Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey's Barnum Bash is coming to the Cajundome Thursday, June 21 through Sunday, June 24. To get the kids ready for this great event, the Ambassadors of Laughter are in town.

Clowns David and Cherie Gregg are visiting several sites today and tomorrow to help us prepare for the upcoming performances.

These free events include programs such as Reading with Ringling, Science of the Circus and Circus Fit to elementary schools, daycares, pediatric units, libraries and children's organizations. The Ambassadors of Laughter also make time to bring a little of the circus to those who might not otherwise be able to attend the Barnum Bash performances.

Here is the schedule of remaining events:

When:    Thursday, May 31 – 1pm
Where:  South Regional Library, 6101 Johnston St
What:   Ringling Bros. Ambassadors of Laughter will promote literacy with an interactive story reading to more than 100 children and families.

When:  Thursday, May 31 – 3:30pm
Where:  North Regional Library, 5101 N. University Ave, Carencro
What:   Ringling Bros. Ambassadors of Laughter will promote literacy with an interactive story reading to more than 75 preschool to third graders.

When:  Friday, June 1 – 10am
Where:   Children’s Museum, 201 E. Congress St
What: Ringling Bros.  Ambassadors of Laughter will demonstrate science characterization through circus skills including spinning, juggling, and balance to more than 100 guests of the Children’s Museum.

When:  Friday, June 1 – 2pm
Where: Jackie Boys & Girls Club, 1000 Marie Antoinette St
What: Ringling Bros. Ambassador of Laughter will demonstrate hilarious antics, outrageous social silliness, and lots of audience participation in a free 45 minute performance to more than 120 first through sixth grade children.

When:  Friday, June 1 – 6pm
Where:  Barnes & Noble, 5705 Johnston St
What:  Ringling Bros. Ambassadors of Laughter will promote literacy with an interactive story reading to more than 30 preschool to third graders

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