is still available through Wednesday, May 21.
Tickets will be available starting Sunday, June 1, and are $20 in advance and $25 at the door; children 2 and under are free. They may be purchased the Y front desk as well as Baskin Robbins, Karl Chevrolet and TD Bank, as well as newcanaancircus.eventbrite.com.