Saturday, August 14, 1999
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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.
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.
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
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.
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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