Carson & Barnes Circus Protests!!

Carson & Barnes Circus Protests!
Thursday, October 2nd Meet at 3 pm (for the 4:30 show) Meet at 6 pm (for the 7:30 show)
Pita Jungle 1431 E. Williams Field Road, Gilbert, AZ 85295 located on: SW corner of Val Vista and Williams Field Road Google driving directions to Pita Jungle: click here.
The circus is being held at: Gilbert Rodeo Park 1777 South Val Vista Road, Gilbert, AZ 85296 Google driving directions to Gilbert Rodeo Park: click here. We would like to meet ahead of time at the Pita Jungle listed above so that we can get organized before the protest. However, if you are not able to meet at Pita Jungle due to time constraints, we look forward to seeing you at the Gilbert Rodeo Park! For those meeting at the protest site -- the protests start at 3:30 & 6:30 pm. PARKING INFORMATION: Whether carpooling from Pita Jungle, or meeting us at the circus site, here are free parking options: ***at the strip mall immediately north of Gilbert Rodeo Park, ***just east of Val Vista on N side of Ray (dirt parking lot), ***at shopping center on NW corner of Ray & Val Vista (1534 E Ray Rd). We will have signs and literature available - come on out, and bring a friend!
Click here for Carson & Barnes background from Animal Protection Institute and here for an even more recent list of USDA violations. QUESTIONS? EMAIL: [masked]

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    It seemed to be very well organized. It was great to see a good turnout of people protesting the circus! Although it was dark when I was there, quite a few cars honked as they drove by and I take that as an after-dark version of a thumbs up for us. In the time that I was there, I didn't see a whole lot of cars turning in to go to the circus unless they came quite early. There were virtually no lines of cars going in, as one would expect at an event like a concert or something. Hopefully, that is good news and there were fewer attendees for the circus than they thought. I think it may be a good idea, for those interested, to get portable battery-run book lights for nighttime protests to clip to and show up the posters but not blind the drivers.

    October 5, 2008

  • Lizzy G.

    It was so encouraging to see a few cars turn around and not go to the circus!!!! I love being aorund a great group of people who are passionate & compassionate!!!

    October 3, 2008

  • Veronica

    A Carson & Barnes tiger named Shawana squeezed out of her enclosure & was missing for 10 days. A helicopter pilot finally spotted her curled up just inside heavily forested Kiamichi Park, near Carson & Barnes winter quarters. She was shot w/a tranquilizer & returned to captivity... (Associated Press, Chicago Tribune) ---- Thank you to each and every person that will be attending these protests. If you can't make it to both, please show up for one. We need to be there for the animals! Veronica

    September 25, 2008

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