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Viktoria Grimmy performs her routine as the Klown (Credit: John Meore)

Viktoria Grimmy performs her routine as the Klown Klub of New York Shriners Circus begins at the German Masonic Park in Tappan. (Sept. 21, 2012)

Klown Klub Circus comes to Rockland

The Klown Klub of New York Shriners Circus is in town for the weekend at the German Masonic Park in Tappan. (Sept. 20, 2012)

Viktoria Grimmy performs her routine as the Klown
(Credit: John Meore)

Viktoria Grimmy performs her routine as the Klown Klub of New York Shriners Circus begins at the German Masonic Park in Tappan. (Sept. 21, 2012)

Viktoria Grimmy performs on the rope as the
(Credit: John Meore)

Viktoria Grimmy performs on the rope as the Klown Klub of New York Shriners Circus begins at the German Masonic Park in Tappan. (Sept. 21, 2012)

The clowns play a prictical joke on Christopher
(Credit: John Meore)

The clowns play a prictical joke on Christopher Letizia, 6, of Orangeburg as the Klown Klub of New York Shriners Circus begins at the German Masonic Park in Tappan. (Sept. 21, 2012)

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Clowns perform for the waiting crowd as the
(Credit: John Meore)

Clowns perform for the waiting crowd as the Klown Club of New York Shriners Circus begins at the German Masonic Park in Tappan. (Sept. 21, 2012)

Susan Fischer of West Nyack sings God Bless
(Credit: John Meore)

Susan Fischer of West Nyack sings God Bless America before the start of the show as the Klown Klub of New York Shriners Circus begins at the German Masonic Park in Tappan. (Sept. 21, 2012)

Margaret Weidner of Airmont enjoys the show as
(Credit: John Meore)

Margaret Weidner of Airmont enjoys the show as the Klown Klub of New York Shriners Circus begins performing at the German Masonic Park in Tappan. (Sept. 21, 2012)

Guests watch the performances as the Klown Klub
(Credit: John Meore)

Guests watch the performances as the Klown Klub of New York Shriners Circus begins at the German Masonic Park in Tappan. (Sept. 21, 2012)

The clowns wait to perform for the crowd
(Credit: John Meore)

The clowns wait to perform for the crowd as as the Klown Klub of New York Shriners Circus begins at the German Masonic Park in Tappan. (Sept. 21, 2012)

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The clowns wait to perform for crowd as
(Credit: John Meore)

The clowns wait to perform for crowd as the Klown Klub of New York Shriners Circus begins at the German Masonic Park in Tappan. (Sept. 21, 2012)

Guests watch the performances as the Klown Klub
(Credit: John Meore)

Guests watch the performances as the Klown Klub of New York Shriners Circus begins at the German Masonic Park in Tappan. (Sept. 21, 2012)

The clowns wait to perform for the crowd
(Credit: John Meore)

The clowns wait to perform for the crowd as the Klown Klub of New York Shriners Circus begins at the German Masonic Park in Tappan. (Sept. 21, 2012)

The clowns wait to perform for crowd as
(Credit: John Meore)

The clowns wait to perform for crowd as the Klown Klub of New York Shriners Circus begins at the German Masonic Park in Tappan. (Sept. 21, 2012)

The clowns wait to perform for crowd as
(Credit: John Meore)

The clowns wait to perform for crowd as the Klown Klub of New York Shriners Circus begins at the German Masonic Park in Tappan. (Sept. 21, 2012)

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Vanessa Bencivensal and daughter Jade watch from the
(Credit: John Meore)

Vanessa Bencivensal and daughter Jade watch from the side of the ring the Klown Klub of New York Shriners Circus begins at the German Masonic Park in Tappan. (Sept. 21, 2012)

Susan Vidbel of Vidbel's Old Time Circus speaks
(Credit: John Meore)

Susan Vidbel of Vidbel's Old Time Circus speaks to Orangeburg Building and Fire Inspectors before the Klown Klub of New York Shriners Circus begins at the German Masonic Park in Tappan. (Sept. 21, 2012)

The clowns wait to perform for crowd as
(Credit: John Meore)

The clowns wait to perform for crowd as the Klown Klub of New York Shriners Circus begins at the German Masonic Park in Tappan. (Sept. 21, 2012)

The Clowns of the Klown Klub get ready
(Credit: John Meore)

