Kelly Miller Circus Returns To Carteret This Weekend

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CARTERET — Civic Center Park will come alive this weekend with the sights and sounds of Kelly Miller’s Circus, as it returns to Carteret for its second charity performance series. The venue will offer shows to residents of all ages beginning this Friday, with several show times on both Friday and Saturday. Proceeds will benefit the Mayor’s Charity Trust Fund and the residents of Carteret, according to Mayor Dan Reiman.

“For the second year in a row, Kelly Miller’s Circus will provide wholesome entertainment to Carteret’s residents and visitors with this exciting and nationally renowned performance,” Reiman said. “Kelly Miller’s Circus offers a great, fun atmosphere to families who once again can look forward to the opening ceremony, and the famous raising of the big top by the performing elephants.”

Kelly Miller’s Circus has been performing since 1938, and features several exciting events, including the raising of the big tent which is performed by elephants which pull the tent up into place. Kelly Miller’s Circus is once again being sponsored by Mayor Daniel J. Reiman’s Charity Trust Fund, and will offer shows on Friday, June 14, at 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. and again on Saturday, June 15, at 2, 5, and 7:30 p.m.

The Circus will be located at Civic Center Park, on Pershing Avenue next to the Memorial Municipal Building, and the Community Center and Public Library. Tickets are available now at the Mayor’s Office at 61 Cooke Avenue, the Municipal Annex at 20 Cooke Avenue, as well as the Carteret Library at 100 Cooke Avenue. Pre-purchased tickets are $10 for adults and $6 for children. For more information, visit .

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1 comment for “Kelly Miller Circus Returns To Carteret This Weekend

  1. jjm1949
    June 12, 2013 at 10:45 am

    How ironic that the Mayor’s children charity continues to promote an event that uses elephants and other wild circus animals
    that have been abused with bullhooks, whips and tasers to train and control
    them. How many children who have benefited from this
    fundraiser would attend a circus if they knew how badly the animals they love are treated and live just to entertain them? None of them would go, they know what it feels like to be treated badly through no fault of their own.

    Our leaders, educators and business community can no longer ignore the latest science,research and studies that have documented the connections and links between animal cruelty, child & elder abuse and domestic violence.

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