Sunday, August 15, 1999


A guide to help make your day

Going out
        • Roger Waters in Columbus: Founder and former member of Pink Floyd plays 8 p.m. tonight at Ohio State University's Schottenstein Center. $35. 562-4949.

        • Reds baseball: Last game of series with Philly, 1:15 p.m. today at Cinergy Field. 421-7337.

        • Mariemont concert: Come to the Mary M. Emery Carillon on Pleasant Street 7 p.m. today for a free bell concert 271-8519.

        • Family hike: A naturalist-led walk through Withrow Nature Preserve in Anderson Township starts at Highwood Lodge 3 p.m today. 521-7275.

        • Fairfield festival: It's the last day for Sacred Heart Church's summer bash, 4-10 p.m. today, 400 Nilles Road. 829-4383.

        • Live poet's society: The cafe at Border's Eastgate, Eastgate Boulevard, will be site of local poets Cynthia Ris and Gary Leising sharing their work, 7 p.m. today. 943-0068.

        • Last chance: Weekend events closing today include:

        • Seafood festival: The Great Inland Seafood Festival, noon-10 p.m. today at Sawyer Point. 291-6572.

        • For kids: All About Kids Expo, noon-6 p.m. today, Albert B. Sabin Convention Center, downtown, $7, $3 kids (under age 2 free). 684-0501.

        • Shakespeare in the park:Free performance of Comedy of Errors at Devou Park Amphitheatre in Covington, 8 p.m. today. 352-9058.

        • TV picks: It's a nostalgic Sunday, when WCPO-TV repeats the 1969 premiere of the daytime Nick Clooney Show with songs by his sisters, Betty and Rosemary Clooney (5 p.m., Channel 9).

        TV Critic John Kiesewetter also has two cable highlights: VH1's Sweetwater: A True Rock Story, a movie about the band that opened Woodstock in 1969 (9 p.m., VH1), while Any Day Now,the Annie Potts-Lorraine Toussaint drama, returns for a second season (10 p.m., Lifetime).


What's in stores today
        • Pokemon explosion:Pokemon's popularity now extends beyond card and video games to CDs and cassettes. Pokemon — 2.B.A. Master features music from the hit kids TV show plus 10 new songs. Suggested price is $10.98 for the cassette and $16.98 for the CD; the CD booklet folds out to a four-color poster.

Planning ahead
        • A Day Away: AuthorsSharon L. Ramey and Craig T. Ramey sign and discuss Going to School: How to Help Your Child Succeed: A Handbook for Parents of Children Ages 3-8, 7 p.m. Monday at Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Rookwood Pavillion, Norwood. 396-8965.

        • 48 Hours out: BB Riverboats offers a Teen Dance Cruise, boarding at Covington Landing 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. Ages 14-19. $5. 261-8500.

        • 72 Hours 'til Wednesday: The reggae begins 6 p.m. Wednesday at Annies on Kellogg Avenue, East End, when the Teva Spirit of Unity Tour arrives with Maxi Priest, Third World, Steel Pulse, Rass Shilo and Monifah. $25. 321-2572. Get To It appears daily. Send items to


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