The Clowns of the Klown Klub get ready as the Shriners Circus begins at the German Masonic Park in Tappan. (Sept. 21, 2012)

The clowns wait to perform as the Klown
(Credit: John Meore)

The clowns wait to perform as the Klown Klub of New York Shriners Circus begins at the German Masonic Park in Tappan. (Sept. 21, 2012)

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Christopher Letizia, 6, of Orangeburg interacts with a
(Credit: John Meore)

Christopher Letizia, 6, of Orangeburg interacts with a clown as the Klown Klub of New York Shriners Circus begins at the German Masonic Park in Tappan. (Sept. 21, 2012)

David and Joanne Connelly of Palisades and Stella
(Credit: John Meore)

David and Joanne Connelly of Palisades and Stella Diliberto wait to enter as the Klown Klub of New York Shriners Circus begins at the German Masonic Park in Tappan. (Sept. 21, 2012)

David Connelly of Palisades and Stella Diliberto wait
(Credit: John Meore)

David Connelly of Palisades and Stella Diliberto wait to enter as the Klown Klub of NY Shriners Circus begins at the German Masonic Park in Tappan. (Sept. 21, 2012)

The clowns get ready as the Klown Klub
(Credit: John Meore)

The clowns get ready as the Klown Klub of New York Shriners Circus begins at the German Masonic Park in Tappan. (Sept. 21, 2012)

The clowns perform for the waiting crowd as
(Credit: John Meore)

The clowns perform for the waiting crowd as the Klown Klub of New York Shriners Circus begins at the German Masonic Park in Tappan. (Sept. 21, 2012)

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A close-up of a badge worn by a
(Credit: John Meore)

A close-up of a badge worn by a clown at the Klown Klub of New York Shriners Circus, which began at the German Masonic Park in Tappan. (Sept. 21, 2012)

The clowns perform for the waiting crowd as
(Credit: John Meore)

The clowns perform for the waiting crowd as the Klown Klub of New York Shriners Circus begins at the German Masonic Park in Tappan. (Sept. 21, 2012)

The clowns perform for the waiting crowd as
(Credit: John Meore)

The clowns perform for the waiting crowd as the Klown Klub of New York Shriners Circus begins at the German Masonic Park in Tappan. (Sept. 21, 2012)

The clowns perform for the waiting crowd as
(Credit: John Meore)

The clowns perform for the waiting crowd as the Klown Klub of New York Shriners Circus begins at the German Masonic Park in Tappan. (Sept. 21, 2012)

The clowns perform for the waiting crowd as
(Credit: John Meore)

The clowns perform for the waiting crowd as the Klown Klub of New York Shriners Circus begins at the German Masonic Park in Tappan. (Sept. 21, 2012)

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The clowns perform for the waiting crowd as
(Credit: John Meore)

The clowns perform for the waiting crowd as the Klown Klub of New York Shriners Circus begins at the German Masonic Park in Tappan. (Sept. 21, 2012)

The clowns perform for the waiting crowd as
(Credit: John Meore)

The clowns perform for the waiting crowd as the Klown Klub of New York Shriners Circus begins at the German Masonic Park in Tappan. (Sept. 21, 2012)

The Clowns of the Shriners Klown Klub perform
(Credit: John Meore)

The Clowns of the Shriners Klown Klub perform for the waiting crowd as the Shriners Circus begins at the German Masonic Park in Tappan. (Sept. 21, 2012)

Vanessa Bencivensal and daughter Jade, play on the
(Credit: John Meore)

Vanessa Bencivensal and daughter Jade, play on the slide prior to the start of the circus as the Klown Klub of NY Shriners Circus begins at the German Masonic Park in Tappan. (Sept. 21, 2012)

The Clowns of the Shriners Klown Klub perform
(Credit: John Meore)

The Clowns of the Shriners Klown Klub perform for the waiting crowd as the Shriners Circus begins at the German Masonic Park in Tappan. (Sept. 21, 2012)

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A Clown of the Shriners Klown Klub waives
(Credit: John Meore)

A Clown of the Shriners Klown Klub waives to arriving guests for the as the Shriners Circus begins at the German Masonic Park in Tappan. (Sept. 21, 2012)

The Clowns of the Shriners Klown Klub perform
(Credit: John Meore)

