Discover the arts
On the "Final Friday" of each month, galleries and shops along and around Main Street in Over-the-Rhine open their doors to browsers and buyers. This month's featured display is the Artists Reaching Classrooms Student Art Exhibit, showcasing some of the area's top high school artists. 6-10 p.m. today, Pendleton Art Center, 1310 Pendleton St. Free. 559-3958.
He's gone from TV's St. Elsewhere to somewhere else with his irreverent comedy. Howie Mandel will share his view of the world at 8 p.m. today through Saturday, Belterra Casino Resort, 777 Belterra Drive, Belterra, Ind. $45, $40 Champions Club Member. (812) 427-7777.
Spottin' the scratchers
Two hot houses host a disc jockey's dream. Those who cannot hold a beat on the turntables need not apply.
DJ Extravaganza features sinister spinners Melloman, DJ Pillo and the tag team of DJ M'n'M and Mista Fingurz, 10 p.m.-3 a.m. today, Jekyll & Hyde's, 1140 Main St., Over-the-Rhine. $5. 929-4400.
House Sessions delivers a night of jazz and funk house music mixing provided by slamming DJ's from across the country, 10 p.m.-4 a.m. today, Lava Lounge, 835 Main St., downtown. $8. 333-0889.
Whether you're participating in Sunday's Flying Pig Marathon or just starting your own fitness regimen, Bob Roncker's Running Spot Health and Fitness Expo has something for you. Health and fitness merchants offer a look at the latest fitwear, and running and health experts conduct clinics all day on getting and staying healthy. Noon-7 p.m. today and 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, Northern Kentucky Convention Center, 1 W. RiverCenter Blvd., Covington. Free. 721-7447.
24 hours out:
Garden party: Granny's Gardeners host a Spring Garden Party, beginning with an Arbor Day tree-planting ceremony. Events include a perennial exchange, herb sale, rummage sale and arts and craft fair. Attendees are encouraged to bring as many perennials as they wish to exchange or donate. 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Loveland Primary and Elementary Schools, 550 Loveland-Madeira Road. Free. 722-4588.
Shauna Scott Rhone
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