Friday, May 05, 2000
GET TO IT
A guide to help make your day
Flower Show: Exhibits and markets of the Cincinnati Flower Show will be open 9 a.m.-8 p.m. today at Ault Park. Through Sunday. $11. 872-5194.
Reds: Second-place Cincinnati returns to begin a three-game homestand against first-place St. Louis, 7:05 p.m. today at Cinergy Field. $5-$21. 421-7337.
Mayor's 801 Plum concert: Happy hour begins at 5:30 p.m. today at City Hall, followed by 7 p.m. concert in City Council chambers featuring Grammy-winning flutist Rhonda Larson, Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Concertmaster Timothy Lees and CSO principal cellist Eric Kim. $10-$15. 381-6868.
NRBQ: An infectious mix of pop, blues and honky-tonk characterizes this band playing 9 p.m. todayat Southgate House, 24 E. Third St., Newport. Big Bill Pickle and the Legendary Jerkin' Gherkins will open the show. $12-$15. 779-9462.
Theater: If you missed it at the Playhouse a few months back, you can catch Drama Workshop's production of The Last Night of Ballyhoo, a play about Jewish life in the South on the eve of World War II, opening 8 p.m. today at Westwood Town Hall, 3017 Harrison Ave. $4-$8. 741-8303.
TV picks: Say goodbye to Ben Savage, Danielle Fishel, Matthew Lawrence, William Daniels and the gang as ABC's Boy Meets World signs off after seven seasons (8-9 p.m., Channels 9, 2).
TV Critic John Kiesewetter says Glendale native Susan Todd and her husband, Andrew Young, directed the film Americanos: Latino Life in the United States (6:30 p.m., HBO), which profiles Carlos Santana, a Miami physician and a Harvard-bound teen-ager from Los Angeles.
WHAT'S IN STORES TODAY
Slumber party fun: Bath & Body Works has launched the Art Stuff Collection, a do-it-yourself line of toiletries and accessories for girls. Among these special gift packs are the Party Pails ($27.50), which contain all the ingredients to make scented body glitters. At Bath & Body Works stores.
HARRIED WITH CHILDREN
Hard knock story: Cart the kids to see the Children's Theatre production of Annie Jr., a condensed version of the seven-time Tony Award winner. 7:30 p.m. today, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday. $5-$14. 569-8080.
24 hours out: Spring on the Farm program at Parky's Farm in Winton Woods, noon-6 p.m. Saturday. Free with Hamilton County park pass. 521-7275.
48 hours out: Final installation in Chamber Music Series at Taft Museum featuring Lytle Players String Quartet, 2:30 p.m. Sunday, 316 Pike St., downtown. Free. 241-0343.
A week away: Pepsi Jammin' on Main in Over-the-Rhine will include headliners Indigo Girls, Kool & the Gang, BR5-49 and Vertical Horizon. $10 single night, $15 for weekend pass. 562-4949.
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