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 www.cincynewyear.com 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.




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