Does your dad threaten to abandon you and join the circus? Are you still searching for a way to win back his affection via the perfect Father’s Day gift? Look no further because June 15 is World Juggling Day. Ripley’s Believe It or Not! (601 East Palace Parkway, Grand Prairie) will celebrate the global holiday on Saturday afternoon and your whole family is invited. International juggler Katsu Nakayama will be joined by local DFW jugglers for the show. The standard fare of balls, rings and pins, inflamed and not-burning alike, will be juggled. There will also be performers on stilts and flying swords, albeit probably not at the same time. If you really want to make it an unforgettable day for Dad, bring the bean bags, because the audience is encouraged to juggle as well. Other attractions include unicycling, hula-hooping and poi (the swinging of tethered weights around in rhythmic patterns while dancing, duh). The show is free and starts at 1 p.m. Saturday.
Sat., June 15, 2013