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Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Gives On-site Performance for SCO After School Students

February 23, 2024 / Independent Youth News

Students in SCO Family of Services’ After School program at the Beacon at MS 35 were treated to a special appearance by performers from the legendary Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey’s “Greatest Show on Earth!”

The youth got an up-close look at some incredible acts from the show, interacting with the performers juggling, drumming, and unicycling. The grand finale? A student sank a free-throw to win complimentary tickets to the circus for everyone!

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey is making its triumphant return to the Barclays Center to wow children and families with spectacular feats of skill. The reimagined show combines thrills, artistry, comedy, and whimsy – showcasing the talents of seventy-five performers from over eighteen countries. And now, SCO’s Beacon students will get to experience it themselves!

Special thanks to BSE Global, Feld Entertainment, Inc., Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey, and Barclays Center for making this once-in-a-lifetime experience possible.

SCO’s Beacon Center at MS35 has been providing after-school, summer, and community programs to the Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn community since 2001.


of adults with developmental disabilities living in SCO’s IRAs (group homes) made meaningful connections by participating in community inclusion activities

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