Sunday, September 03, 2000

Get to it


A guide to help make your day

Going out

        Riverfest: Third Federal Riverfest and Toyota/WEBN Fireworks begins 1 p.m. today, concluding with the 9:05 p.m. fireworks presentation. Live music all day on three stages at Sawyer Point and one in Newport with headlining band Eve 6 playing 6 p.m. at Procter & Gamble Pavilion, Sawyer Point. 749-3764; www.riverfest.cc.

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

        Quilt show: The ninth annual Quilt and Fiber Arts Show runs 10 a.m.-5 p.m. today at Grailville Education and Conference Center, 932 O'Bannonville Road, Loveland. Event includes tours of Grailville's historic mansion and organic gardens. Buffet lunch available. $3, free under age 12. 683-2340.

        Raptors: Representatives from Raptor, Inc. will answer questions and give a viewing of a variety of birds, noon-4 p.m. today at Shawnee Lookout Log Cabin, Miami Township. 521-7275.

Staying In

        TV picks: The annual Toyota/WEBN-FM Riverfest Fireworks blast off at 9 p.m. (Channel 12), after an 8 p.m. special broadcast from the Newport Aquarium patio.

        • TV critic John Kiesewetter says Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon fans must tune in Dayton's Channel 22 at 9 p.m. today. Channel 64 will pick up the telethon Monday 6 a.m.-7 p.m.

        • The Outer Limits wraps up six seasons with a two-hour special starring Cicely Tyson, Michael Moriarty, Charlton Heston and Kelly McGillis (8 p.m., Showtime).

        Web site of the day: Hot on the heels of wildfires in the West, the Humane Society of the United States, the American Veterinary Medical Foundation and manufacturer Iams are reminding pet owners about what to do for animals in — and before — an emergency. Go to www.hsus.org and www.avma.org for information and free brochures.

Planning Ahead

        24 hours out: Celebrate 100 years of steelmaking in Middletown with a festival 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday outside AK (formerly Armco) Steel headquarters, 703 Curtis St., just off Ohio 4, downtown. Buses will take people 12 and older to mill tours 10 a.m.-4 p.m. (You must wear long pants; no open-toe shoes or tank tops.) Entertainment will include Yankee Grey at 5 p.m., Middletown Symphony at 7:30 p.m., fireworks at 9:45 p.m. (513) 425-5000.

        48 hours out: Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park begins previews for its season-opener, Inherit the Wind, the classic play about a man on trial for teaching evolution, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Robert S. Marx Theatre, Eden Park. $26. 421-3888.

        72 hours out: Sir Mix Alot visits Electra nightclub beginning 9 p.m. Wednesday, 1133 Sycamore St., Over-the-Rhine. $3-$10. 621-1100.

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