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Shrine Circus entertains Eastern Iowa

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WATERLOO (KWWL) -

The annual Shrine Circus will hold performances Monday and Tuesday evenings in Waterloo before heading to Iowa City Wednesday and Thursday.

This traditional three-ring circus benefits the Shriners' children's hospitals, touting the classic lion tamers, acrobats, clowns and elephants. The circus features various dance performances and some unique acts as well like a Chinese porcelain bowl balancer. Audience members were also given the opportunity to ride elephants, ponies and camels during intermission.

The circus continues with performances at Waterloo's McElroy Auditorium Tuesday at 4:30 and 7 p.m. before heading to Iowa City's Johnson County 4-H Fairgrounds for shows Wednesday and Thursday.

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