The Aladdin Shrine is a fraternity based on fun and fellowship. Their main charitable effort is support of pediatric hospitals where the children are treated regardless of ability to pay.
One of their signature events is a circus, with the Columbus one being held at the Celeste Center. This circus featured mostly human performers, with only a couple of animal acts.
It opened with all the upcoming acts gathering in the center ring.
High Wire Trapeze Performers, whose exit was dropping onto the netting below.
A really great unicycle rider.
Ladies who climbed ropes and performed aerial ballet.
A group known as the Chicago Boyz who performed amazing talent with jump ropes and the ability fly over clowns.
The rope ladies came back with hula hoop skills.
And finally there was a small midway was set up.