Friday, September 10, 2004

On the fridge


A guide to what's going on

Raise a glass

Fun for singles: The Cincinnati FunRaisers will host a business-casual evening at 6 p.m. Sept. 23 at Andy's Mediterranean Grill, 906 Nassau St. Admission is a $3 donation to Children's Hospital Cancer Unit, plus the cost of your meal. Information: (513) 281-9791.

If you're more athletically inclined, the group will also sponsor a 9-Hole Golf Scramble at 3:30 p.m. Sept. 25 at Glenview Golf Course, Springfield Pike and Sharon Road. Make a $3 donation to Children's Hospital and pay your greens fees to participate. For tee times, call (513) 742-1694. Information about FunRaisers and its upcoming events, (513) 636-8900 or www.cincifunraisers.org.

A grand day

Not bored, board: In honor of National Grandparent's Day Sunday, gather the family around the table and break out the board games - it's a fun way to get everyone involved. Toymaker Milton Bradley has a new one: To Grandma's House We Go, which is designed specifically for the special bond between the generations. Look for it at your favorite toy store.

Fall in love

By candlelight: Bring a friend to the next Candlelight Singles party 7:30-11 p.m. Sept. 18 at the White House Inn Restaurant and you'll get one free registration; you can split the cost ($40 per person) or give a new friend a break. Singles ages 23-65 are welcome. Reservations are required. Call (513) 761-6201 or register at www.candlelightsingles.com. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Hospice and the YWCA's shelter for battered women and children.

Parenting skills

Assistance: Everyone can use a little help when it comes to parenting skills. The Women's Connection, a neighborhood center that provides support and resources to women and children, is hosting a six-week parenting program from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Monday through Oct. 18 at the TWC Learning Center, 4022 Glenway Ave., Price Hill.

Topics covered will include "Who's in control?" "Using I statements" and anger management. It's free and child care will be provided.

To register or for more information, call Paula Backscheider at 471-4673 or e-mail: paulab@thewomensconnection.org.

Wedding bliss

Child brides: According to information collected for the Fourth Annual Lenox Gift-Giving and Etiquette Survey, 78 percent of Americans say women should marry by age 28, while only 66 percent say men should wed this young.

Senior citizens are adamant about young marrieds: 27 percent (compared to 15 percent of all Americans) think women should marry at age 18-23.



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