Thursday, October 17, 2002

Community Agenda


Events & happenings in your neighborhood

Flu shots

NORTH COLLEGE HILL - Flu shots will be given during four clinics at the North College Hill Senior Center, 1586 Goodman Ave. The supply of doses is limited and will be given in the order reservations are made.

Comprehensive Health Care will sponsor clinics 9 a.m.-noon Tuesday and noon-2 p.m. Nov. 5. There is no cost to patients who have Medicare B. For other patients, the cost is $20.

The Hamilton County Health District will sponsor clinics 9-11 a.m. Oct. 30 and 9-11 a.m. Nov. 13. Cost is free to those who have Medicare B. Because the Health District can subsidize part of the private-pay cost, the cost is only $5 for those who don't have Medicare B.

Call 521-3462 for information or reservations.

Youth basketball

FOREST PARK - Team practices for the youth basketball program will begin the week of Nov. 4 for play in the Northwest Basketball League. Registration for grades 3-6 is open until Oct. 25; late registration will be accepted until Oct. 28. Registration for girls in grades 7-12 is open until Nov. 1; registration for boys in grades 7-12 is open until Nov. 8.

Practices will be held in gyms of the Winton Woods School district. Games will take place either in Winton Woods or Northwest schools.

Cost (by registration deadline) is $60 per child; late registration fee is $70. Information: Chanee Uribe, 595-5252.

Clothing drive

DELHI TWP. - A clothing drive to benefit Matthew 25: Ministries is noon-5 p.m. Saturday and 8 a.m.-noon Sunday at Our Lady of Victory, 810 Neeb Road. Donations may be dropped off at the truck parked by the cafeteria in the lower parking lot.

Items needed are: blankets and new or "gently used" winter and summer apparel for adults and children. Socks and underwear must be new. Items collected will be distributed to American Indians and to the Balkans and Central America.

Information: 451-3587.

Art in the fall

SPRINGDALE - The Art Institute of Cincinnati will hold its Fall Open House 5-7 p.m. today, at the Tri-County location, 1171 East Kemper Road.

Student artwork will be on display throughout the college and in the student gallery. The event is free and open to the public. Information: 751-1206.

Craft, bake sale

EVENDALE - The Faithful Workers will hold a craft and bake sale 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at Evendale Community Church, 3270 Glendale-Milford Road. Items available for sale include wreaths, Christmas ornaments, and Halloween items.

Ragtime Ball

WYOMING - The Maple Leaf Ragtime Ball, the opening event of the 21st season of the Flying Cloud Academy of Vintage Dance, will begin at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Wyoming Fine Arts Center, 322 Wyoming Ave.

The Elite Syncopators will provide the dance music. Period dress is desired but not required. Admission of $20 at the door includes a light buffet. Information: www.vintagedance.net.

All-American event

LOVELAND- Grailville will hold its annual fund-raising dinner, "American Medley," at 4 p.m. Sundayin the dining room at the education and retreat center, 932 O'Bannonville Road. The event will feature flavors from around the country with an All-American apple and blackberry cobbler served for dessert.

Dinner, $60. Reservations by today. Proceeds will benefit Grailville's programs. Information and reservations: Simonetta Romano at 683-2340.

Daybook

Today

North Fairmount: English Woods Civic Association: 5:30 p.m., library, 20 Heath Court.

Harrison: Southwest Local School Board: 7:30 p.m., district office, 230 South Elm St.

St. Bernard: City Council: 8 p.m. 110 Washington Ave.

Friday

Downtown: Coalition of Cincinnatians With Disabilities: 8 p.m., Room 10, City Hall, 801 Plum St.

Saturday

Miamitown: Concerned Citizens of Western Hamilton County: 9-11 a.m., Miamitown fire station, 6736 Ohio 128. Discussion topic will be candidates' replies to a questionnaire about land use issues and the impact of public policies that promote sprawl. Information: 661-8405.

Reunions

The St. Bernard-Elmwood Place Third Annual All-School Reunion will take place 8 p.m.-midnight Oct. 19 at the municipal building across from the high school. Admission: $20. Call Maureen "Mo" Condon, 242-2410.

Woodward High School Class of 1957 will hold two reunion events: Oct. 18 on the BB Riverboats and Oct. 19 at the Bankers Club in downtown Cincinnati. For information, call Pat Harmann at 321-1964; e-mail psharmann@aol.com; fax, 321-1965.

Simon Kenton High School Class of 1982 will hold a reunion 7:30-11:30 p.m. Oct. 19 at St. Cecilia Reception Hall. Information: Lisa Bracke at (859) 356-8836.

McAuley High School will hold an all-class reunion 6-9 p.m. Oct. 25 at the school, 6000 Oakwood Ave. Alumnae from all years, 1964-2002, are invited. Information: Kathy Dietrich at 681-1800 ext. 2272.

Summit Country Day School will hold its annual Alumni Reunion Weekend Oct. 18-20, at the school, 2161 Grandin Road. Information: Brian Hurst at 871-4700.

Woodward High School Class of 1977 will host its reunion at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 26 at the Harbour Club, 11460 Sebring Drive. Individual tickets are $30. Cost per couple is $50. Contact Vickie Jackson, 242-9553.

Finneytown High School Class of 1992 will hold a reunion at 8 p.m. Nov. 29, at Tickets Banquet Facility. Information: Mindi Ries at 731-5166.

Woodward High School Class of 1943 is looking for alumni for a reunion planned for next year. Please call Sarah Haynes at 791-1434 or email SarahHayne@aol.com with information.

Hughes High School is looking for names, addresses, phone numbers, and year of graduation for the Alumni Database. Send information to: Alumni Office, Hughes Center, 2515 Clifton Ave., Cincinnati 45219, or e-mail mandg@one.net.

Northwest High School Class of 1992 will have a reunion Nov. 29 at The Meadows, 59 E. Main in Addyston, Contact Alison Gravitt, 829-2662 or e-mail thollstegge@yahoo.com.

Volunteers

The Health Alliance seeks volunteers at each of its hospitals for a variety of duties. Information: Jewish Hospital in Kenwood or Evendale Medical Center, 686-5330; University Hospital, 584-4875; St. Luke Hospitals in Fort Thomas and Florence, (859) 572-3166; Christ Hospital, 585-2245.

Willow Wood, Helping Children Through Their Grief needs volunteers for its Board and for fund-raising events. The organization, headquartered in Amelia, provides free grief support services to children who have lost a primary family member to death.

Information: www.willowwood.org.

Heartland Hospice needs volunteers interested in serving terminally ill patients and their families in the Greater Cincinnati area. Call Teresa at 458-4270, Ext. 483.

Community Agenda runs Thursdays and Saturdays. Call 755-4143; fax 755-4150; or mail Community Agenda, The Cincinnati Enquirer, 7700 Service Center Drive, West Chester, OH 45069.



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