**RINGLING CIRCUS PROTEST*WEDNESDAY*OP­­ENING NIGHT*6PM**

 


It's that time of year!  The circus is coming to Tampa once again.  We plan to be speaking up for the animals, who suffer from the constant travel, abusive training and social isolation.  In the circus virtually all of animals' natural behaviors are thwarted.


Please come out and help us educate and be the voice for these animals. The circus has long been thought of as an event to delight and entertain but for circus animals that spend up to 50 weeks per year in "transport" cages or railroad boxcars, the circus is no fun at all. The demonstrations will occur at the intersection of Channelside Dr. and S. Morgan St.  Each demo will be an hour and a half. We will try to get patrons going in as well as leaving the circus this year.  We welcome you for any time you can give.  The animals need our voice.

Animals in circuses live miserable lives of deprivation, confinement and abuse. Ringling's animal-care history is riddled with USDA violations and penalties. At least twenty-five Ringling elephants, including four babies, have died since 1992! More info: http://www.animalrightsflorida.org/Ringling

Please go to the Meetup calendar and RSVP to which show(s) you will be attending
**Signs, banners and literature will be provided**
Questions ?? Call[masked]

  Arrive early to find a place to park and walk to demo. 

Demo Dates & Times:

Wednesday: (Opening Night): 1/1/2014   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Thursday: 1/2/2014   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Friday: 1/3/2014   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Saturday: 1/4/2014  6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

 Sunday: 1/5/2014   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm

Let’s have a super turnout this year each night to show Ringling we do not want them coming to our city or anywhere else.

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  • bea e.

    Wish I could... Have four new tires as a Xmas gift and yesterday my car was towed in for repairs. Go figure. :(

    If anyone is close to Winter Haven on any of the protest days - I'd be happy to share the gas for a ride.

    Otherwise - Will be there in spirit.

    December 31, 2013

    • Diane K.

      We will miss you so much Bea!!

      1 · January 1, 2014

  • Jannica M.

    I will be there!

    December 29, 2013

  • Lena

    This will be my first time out. Is there anything I will need to bring?

    December 28, 2013

    • Isabelle

      No, just bring yourself! We will have all the signs and leaflets. Thanks for participating in our demo!

      1 · December 28, 2013

  • Debbie W

    Thank you to all the great people that care about our precious animals. I'll be there, don't know what day yet.....

    2 · November 28, 2013

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