Sunday, June 25, 2000

Get to it


A guide to help make your day

GOING OUT

        Reds: Third game in series with San Diego, 1:15 p.m. today at Cinergy Field. $5-$21. 421-7337.

        Irish dancing: Spectators can enjoy watching Irish dance groups competing for titles beginning 9 a.m. today at Northern Kentucky Convention Center in Covington. $5. 731-2618.

        Fine arts fair: More than 20 area artists, live music and children's activities, noon-6 p.m. today at Tower Park in Fort Thomas. 441-3838.

        For kids: Fishing derby, 1-4 p.m. today at Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park. Kids should be accompanied by an adult and bring a fishing pole; drinks and worms provided, 1763 Hamilton-Cleves Road, Hamilton. 868-8336.

        Oldies: Ooh La La and the Greasers play a free concert 6-8:30 p.m. today at North Sycamore Recreational Facility, 11797 Solzman Road, Sycamore Township. 791-8447.

        Pie contest: The meringue flies, today at Coney Island as 16 children ages 8-12 gobble pies beginning at 4 p.m., at the finals of the Greater Cincinnati Retail Bakers Association Pie-Eating Contest. The winner gets $200 and a day's worth of free rides.

STAYING IN

        TV picks: Robert De Niro plays the tough leader of high-tech gang of thieves and Al Pacino plays the cop who's determined to catch him in the 1995 film Heat (8 p.m., Channels 5,22)

THE GOODS (What's in stores today)

        Tommy sparkles: Who says designer labels belong only on clothes? You can flash the flag-like logo of the hip Tommy Hilfiger on a classic pearl choker, bracelets and earrings ($8-$140). The Hilfiger signature stamp also comes on chain-link bracelets, a matte nickel hand armor (four rings connected to a wrist chain, or a toe thong that slips between the toes and around the ankle). At department stores or check out www.tommy.com.

PLANNING AHEAD

        24 hours out: Janet Fitch introduces the softcover edition of the best-selling White Oleander (an Oprah's Book Club pick), 7 p.m. Mondayat Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Rookwood Pavilion, Madison and Edwards roads, Norwood. 396-8960.

        48 hours out: Popular blues rocker Kenny Wayne Shepherd and his band perform 8 p.m. Tuesday at Bogart's, 2621 Vine St., Corryville. $22.50-$25. 562-4949.

        72 hours 'til Wednesday: First in a series of concerts associated with the International Women's Brass Conference at 7:30 p.m. will feature an elite military ensemble, Corbett Auditorium, University of Cincinnati. Free. 556-4183.

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