Sunday, May 16, 1999

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A guide to help make your day

       

Going out
        • Ride 'em, cyclists: Kids 6-11 can bring their bikes to Miami Whitewater Forest Sunday for the Bicycle Safety Rodeo. Go through safety checks and stations with related activities. 1-4 p.m. 521-7275.

        • Relax, get acquainted: The Cincinnati Yoga School throws open its doors to the public 1-5 p.m.today for tours, refreshments, Sufi dancers and more. Meet yoga expert Lilias Folan. 11130 Kenwood Road, Blue Ash.

        • String along: These pint-sized players (grades 4-9) have performed everywhere from New Zealand to Hong Kong. The Cincinnati Junior Strings will celebrate its 20th anniversary 3 p.m. today in Patricia Corbett Theater, University of Cincinnati. Founders Gerald R. Doan and Susan B. Milligan will conduct a very adult program of Grieg, Vivaldi, Bartok, Britten and more. 791-7815.

Staying in
        • Critic's picks: Diana Ross and Brandy star in a different type of TV musical, Double Platinum,in which they'll each sing three songs from their new albums while playing fictional mother-daughter (9 p.m., Channels 9, 2). And TV Critic John Kiesewetter recommends taping Joan of Arc, so you can fast-forward through the commercials (9-11 p.m. today and Tuesday, Channels 12, 7).

        • Web site of the day: Sears PartsDirect, which stocks 4.2 million parts for 400 manufacturers of appliances and electronics, has introduced a Web site, with diagrams, model numbers and order tracking, at www.sears.com/partsdirect Or you can call for info: (800) 469-4663.

Enquiring minds
        • Too much 2000: Sick of hearing about the new millennium's spiritual significance? You're not alone, according to a Lutheran Brotherhood survey. Sixty-two percent of the 1,006 adults polled agreed that people are overreacting to the end of the millennium and what it means religiously. For the third or so who think it is a big deal spiritually, 36 percent say they'll pray more, 28 percent will read spiritual materials and 25 percent plan to attend worship services.

       

Planning ahead
        • A day away: Monday kicks off Body Acceptance Week at UC, an event to appreciate bodies and self-esteems of all sizes and shapes. Highlight: “True Beauty” talk and book signing by plus-model Emme, 7 p.m. Monday at Tangeman University Center.

        • 48 hours out: Soulful sounds of Natalie Merchant will fill the Palace Theatre in Louisville 8 p.m. Tuesday. $23-$30. 562-4949.

        • 72 hours 'til Wednesday: Can't beat it: 10 matches and a cruiserweight championship at Heartland Wrestling Association's Pillman '99, 7 p.m. at Cincinnati Gardens. $25-$50. 562-4949.

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