Fairhaven show a benefit for Emergency Circus performance troupe

Clay Mazing and The Emergency Circus, on a tour of children’s wards, senior centers and homeless shelters, hosts its kickoff benefit at 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, at Bellingham Circus Guild’s Cirq Lab in Fairhaven, 1401 Sixth St.

Emergency Circus is comprised of members of the New Old Time Chautauqua, Clowns Without Borders, the Sustainable Living Institute, and the Gesundheit Institute. The nonprofit performance troupe travels to such places as hospitals, nursing homes and prisons.

Suggested donation: $5 to $25. More on the performers at emergencycircus.com, facebook.com/circusemergency and patchadams.org.