The Clowns of the Shriners Klown Klub perform for the waiting crowd as the Shriners Circus begins at the German Masonic Park in Tappan. (Sept. 21, 2012)

Viktoria Grimmy performing on the rope as the
(Credit: John Meore)

Viktoria Grimmy performing on the rope as the Klown Klub of NY Shriners Circus begins at the German Masonic Park in Tappan. (Sept. 21, 2012)

Gary Slevisk, left and Viktoria Grimmy of Vidmer's
(Credit: John Meore)

Gary Slevisk, left and Viktoria Grimmy of Vidmer's Old Time Circus go over the script as the Klown Klub of NY Shriners Circus begins at the German Masonic Park in Tappan. (Sept. 21, 2012)

The guests enter and look for seats as
(Credit: John Meore)

The guests enter and look for seats as the Klown Klub of NY Shriners Circus begins at the German Masonic Park in Tappan. (Sept. 21, 2012)

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Cheyenne Ashton, 6, tends to her horse Beauty
(Credit: John Meore)

Cheyenne Ashton, 6, tends to her horse Beauty as the Klown Klub of New York Shriners Circus prepares to open for the weekend at the German Masonic Park in Tappan. (Sept. 20, 2012)

Preparations get under way as the Klown Klub
(Credit: John Meore)

Preparations get under way as the Klown Klub of New York Shriners Circus gets set to open for the weekend at the German Masonic Park in Tappan. (Sept. 20, 2012)

Preparations get under way as the Klown Klub
(Credit: John Meore)

Preparations get under way as the Klown Klub of New York Shriners Circus gets set to open for the weekend at the German Masonic Park in Tappan. (Sept. 20, 2012)

Susan Vidbel moves their horse Beauty as the
(Credit: John Meore)

Susan Vidbel moves their horse Beauty as the Klown Klub of New York Shriners Circus gets set to open for the weekend at the German Masonic Park in Tappan. (Sept. 20, 2012)

Michael Ashton, left, and Jim Hamid, center, discuss
(Credit: John Meore)

Michael Ashton, left, and Jim Hamid, center, discuss the acts as the Klown Klub of New York Shriners Circus gets set to open for the weekend at the German Masonic Park in Tappan. (Sept. 20, 2012)

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Susan Vidbel of Vidbel Old Time Circus sets
(Credit: John Meore)

Susan Vidbel of Vidbel Old Time Circus sets up the stands under the big-top as the Klown Klub of New York Shriners Circus gets set to open for the weekend at the German Masonic Park in Tappan. (Sept. 20, 2012)

Preparations get under way as the Klown Klub
(Credit: John Meore)

Preparations get under way as the Klown Klub of New York Shriners Circus gets set to open for the weekend at the German Masonic Park in Tappan. (Sept. 20, 2012)

Preparations get under way as the Klown Klub
(Credit: John Meore)

Preparations get under way as the Klown Klub of New York Shriners Circus gets set to open for the weekend at the German Masonic Park in Tappan. (Sept. 20, 2012)

Susan Vidbel, left, Michael Ashton, center, and Jim
(Credit: John Meore)

Susan Vidbel, left, Michael Ashton, center, and Jim Hamid, right, discuss the acts as the Klown Klub of New York Shriners Circus gets set to open for the weekend at the German Masonic Park in Tappan. (Sept. 20, 2012)

Michael Ashton, Susan Vidbel and Paul Larvis of
(Credit: John Meore)

Michael Ashton, Susan Vidbel and Paul Larvis of Vidbel Old Time Circus set up the stands under the big-top as the Klown Klub of New York Shriners Circus gets set to open for the weekend at the German Masonic Park in Tappan. (Sept. 20, 2012)

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Preparations get under way as the Klown Klub
(Credit: John Meore)

Preparations get under way as the Klown Klub of New York Shriners Circus gets set to open for the weekend at the German Masonic Park in Tappan. (Sept. 20, 2012)

Left to right, Bob Kolb, Ralph Edwards, Jim
(Credit: John Meore)

Left to right, Bob Kolb, Ralph Edwards, Jim Hamid, Tom Lorentz and Rolf Schuetz, pose for a photo as the Klown Klub of New York Shriners Circus gets set to open for the weekend at the German Masonic Park in Tappan. (Sept. 20, 2012)

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