Saturday, August 14, 1999

GET TO IT


A guide to help make your day

Calling Parrotheads
        Yo, parrotheads: Come up and see us sometime. Really. The Enquirer hereby issues an invitation to parrotheads: Drop by our 19th-floor photo studio between 5 and 7 p.m. Monday, and we'll take your picture for a photo spread running later in the week. Come in work clothes — suits, uniforms, jeans, whatever — and then change into parrothead gear so we can document your transformation from mild-mannered day worker to party-hearty parrothead. The Enquirer is at 312 Elm St., downtown; take an elevator to 19, and follow the signs to the photo studio.        

GOING OUT
        • Radko miniatures: Christopher Radko's new “Little Gems” Collection will be previewed 10 a.m.-6 p.m. today at Story Book Kids, 10725 Reading Road, Evendale. Orders will be taken. 769-5437.

        • Oldies at Winton Woods: '50s and '60s band Flashbackplays the Harbor Amphitheater 7 p.m. today. Free with park sticker. Winton Road, Springfield Township. 521-7275.

        • Seafood festival: The scampi, lobster and halibut continue at the Great Inland Seafood Festival, noon-11 p.m today at Sawyer Point. Continues noon-10 p.m. Sunday. 291-6572.

        • Reds baseball: Reds play the Phillies at 1:15 p.m. today at Cinergy Field. It's Farmer's Day, starting at 12:15 p.m., players will participate in barnyard competitions, including milking. Tickets: 421-7337.

        • Civil War living history: Period crafters and battle re-enactments at Heritage Village Museum, Sharon Woods, noon-5 p.m. today. $5, $3 seniors, $2 ages 6-12. Continues Sunday. 563-9484.

        • Taste of Colerain: Food, rides and music by Stagger Lee and Pete Wagner Band, 5-11 p.m today at Colerain Township Senior and Community Center, 4300 Springdale Road. Continues Sunday. 923-3497.

        • All About Kids: Children's expo noon-6 p.m. today, Albert B. Sabin Convention Center, downtown. $7, $3 children (under age 2 free). Continues Sunday. 684-0501.

STAYING IN
        • TV picks: The Bengals kick off their preseason at the Indianapolis Colts (8 p.m., Channels 12, 2).

        • And TV Critic John Kiesewetter says Smash Mouth and Sugar Ray play VH1's weekly Hard Rock Live concert (midnight).

What's in stores today
        • Presidential art: Get reproductions of 14 paintings and 52 weeks of planning space in a new 2000 calendar commemorating 200 years of life in the White House. The calendar features White House scenes by 14 American artists from the 13 original states. Available through Sept. 5 for $12.95, plus $3 handling: (800) 555-2451; www.whitehousehistory.org

HOT TIX
        • Tickets go on sale: 10 a.m. today for the Backstreet Boys, 8 p.m. Nov. 15 at Firstar Center. $29.50-$38.50, Firstar Center box office and Ticketmaster locations. 562-4949.

Planning ahead
        • A Day Away: Free carillon concert, 7 p.m. Sunday at Mary M. Emery Memorial Carillon, Pleasant Street, Mariemont. 271-8519.

        • 48 Hours Out: Year-round gardening series continues 7 p.m. Monday at West Fork Branch Library, 3825 West Fork Road, Monfort Heights. Topic: “The Grass Is Always Greener.” 369-4472.

        • 72 Hours 'til Tuesday: Deer Creek Music Center in Indianapolis hosts Olivia Newton-John and Jim Brickman, 8 p.m. $15-$100. 562-4949.

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