Wednesday, December 31, 2003

Get out there and get down

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The Cincinnati Enquirer

[IMAGE] In preparation for tonight's New Year's Eve festivities, Torey Torre of downtown, one of the co-chairs of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra gala, shops for party supplies Tuesday afternoon at Cappel's downtown.
(Glenn Hartong photo)
Have you made your plans to send out 2003? Here are some last-minute options for tonight:

With black tie: Elder grads' third annual Countdown at Union Terminal. This benefit for the American Cancer Society draws 350-500 for a buffet and cash bar; 9 p.m., Union Terminal, $75, black tie optional. Go to or call 977-3180.

With a cause: A major do for the Cincinnati FunRaisers, a group that raises money for Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center; 8 p.m., Quality Hotel & Suites, 4747 Montgomery Road, Norwood, $50 members, $55 non-members. 742-1694.

With lederhosen: Donauschwaben's annual Silvester Dance, a traditional German New Year's Eve party; 8 p.m., Donauschwaben Haus, 4290 Dry Ridge Road, Colerain Township, $22.50 at the door. 385-2098.

With kids: Holiday Fest at the Beach; ice skating, toboggan rides and more; 5-10 p.m., Beach Waterpark, 2590 Water Park Drive, Mason, $8, $6 kids 6-12, seniors and season-pass holders free. 398-7946.

Get out there and get down
2003: The year in review
Dowlin rolling out big guns of the GOP
Eat less, exercise more to lose weight safely
Lawsuits pending across country against diet aid

Urban League CEO retires
Dispute could leave Anthem users in lurch
Deters fills in for Cunningham; Green Twp. trustee undecided
West Chester Twp. trustee to run for commissioner
Wyoming man says he was abducted, robbed
Fairfield's $50M budget hires more city workers
Killings at 26-year high
Swimming pools cut from city funding
Neighbors briefs
Ohio moments
Nuns' eatery faces eviction
Public safety
Around the Tristate
Today is deadline for donations to Wish List

Korte: Tarbell most efficient at wooing voters
From the State Capitals
Good Things Happening

A. Sweeney, Supreme Court justice

Charges dropped against traveler
Church revives Sunday night cafe
Traffic stops turn up drugs, too