The Hays Arts Council this week is hosting several educational performances, one of which will be open to the public.

Other shows are performed in Hays, Victoria, Ellis, Plainville and Russell elementary schools.

The public performance will be at 6 p.m. Thursday at Hays Public Library.

The show is Jay & Leslie Cady's "Laughing Matters," which includes juggling, mime and magic tricks.

The name of their entertainment routine performed in schools this year is "Juggling the Earth's Resources." The public performance will feature different material.