Thursday, September 21, 2000
Get to it
A guide to help make your day
Conservation lecture: Cheetah expert Laurie Marker speaks as part of the Barrows Conservation Lecture Series 7:30 p.m. today at Rockdale Temple, 8501 Ridge Road, Amberley Village. She will discuss the Cheetah Conservation Fund's successes and challenges resolving conflicts between cheetahs and humans. $5-$8. 559-7767.
Design book: Country Living magazine editor Nina Williams signs her book The Illustrated Cottage: A Decorative Fairy Tale Inspired by Provence at 7 p.m. today, Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Rookwood Pavilion, Norwood. 396-8960.
For kids: Back to School Blues program will venture into the woods with a park naturalist 4 p.m. today at Sharon Woods, Sharonville. 521-7275.
At Jillians: The Websters play 10 p.m.-2 a.m. today at the Covington nightclub complex. 491-5388.
Toy Roadshow: The International Toy Collectors Association Toy Roadshow will be 8 a.m.-7 p.m. today at the Hampton Inn Fairfield, 430 Kolb Drive (Exit 39 off I-275). (Same hours Friday-Saturday.) Associates will be buying old toys, trains, jewelry, coins, watches and clocks. Tip: Don't clean toys that have been stored for a long time; you may damage the finish. (217) 636-8012.
TV picks: The best rerun airing opposite the Summer Olympics is PBS' terrific two-part George Wallace biography, The American Experience: Settin' the Woods on Fire (8 p.m. today and next Thursday, Channel 14).
TV Critic John Kiesewetter also says ABC's excellent Hopkins 24/7 moves to Thursdays today (10 p.m., Channels 9, 2).
The Goods (What's in stores today)
Canine candles: If your dog is getting as stressed out as you are, try mild aromatherapy candles for noses 40-100 times as sensitive as ours. Each of three choices lavender, peppermint and geranium contains a bouquet of pure essential and therapeutic oils. $6-$8 each from Peppermint Pets, (818) 772-6993; www.peppermintpets.com.
24 hours out: Mariemont Players opens Living Together, a play by British master comic writer Alan Ayckbourn, 8 p.m. Friday, Walton Creek Theater, 4101 Walton Creek Road, Mariemont. $12. 684-1236.
48 hours out: Twelfth Street in Over-the-Rhine will be site of the BarrelHouse Brewing Company's Microbrewery Extravaganza, 3 p.m.-midnight Saturday, featuring beers from more than 40 microbreweries in the United States and Europe, live music, performers, more. 421-2337.
72 hours 'til Sunday: A capella vocal ensemble VoiceBox brings its harmonized variety program to Calvary Episcopal Church, 3 p.m., 3766 Clifton Ave., Clifton. $10. 861-4437.
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