An estimated 300 children in Wilson County will be able to attend the Shriner Circus in Nashville in mid-October as a result of the “Cops and Kids Circus Event,” announced today. The Wilson County Sheriff’s Office, Lebanon Police Department, Mt. Juliet Police Department and Watertown Police Department were presented with free tickets by the four Wilson County Masonic Lodges, Al Menah Temple Divan, Shrine Clown unit and Ward 6 Councilman Fred Anthony to distribute to members of their communities.. The surprise event was announced today the Wilson County Fairgrounds, where representatives of all the Shriner and Mason organizations came together with representatives of all Wilson County law enforcement departments for the ticket presentation. Children throughout the area will be selected by law enforcement for free tickets in addition to some giveaways in the future. Wilson County Shrine Club’s Michael Wynne is responsible for arranging the event for Wilson County children. In addition to ticket giveaways, the Shrine Club will be providing goodie bags for the children attending the event. Members of each Wilson County law enforcement agency will be chaperoning the children to the circus. Announcements will be forthcoming this week on dates and times for the event and how families can apply for tickets to the circus.