Monday, May 01, 2000


A guide to help make your day

        End of Show Sale: The spring show is over and bamboo, blooming plants and countless varieties of lilies are priced to sell at Krohn Conservatory, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. today, Eden Park. 421-5707.

        Art lecture: Landscape painter, April Gornik speaks as part of the “Lecture Series on the Visual Arts” presented by Northern Kentucky University and Art Academy of Cincinnati, 7 p.m. today, Room 416, NKU Fine Arts Center, Highland Heights. Free. 572-6659.

        Astrology series: At Zen and Now Bookcafe, Monday night class series on Numerology, 7:30-9:30 p.m. today, 4453 Bridgetown Road, Green Township. $25. 598-8999.

        Quilt show: Non-juried event features work by more than 30 quilters beginning today at Loveland Branch Library, 649 Loveland-Madeira Road. Through May 13. 369-4476.

        TV picks: The American Experience goes to Ohio's Oberlin College for “Jubilee Singers: Sacrifice and Glory,” a film about former slaves who battled prejudice to sing their way into America's hearts in 1871 (9 p.m., Channels 48, 16; 10 p.m., Channel 54).

        TV Critic John Kiesewetter says ABC won't release names of celebrities playing Who Wants to be a Millionaire today (8 p.m., Channels 9, 2).

        Web site of the day:'s Family Channel ( is aimed at making summer vacation rewarding and enjoyable for children, with activities such as finding your family roots, creating an online family album and getting ideas for craft projects.

        Collect this: Discover America, one quarter at a time. Creative Kidstuff, a national mail-order catalog and retail chain, has produced the U.S. Quarters Collector Map to display and store your quarter collection. The map costs $15 and is available by calling (800) 353-0710.

        24 hours out: Les Hewitt, co-editor of popular Chicken Soup for the Soul series, will speak 7 p.m. Tuesday, Barnes & Noble Deerfield Township, 9891 Waterstone Blvd. Free. 683-5599.

        48 hours out: Peter Rowan with special guest Scott Miller, 8 p.m. Wednesday, Southgate House, 24 E. Third St., Newport. $15-$18. 779-9462.

        72 hours 'til Thursday: Filmmaker Ismail Merchant — who with partner James Ivory created such modern classics as Howard's End and Room With A View — will be at the New Neon Movies in Dayton 7 p.m. to introduce his latest work as a director, Cotton Mary. The film will be followed by a reception with the India Foundation of Dayton at the Crowne Plaza Hotel Dayton. $15. (937) 433-4879;

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