Monday, July 03, 2000
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A guide to help make your day
Fireworks: Check out the list of Tristate displays at Cincinnati.com
Balloon glow: Hot air balloons and inflated balloon sculpture display begins 8 p.m. today at Coney Island with fireworks over Lake Como at 10 p.m. $4 parking. 232-6701.
Northside Fourth of July fest: The annual event features food, games, music, beginning 5-10 p.m. today at Hoffner Park, Hamilton Avenue and Blue Rock Street. 681-5588.
Taste of Boone County: Live entertainment, food and car show, 4-11 p.m. today at Turfway Park in Florence. Continues Tuesday. 371-0200.
Ohio National Guard Band: A free band concert is the highlight of the Green Township Independence Day Celebration, 8-10 p.m. todayat Kuliga Park on Bridgetown Road. Fireworks follow the concert. 574-4848.
In Lebanon: Clowns, performance of the Brian Brenner Show and fireworks set to the sounds of patriotic music begin 8 p.m. todayat Colonial Park West. Parking available at Warren County Fairgrounds. (513) 932-3060.
Web site of the day: Get a look at the faucet of the future and vote for your favorite at www.PricePfister.com. One of the entries is by Elder High grad Matt Noble, a student at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, Calif., and son of Dave and Claire Noble of Western Hills. His design: Simply Expressive. (right). Finalists in the Price Pfister contest will be judged by industry experts in New York in September. Voting deadline: Friday.
TV picks: Tonight's must see is First Do No Harm (8 p.m. Channels 9, 2), one of the greatest TV movies of the 1990s. Two-time Oscar winner Meryl Streep stars as a mother who defies conventional wisdom to treat her 4-year-old son's epilepsy. Directed by Jim Abrahams (Airplane), this film is both subtle and intense as Ms. Streep battles bureaucracy to save her son; the result is deeply moving.
WHAT'S IN STORES TODAY
Just peachy: Here's a healthy alternative for kids' summer lunches or snacks. Dole Fruit Bowls are all-natural, bite-sized fruit packed in clear plastic bowls with peel-off lids. Four varieties: diced peaches, pineapple, tropical fruit (with pineapple and papaya) and mixed fruit. Refrigeration not needed. $2.29-$2.49.
24 hours out: Colerain Township Fourth of July Spectacular runs all day Tuesday, beginning with 5-K run and walk at 9 a.m. Car show will be noon-4 p.m. and live entertainment 3-10 p.m. Bands scheduled to perform include the Crystals, Cowden & Goins, Pebbles Overflow, Impact. Fireworks display closes festivities. 385-7500.
48 hours out: Steely Dan plays 8 p.m. Wednesday at Riverbend Music Center. $25-$75. 562-4949.
72 hours 'til Thursday: University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music opens its Hot Summer Nights season with Chorus Line, 8 p.m., Patricia Corbett Theatre. $22. 556-4183.
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